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April 26, 2013

Prep roundup and Friday's schedule


Phoenix Staff Reports

Baseball

PONCA CITY 17, MUSKOGEE 4 -- No other information avaiilable.

2A DISTRICTS: WARNER 13-13, HULBERT 0-1 — The No. 8 Eagles (26-7) totaled 19 hits and cruised at home, advancing to regionals with a pair of five-inning run-rule wins.  

Levi Jones had a no-hit bid spoiled in the fourth on Chad Schulns’ single. Jones (8-3) struck out 11. Clint Kite’s two-run double highlighted a six-run second inning. Jones, Justin Wright and Shiloh Bullard were all 2-for-2 with Jones driving in three runs.

Gage Sparrow (7-1) scattered four hits with seven strikeouts. Wright’s two-run double sparked a seven-run fourth. Sparrow helped himself going 2-for-3 with two RBIs and Kite was 2-for-2. Cody Coffman drove in a run in a five-run first.

2A DISTRICTS: OKTAHA 24-12, LIBERTY 0-2 — Oktaha (15-9) steamrolled Liberty en route to next week’s regionals Jordan Webb (6-4) no-hit Liberty in the opener as Caleb Shoemake went 4-for-4 with three RBIs, Webb was 3-for-3 with four RBIs including his eighth home run of the year. Dakota Berry was also perfect in three at-bats as was Zach Evans. In the clincher, Daceauda Davis (5-3) allowed five hits. Berry was 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Justin Capps drove in a pair of runs.

VIAN 4, DALE 0 — The Wolverines (29-2) drew a  3A district bye but blanked Dale on a three-hit performance by Jon Andrews. Andrews, who struck out five, held pat in a scoreless game until Landon Decker and Dan Weer each hit two-run home runs in the top of the seventh.

3A DISTRICTS: EUFAULA 4-11, HOLDENVILLE 1-1 — Eufaula will return to regionals after a sweep at home. Forrest Paden and Cody Faries had two RBIs each in support of Trey Moore (6-5) in the opener, giving up two hits. Colin Walch (5-4) was the winning pitcher in game two. Paden and Walch were both 2-for-4 and Ronnie Hallum hit his second home run of the year in a 2-for-3 day.

3A DISTRICTS: SEQUOYAH 5-6, WESTVILLE 1-1 — The Indians (13-8) swept Westville to move to next week’s regional round. In Game 1, Kyle Helsley was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles. Elijah Tucker drove in three runs and Quinton Johnson was 2-for-3.  Ryan Helsley got the win on the mound, allowing three hits while striking out nine. In Game 2, Zach Parish struck out seven in seven innings and got two hits each from Kyle and Ryan Helsley and a two-run double by Karter Woodruff.

3A DISTRICTS: MORRIS 7-6, HASKELL 6-2  — The Haymakers lost both games at Morris to end their season at 9-16. No other details were available.

4A DISTRICTS: STILWELL 12-5, CHECOTAH 11-1 — The Wildcats lost a heartbreaker in Game 1 then were swept out of the season, ending it at 15-12. No other details were available.

CLASS A REGIONALS: GORE SPLITS A PAIR — Rattan scored five unanswered runs to beat Gore in the winner’s bracket final 6-3 at Gore on Thursday. The Pirates (24-6) will play Afton at 1 p.m. Friday in an elimination game.

Gore beat Afton 6-2 in the first game of the day. Jake Johnson was 3-for-4 with a two-run double that sparked a five-run third. Logan Ohl, Ben Smith and Dakota Andrews each went 2-for-3. Cole Keathley (2-2) scattered five hits in four innings for the win.

Against Rattan, Smith’s infield single made it a 1-0 game in the first. Ohl tripled home Wade Shanks then scored on Smith’s single to make it a 3-1 game in the third. Rattan got three runs in the fourth aided by two errors, including two on an errant throw by Ohl off a bunt to the mound. Ohl (7-2) gave up five hits and walked six, three of which scored. The Pirates left two on on the fourth and one on in the fifth before going in order in the seventh.

