MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

March 4, 2013

Sports briefs


Phoenix staff, wire reports

MHS ex receives SLC honor

Former Muskogee Rougher Lynwood Wade was named on Monday to the Southland Conference’s All-Decade team for the 1990s as part of the conference’s 50th anniversary.

Wade, who graduated from Muskogee in 1990, played collegiately at Texas State from 1992-94. He currently ranks 17th all-time on the Texas State charts in career points (1,061) and career rebounds (529).

Wade finished the 1993-94 season with 593 points, the seventh-most points scored by a player in a single season. He was also a two-time SLC First Team honoree, and was voted the 1993 SLC Newcomer of the Year.



Connors sweeps OK Wesleyan

Dalton Daniels went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and one run batted in in both games to help the Connors State baseball team to a doubleheader sweep of Oklahoma Wesleyan 10-3 and 11-1 on Monday in Bartlesville, extending the Cowboys’ winning streak to nine.

Sawyer Barnard earned the win in the first game, running his record to 3-0, pitching four innings and allowing five hits with two strikeouts. Christian Perez was 3-for-3 at the plate with two RBIs, one coming on his first home run of the season in the second inning.

The second game saw Caleb Banks earn his first win of the year, pitching four innings and allowing one earned run with two strikeouts. Korey Keith was 3-for-3 with one double and three RBIs while Yariel Gonzalez was 2-for-2 with two RBIs.



UCM rallies to down NSU

TAHLEQUAH – The Northeastern State baseball team dropped a 13-11 10-inning decision to Central Missouri on Monday in Tahlequah.

The RiverHawks (6-7, 6-7 MIAA) held an 11-7 advantage after eight innings, but the Mules (9-1, 6-0 MIAA) scored four in the ninth and came from behind to sweep the series.

Cody Robinson hit two home runs for the second-straight game, and he finished with four runs batted in and three runs scored.

Kegan Knight and David Weber were both 3-for-5, and they combined for five RBIs and four runs.  Addison Williams (1-1) took the loss after allowing two runs on two hits over the final 1 2/3 innings.



RiverHawks swept by TWU

The Northeastern State softball team dropped two to Texas Woman’s University, 6-1 and 18-2, on Monday in Denton.

Alex Files (2-2) suffered the loss in the first game after allowing five hits and six runs in four innings.

Muskogee ex Madison Reed scored the first run for NSU (7-9) in the second game in the second frame after junior Amanda Harjo reached on an error.

Kayce Wooldridge (3-4) tabbed the loss after throwing two innings, allowing eight hits and seven runs.



Golfer aces par-4

Jake Gandara, a three-sport athlete at Fort Gibson

High School, recorded a hole-in-one on the par-4 ninth hole at Pecan Valley Golf Course on Monday.

Gandara executed the albatross using his driver for the 268-yard shot. Witnesses were Jordan London and McKenna Terrell.