Tahlequah Daily Press

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April 24, 2013

Pippin, Yahola qualify for 5A state golf tournament

Local briefs

PRYOR — Tahlequah’s Emily Pippin shot an 85 to finish third overall at the Class 5A regional golf tournament at a frigid and wet Pryor Creek Golf Course on Tuesday. By finishing third, Pippin qualified for the 5A state tournament at Dornick Hills Golf Course in Ardmore next week.

Joining Pippin will be her teammate, Mikal Yahola, who shot a 105 to qualify.

At the regional, Bishop McGuinness won the team title with a 360, which was two strokes better than Durant. Pryor, Coweta, Claremore and Grove were the other teams to qualify for the state tournament.

Bishop McGuinness’ Alexis Sadeghy won medalist honors with a 78. Durant’s Sydney Youngblood with second with an 82.

Tigers, Zebras rained out

Tahlequah’s home baseball game against Claremore was rained out on Tuesday. The District 5A-3 contest will be made up Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

Also on Saturday, Tahlequah will host Coweta at 11 a.m. The Tigers will be at Owasso on Thursday.

NSU softball washed out

Northeastern State’s softball doubleheader at Southeastern Oklahoma State on Tuesday was rained out. The games in Durant will not be made up.

NSU’s next games now will be Friday in a doubleheader at home against Missouri Western.

Lady Cougars reach state

VERDIGRIS — The Keys girls golf team shot a 429 on Tuesday at Scissortail Golf Club in Verdigris to qualify for the Class 3A state tournament in Duncan.

Keys finished fifth behind Eufaula (358), Henryetta (364), Bethel (378) and Kingston (406). Stigler was the final team to qualify for the state tournament with a 434.

No individual scores were available by press time on Tuesday.

Keys soccer falls to Westville

PARK HILL — The Keys girls soccer team lost to Westville, 2-0, on Tuesday night. With the win, Westville qualifies for the Class 4A playoffs.

Keys’ season ends at 7-4 overall and 3-3 in District 4A-6 play.

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