SOFTBALL

Tuesday, Sept. 20

At Tushka

Game 1

Latta 4, Tushka 0

LATTA 001 020 1 — 4 8 2

TUSHKA 000 000 0 — 0 1 0

Maria Priest and Cheyenne Adair; Tushka battery not available. W-Priest. 3B-Priest (L). 2B-Abby LaValley (L). HL-Priest 3-4, 1 RS; LaValley 2-4, 2 RBIs; Chelsea Alexander 2-4, 2 RS; Taylor Bates 1-1, 1 RS (L).

NOTEWORTHY: Maria Priest fired a one-hit shutout and went 3-for-4 from the plate with a triple and a run scored Tuesday as the Class 2A second-ranked Latta Lady Panthers downed Class A second-ranked and host Tushka. Priest allowed three walks and struck out three. Joining Priest with multiple hits were Abby LaValley and Chelsea Alexander, who were each 2-for-4. LaValley hit a two-run double in the fifth inning. Alexander also scored a pair of runs. Latta finished with eight hits.

Team Record: Latta 25-4.

 

At Byng

Game 1

Byng 13, John Marshall 0

JOHN MARSHALL 000 — 0 0 0

BYNG 67x — 13 8 0

John Marshall battery not available; Addison McGill and Jada Wright. W-McGill. HR-Tristan Johnson (B). 2B-Wright, RayAnn Wheat, Krosby Clinton (B). HL-Johnson 2-2, 4 RBIs, 2 RS; Wheat 1-1, 3 RBIs, 2 RS; Clinton 1-1, 2 RBIs, 2 RS; Sydnee Fortner 1-1, 2 RBIs, 2 RS; Wright 1-1, 2 RBIs; Mychal Barnett 1-1, 2 RS; Kali Dennis 1-1, 1 RS (B).

NOTEWORTHY: Tristan Johnson hit a two-run homer in the second inning and Addison McGill tossed a three-inning no-hitter as the Byng Lady Pirates pounded visiting John Marshall, 13-0, in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday. McGill allowed no walks and struck out six. Johnson went 2-for-2 from the plate with four runs batted in and two runs scored. Jada Wright, RayAnn Wheat and Krosby Clinton each hit a two-run double in the first inning for Byng, which totaled eight hits. Sydnee Fortner also drove home a pair of runs. The Pirates scored six runs in the first inning and tacked on seven more in the second.

 

Second Game

Byng 12, John Marshall 0

JOHN MARSHALL 000 — 0 0 0

BYNG 66x — 12 10 0

Spencer, Acosta (1) and catcher’s name not available; Molly Rainey and Jada Wright. W-Rainey. L-Spencer. HR-Rainey (B). 3B-RayAnn Wheat (B). 2B-Lexi Tusek 2, Wright, Mychal Barnett (B). HL-Rainey 2-2, 2 RBIs, 2 RS; Tusek 2-2, 1 RBI; Wheat 1-1, 2 RBIs, 2 RS; Wright 1-1, 2 RBIs, 1 RS; Sydnee Fortner 1-1, 2 RS; Krosby Clinton 1-1, 2 RS; Kali Dennis 1-1; Barnett 1-2, 1 RBI, 1 RS (B).

NOTEWORTHY: Molly Rainey fired a three-inning no-hitter and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as the Byng Lady Pirates rolled to a 12-0 rout of John Marshall to complete a doubleheader sweep. Rainey struck out seven batters and surrendered no walks. She finished 2-for-2 from the plate with the two RBIs and two runs scored. Lexi Tusek was also 2-for-2 with two doubles and one RBI. RayAnn Wheat and Jada Wright each knocked in two runs, while Kali Dennis and Mychal Barnett picked up one RBI apiece.

 

At Stonewall

Stonewall 2, Silo 1

SILO 100 000 0 — 1 2 2

STONEWALL 100 000 1 — 2 8 3

O. Powell and K. Marshall; Kai Watkins, Alexis Lambert (5) and Clio Heath. W-Lambert. L-Powell. 2B-Maebree Abney, Mahayla Walker (Stonewall). HL-C. Willman 1-2; D. Marshall 1-3 (Silo); Walker 2-2; Heath 2-3, 1 RBI; Abney 1-3; Macy Farris 1-3; Colby Sawyer 1-3 (Stonewall).

NOTEWORTHY: Katelyn Campise’s bases-loaded squeeze-bunt single scored Kai Watkins and lifted the Class A fifth-ranked Stonewall Lady Longhorns to a thrilling 2-1 victory over Class 2A third-ranked Silo on Tuesday. Alexis Lambert pitched the last three innings for the win, as she allowed only one hit and no walks while striking out one. Watkins started in the circle and allowed one earned run off one hit with one walk and a pair of strikeouts. Stonewall tied the game at 1-all with a run-scoring single by Clio Heath to bring home Campise in the bottom of the first inning. Mahayla Walker (2-for-2) and Heath (2-for-3) led the Lady Longhorns’ eight-hit attack.

