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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Prague doubles up on McLoud

  • Senior Mark Montgomery fired in 15 points, including two 3-point field goals, as Prague avenged an earlier defeat to McLoud with a 54-43 decision Tuesday night, while Senior Corbin Coker netted 14 points and junior Ellie Schultz added eight as Prague’s girls held off McLoud 36-32.
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  • Senior Mark Montgomery fired in 15 points, including two 3-point field goals, as Prague avenged an earlier defeat to McLoud with a 54-43 decision Tuesday night.
     
    McLoud defeated Prague 51-49 on Jan. 4.
     
    “We played pretty well overall,” Prague assistant coach Trevor Davis said. “In the second half, we did a good job of attacking the ball. Josiah Snyder did a great job of getting to the rim.”
     
    Snyder finished with 14 points and teammate Grayson Hamm added nine as Prague moved to 6-7.
     
    For McLoud, Klayton Adams and Michael Byington chalked up 14 points apiece. Teammate Jacob Magruder had two 3-point field goals.
     
    Prague, which didn’t shoot a free throw in the opening half, was 9-of-12 from the line in the second half.
     
    Senior Corbin Coker netted 14 points and junior Ellie Schultz added eight as Prague’s girls held off McLoud 36-32.
     
    Coker had one 3-point field goal in the opening half as Prague, 10-3, assumed a 23-16 lead. Coker finished with two treys.
     
    For McLoud, Erica Hostetter sank three shots from beyond the 3-point line en route to a team-high 12 points. Ashley Boyer finished with eight points.
     
    McLoud dropped to 3-10.
     
    Prague was 9-of-14 from the charity stripe while McLoud was 5-of-10.
     
    “It was kind of a slow-paced game,” Prague coach Jay Depanion said. “They doubled up on (Whitney) Stotler and we just kind of took our time.”
     
    Stotler was limited to five points.
     
    McLoud will entertain Bethel Friday and Prague will host Okemah as part of homecoming. The coronation is slated for halftime of the boys game. Prague will also play Saturday night at Tecumseh.
     
    Note: Report compiled by Fred Fehr.

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