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March 24, 2013

Area teams ready for busy schedules

DUNCAN — During the course of the season, second chances are few and far between.

Today however, is one of those days where a second chance is offered, at least for the Central High Bronchos (9-5).

At 4:30 this afternoon, CHHS will play host to No. 2 Sterling, a team that handed the Bronchos a 12-0 defeat just 10 days ago in the Sterling Tournament.

Central High enters today winners of six of its last nine games, but is coming off the heels of a run-rule defeat to No. 6 Marlow on Saturday afternoon.

Sterling meanwhile, is coming into the game on a two-game losing streak after suffering defeats to No. 1 Dale and Seiling on Friday afternoon.

CHHS will finish out the week hosting Fletcher on Tuesday before traveling to Bray-Doyle on Friday night for a game against the Donkeys.

BRAY-DOYLE

After a rough start to the season, the Bray-Doyle Donkeys have quietly put together a 5-4 record.

Winners of four straight games, the Donkeys will hit the road today to take on Rush Springs (9-1) with first pitch set for 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday will see the Donkeys play Alex and Calumet in a double header at Donkey Field.

B-D will meet the Longhorns at 3 p.m. before meeting CHS at 6:30 p.m.

Later this week, the Donkeys will travel to Temple on Thursday before hosting Central High on Friday night at 6:30 p.m

EMPIRE

Another team looking for momentum is the Empire Bulldogs (3-5), who will look to get back into the win column this afternoon against Ninnekah.

Head coach Caleb Cole and his squad enter today’s game on the heels of a two-game losing streak after suffering losses to Comanche and Rush Springs before the break.

Tuesday afternoon will see Empire travel to Temple for a contest against the Tigers, before traveling to Apache on Thursday for the start of the Apache Tournament.

Empire will face Fletcher in the first round on Thursday afternoon.

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