COACH’S QUOTE: “We weren’t quite as sharp in few areas as we were last weekend, but the ladies — and it’s something that is becoming common — picked each other up. We are ready for districts,” — Stonewall head coach Brian Davis.

Team Record: Stonewall 22-5.

Up Next: Vanoss vs. Stonewall at 4:30 p.m. today at Class A District Tournament in Stonewall.

 

At Colbert

Coalgate 7, Colbert 2

COALGATE 200 131 0 — 7 10 4

COLBERT 100 100 0 — 2 6 0

Madi Roe and catcher’s name not available; Taylor Pierce and catcher’s name not available. W-Roe. L-Pierce. 3B-Mallorie Humphreys (Coalgate). 2B-Katyn Denson (Coalgate); Mckinzie Lynn, Toree Buck (Colbert). HL-Denson 3-4, 1 RBI, 1 RS; Annie Yanez 2-3; Vanessa Yother 2-4, 2 RS; Shea Linton 1-2, 1 RBI, 1 RS, 2 BB; Humphreys 1-3, 3 RBIs, 2 BB (Coalgate); Lynn 2-3; Buck 1-2, 1 RS; Brady Rowland 1-3, 1 RS, 1 BB; Danielle Hayden 1-3, 1 BB; Taylor Pierce 1-3, 1 BB (Colbert).

NOTEWORTHY: Katyn Denson was 3-for-4 from the plate with a double, one RBI and a run scored, while Madi Roe scattered six hits for the pitching win as the Coalgate Lady Wildcats downed host Colbert, 7-2, on Tuesday. Coalgate compiled 10 hits as Annie Yanez (2-for-3) and Vanessa Yother (2-for-4 with two runs scored) contributed multiple hits. Mallorie Humphreys went 1-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and two walks for the Lady Wildcats, and Shea Linton finished 1-for-2 with one RBI, a run scored and a pair of walks. Roe gave up only one earned run, survived four walks and struck out two in pitching all seven innings.

Team Record: Coalgate 14-12.

 

Monday, Sept. 19

At Coalgate

Coalgate 7, Caney 2

CANEY 000 100 1 — 2 6 4

COALGATE 610 000 x — 7 6 2

Caney battery not available; Bless Roberts and catcher’s name not available. W-Roberts. HL-Katyn Denson 2-4, 1 RBI; Vanessa Yother 2-4, 2 RS; Kenzi Pebworth 1-3, 2 RBIs; Rylie Wood 1-3, 1 RS, 1 BB (Coalgate).

NOTEWORTHY: Bless Roberts scattered six hits, walked only two and struck out six in earning the pitching victory as the Coalgate Lady Wildcats knocked off visiting Caney, 7-2, on Monday. Only one of the two Caney runs was earned, as Roberts pitched all seven innings. Katyn Denson and Vanessa Yother each went 2-for-4 to spark Coalgate’s six-hit attack. Denson drove in a run, and Yother scored a pair. Teammates Kenzi Pebworth and Rylie Wood were each 1-for-3, as Pebworth knocked in two runs and Wood scored once and drew a walk.

 

BASEBALL

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Coleman 7, Roff 6

(8 innings)

ROFF 100 003 11 — 6 10 3

COLEMAN 110 030 02 — 7 12 2

Conner Baldridge, Kaad Gore (3), Conner Priest (5), Jacob Jones (7) and Zane Brown; White, White (4), Stanley (7), Rivera (8) and Adams. W-White. L-Baldridge. 2B-Brown, Jones (R); Adams, Stanley, Whittington (C). HL-Priest 2-3, 1 RBI, 2 RS, 2 BB; Jones 1-3, 1 RBI, 2 RS; Kyle Stevenson 1-3, 2 RS, Aiden Bagwell 1-3 (R); Whittington 3-4, 1 RBI, 1 RS; Rivera 3-4, 1 RS; Stanley 2-5, 2 RBIs, 1 RS; Adams 1-2, 2 RS; Horath 1-3, 1 RS (C).

NOTEWORTHY: Class B ninth-ranked Coleman rallied with a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to edge the Class A ninth-ranked Roff Tigers, 7-6, on Tuesday. Coleman held a 12-10 edge in total hits. Conner Priest went 2-for-3 from the plate with one RBI, two runs scored and a pair of walks. Jacob Jones, Kyle Stevenson and Aiden Bagwell were each 1-for-3. Jones drove in a run and scored twice, and Stevenson also scored two runs. Starting pitcher Conner Baldridge was charged with the pitching loss, as Kaad Gore, Priest and Jacob Jones also saw mound duty in relief for Roff.

Team Record: Roff 14-10.

Up Next: Roff vs. Glencoe-Agra loser at noon today at Class A District Tournament in Glencoe.

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.