Phoenix Staff Reports
— Fastpitch softball
OKTAHA TOURNAMENT — Two area teams will square off in semifinal games on Saturday after sweeping play Thursday.
Oktaha, which beat Vian 8-1 and Hulbert 14-2, will face Heavener for the Blue Pool title and Warner, which knocked off Panama 6-5 and Stilwell 10-9, will play Red Oak in the Gold Pool final. Both games are set for 10 a.m. starts with the championship at 12:40 p.m.
For Oktaha (7-2), Against Vian Taylor Pevehouse was the winner going five innings striking out eight batters and gave up just one run. Leading hitters were; Kelsey Cantwell going 2-for-3 with three runs batted in and two doubles. Bailey Silva went 1-for-3 with two RBI’s and a single.
In the Hulbert game Kelsey Cantwell got the win going three innings, striking out six and giving up no runs. From the plate Taylor Pevehouse went 2-for-3 with a single and double with an RBI. Kelsey Cantwell went 2-for-3 with a single and a double and four RBIs. Caitlin Sikes went 1-for-2 with two doubles and two RBIs.
For Warner (6-1), Tristan Potts had the tying and go-ahead RBIs against Panama. Cheyenne Miller got the win bringing her record to 2-1 on the season. Chelsea Anderson went 2-for-2 while driving in a run and Raven Girty went 2-for-3 with an RBI. In the Stilwell game, Tatum Elders doubled in the winning run and pitched her a to a 4-0 mark. Chelsea Anderson went 2-for-3 and scored three times. Cheyenne Miller went 2-for-3 and Zadie McElhaney went 1-for-1 with a run scored.
Other scores were Red Oak 6, Muldrow 0; Cushing 9, Porter 0; Heavener 5, Cushing 4; Red Oak 5, Stigler 0; Panama 4, Stilwell 0; Heavener 5, Porter 2; Hulbert 3, Vian 2; Muldrow 9, Stigler 1.
BRAGGS 10-12, CAVE SPRINGS 0-0 — The Lady Wildcats had 12 hits and took advantage of a load of walks to sweep both games, both stopped after three innings. Makayla Coen was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, Mady Englebretson had 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Devin Idell 2-for-5 and scored five times, all on the day. Also, Lauren Burk and Krissy Perry were both 2-for-5 with three RBIs. Burk allowed one hit in both games.
SEQUOYAH 10, WESTVILLE 0 – Kati Phillips threw a one-hitter in five innings, striking out three for the 3A No. 3 Lady Indians (6-3) at home. Jayci Harvey was 3-for-3 with an RBI, Rain Thompson had a three-run single and Jamie Linch and Megan Towie had two hits on the day. Phillips is 6-3.
HILLDALE-CATOOSA — Game was canceled, Hilldale is in action today at 8 p.m. against Weatherford in Shawnee.
TAHLEQUAH TAKES THREE– The 5A No. 1 Tahlequah Lady Tigers moved to 10-0 on the season with wins of 8-0 against Locust Grove, 3-2 over McAlester and 17-0 over Keys. Morgan Tarrance got the win in all three games for the Lady Tigers. Leading hitters in the NSU Tournament that continues tomorrow were Whitney Wright, Bub Peters and Kirsten Chase. The Lady Tigers are back in action today at 1 p.m. against Piedmont.
SEQUOYAH-EAST CENTRAL – Moved to October.
HULBERT 3, CHOUTEAU 2– The Lady Riders got their first win of the season, moving to 1-7, The Lady Riders scores were 25-8, 23-25, 25-19, 21-25 and 15-12. Leading player for the Lady Riders was Brittany Manes who totaled 15 total points on the night. The Lady Riders are off until 5 p.m. next Thursday when they will take on Sequoyah at home.
EUFAULA AT MORRIS — The Ironheads did some traveling to Morris and once they got there, with their run game. Tailbacks Devon Sears, Shane Moore and Casey Pryor all scored touchdowns.
“Devon and Casey are comfortable there. They spelled each other when the other was injured last year so they’re experienced,” Eufaula head coach Larry Newton said.
Newton was also pleased with his defense.
“We controlled the line of scrimmage. We moved around and made the plays,” he said. “It was a good first outing.”
KEYS SCRIMMAGE – At Park Hill, Roland, Colcord and the Cougars got one score each as defenses ruled the night.
“I was pleased with the intensity level and how the defense flew to the ball,” Keys coach Gary Willis said. “We’re a really young team starting one freshman and six sophomores so we’re still developing.”
Warner at Chouteau, 4 p.m.
Muskogee at Moore Festival
Hilldale at Hall of Fame Shootout
Porter, Rogers at Wagoner, 4 p.m.
Haskell at Kellyville Festival
Braggs at Central Sallisaw, 4 p.m.
Oktaha at Okay. 5:30 p.m.
No games scheduled
Muskogee at East-West Showdown at Mustang, 6 p.m.
Haskell at Hilldale, 7 p.m.
Muldrow, Miami at Tahlequah, 6 p.m.
Fort Gibson, Wagoner at McAlester, 6 p.m.
Porter at Chouteau
Quinton vs. Hulbert
Gans, Oaks, Watts at Webbers Falls, 6 p.m.
Grove, Stigler at Sallisaw, 7 p.m.
Vian at Lincoln Christian, 6:30 p.m.
Hartshorne, Atoka at Checotah, 7:30 p.m.
Warner at Canadian, 6 p.m.
Keota at Midway, 6:30 p.m.
Porum at Arkoma, 6 p.m.
Gore at Pocola, 6 p.m.
REGULAR SEASON OPENER (OCSAA)
Cookson Hills vs. Boulevard Christian (Hatbox), 7 p.m.