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Roff's Brendan McCurry hit one of two Tiger home runs in an 8-0 win over Class B power Caney on the road Monday night. McCurry was also the starting pitcher and struck out six in three innings of work to earn the mound win.

Richard R. Barron
Ada Evening News

Monday’s Games

SOFTBALL

At Latta

Latta 13, Wewoka 3

WEWOKA    000    21    —    3    4  2

LATTA    007    33    —  13  15  2

     Roulson and Tiger. Siera Green and Cheyenne Crews. WP-Green (7-8). LP-Roulson. HR-Keeli Kessinger, Devin Lyon (L). HL-Kessinger 4-4, 3 RS, 5 RBIs; Lyon 1-3, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Green 2-3, 2 RS; Crews 2-3, 2 RBIs; Kaitlin Hisaw 3-4, RS (L).

NOTEWORTHY: Siera Green tossed a four-hitter, and Keeli Kessinger and Devin Lyon both homered as Latta cruised to the run-rule victory. Kessinger finished 4-for-4 and drove in five runs with a single and her walkoff three-run homer in the bottom of the fifth that ended the game on the run rule. Lyon hit her third homer of the season, a two-run shot, to highlight Latta’s three-run fourth inning. Green and batterymate Cheyenne Crews had two hits apiece, and Kaitlin Hisaw was 3-for-4 for the Lady Panthers, who broke the game open with seven runs in the third inning.

COACHES QUOTE: “We hit the ball real well and played good defense. Our main goal today was to have a solid game, and we did.” — Latta head coach Jim Foster.

Team Records: Latta 7-8

Up Next: Sulphur at Latta today, 6 p.m.

At Holdenville

Tupelo 10, Holdenville 1

TUPELO    000    006    4    —  10  15  0

H’VILLE    000    010    0    —    1    9  0

     Landra Nelson and Sam Stein, Alisha Cosar (5). Taylor Lowe and Katelyn Bower. WP-Nelson (11-5). LP-Lowe. 2B-Grace Leland, Amber Roberson, Tamara Thompson, Kelsey Warner (T), Kendal George (H). HL-Shanna Davidson 2-4, Leland 3-4, 2 RS, RBI; Amber Roberson 2-4, 2 RS, RBI; Kelsey Warner 2-4, 3 RBIs (T).

NOTEWORTHY: Landra Nelson scattered nine hits and Kelsey Warner drove in three runs for Tupelo, which trailed 1-0 before scoring six runs in the sixth inning and four more in the seventh. Warner drove in a run with a fielder’s choice, and Amber Roberson and Grace Leland added RBI singles in the sixth, and Warner’s two-out, two-run double followed a two-run double by Tamara Thompson to account for the Lady Tigers’ runs in the seventh. Leland finished 3-for-4, and Warner, Roberson and Shanna Davidson added two hits apiece to pace Tupelo’s 15-hit attack.

COACHES QUOTE: “It was kind of ugly. We played well defensively, we just didn’t swing it too well until the sixth inning. We put some pressure on them and got some hits when we needed them.” — Tupelo head coach Jason Goostree.

Team Records: Tupelo 11-5

Up next: Moss at Tupelo today, 4 p.m.

At Davis

Sulphur 13, Davis 8

(9 innings)

SULPHUR    210    300    005    —  13  12  2

DAVIS    102    410    000    —    8  14  0

     Destiny Rodgers and Taylor Flowers. Fisher and Birch. WP-Rodgers (1-0). LP-Fisher. HR-Chelsea Reeves 2, Tally Magruder, Sierra McCurry (S). 3B-Tigers (D). 2B-Griffin, Fisher, Murray (D). HL-Magruder 4-4, 4 RS, 3 RBIs; Darsha Reagle 4-5, 3 RS, RBI; Reeves 2-3, 3 RS, 5 RBIs; McCurry 1-3, RS, 3 RBIs (S); Griffin 3-4, 3 RS, RBI; Tigers 2-4, 2 RBIs; Murray 2-4, RBI (D).

NOTEWORTHY: Sulphur tied the game with two runs in the top of the seventh and finally won it with five runs in the ninth on a three-run homer by Tally Magruder and a two-run shot from Sierra McCurry. Chelsea Reeves homered twice and drove in five of Sulphur’s first eight runs, and Magruder and Darsha Reagle had four hits apiece and combined for seven runs scored and four RBIs in the win.

COACHES QUOTE: “This was a pretty well played ball game by both clubs. We just happened to come up with big hits in the ninth inning to win. Tally Magruder’s three run home run in the ninth got us started and fired up, and we ended the inning with Sierra McCurry’s two run homer to win the ball game.” — Sulphur head coach Blake Crawford.

Team Records: Sulphur 9-4

Up Next: Sulphur at Latta today, 6 p.m.

