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Tuttle's Kaden Vande prepares to shoot during the team's win Tuesday in Chickasha.

Class 4A No. 11 Tuttle continues to win games.

The Tigers won their sixth game in a row Tuesday in Chickasha, moving to 6-1 on the season with a 65-33 win over the Chickasha Fightin’ Chicks. Chickasha fell to 1-9 on the season with the loss. Chickasha’s one win came against Santa Fe South in the seventh-place game of Duncan’s tournament over the break.

The Tigers had three players finish with at least 10 points in the game, and Chickasha had one player accomplish that. That player was Xavier Copeland.

Copeland kept Chickasha close by himself in the first quarter and accounted for every Chickasha point until the third quarter. His streak ended on a Deonte Wash free throw.

Tuttle started the game with a streak of unanswered points before Copeland was able to get Chickasha on the board. Tuttle went to the second quarter with an 18-9 advantage over its opponent.

After scoring nine points in the first quarter, Tuttle sophomore Kaden Vande added seven more points in the second to help the Tigers. Vande finished with a game-high 23 points.

Mason Stokes scored seven of his nine points in the second quarter to help the Tigers extend their lead. 

Tuttle ended up carrying a 40-15 lead to the second half.

After scoring all 15 points for Chickasha in the first half, Copeland scored the first five points of the second half to reach the 20-point mark. He ended the game with 20 points.

Chickasha opened the half on a 6-0 scoring run to get its deficit below 20 points. The third quarter ended up being the most competitive quarter of the game.

Following Vande’s 23 points, Isaac McDoulett had 13 points. Levi Houck had 11 points for the Tigers.

Chickasha will be competing in Anadarko’s tournament Thursday. Tuttle will be playing in Weatherford’s tournament Thursday.

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