Dale 8, Stonewall 0
DALE 100 050 2 — 8 11 2
STONEWALL 000 000 0 — 0 2 1
Jace Flewallen and Ethan Sellers. Tanner Taylor, Dakota McCollum (5) and Jordan Curtis. WP-Flewallen. LP-Taylor (1-1). HR-Evan Anderson 3, Tanner Goodwin, Kyle Lemmings (D). 3B-Landon Coon (D). HL-Anderson 3-4, 3 RS, 5 RBIs; Coon 2-4, RS (D); Curtis 1-2 (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Evan Anderson hit three home runs to back the two-hit pitching of Jace Flewallen, and Dale (No 2 in Class 2A) cruised past Stonewall on the road. Anderson hit a solo home run in the first, a three-run shot in a five-run fifth-inning outburst and another solo blast in the seventh. The shutout was the fourth straight for the Dale pitching staff.
Team Records: Stonewall 11-13
Up Next: Stonewall vs. Indianola-Canadian loser Thursday, 4 p.m. at Class A District Tournament in Indianola.
Purcell 6, Latta 2
PURCELL 202 000 2 — 6 11 1
LATTA 001 001 0 — 2 7 1
Hamilton, Norman (4) and Bell. Dylan Tinkler, Reed Johnson (2) and Bryce Harris. WP-Hamilton. LP-Tinkler (3-2). HR-Norman, Martin, Hamilton (P), Tinkler (L) 2B-Jake Collins, Deryk Ronk (L). HL-Tinkler 2-3, RS, RBI; Collins 2-3, Ronk 1-3 (L); Norman 3-4, RS, RBI; Croslin 2-3; Bell 2-4, 2 RBIs (P).
NOTEWORTHY: Purcell banged out four home runs, including two in the first inning to take the lead for good, and went on to beat Latta. The Panthers got a solo home run in the third inning from losing pitcher Dylan Tinkler, but they left 10 runners on base, including eight in the first four innings. Tinkler and Jake Collins had two hits apiece for Latta, which pulled to within 4-2 before Tanner’s Bell’s two-run single in the top of the seventh gave the Dragons some breathing room.
COACHES QUOTE: “We had our opportunities, especially early, so we have nobody to blame but ourselves.” — Latta coach Eddie Collins.
Team Records: Latta 16-8
Up Next: Latta vs. Kingston Thurdsay, 8 p.m. at Hill-Prescott Tournament in Byng.
Stratford 9, Vanoss 0
VANOSS 000 00 — 0 2 3
STRATFORD 402 3x — 9 12 0
Wesley Frederick and Jesse Mowdy. Alix Vanlandingham and Nick Cosby. WP-Vanlandingham (3-1). LP-Frederick. HR-Reese Reynolds (S). 2B-Cosby (S). HL-Vanlandingham 2-3, RS; Cosby 2-3, 2 RBIs; Tyler Gaines 2-3, RBI; Reynolds 2-2, RS, 5 RBIs (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Alix Vanlandingham allowed two hits and struck out eight over five innings and sophomore Reese Reynolds drove in a career-high five runs to lead Stratford to the run-rule victory. Reynolds’ three-run homer keyed a four-run Stratford rally in the first inning, and he added a two-run single in the third to make it 6-0. Vanlandingham, Nick Cosby and Tyler Gaines also had two hits apiece for the Bulldogs.
COACHES QUOTE: “It was a good win for us. We hit the ball better than we had been. Hopefully that will carry us into our district.” — Stratford coach Mark Qualls.
Team Records: Stratford 15-2
Up Next: Stratford vs. Macomb Thursday, 2 p.m. at Class A District Tournament in Bowlegs.
Roff 4, Calera 2
ROFF 300 100 0 — 4 3 0
CALERA 100 010 0 — 2 8 3
Mark Bryant and Brendon Barr. Cody Lollett and Austin Hartman. WP-Bryant. LP-Lollett. 2B-Cody Peak, Tim Wallen (R), V. T. Davis 2 (C). HL-Peak 1-2, 2 RBIs (R); Davis 4-4 (C).
NOTEWORTHY: Mark Bryant scattered eight hits and struck out seven, and Cody Peak hit a two-run double in a three-run first inning as Roff (No. 2 in Class A) won on the road despite managing just three hits. Eddie Lomas added a run-scoring single in the first inning for the Tigers, whose only other hit was a double by Tim Wallen.
COACHES QUOTE: “We’re not doing a very good job in the box right now. We’re swinging at a lot of bad pitches.” — Roff coach Ead Simon.
Team Records: Roff 19-8
Up Next: Roff at Stuart today, 4:30 p.m.
Stonewall 10, Allen 5
STONEWALL 300 304 0 — 10 9 8
ALLEN 010 040 0 — 5 6 7
Amanda Transue and Lyndsay Daffern. Hawshan and Lively. WP-Transue (29-10). LP-Hawshan. HL-Transue 2-3, RS, 3 RBIs; Kaitlynn Wright 2-3, 2 RS; Paige Curtis 2-3, RBI (S); Kidwell 2-3, RS (A).
NOTEWORTHY: Amanda Transue won her 29th game of the season and drove in three runs to lead Stonewall (No. 3 in Class 2A) to the ugly in a game that featured 15 errors. Kaitlyn Wright and Paige Curtis added two hits apiece for the Lady Longhorns.
Team Records: Stonewall 30-10
Up Next: Asher at Stonewall today, 4:30 p.m.
Sulphur 3, Roff 0
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ROFF 000 000 0 — 0 4 2
Talley Macgruder and Katelyn Lancaster. Tori Brown and Magan Kile. WP-Macgruder. LP-Brown. HR-Macgruder (S). HL-Macgruder 2-3, 3 RBIs, Destiny Rodgers 2-3, RS (S); J.J. Stewart 2-3 (R).
NOTEWORTHY: The Roff Lady Tigers (No. 6 in Class 2A) managed just four hits (all singles) off Sulphur hurler Talley Macgruder and couldn’t produce a run. Macgruder helped her own cause by breaking the scoreless deadlock with a three-run homer in the top of the fourth inning. She and Destiny Rogers had two hits each for the visiting Lady Bulldogs. J.J. Stewart had two of Roff’s four hits.
Up Next: Tushka at Roff today, 4:30 p.m.
Ada 8, Holdenville 3
ADA 501 002 0 — 8 8 3
HOLDENVILLE 200 010 0 — 3 3 3
Caleb Balch and Cale Russell. Colin Meadors and Tre Harjo. WP-Balch. LP-Meadors. HL-Jordan Boone 1-2, 2 RS, RBI; Easton Pingleton 2-4, RS; Russell 3-3, RS, RBI; Cody Johnson 1-4, RS, RBI; Mason Girdley 1-3, RS, 2 RBIs; Scott Johnson 1-4, 2 RS (A); Dylan Moore 1-3, RS; Patrick Pingleton 1-2, RS (H).