, Muskogee, OK


October 5, 2013

PREPS: Regional softball; volleyball roundups

Lady Indians capture 3A regional

Kati Phillips (32-6) and the Lady Indians proved to be to much for the Lady Comets of Kansas, beating the Lady Comets 5-0 in the Class 3A regional final, as Phillips got the complete-game win, striking out five and giving up just two hits.

“Being able to rely on Phillips who missed the majority of her sophmore year has been a blessing this season,” said Sequoyah coach Jeff Turtle.

Symphoni Shomo was 2-for-4 for the Lady Indians (32-6) with two runs scored. The win takes the Lady Indians back to the state championships where they fell just short last season.

“The girls are all excited, but this has been their goal since day one,” said Turtle. “These girls have gone about their business with a workman like attitude. We have stayed for the most part healthy all season.

In other action:

CLASS 2A FASTPITCH REGIONAL – The Warner Lady Eagles needing just win to advance to the state tournament, dropped both games on Friday to Wayne, 1-0 and 10-0.

Game one went into extra innings with Wayne scoring the only run of the game in the ninth inning. Tatum Elders (9-5) went 8-1/3 innings giving up just one earned run on five hits. Payton Jackson went 2-for-3 for Warner.

In game two, it was a different story as Cheyenne Miller (13-5) and the Lady Eagles were no-hit for the game. Warner closes out its season with a 22-10 record.

MHS SPLITS AT BIXBY FESTIVAL – The Lady Roughers got the win against Pryor 8-3 as Lexi Watson improved her record to 8-0. Watson went seven innings striking out five and gave up two earned runs on six hits with Nia Maxwell going 2-for-3 with a triple.

In the second game, Muskogee fell to Choctaw 4-1. Shaylee Rowland (17-8) took the loss as the Lady Roughers fell to 25-8 on the season. Rowland struck out five and gave up two earned runs on four hits. Maxwell and Aubrey Johnson both went 1-for-3, Maxwell with a triple and Johnson with a double. The Lady Roughers are back in action at 5 p.m. Monday at home against Henryetta and then 6:30 p.m. against Oktaha.

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