Lady Tigers blow out Sallisaw
SALLISAW — Tahlequah’s offense unleashed an onslaught on Sallisaw, pounding out 21 hits and breezing to a 16-0, run-rule victory on Thursday.
Whitney Wright led Tahlequah with four hits. She also scored once and drove in three runs.
Seven other Tahlequah players had at least two hits apiece. Kirsten Chase was two for four with two runs scored and five runs batted in, including a three-run triple in the first inning and a two-run home run in the third.
In the pitching circle, Lindsay Wade limited Sallisaw to two hits. The sophomore hurler faced 19 batters and only three reached base. Wade struck out two and walked one.
Tahlequah will venture back into District 5A-3 play on Friday with a doubleheader at East Central on Friday.
THS beats NOAH in 5 sets
Tahlequah escaped with a five-set victory over NOAH on Thursday night at the TMAC. The Tigers improved to 3-1 with a 3-2 (25-19, 25-17, 25-27, 19-25, 15-8) victory.
Cassie Good night led Tahlequah with 16 kills, and Gillan Tinnin added 15 kills. Katie Schneider recorded 28 assists for the Lady Tigers.
“It was a good test for us,” Tahlequah coach Don Ogden said. “We played some of the club-level volleyball that we need to get to.”
Tahlequah will return to the court Tuesday at home against Claremore.
No. 1 Sequoyah wins twice
ERIE, Colo. — Class 3A No. 1 Sequoyah went to the Rocky Mountain State and picked up two victories on Thursday. The Lady Indians beat two Colorado teams, Frederick (8-2) and Erie (9-7).
Sequoyah’s Rain Thompson hit a home run in the win over Frederick, and Kelsey Leach and Hayleigh Galvan both went deep against Erie.
Sequoyah improved to 12-3 and will take on Broomfield (Colo.) and Pueblo East (Colo.) on Friday beginning at 10 a.m.
Lady Indians handle Hulbert
HULBERT — Class 4A No. 5 Sequoyah cruised to a 3-0 (25-10, 25-13, 25-12) volleyball victory on Thursday. Audrey Ballou led Sequoyah with six kills, and Alison Holcomb had six aces.
The Lady Indians improved to 10-0 and will host Verdigris on Tuesday.