Tahlequah Daily Press

High School Sports

March 11, 2014

Tigers beat Memorial for district win

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Second game: NSU 9, Lindenwood 7

There were four lead changes in the series finale, but a decisive home run from Burgess in the eighth put NSU on top for good.

A home run by Robinson gave Northeastern State the early 1-0 lead after one inning, but Ryan Light scored in the top of the second on a double from Vallandingham to tie the score. Wade Rothermich and Roam both scored in the third, and Light scored again in the fourth to put the visitors ahead 4-1.

Robinson scored on a Singleton double in the home half of the fourth, and junior Braden Brown cut the deficit to 4-3 when he scored on a sac bunt from Walker.

The Lions added a fifth run in the sixth, but a two-run homer from Singleton and another run from Stevenson gave the RiverHawks a 6-5 lead. Singleton’s home run went well over the scoreboard in right field.

Lindenwood came right back and used a solo shot from Rothermich and another run from Roam to take a 7-6 lead, but NSU would strike again in the eighth and take the lead for good. An error by the second baseman that would’ve ended the inning plated Singleton, and Burgess hit a two-run homer that gave Northeastern State the final 9-7 advantage.

Singleton and Burgess both went 3-for-4 and drove home three runs. Robinson was 2-for-4 with one RBI and three runs scored.

McClellan (2-1) came on in relief and picked up the win. He threw 2.2 innings and only allowed one hit. He struck out four and did not concede a walk or a run. Juniors Hayden Walch and Clay Debban tossed the first 6.1 frames and combined to allow seven runs (five earned) on six hits.

Rothermich led LWU with a 3-for-5 effort. He also threw the first 5.2 innings and took a no decision after allowing six runs (four earned) on six hits. Geoff Hartlieb (0-2) was saddled with the loss after conceding three unearned runs in the final 2.1 frames.

Light finished 0-for-2 at the plate, but he scored three runs.

Northeastern State will stay at home and compete against Rogers State in a non-conference tilt at 2 p.m. March 11.

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