Phoenix Staff Reports
HILLDALE 26, TULSA EDISON JV 1 — Hilldale scored 21 runs on 13 first-inning hits in a first-round win in the Beggs tournament. The Hornets (10-5) also took advantage of six walks.
Miles Jackson, Scott Rodden, Colby Mullens, and Devin Riede each collected two hits in the first while Riede had a double and triple with four RBIs. Bill Muse got the win going two innings giving up no runs and striking out four.
Hilldale gets Morris in a semifinal today at 4.
EUFAULA 13, CROWDER 4— The Ironheads dropped Crowder in the Crowder tournament in four innings. Dillion Larkin was the winning pitcher, throwing all four innings striking out two and giving up three hits. He improved to 2-1. Top hitters were Forrest Paden who was 3-for-3 and Ronnie Hallum who was also 3-for-3. Eufaula (8-3) continues tournament play at 7 p.m. against Muldrow.
STILWELL 6, FORT GIBSON 2 — The Tigers (3-8) scored a run in the first and another in the sixth but allowed six unanswered in between at home. Colton Dorris pitched four innings as the starter, giving up a pair of runs. Tyler Statts came in and gave up four runs in middle relief.
Tristan Johnson had an RBI single in the first and Josh Nunez’s fielder’s choice grounder accounted for the other run.
WEBBERS FALLS 15, ARKOMA 1— The Warriors (2-5) finished Arkoma in three innings in Thursday night’s contest. Jordan Sharp got the win and improved to 2-1, pitching two innings and striking out two. Jonathan Bray was 3-for-3 for Webbers.
OKTAHA 12, PORUM 0 — Jordan Webb (3-2) held the Panthers hitless in a three-inning tournament run rule in the Weleetka Invitational, striking out six and issuing one walk. Webb helped his own cause with his third home run of the season, a two-run shot, and finished the day 2-for-2 with four RBIs. Zach Evans was 2-for-2 and scored twice and Austin Crowder added a three-run double for the Tigers (4-4) who play the Weleetka-Quinton winner at 4 p.m. today with Porum (6-6) drawing the loser at noon.
NOBLE 1, CHECOTAH 0 — The Wildcats had three hits in a first-round game at the Seminole tourney but couldn’t get a run for Cameron Elerick (3-2), who struck out five in six innings while giving up three hits against the No. 6 team in 5A, now 16-0. Trey Blankenship had two of Checotah’s hits in three at-bats. The Wildcats (9-6) get Konawa at 12:30 p.m. today in consolation play.
OKTAHA SWEEPS — The Lady Tigers (5-2) took three games at the Hartshorne Festival.
Callie Barnes, Callie King and Kelsey Cantwell were 2-for-3, Barnes with a team-high three RBIs, in a 12-4 win over Antlers. They then knocked off Talihina 8-0 as Barnes and King again went 2-for-3 and Caitlin Sikes had a two-run single.
Sikes hit her second home run of the season as she and Barnes were 2-for-3 in a 4-1 win over Wilburton.
WARNER DROPS TWO— The Lady Eagles (7-3) dropped two games, one against Muldrow 10-9, and the other against Vian 7-2. Warner had eight errors against Muldrow and seven against Vian. Brandie Center was the losing pitcher in both which moved her record to 7-3. Kristi Milligan went 3-for-3 against Vian.
A trio of players for the Lady Eagles hit home runs in the matchup with Muldrow. Kristen Lane hit two giving her six for the year, Brianna Lane hit one giving her two for the year and Carley Lyons hit a solo home run giving her two for the year as well.
PORUM-CHECOTAH THREE-WAY — Porum cranked out five hits in the ninth, scoring six runs to beat Checotah 14-10. Katie McCullar pitched the final inning for the save for starter Makayla Tillery (10-0). Carly Anderson was 2-for-5 with three RBIs and Johnna Bailey was 2-for-4 and drove in four runs. For Checotah, Kiah Hill was 3-for-5 with her first home run and Kelsey Kelley hit her third.
Porum beat Roland 13-5. Anderson was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Tillery was perfect in two at-bats. Also, Checotah (1-3) was knocked off by Roland 19-10 despite Hanna Hagler’s second home run of the season for Checotah. Hagler, Casey, Hill and LeeLee Horner had two hits each.
FORT GIBSON WIN TWO IN LOCUST GROVE TOURNEY— The Lady Tigers (2-5) notched two wins in the Locust Grove tournament, starting with a 22-1 win against Locust Grove JV. In that game, Miranda Cherry was 4-for-4 with a three-run home run. Fort Gibson won against Jay 6-5, coming back from a 5-1 deficit in the fifth inning with five runs. They dropped their third game to Fairland losing 5-6. Isabelle Hubbert was 3-for-3 with an RBI. Taylor Cosby was the pitcher in each game, her record moving to 2-5. Fort Gibson plays Stillwell at 11 a.m. in Locust Grove.
HILLDALE WINS — The Hornets won their third tournament in four outings, taking top honors at the Jeff Lawrence Golf Classic at Henryetta Golf Course. The Hornets shot 330, three strokes better than runner-up Stigler at 333. Eufaula was third at 337.
Bethel, which fielded just three golfers, had the top two finishers led by Alex Cunningham’s 1-over 73. Hilldale had three in the top 10 — Chandler Puckett shot 79 for third, Brent Lecrone fifth at 83 and Tanner Ingel 10th at 86.
FORT GIBSON FIRST — Finishing with three in the top 10 individually, the Tiger boys captured the Roland Invitational, shooting a 315. Wesley Jackson shot a 73 to take medalist honors. Dalton Rhoden shot 78 for fifth place and Rayne Cox’s 80 was took seventh. Collin Abdallah shot 84 and Jake Gandara an 88. The Tigers were coming off a Keys Invitational win on Tuesday where Jackson was runner-up with a 78. Rhoden was third, Cox was seventh, Abdallah eighth and Gandara was 10th in that event.
Schedule for Friday
Wagoner at Fort Gibson, 4:30 p.m.
Collinsville at Tahlequah, 4:30 p.m.
Haskell at Vian, 4:30 p.m.
Warner and Canadian at Porter, 4 p.m.
Cave Springs at Webbers Falls 3:30 p.m.
Hilldale at Beggs Tournament vs. Morris, 4 p.m.
Eufaula at Crowder Tournament vs. Muldrow, 7 p.m.
Checotah vs. Seminole Tournament vs. Konawa, 12:30 p.m.
Weleetka Tournament: Porum vs. Weleetka-Quinton loser, noon; Oktaha vs. weleetka-Quinton winner, 4 p.m.
Gore at Weeletka Tournament
Muskogee at Norman Festival
Hulbert, Fort Gibson at Locust Grove Tourney
Haskell at Warner, 4:30 p.m.
Gans at Webbers Falls, 4 p.m.
Big Cat Classic at Moore: Muskogee vs. Westmoore, 10 a.m.; Moore, 2:30 p.m.; Union, 4 p.m.; Tahlequah vs. Norman, 11:30 a.m.; Washington, 1 p.m.; Southmoore, 5 p.m.
Porter girls at Stilwell Tournament
Muskogee at Midwest City
Hilldale at Stillwell tournament
Muskogee at East Central
Wagoner at Wagoner
Hilldale, Warner at Henryetta, 9 a.m.
Sequoyah at Henryetta 7:45 a.m.