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Piedmont head coach Eric Carr talks about his team’s state championship win.

(3-10-19)  Eric Carr was on Celina’s (Ohio) 1992 JV basketball team his Sophomore year. He would relocate with his family to Oklahoma soon after that season with his family and parents, Mark and Diane Carr.

Saturday night Carr would lead his girls basketball team to a 5A Oklahoma State title as #2 Piedmont  (24-4) picked up  a 56-41 win over #10 El Reno  (18-11) at the Mabee Center in Tulsa. It was the Wildcats first state title in girls basketball since 1967, 52 years ago.

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Piedmont’s Delanie Crawford and Maci Attalla

Sophomore forward Delanie Crawford  scored a game-high 22 points, while Senior guard Regan Crawford added 10 points,  three steals and one assist in the win.

Eric Carr

Piedmont coach Eric Carr after the win told Piedmont News Online:

“We’ve been good defensively the whole tournament,” . “That’s what we hang our hats on. From the get-go this year, I told them we’re going to win because we play defense. We talked about it before the game and at halftime. You’re gong to win with you’re defense and that’s what they did.”

The Celebration…courtesy Diane Carr

 

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