The 1 p.m. winner today will need to beat Rattan twice, once at 3 p.m. and again on Saturday.



Golf

4A GOLF PREVIEW —  At Lake Hefner Golf Course in Oklahoma City, site of the 4A golf tournament in a little over a week, Hilldale shot 308 and finished sixth among 21 teams. Ada shot 298 to win followed by Elk City at 300 and Sallisaw at 301.

Hilldale’s Chandler Puckett was one of six tied at third at even par 72 but wound up seventh on the scorecard playoff breakdown. That group was two shots off the lead of Nick Pierce, who won with a 2-under 70

Brent Lacrone shot 78, Tanner Ingle and Eli Lawley 79 and Chandler Cotner 85. Hilldale will return to action next week at regionals in Miami.

BLUE JAY BASH — Muskogee finished sixth at the tournament in Guthrie, shooting a 639 on rounds of 337 and 302.  Spencer Smythe shot 82-73—156, Harris Jones 83-75—158, Austin Jones 83-77—160, Tanner Felts 92-77—169, Connor Scott 89-87—176.





Softball

5A REGIONALS:  At Valliant, No. 8 Sequoyah rolled to a pair of wins and the championship, thus punching their ticket to the state tournament next week where the Lady Indians will defend their title riding a nine-game win streak.

Sequoyah (15-10) run-ruled Hugo 16-2 as Kelsey Leach hit a solo home run in third, then knocked off No. 2 Valliant 13-3. Megan Towie’s two-run home run broke a 1-1 tie. In her next at-bat, Towie was intentionally walked to load the bases for Susie Davis, who drove in a pair of runs with a single.

4A REGIONALS: At Oktaha, both the host team and Warner ended their seasons. Oktaha lost 14-3 to Latta then eliminated Warner 14-2, but lost to Latta again 16-9.  Against Warner, Kylie Wiedel was 3-for-3, Sierra Elam was 3-for-4 and drove in three runs. Caitlin Sikes was 3-for-4 with an RBI and Taylor Pevehouse was 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Oktaha finished 18-7.

 

Track

FRONTIER CONFERENCE MEET — Muskogee’s boys took fourth behind Jenks, Broken Arrow and Union and ahead of Owasso, Sand Springs, Bixby and Sapulpa.

Marcus McVay, Matthew Maxwell, Haden Kolmer and Tyriq Beasley ran the 400-meter run  in 44.59 seconds for third place. The four were fourth in the 800 with a season-best 1:33.47.

Luke Leatherman, Gunner Heath, Jefferson Moore and Tramal Marshall were fifth in the 3,200 relay (8:56.9) and Leatherman, Maxwell, Heath and Jamal Marshal were fifth in the 1,600 (3:38.9). Beasley was fifth in the 100 (11.32) and cleared 19-1 in the long jump for sixth, his best distance of the season. Dexter McGriff was fourth in the discus (139-5).

Muskogee’s girls were fourth. The Lady Roughers were 1-2 in the 200 with Xandrea Maxwell and Lashai Nunley 25.02 and 25.13.  Myangel Thomas, Zomaree McNac, Nunley and Maxwell were third in the 400, fourth in the 800 and third in the 1,600.

 

All-State

Muskogee’s Mylie Leatherman was selected as an all-state trainer by the Oklahoma Coaches Association on Thursday. She’ll represent with three others as East trainers in the All-State Games in Tulsa in July.



Friday's schedule

BASEBALL

Class A regional at Gore: Gore vs. Afton, 1 p.m.; winner plays Rattan at 3 p.m.



SOCCER

Class 4A play-in round

BOYS

Claremore Sequoyah at Fort Gibson, 6 p.m.

GIRLS

Hilldale at Mannford, 6 p.m.

Oologah at Wagoner, 5:30 p.m.