Tahlequah Daily Press

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September 26, 2012

Lady Tigers edge out Edison

Local and area briefs

TULSA — Class 5A No. 11 Tahlequah continued its recent run of strong play on Tuesday, knocking off Edison 3-1 (25-23, 25-19, 25-12, 25-9) in Tulsa.

Casey Beaston paced Tahlequah with 22 kills and three blocks, as Tahlequah improved to 26-11, after going 7-2 at the Claremore tournament over the weekend.

Chipping in for Tahlequah was Morgan Anderson with 11 kills, Cassie Goodnight with eight kills and six aces and Kalie Champlain with 31 assists.

The Lady Tigers will continue on the road Thursday at Sapulpa.

SHS stumbles on the road

OKAY — Sequoyah lost to Okay 3-0 (26-24, 25-21, 25-11) in volleyball action on Tuesday.

Kendra Hammer led Sequoyah with eight kills. Britanie Wacoche added four kills and one ace, and N’Dea Murray collected 15 digs and two aces for the Lady Indians (19-12).

Next up for Sequoyah is postseason play at Rogers High School in Tulsa on Thursday. The Lady Indians will take on Kellyville in the first round of the regional tournament.

NSU golf teams finishes 7th, 12th

The Northeastern State men’s golf team finished seventh Tuesday afternoon at the 14th annual NSU Golf Classic, held at the par-72, 6,935-yard Emerald Falls Golf Club in Broken Arrow.

NSU fired a final-round score of 305, improving four strokes from Monday’s opening round. The team recorded a two-day total of 614.

Southwest Oklahoma State recorded a Tuesday team score of 295 to finish at 589 and take home top team honors. Washburn slipped to second after shooting a 594 (293-301).

Newman had the top two individuals, with Myles Miller winning the tournament at 3-under 141 and James Bolton placing second at 1-under 143. Those were the lone players to shoot under par.

Zach Tucker and Josh Strimple both paced the RiverHawks, playing as individuals and tying for 18th. They both shot two-day totals of 150, and Strimple got there by firing a final-round score of one-under par 71.

In Monroe, La., the NSU women finished the Fred Marx Invitational hosted by the University of Louisiana-Monroe in 12th place on Tuesday afternoon. NSU previously held the ninth position out of 16 teams.

The RiverHawks carded a team 54-hole total of 933 (311-303-319) on the par-72, 6,168-yard course at Bayou Desiard Country Club.

Senior Kelsey Kirkpatrick led NSU and ended the tournament tied for 11th place with a 9-over, 225 (73-74-78).

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