MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 21, 2013

Prep roundup


Phoenix Staff Reports

Baseball

OKTAHA 11, POCOLA 4 – Daceauda Davis pitched a complete game to lead the Oktaha Tigers past Pocola on Thursday.

Davis (1-1) gave up three runs and six hits while striking out 10 batters. Caleb Shoemake led the Tigers (2-4) going 5-for-5 with three runs scored and one RBI while Dalton Martin was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored.

CHELSEA 6, WARNER 5 – Up 5-0 heading into the sixth inning, the Warner Eagles committed five errors and walked three batters to let Chelsea come from behind to win the contest at the Ketchum tournament on Thursday.

Gage Sparrow started for the Eagles (10-2) and pitched into the sixth inning, giving up one earned run and three hits. Tristan VanDaley (1-2) came on in relief and took the loss.

Cody Coffman had one hit a two RBIs. The Eagles play Foyil at 2 p.m. today in the tournament.

LOCUST GROVE 9, HILLDALE 6 – Hilldale outhit Locust Grove 10 to four but could not overcome 12 walks and four errors while playing most of the game in inclement weather.

The Hornets (8-5) were led by Hunter Harrison who was 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Miles Jackson was 2-for-3 and Cameron Orman was 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Hilldale back in action on Monday at Oologah.

CHECOTAH 13, BRISTOW 4 — Playing at the Mannford Tournament, Cade Christian had three hits, drove in a run and scored twice.

Cody Cox added two hits, scored twice and drove in a run, while Caleb Knight hit a solo home run in the second inning for his second of the season as part of his three hits and four RBIs.

T.D. Addy added two hits, two RBIs and two runs, while Hunter Collins had two hits and two RBIs.

Jack Christian, one of four pitchers used, was the winning pitcher as Checotah (9-4) plays Glenpool at 2 p .m. and Dewey at 4:30 p.m. in pool play at Mannford.

VIAN 12, TIMBERLAKE 0 —Rowdy Simon pitched a no-hitter and struck out six in three innings as the Wolverines (9-1) run-ruled Timberlake in the Ripley Tournament.

Simon was 3-for-3 with two RBIs and Dan Weer was 2-for-2. Vian moves on to the semifinals and plays Dover at 6:45 tonight.



Softball

MUSKOGEE TAKES TWO AT BETHEL – The Lady Roughers won both of their games at the Bethel Tournament on Thursday, beating Class 6A No. 8 Tecumseh 13-12 before run-ruling Class 5A No. 3 Bethel 10-2.

Morgan Taylor was in the circle both games for Muskogee, 9-3 and No. 6 in Class 6A, and got the wins, improving to 8-3 on the season.

In the first game, Muskogee had four players belt home runs. Shaylee Rowland hit her seventh to go with three RBIs while Dee Emarthle, Paige Gann and Jessi Venable each knocked out the second. Gann’s, Emarthle’s and Venable’s came back-to-back-to-back in the second inning.

Rowland also led the Lady Roughers in game two going 3-for-4 with two more home runs, No. 8 and No. 9 on the year, and four RBIs while Gann was also 3-for-4 with an RBI.

Muskogee plays in the semifinals at 2 p.m. today against Class 4A No. 2 Dale.