El Reno to Face Booker T. for 5A Championship

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 6:11 pm
By: News On 6

Originally Published: Mar 11, 2011 4:37 PM CDT

Stephany Speck
Oklahoma Sports Staff Writer

TULSA, Oklahoma -- The El Reno Indians continue their winning streak, notching a 68-57 win over Tulsa Edison to advance to the Class 5A Championship game.

Friday’s semifinal game was tied at 27 at half, both teams relentlessly fighting to advance to the title game. El Reno took a 10 point lead in late in the game, but the Eagles rallied back, putting pressure on the Indians.

El Reno battled back in the final minutes to hold on to the 11-point margin for the win.

El Reno will face Booker T. Washington Saturday for the Class 5A State Championship.