At Butner

Butner 13, Stonewall 12

STONEWALL    430    103    1    —  12  21  7

BUTNER    203    204    2    —  13  25  6

   Amanda Transue and Lyndsey Daffren. Watters and Hannabass. WP-Watters. LP-Transue (9-8). HR-Daffren, Cheyanne Miller (S); Jones, P. Hannabass, Condulle (B). 2B-Miller, Daffren, Transue, Bre. Gipson, Kim Helms (S); Jones 2, Simpson, Whisnant, C. Hannabass (B). 3B-Paige Curtis (S). HL-Miller 3-4, HR, 2 RBIs, 3 RS; Daffren 3-5, HR, 3 RBIs, RS; Brettney Brady 2-4, 3 RS; Kaitlinn Wright 2-4, RS, RBI; Transue 2-4, RS; Helms 2-4, RS, RBI; Savannah Burwell 2-3, RS; Curtis 2-4, RBI (S). Jones 5-5, 2 2B, HR, 3 RS, 2 RBIs; Simpson 3-4, RBI; Condulle 3-3, HR, 3 RBIs; Whisnant 3-4, RS; C. Hannabass 3-4, RS; P. Hannabass 2-4, HR, RBI; Watters 2-4, 2 RBIs.

NOTEWORTHY: In an offensive showcase with both teams combining for 46 hits (21 of them by Stonewall), it took Butner, No. 5 in Class A, scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the game. The Lady Longhorns, ranked No. 13 in Class 2A, had taken a 12-11 lead with a single run in the top of the seventh. The game featured five homers, one each for Lyndsey Daffren and Cheyanne Miller for Stonewal, while Butner hit the other three. In defeat, Miller and Daffren had three hits apiece, while Brettney Brady, Kaitlinn Wright, Amanda Transue, Kim Helms, Savannah Burwell and Paige Curtis all had two hits each for the Lady ‘Horns.

Team records: Stonewall 9-8, Butner 14-3.

Up next: Allen at Stonewall today, 4 p.m.

At Coalgate Festival

Coalgate 8, Atoka 0

ATOKA    000    000    —  0  3  6

COALGATE    400    112    —  8  8  0

     Morgan and Nixon. Tandra Elkins and Haley Williams. WP-Elkins (3-4). LP-Morgan. 2B-Elkins, Miranda Hix (C). HL-Leslie Parker 3-3, RS, RBI; Hix 2-3, RS, RBI; Elkins 1-3, RS, 2 RBIs; Kaci Trentham 1-3, RBI; Jessica Luellen 1-3, RS (C).

NOTEWORTHY: Tandra Elkins pitched a three-hitter and doubled in two runs to lead Coalgate to the run-rule victory. Leslie Parker had three hits and an RBI, and Miranda Hix was 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI for the Lady Wildcats, who were coming off a disappointing two-and-out performance Friday at the Stonewall Tournament.

Coalgate 5, Roff 4

ROFF    200    000    2    —  4  11  2

COALGATE    010    220    x    —  5  12  3

     Tera Otis and Magan Kile. Tandra Elkins and Haley Williams. WP-Elkins (4-4). LP-Otis. 2B-Ashlyn McCullar 2, Jordan Grinstead (R), Kaci Trentham, Elkins (C). HL-McCullar 3-3, RS, RBI; Otis 2-3, Grinstead 1-2, 2 RS; Catie Tolliver 2-4 (R); Jessica Luellen 2-2, Williams 2-3, Jade Ward 2-3, RS, RBI; Leslie Parker 2-3, RS, RBI; Miranda Hix 1-2, 2 RBIs; Elkins 1-3, RS, RBI; Trentham 1-3, RS (C).

NOTEWORTHY: Miranda Hix drove in two runs, and Jade Ward and Leslie Parker had two hits and an RBI apiece as Coalgate upset Class 2A No. 4 Roff. Ashlyn McCullar had three hits, including two doubles, and Tera Otis and Catie Tolliver added two hits apiece for Roff in the loss.

COACHES QUOTE: “That was a big win for us. I had challenged them after we got beat twice in the Stonewall Tournament. I felt like they responded. I was really proud of them. They played really well.” — Coalgate head coach Tara Satterfield.

Team Records: Coalgate 5-9.

Up Next: Coalgate vs. Seminole today, 4:30 p.m., Coalgate vs. Konawa, 6:30 p.m. at Konawa Festival; Roff vs. Davenport today, 4:30 p.m.; vs. Colbert, 7 p.m. at Roff Festival.

BASEBALL

At Sulphur

Tupelo 4, Sulphur 3

TUPELO    004    000    0    —  4  4  1

SULPHUR    100    002    0    —  3  5  0

     Brandon Maggia, Nathan Hogue (7) and Tanner Davis. Kelby Luna, Ty Williams (4) and Dillon Walker. WP-Maggia (2-1). LP-Luna. SV-Hogue. 3B-Williams (S). 2B-Jake Sanders, Maggia (T). HL-Jake Sanders 1-4, 2 RBIs; Maggia 1-3, RBI; Caleb Stallcup 1-3, Trevor Walkup 1-3 (T); Williams 1-3, RBI; Walker 1-3, 2 RBIs (S).

NOTEWORTHY: Brandon Maggia struck out 10 and combined with Nathan Hogue on a five-hitter as Tupelo held off Sulphur. Maggia added an RBI single in a four-run third inning that also featured a two-run single from Jake Sanders. Hogue struck out two of the three batters he faced in the seventh to earn the save, after Sulphur had scored twice in the sixth to make it close.

