Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

March 26, 2014

Tigers beat Skiatook again

Local briefs

SKIATOOK — Houston Glad supplied the pitching and Ben Stacey led the charge on offense as Tahlequah’s baseball team posted a 5-1 victory over Skiatook on Tuesday afternoon. Tahlequah’s win comes a day after beating Skiatook in a District 5A-3 game on Monday.

To wrap up the two-game series, Tahlequah opened with a three-run first inning. The Tigers (5-6, 3-1 5A-3) added two more in the third inning to take a 5-0 advantage.

Skiatook scored its lone run in the fourth inning.

Glad pitched a complete-game two-hitter in which he gave up an unearned run and one walk. He also notched eight strikeouts.

On offense, Stacey went two-for-three with a two-run double and a two-run single.

Next up for Tahlequah is a home game against Inola on Thursday.

Indians upset No. 2 Vian

Zach Parish pitched a complete game and picked up the win as Sequoyah knocked off Class 3A No. 2 Vian, 8-5, on Tuesday afternoon. Parish recorded nine strikeouts as the Indians shrugged off a 16-5 loss to Salina on Monday to improve to 1-1.

Parish, Quinton Johnston and Elijah Tucker all had two apiece. Johnston drove in two runs and Tucker scored once.

Sequoyah will play in the Westville tournament on Thursday at 5 p.m. against Kansas.

Sequoyah softball wins 2

Sequoyah’s slowpitch softball team posted a pair of run-rule victories on Tuesday. The Lady Indians beat Keys (13-1) and Colcord (13-5).

In the win over Keys, Hayleigh Galvan, Mariah Hooper and Kelsey Leach each had three hits. Sequoyah scored six runs in both the first and second innings.

Against Colcord, Feather Pacheco, Julie Scraper and Hooper each had three hits. Sequoyah took control of the game with a five-run fifth inning.

Sequoyah’s next game will be Thursday at Pocola.

Hulbert softball beats Okay

HULBERT — Hulbert slammed out 16 hits and rolled to a 10-1 victory over Okay on Tuesday.

Ashlyn Riley led Hulbert with a game-high four hits, and Paige Taylor and Megan Colvin both drove in three runs for the Lady Riders.

Hulbert took its lead for good with a run in the first inning, and it followed that up with a run in the third inning. Hulbert then scored eight runs over the third, fourth and fifth innings.

Tahlequah soccer splits against Catoosa

CATOOSA — Saul Medina scored all three of Tahlequah’s goals in a 3-0 victory over Class 4A No. 3 Catoosa on Tuesday night. Medina scored two of his goals in the first half before adding another one in the second half.

Logan Hulse and Chase Morris combined to complete the shutout in net for Tahlequah (1-1).

The Tahlequah girls lost a 2-1 game against Catoosa. Summer Brixey scored Tahlequah’s lone goal to get the Lady Tigers within 2-1 in the second half. But Tahlequah couldn’t knot the game up late.

Now both Tahlequah teams will play in the Stilwell tournament on Thursday.

Keys soccer loses 4A-6 game

PARK HILL — Harley Smith scored but Keys’ soccer team lost to Poteau, 2-1, on Tuesday at Cougar Stadium. Smith’s goal tied the game in the second half, but Poteau went ahead for good with five minutes left in the District 4A-6 game.

The loss dropped Keys to 2-1 overall and 0-1 in league play. The Lady Cougars will play again Friday at home against Atoka.

Sweeney gets 10th at golf tournament

CLAREMORE — Tahlequah’s Amber Sweeney shot a 102 and finished 10th overall at the Claremore tournament at Heritage Hills Golf Course on Tuesday.

Erin Porter (112), Kennedy Payton (115), Mikayla Anthony (126) rounded out the rest of Tahlequah’s scores.

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