Phoenix staff reports


STONEWALL 4, OKTAHA 1 — At Stonewall, Neither team had much offense — each had just one hit. But it proved costlier to Oktaha in the Class A fall baseball regional Thursday.

Derek Ellison didn’t allow a hit in five innings, but he walked five and hit two batters. A hopper back at him in the first hit off the heel of his glove and recovering, threw wild to first, allowing two runs to score. In relief, Austin Dillon walked two and gave up an infield hit in the sixth.

Oktaha’s Daniel Hayes was hit by a pitch and scored on a wild pitch in the second, making it 3-1. J.L. Lopez’s single in the fifth for Oktaha was the first base hit by either team.

“It was a really odd game,” Oktaha coach Chris Burt said. “Their hit was debatable as to whether it was a hit. The guy goes between third and short and the third baseman tries to tag the guy running to third and instead throws to first and they beat it out. I thought it could have gone as a fielder’s choice. Of course if that happened, we’ve lost while throwing a no-hitter. Go figure.”

Ellison fell to 6-3 with the loss. Oktaha (20-9) plays at 2 p.m. against Tushka, who lost 4-3 to Fort Cobb-Broxton. The winner will play for the consolation ticket to state against the Stonewall-Fort Cobb loser of a game later Thursday.


MUSKOGEE 10, MCALESTER 0 — The Rougherettes got six hits as they begin winding down the regular season with a home win.

Evan Sallis was 2-for-3 with a stolen base while LaDarra Brown, Jordan Clark, Hannah Hamilton and Lacy Burch each had hits. Hamilton drove in one run with a triple and Brown scored a run on a double.

Burch (19-14) struck out five and allowed just two hits.

Muskogee (20-15) gets Pryor at 10 a.m. and Miami at 1 p.m. on Saturday at MHS. Regionals are next week.

CLASS B REGIONALS — At Red Oak, Webbers Falls avenged a shutout at the hands of the No. 1 team and host school by eliminating Carney 15-0. Shelby Martin was 4-for-4 with four RBIs and Alisha Carter was 3-for-3 with three RBIs. The Lady Warriors totaled 12 hits.

Webbers (17-12) will face Butner at 12:30 p.m. today with the winner following up agianst Red Oak immediately afterward.

“We’ll need to win two and that’s an uphill climb against them,” Webbers Falls coach Mark Weatherton said.

CLASS 2A REGIONAL AT HASKELL — Melody Tucker and Amber Moats had sixth-inning RBI singles to break a 3-3 tie as Haskell beat Commerce 5-4 in an elimination game Thursday. Haskell (22-14) will play Oklahoma Union at 12:30 p.m. today to stay alive.

Moats totaled three of Haskell’s seven hits in the game. Jalie Neal (9-3) got the mound win, allowing just four hits. Earlier, Haskell lost 3-1 to Fairland. Oklahoma Union beat Commerce 7-3 and Fairland beat Oklahoma Union 5-2.

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