Phoenix Staff Reports
RAIN WASHES OUT TOURNEY – Two rounds were played at the Muskogee Invitational before the rain came in and canceled the remainder of the event.
Muskogee’s Connor Finerty, No. 1 singles and top seed in the tournament, received a bye into the second round and beat Matt Nicolo 6-2, 6-3. Shan Bradley, No. 2 singles, was able to play his first-round match and beat Charlie Pham of Westmoore 6-0, 6-0.
In doubles action, Muskogee’s No. 1 doubles team of Stephen Crank and Ryan Pearce lost in the first round to the team from Broken Arrow 6-2, 7-5 before beating the team from Southmoore 6-0, 6-0. The No. 2 doubles team of Colin Watson and Seth Chapuis lost their opening match to Bartlesville 6-1, 6-1 then beat Southmoore’s No. 2 doubles team 6-1, 6-1.
CHECOTAH 14, SALLISAW CENTRAL 1 – Kameron Elerick and Cade Christian combined on a one-hitter as Checotah (3-1) run-ruled Sallisaw Central.
Elerick pitched four innings and struck out five while Christian tossed one inning and struck out three. Elerick, Tre Blankenship and Andrew Sands had two hits each while Wyatt Hatridge led the way with four hits.
WAGONER 3, MIAMI 0 – The Wagoner Bulldogs improved to 5-2 on the season with the win in Wagoner.
Bradley Green (2-0) got the win giving up just two hits with six strikeouts and two walks. Skyler Davis came on in relief and recorded his first save.
Dylan Cantrell was 1-for-2 with a run scored and one run batted in, Ryan Nichols was also 1-for-2 with one RBI and Wyat Grooms was 1-for-1 with one run scored and one RBI.
VIAN TAKES TWO – The Vian Wolverines improved to 4-1 on the year with a 13-1 win over Morris and an 8-4 victory over Beggs.
Jon Andrews (2-0) go the win in the first game, surrendering three hits in four innings while striking out four. Rowdy Simon (1-0) was the victor against Beggs, pitching four innings and giving up three hits while striking out three.
Dan Weer was 4-for-5 on the day with four runs batted in, one coming on his first home run of the season, a solo blast in the seventh inning of game two. Landon Decker was 3-for-6 with five RBIs and Dalton Morris was 2-for-3 with two runs scored against Morris.
PORUM GRABS A PAIR – The Porum Lady Panthers improved to 3-0 on the season with a 10-3 win over Jay and a 13-0 run-rule win over Hulbert on Saturday.
Makayla Tillery got the win in both games and ran her record to 3-0. She was also a combined 5-for-5 on the day with five runs scored and two runs batted in. Katie McCullar was also 5-for-6 in the two games with three RBIs.
Shelby Smith and Tabby Lane were both 2-for-3 in the game against Jay with Smith driving in three runs and Lane plating one. In the second game, Johnna Pinkerton was 2-for-3 with two RBIs, Mallory Smith was 2-for-2 with one RBI and Kamryn Pilkerton was 1-for-2 with three RBIs.