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April 22, 2014

Tigers cruise to tournament title

Local and state briefs

GROVE — Four of Tahlequah’s seven golfers at the Grove tournament finished in the 70s as the  Tigers coasted to the Grove tournament championship on Monday.

At a soggy Patricia Island Golf Course, Tahlequah’s Blake Berry won with a 73, while his teammate, Jake Johnson was a shot off the pace with a 74. Brent Spradlin (75), Hunter Pennington (77), Blake Cochran (80), Kyler Arnall (80) and Brandt Emerson (89) rounded out the rest of Tahlequah’s scores.

The Tigers won the tournament with a 304. Miami was second with a 325.

Tahlequah’s next tournament will be Monday in Bartlesville.

Tahlequah, Keys baseball rained out

Tahlequah’s District 5A-3 contest at Grove on Monday was rained out. The Tigers and Ridgerunners will now hook up for a doubleheader at Tiger Field on Tuesday.

Keys’ home baseball game against Chouteau was rained out on Monday. The Cougars will attempt to host Chouteau on Friday, according to Keys coach Beau Brannon. However, the game has yet to be set in stone.

Keys will now play at Fort Gibson Tuesday.

Area teams land postseason assignments

Tahlequah’s softball team will a Class 6A slowpitch softball regional tournament on May 1. The postseason assignments were handed out by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

Tahlequah will welcome Fort Gibson, Stilwell and Tulsa Central to Lady Tiger Field. The tournament will be played in one day with the winner advancing to the state tournament.

Other regional hosts include Muskogee, Broken Arrow, Union, Tecumseh, Moore, Southmoore and Westmoore.

Also in slowpitch softball, Sequoyah will host a 5A district tournament on Wednesday.

Hulbert will play in a 4A district tournament at Oktaha on Thursday.

In Class 3A baseball, Keys will host Sequoyah in a district tournament on Monday. The Cougars and Indians will play the first two games of the three-game series on Monday. The if-necessary game will be played Tuesday.

Tahlequah to host STUNT event

Tahlequah’s cheerleading squad will host a STUNT event on Tuesday night at the TMAC. STUNT is a combination of partner stunts, pyramids and tosses, group jumps and tumbling and team performances.

Tahlequah has beaten Claremore three times this season along with wins over Henryetta and Enid to stand at 5-0.

On Tuesday night, Tahlequah will host Henryetta at 5. Claremore will take on Henryetta at 6. Tahlequah vs. Okmulgee will follow at 7, and Claremore and Okmulgee will finish up the night at 8.

STUNT is a non-sanctioned sporting event by the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.

Sequoyah teams post wins

Sequoyah’s slowpitch softball team posted a 13-1 win over Oktaha on Monday.

Hayleigh Galven collected three hits, including a home run for Sequoyah. Julie Scrapper added a three-run home run of her own.

Sequoyah’s baseball team posted an 8-4 win at Oktaha on Monday.

Sequoyah’s softball team will host a district tournament on Wednesday, and Sequoyah’s baseball team will be at Westville on Tuesday.

Oklahoma hosts Texas-Arlington in baseball

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma is to host Texas-Arlington in college baseball.

The Sooners and UTA are to play starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman.

OU is 25-16 on the year while UTA is 17-23.

Oklahoma State travels to Oral Roberts in baseball

TULSA — The Oklahoma State baseball team will be on the road to Tulsa to take on in-state rival Oral Roberts in college baseball.

The Cowboys and the Golden Eagles are to play starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at J.L. Johnson Stadium in Tulsa.

ORU is 21-18 on the season while OSU goes into the game at 29-11.

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