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April 10, 2013

THS golfers take 2nd at Edison tournament

Local briefs

TULSA — Jake Johnson shot a 72 to lead Tahlequah to a second-place finish at the Edison tournament at LaFortune Park Golf Course in Tulsa on Tuesday.

The Tigers finished with a 305, three shots behind Booker T. Washington for first place. Owasso was third at 310.

Johnson took third on the individual scoreboard. Edison’s Alexander Hughes took medalist honors with a 69, and Grove’s Tyler Busch was second with a 71.

Also for Tahlequah, Brent Spradlin (77), Hunter Pennington (79), Blake Berry (77) and Blake Cochran (82) contributed to the Tigers’ second-place finish. Kyler Arnall (79), Brandt Emerson (81) and Trent Falwell (90) also played for the Tigers.

Tahlequah’s next time out will be the Union tournament on Tuesday at LaFortune Park Golf Course.

Indians beat Yellowjackets

Karter Woodruff went 2 for 3 with a grand slam and five runs batted in to lead Sequoyah to a 12-8 victory over Westville on Tuesday.

Kyle Helsley added a 2-for-3 effort with two stolen bases for the Indians. Elijah Tucker picked up the victory on the pitching mound.

Up next for Sequoyah will be a game against Locust Grove in the Mickey Mantle Classic on Tuesday at noon in Commerce.

Keys girls win district game

HEAVENER — The Keys girls soccer team shut out Heavener on Tuesday night to win 4-0.

Ali Nolan, Shelby Smith, Sydni Rainbolt and Rachel Lawrence all scored goals for the Lady Cougars, who improved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in District 4A-6 play.

Tigers shine at Miami meet

MIAMI — Tahlequah’s boys track team recorded four first-place finishes at the Miami track meet on Tuesday.

Brandon Conrad tied his career best in the high jump at 6 feet, 6 inches to win the individual title. Sylas Sloan finished first in the discus at 152 feet and Eric Garcia won the shotput title with a toss of 47 feet, 11 1/2 inches.

Tahlequah’s 400-meter relay team also finished first.

Tahlequah’s 1,600-meter relay team came in second. Conrad also came in third in the 200-meter dash.

Josh Ashley came in third in the 100-meter dash for the Tigers.

For the Tahlequah girls, Emily Basks finished second in the long jump at 15 feet, 6 inches.

The Lady Tigers’ 1,600-meter relay team came in second place. As did the 400- and 800-meter relay teams. Tahlequah’s 3,200-meter relay team came in third.

Tahlequah will compete again Friday at Fayetteville (Ark.).

Cougars drop 2 to Tigers

FORT GIBSON — Keys’ baseball team lost a pair of games to Fort Gibson on Tuesday, 17-7 and 10-0.

The Cougars led 7-0 early on in the first game, thanks to a three-run home run by Tyler Blankenship.

Fort Gibson, though, would score 17 unanswered runs to win.

Keys’ next game will be in the Sallisaw Central tournament on Thursday.

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