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Neches Wins State Championship

By Coleman Swierc

(KLTV) - The Neches Lady Tigers are bringing the state championship back to East Texas.

Neches used a second quarter explosion en route to a 61-32 blowout of McLean.

Leading 21-12 after one, Neches outscored McLean 16-3 in the 2nd, and cruised to the schools first state title since 1976.

Roddricka Patton led the way with 15 points, with Kelcie Kinder scoring 14.

Dianna Patton led Neches on the boards snatching 10 rebounds as well as dishing out 7 assists.

Neches forced McLean into 25 turnovers, and held them to just 25 percent shooting.

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