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March 15, 2014

Preston rides Dungee to 2A title

Oklahoma commit scores 23 to help Preston beat Cordell and claim its first crown since 2009

OKLAHOMA CITY — Chelsea Dungee scored 23 points to help Preston defeat Cordell 45-41 in the Class 2A girls title game Saturday at State Fair Park.

Dungee, a sophomore who already has committed to Oklahoma, made 8 of 12 field goals to help the Lady Pirates win their seventh state title and their first since 2009. Preston (28-4) never lost to a 2A school this season.

Gabbie Parsons scored 22 points and Cherokee Mitchell added eight for the Cordell (27-2).

Dungee scored 16 points in the first half, and Preston outscored Cordell 12-3 in the second quarter to take a 28-21 lead at the break. Preston extended its lead to 38-25 after three quarters. Cordell cut its deficit to four in the final two minutes before Preston held on.

Preston 45, Cordell 41

Preston    16    12    10    7    -    45

Cordell    18    3    4    16    -    41

Preston (28-4): Chelsea Dungee 23, Ivey 6, Hawkins 6, Shields 4, Fonteno 4, McFalls 2.

Cordell (27-2): Gabbie Parsons 22, Mitchell 8, Price 5, Sealey 3, Morley 3.

2A Girls

Thursday (at Westmoore)


Millwood 34, Hennessey 27

Cordell 45, Ketchum 32

Tonkawa 66, Thomas 60

Preston 51, Latta 48, OT

Friday (at State Fair Arena)

Preston 49, Tonkawa 41

Cordell 46, Millwood 40

Saturday

Preston 45, Cordell 41

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Ben Johnson has been the sports editor at the Tahlequah Daily Press since 2009. He's a Broken Arrow native and a graduate of Oklahoma State University. He's also an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs.

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