MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

August 31, 2013

Prep roundup


Phoenix staff reports

Fastpitch

TAHLEQUAH 22-19, EAST CENTRAL 0-0 – In the first game, Tahlequah’s  Morgan Tarrance threw a no-hitter while striking out nine while Lindsay earned the win in the nightcap while striking out 10 batters.

Randee O’Donnell and Lainey Wallace went 4-for-4 and scored twice in the first game with O’Donnell driving in eight runs with a double and a home run while Wallace collected four RBIs.

Game two saw Marissa Girdner, O’Donnell and Bub Peters all go 3-for-3 in the game. Girdner and O’Donnell scored four runs each with O’Donnell driving in two runs while Peters scored twice.

SEQUOYAH STILL PERFECT IN COLORADO – The Lady Indians improved to 4-0 at the Erie, Colo., tournament with a 6-2 win over Bloomfield, Colo., and a 14-3 drubbing of the reigning Colorado State champion East Pueblo.

In game two, Jaycie Harvey had a home run in the game while Haley Galvan had two home runs. Stats for the first game were not available.

On Thursday, The Lady Indians beat Frederick 8-2 and host Erie 9-7. Rain Thompson hit a home run in the Frederick game while Galvan hit a home run, as did Kelsey Leach against Erie. Galvan’s home run against Erie was a grand slam.

Sequoyah is back in action 9 a.m. against Silver Creek and again at 11 a.m. today against Wheat Ridge.

PORTER SPLITS AT LC TOURNAMENT – The Lady Pirates moved to 6-9 on the season with a win 19-2 win over Tulsa Edison and an 8-2 loss to Lincoln Christian at the Lincoln Christian tournament.

Tanisha Carmichael got the decision in both games.

Porter put up 10 runs in the first inning and were led in the game by Hanna McCullar who was 2-for-2 with a home run.

The Lady Pirates are back in action at 10 a.m. today against Ketchum followed by a game with Liberty.



Baseball

OKAY 4, BRAGGS 2 – The Mustangs won their fourth in a row with with win over Braggs to moved to 5-2 on the season.

Naoh Eastwood got the win taking his record to 3-1, pitching four innings while striking out seven and walking two.

Eastwood also went 2-for-3 at the plate with two runs scored. Coleman Harris and Darius Riggs both went 1-for-3 with an RBI, Harris’ coming on a squeeze play which scored Eastwood.

Okay takes the field again at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at home against Crowder.

OKTAHA 8, MOSS 7 – The Tigers move to 3-4 behind the pitching of Tristan Yarbrough who went the entire game, striking out four and gave up six earned runs. Yarbrough moved to 2-1 with the win.

Zach Evans went 3-for-4 with two runs scored while Bradley McCoy and Daceauda Davis went 2-for-4 with Davis adding two runs batted in. Austin Crowder got the offense started for the Tigers with a three-run home run in the first inning.

Oktaha is back in action at the Roff Tournament at 11 a.m. today against Latta.



Football

VIAN – The Wolverines traveled to Talihina to scrimmage Talihina and Roland. Vian was unable to put the ball in the end zone, but the defense kept anyone from putting it in the end zone as well.

“We moved the ball well we were just unable to move it when it mattered,” said Vian coach Brandon Tyler. “We are a young team and we need to work on our receivers and too many dropped balls.”

Vian opens the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Spiro.

WEBBERS FALLS – The Warriors traveled to Dewar and faced Dewar and Keota and got a sound test of just what they could expect for the season.

“Our first drive looked really good, as we were working on our passing game,” said coach Steve Corn. “We have a lot of work to do on the offensive line in sustaining our blocks, and on defense we need to work on finishing our tackles. We had too many broken tackles tonight.”

Darren Shanks had 62 yards rushing on the night on 11 carries. Dakota Reed had 25 yards receiving on three catches.

Webbers Falls opens the season at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Porum.