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April 21, 2012

Prep roundup and schedule

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WILBURTON 14, WARNER 8 —  Warner (22-9) held a 7-4 edge going into the fourth inning, but gave up four runs after a dropped-ball error and never recovered.

Gage Sparrow (5-4) took the loss, pitching two innings and striking out three. Warner’s Clint Kite went 3-for-4 with two RBIs.

HILLDALE 6, CHECOTAH 2 — Playing at the Keys Tournament in Park Hill, Hunter Harrison tossed a complete-game pitching victory, while Jarrard Poteete slugged his eighth home run of the season to power the Hornets to the victory against the Wildcats to finish in third place on Friday.

Hilldale, ranked No. 9 in the Okrankikngs.com Class 4A poll, improved to 18-7.

Checotah led 2-1 until the sixth inning when the Hornets erupted for five runs. Two of those runs scored on Poteete’s homer. Earlier, Colby Mullens scored on a passed ball to tie the game at 2-2 and Miles Jackson’s two-out single gave Hilldale a 3-2 lead before the Poteete home run.

STILWELL TOURNAMENT – Stilwell’s Gabe Coldwell (8-0) tossed his first no-hitter to lead the Indians to the championship against Vian (22-11), beating the Wolverines, 4-0.

Stilwell (29-3) scored three runs in the fifth capped by Tyler Fourkiller’s two-run single. Freshman A.J. Rodriguez was the losing pitcher.

n the seventh place game, Bryson Cook’s sacrifice in the bottom of the ninth lifted Stigler (20-9) to a 2-1 win over Sequoyah. Seth Sandlin (6-3) picked up the win after throwing one inning, giving up one hit and striking out two.

In the other games, Kansas took fifth after beating Haskell 4-0 and Sallisaw took third after outlasting NOAH 13-10 in 10 innings.

BETHEL TOURNAMENT —  The Eufaula Ironheads advanced to the title game witha 13-1 win over Bethel.

Daniel Salters was almost a one-man show as he struck out 15 batters in improving to 6-1 for the season, while homering twice and scoring four runs to lead the Ironheads to the victory.

Ranked No. 2 in the Okrankings.com Class 3A poll, the Ironheads (23-3) will play Jones at 4:15 p.m. today for the title.

Elsewhere, Oktaha (12-10) run-ruled Holdenville 13-3. Dalton Flock got the complete game win giving up three hits, three runs and striking out five. The Tigers advance to the consolation championship at 11:45 a.m. today.

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