COACHES QUOTE: “I thought Maggia was probably good for five-plus innings before he got tired in the sixth. Nathan was sharp in the seventh, and defensively we were good again. We hit some balls hard, just right at them.” — Tupelo head coach Clay Weller.

Team Records: Tupelo 11-4

Up Next: Stuart at Tupelo today, 4 p.m.

At Vanoss

Plainview 9, Vanoss 3

PLAINVIEW    010    023    3    —  9  11  1

VANOSS    011    100    0    —  3    5  3

     Blake Smith, Dylan Morales (7) and Blake Campo. Casey Henry, Dillion Childress (7) and Dal Willoughby. WP-Smith. LP-Henry (3-2). HR-Dylan Morales (P). 2B-Wes Davis, Dalton Morales (P), Wesley Frederick (V). HL-Dylan Morales 3-4, RS, 3 RBIs (P); Eric Osborn 2-4, Frederick 2-3 (V).

NOTEWORTHY: Dylan Morales cracked a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning to snap a 3-3 tie and propel Plainview to the victory. Morales finished 3-for-4 to pace an 11-hit Plainview attack, while Eric Osborn and Wesley Frederick had two hits apiece for the host Wolves, who made three costly errors.

COACHES QUOTE: “We did not play well late in the game. We gave them a few walks and made a few errors. We did not play a whole game today. We have got to cut down on the mistakes that we make down the stretch.” — Vanoss head coach John Impson.

Team records: Plainview 10-6, Vanoss 13-5.

Up Next: Tupelo at Vanoss Thursday, 4 p.m.

At Caney

Roff 8, Caney 0

ROFF    201    023    —  8  8  0

CANEY    000    000    —  0  0  1

   Brendan McCurry, Aaron Cornell (4), Dayne Parker (6) and R.T. Stoup, Brendon Barr (5). Skylar Akins, Kevin Henry (5) and Mack Fincher. WP-McCurry (3-0). LP-Akins. HR-McCurry (15), Blake Logan (8) (R). 2B-McCurry, Jesse Cashman (R). HL-McCurry 2-3, 3 RBI, 3 IP 0 H, 6 Ks; Cornell 2 IP, 0 H, 5 Ks; Parker 1 IP, 0 H, 3 Ks; Mark Bryant 2-3 (R).

NOTEWORTHY: The Tigers, the top-ranked team in Class B, got a combined no-hitter from Brendan McCurry, Aaron Cornell and Dayne Parker. The three of them had 14 strikeouts of the 15 outs they recorded against Class B’s sixth-ranked Cougars. McCurry aided his own cause with a 2-for-3 effort which included career home run No. 119 as he continues to raise the bar on his career-record homer mark — and he also had three runs batted in. Mark Bryant was 2-for-3 for Roff.

COACHES QUOTE: “I thought that’s the sharpest those three guys have been all year. They all threw the ball well, and that’s good to see as we get ready to go to the Owasso Tournament. I didn’t think we did that good at the plate, but we were able to score some runs. It was a game where we did what we had to do to win.” — Roff head coach Ead Simon.

Team records: Roff 19-0, Caney 13-6.

Up next: Roff vs. Tulsa Metro Christian Wednesday, 10 a.m., at Owasso Tournament.

At Stonewall

Stonewall 11, Stuart 5

STUART    000    410    0    —  5    9  0

STONEWALL    023    501    x    —  11  14  1

   Bo Mabray and Zach Mabray. Zeke Munday, Josh Scribner (6) and Jordan Curtis. WP-Munday (1-1). LP-B. Mabray. HR-Scribner 2 (11) (Sto). 2B-Jimmy Roberts (Stu); Dakota McCollum 2, Munday (Sto). HL-Chapman 2-2; Z. Mabray 2-4, 2 RS (Stu). Scribner 3-4, 2 HR, 6 RBIs; McCollum 2-4, 2 2B, RS; Munday 3-4; Dylan Monday 2-3, RS; Jordan Curtis 1-3, 2 RBIs (Sto).

NOTEWORTHY: Josh Scribner hit two three-run home runs and had six runs batted in as the Longhorns, ranked 16th in Class A, got the victory over Class A’s 20th-ranked Hornets. Scribner’s 10th homer of the season gave Stonewall a 5-0 lead after three innings, while his 11th round-tripper highlighted a five-run fourth inning to combat Stuart’s four-run fourth which saw the Hornets cut the deficit to 5-4. Scribner and Zeke Munday (who got the win) had three hits, while Dakota McCollum and Dylan Monday each had two hits apiece.

COACHES QUOTE: "They (the Hornets) strung some hits together there (in the fourth inning), but we came back and hit the ball well (in the fourth inning) and opened the game up a bit.” — Stonewall head coach Chuck Barton.

Team records: Stuart 8-6, Stonewall 5-7.

Up next: Stuart at Tupelo today, 4 p.m.; Stonewall vs. Coleman Thursday, 5 p.m., at Coleman Tournament.

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