TUTTLE – Jordan Carter scored off an error in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Ada Cougars registered a 3-2 victory over Woodward Thursday in the Tuttle Tournament.

In another tournament game, Byng ace Levi Prater tossed a three-hit shutout as the Pirates blanked Weatherford 6-0.

Ada 3, Woodward 2

Carter reached base on a single to left field after Jackson McFarlane had led off the inning with a base hit of his own. McFarlane was ultimately thrown out at the plate, while Carter advanced to third.

A fly to right field off the bat of Jaycob Gray led to the error, which enabled Carter to score the game-winning run.

Ada, 2-3 on the season, had taken a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning when both Trel Moore and Christian Maloy scored off a wild pitch. However, the Boomers tied it up at 2-all with a single run in the sixth.

McFarlane was credited with the pitching win as he worked all eight innings, allowing the two earned runs off nine hits with three walks and six strikeouts. McFarlane also went 3-for-3 with a walk in the contest.

Maloy was 2-for-3 with a run scored for Ada, and Carter finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored as the Cougars totaled nine hits.

Slaydn Covalt absorbed the mound loss for the Boomers. He allowed two earned runs in 7.2 innings of work. He finished with 10 strikeouts and walked just one.

Covalt also went 2-for-2 with an RBI at the plate. Jacob Runyan and Seth Sims also had two hits apiece in Woodward’s nine-hit effort.

Ada plays in the championship round today in Tuttle, but the schedule was not available at press time. The Cougars host McLoud at 4:30 pm. Monday.

Byng 6, Weatherford 0

Prater dominated the Eagles with 15 strikouts and no walks in the complete-game effort. Prater, a University of Oklahoma signee, also went 1-for-1 from the plate with a walk and a run scored.

Darin Davis finished 2-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs scored and a walk.

Trejan Blue and Cody Mills were each 2-for-3 for Byng, as Blue knocked in a run.

Darian Davis’ two-run single and Blue’s RBI single were the highlights of a four-run sixth inning for Byng, which totaled eight hits.

Byng plays in the championship round today at Tuttle, but a time and opponent had yet to be determined as of press time. The Pirates are at Tushka at 4:30 p.m. Monday and host Douglass at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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Jeff Cali has been covering sports in the Ada area since the mid-90s. He graduated from Byng High School and earned a bachelor’s degree from East Central University.