Tahlequah Daily Press

NSU Sports

April 2, 2013

Tigers drop 5A-3 game against Cards

Local briefs

COLLINSVILLE — Tahlequah out-hit Collinsville, but the Cardinals played cleaned defense en route to a 2-1 victory over the Tigers on Monday afternoon.

The Tigers recorded eight hits but were also hampered by four errors. Collinsville had only four hits by played error-free ball.

Tahlequah’s lone run came on an Austin Riley double in the fourth inning.

Houston Glad suffered the loss for the Tigers on the mound despite not giving up any earned runs.

Tahlequah is now 6-11 overall and 3-6 in District 5A-3 games. Collinsville, after sweeping the season series with Tahlequah, is 7-6 and 5-3.

The Tigers will next play on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at Hilldale.

Sequoyah falls to Stilwell

STILWELL — Stilwell scored two runs in the fourth inning to break a 2-2 tie to beat Sequoyah 4-2 on Monday.

For Sequoyah, Kyle Helsley was 2 for 2 with two stolen bases, a double and two runs scored. Ryan Helsley and Zach Parish both drove in a run apiece for Sequoyah.

Karter Woodruff was charged with the pitching loss for Sequoyah, which is slated to play at Salina on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

SHS softball wins 2

LOCUST GROVE — Class 5A No. 4 Sequoyah posted a pair of easy victories on Monday. The Lady Indians beat Locust Grove (13-2) and Fairland (16-0).

Against Fairland, Sequoyah scored four runs in the first inning and 10 in the second to put the game away. Mariah Hooper went 3 for 3 for Sequoyah with a home run.

Kara Linch, Julie Scrapper and Kelsey Leach all tallied home runs for Sequoyah.

In beating Locust Grove, Linch hit a home run. The Lady Indians scored four runs apiece in both the first and fifth frames.

Sequoyah is scheduled to take part in the Jenks Festival today.

NSU women in 7th

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. — The Northeastern State women’s golf team sits in seventh place out of 18 teams after day one of the Grand Canyon Women’s Invitational. The tournament is being held at the 6,000 yard, par-70 parkland course of the Wigwam Resort.

Northeastern State shot a combined score of 323 to place seventh, two strokes behind the host team Grand Canyon University’s team B, which shot a 321 on the day.

Ending day one in fifth place was CSU-Chico State (320) followed by Sonoma State (312) and CSU-East Bay(312) tied for third place. Grand Canyon’s team A holds the second spot (310) and St. Edward’s sits in first place with 305.

Senior Whitney McAteer leads the RiverHawks with a 5-over-par round score of 77 to open the tournament. She currently sits tied for the eighth position individually with Taylor Moreno from St. Edward’s, Arinda Bhanaraksa from CSU-Monterey Bay and Linda Brown from CSU-East Bay.

Senior Kelsey Kirkpatrick, Sophomore McCandren Lewis and Alex Koch are all tied for 33rd after they each shot 10-over-par to end round one with a score of 82.

Freshman Kayla Shroeder rounds out Northeastern State’s score with a 14-over-par round of 86 to tie in the 65th position.

Northeastern State will compete in the final round Tuesday.

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