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.