MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

April 2, 2013

Prep roundup and schedule


Phoenix Staff Reports

Baseball

MUSKOGEE 13, BISHOP KELLEY 2— Ethan Barton (2-3) struck out four and scattered four hits as the Roughers (9-8) beat the Comets in a five-inning, run-rule victory.

Taylor Fisher had two hits including his first home run of the season with a two-run blast and drove in four runs for  the game. Tyler Bowden and Trey Gatzman drove in two runs each for the Roughers.

VIAN 9, RED OAK 4 – In a matchup of top-5 teams in their respective classes, Vian, No. 2 in the Okrankings.com Class 3A poll, defeated Red Oak, No. 1 in Class B, 9-4 in Vian on Monday.

Shawn Troutman started on the mound and pitched a complete game with eight strikeouts in remaining perfect at 6-0. Jon Andrews was 2-for-2 for the Wolverines (15-1) with two RBIs and one run scored while Troutman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and Dalton Morris was 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

OKAY 5, HULBERT 3 – Noah Eastwood tossed a complete game in Okay’s win over Hulbert.

Eastwood scattered three hits and struck out 11 to improve to 1-1 on the year. He was also 2-for-2 at the plate with an RBI while Zac Cagle was 2-for-3 with and RBI and Coleman Harris was 1-for-3 with an RBI as the Mustangs improved to 2-5 on the season.

GORE 7, WARNER 2 – Colby Clay improved to 7-0 on the season, holding Warner to three hits, in leading Gore past the Eagles on Monday.

Clay was also 1-for-2 at the plate with two sacrifice flies and three RBIs as the Pirates jumped to 16-2 on the season while Warner fell to 17-3. Logan Ohl led the way for Gore going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and one RBI while Wade Shanks was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

For Warner, Gage Sparrow suffered his first loss of the season to go with his three wins and scored a run while Justin Wright also scored a run.

OKTAHA SPLITS – The Oktaha Tigers used the long ball to win its game 5-1 over Sallisaw Central before falling to Roland 12-11.

In the first game, Jordan Webb and Dalton Martin hit two-run home runs for the Tigers, Webb’s was in the first inning, his fourth of the year, while Martin’s came in the fifth inning, his first one the season. Webb got the win on the mound, striking out 10 batters in 6 1/3 innings to improve to 4-2 on the year while Daceauda Davis came on in relief to pick up his second save of the season.

Game two saw Austin Crowder go 3-for-3 with one RBI and two runs scored as the Tigers fell to 7-5. Caleb Shoemake was 2-for-5 with two RBIs while Justin Capps was 1-for-3 with an RBI and took the loss on the mound to fall to 1-1.

CHECOTAH 5, MORRIS 0 – Kameron Elerick and Wyatt Hatridge combined on a two-hit shutout for Checotah over Morris.

Elerick (4-2) struck out seven and gave up one hit in 3 2/3 innings while Hatridge pitched the final 3 1/3 innings and also struck out seven with one hit.

Cade Christian had two hits for the Wildcats (11-7) with one run scored and one RBI while Trey Blankenship had two hits with one run scored.



Golf

OKTAHA GIRLS WIN — Led by Kailey Campbell, the Oktaha Lady Tigers won the Liberty Tournament with a team total of 344. Ten teams played in the tournament at Clary Fields Golf Course in Sapulpa.

Campbell tied Rejoice Christian’s Katie Lee Wilson for medalist honors with a 73. The other Lady Tigers included Jaylie Roper finishing third with a 76, while Dakota Dearman shot a 95 and Madyson Fox a 100.



Slowpitch softball

PORUM 7, MCCURTAIN 3 – The Lady Panthers kept their record perfect on the season with the win over McCurtain on Monday.

Makala Tillery (11-0) got the win in the circle as Porum improved to 12-0. Johnna Bailey was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, Keisha Mahan was 2-for-2 with two runs scored and Katie McCullar was 1-for-3 with two runs scored and one RBI.

BRAGGS 9, HENRYETTA 2 – Maggie Swarthout improved to 12-2 on the season in leading Braggs over Henryetta on Monday.

Lauren Burk and Makayla Coen both went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI for the Wildcats (14-3) while Hannah Mackey was 1-for-4 with an RBI.

SEQUOYAH WINS TWO — Playing a three-way at Locust Grove, the Lady Indians hit four home runs and defeated Fairland 16-0 and beat the host Lady Pirates 13-2 in five innings as Kara Linch hit her second homer of the day.

Kelsey Leach, Mariah Hooper and Julie Scrapper also homered against Fairland. Leach and Linch each had three hits against Locust Grove. Mariah Hooper was the winning pitcher in both games as Sequoyah improved to 5-3.

CHECOTAH DROPS TWO – The Wildcats dropped both games on Monday, falling to Haskell 18-9 and Kellyville 15-3.

In the first game, Kelsey Casey took the loss for Checotah. Kory Carmack, Samantha Henin and Kristen Williams each went 2-for-3 with Henin scoring twice while LeeLee Horner had three RBIs.

Game two saw Carmack absorb the loss for Checotah (1-5). Horner was 2-for-2 and the runs were scored by Carmack, Casey and Kiah Hill.

BERRYHILL 10-15, FORT GIBSON 4-3 – The Lady Tigers dropped both ends of Monday’s doubleheader at Berryhill.

Taylor Cosby took the loss in game one to fall to 2-7 on the season. She was also 2-for-3 at the plate and joined CheyAnne Johnson and Toni Rowland who also went 2-for-3. Johnson had two RBIs and hit her second home run of the season.

In the nightcap, Amber Moore (0-1) took the loss. Carla Horton and Isabell Hubbert were both 2-for-3 with one of Hubbert’s hits being her second home run of the season.



Tuesday's schedule

BASEBALL


Quinton at Webbers Falls, 3:30 p.m.

Gore at Porum, 4 p.m.

Checotah at Eufaula, 4 p.m.

Sallisaw at Vian, 4 p.m.

Gans at Porter, 4 p.m.

Braggs at Hulbert, 4 p.m.

Locust Grove at Fort Gibson, 4:30 p.m.

Bishop Kelley at Muskogee, 4:30 p.m.

Salina at Sequoyah, 4:30 p.m.

Jay at Hilldale, 5 p.m.

SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL

Muskogee, Sequoyah at Jenks Festival: (Muskogee vs. Sequoyah, 11:30 a.m., Sand Springs vs. Sequoyah, 2:30 p.m.; Jenks vs. Sequoyah, 4 p.m.)

Okay at Porum, 4:30 p.m.

Hulbert at Vian, 4:30 p.m.

Haskell at Henryetta, 4:30 p.m.

Webbers Falls at Gore, 5 p.m.

Fort Gibson at Tahlequah (2), 5 p.m.

Eufaula/Kellyville at Morris, 5 p.m.

Warner at Central, 5:30 p.m.