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.
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.
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.
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.
Class A regional at Gore: Gore vs. Afton, 1 p.m.; winner plays Rattan at 3 p.m.
Class 4A play-in round
Claremore Sequoyah at Fort Gibson, 6 p.m.
Hilldale at Mannford, 6 p.m.
Oologah at Wagoner, 5:30 p.m.