At Vanoss Tournament
Stratford 19, Wewoka 2
STRATFORD (10)13 5 — 19 11 1
WEWOKA 020 0 — 2 2 3
Derrick Barrett, Garan Qualls (4) and Chase Devereaux. Henson, McCrary (4) and Kern. WP-Barrett (1-0). LP-Henson. HR-Barrett (S). 2B-R. B. Lasater, Spencer Wootten 2, Justin Clark (S). HL-Qualls 2-4, 3 RS, 4 RBIs; Wootten 2-4; Barrett 2-4, RS, 4 RBIs.
NOTEWORTHY: Derrick Barrett tossed a two-hitter, and Garan Qualls had a pair of two-run singles in a 10-run first inning as Stratford romped to the run-rule victory. Stratford had 11 hits — including two each from Barrett, Qualls and Spencer Wootten — and was helped by 12 walks.
COACHES QUOTE: “We hit decent, but they definitely helped us. When you get that many walks, it definitely increases your chances of scoring.” — Stratford coach Mark Qualls.
Team Record: Stratford 6-1.
Up Next: Stratford vs. Wanette-Asher Monday, 4 p.m. at Asher.
At Turner Tournament
Tupelo 16, Marietta 3
TUPELO (10)15 0 — 16 14 1
MARIETTA 003 0 — 3 3 4
Randy McCurry and Cameron Mann. Sowell and Jacobs. WP-McCurry (4-0). LP-Sowell. 2B-Mann (T). HL-William Boaz, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Casey McCollum 2-3, 2 RS, RBI; Mann 2-3, 2 RS, 3 RBIs; Chad Woods 2-2, 3 RS; Jared Griffin 2-3, RBI.
NOTEWORTHY: Randy McCurry tossed a three-hitter for his fourth straight win, and Tupelo — No. 2 in Class B — rode a 10-run first inning to a run-rule victory that lifted the Tigers into Saturday afternoon’s tournament championship against Silo. Cameron Mann’s two-run double and Jeremy Stein’s RBI single highlighted Tupelo’s big first inning, and five different Tigers had at least two hits in the win.
COACHES QUOTE: “I felt like we came out and swung the bats good in the first inning then went into sleep mode, but that’s going to happen with a big lead. Randy got a little bit wild in the third, but he had good stuff and threw the ball well.” — Tupelo coach Clay Weller.
Records: Tupelo 10-1
Up Next: Tupelo at Colbert, Monday, 4:15 p.m.
At Rattan Tournament
Wanette-Asher 5, Coalgate 4
W-ASHER 020 101 1 — 5 11 3
COALGATE 120 000 1 — 4 5 0
Jerry Richards, Allan Lamb (6) and Lamb, Jacob Cole (6). Thomas Madden and A. J. Acker. WP-Richards (2-1). LP-Madden. HR-Richards (W), Acker (C). 2B-Cole, Tyler McDonald, Jake Hensley (W). HL-Aaron Suchy 2-4, RS; Lamb 2-3, Richards 1-3, RS, RBI; McDonald 2-3, RBI; John Lowrey 1-3, RBI, Hensley 1-3, RBI (W); Dakota Hedgecock 2-3, RBI; Acker 1-4, RS, 2 RBIs (C).
NOTEWORTHY: Wanette-Asher banged out 11 hits and handed ninth-ranked (Class 2A) Coalgate its first loss. W-A scored what proved to be the winning run in the top of the seventh on a single by Aaron Suchy and a double by Jacob Cole, and Coalgate came back with a run in the bottom of the seventh on A. J. Acker’s sacrifice fly. Aaron Guinn grounded out to third base with the potential tying run at first base to end the game.
COACHES QUOTE: “We had our opportunities, we just didn’t score when we got kids in scoring position,” — Coalgate head coach Phil Wilkinson.
Wanette-Asher 13, Haworth 5
W-ASHER 022 351 — 13 12 2
HAWORTH 004 010 — 5 5 4
Jacob Cole, Justin Fink (3) and Allan Lamb. Saxon, White (4), Dodge (5) and Tanner. WP-Fink (1-0). LP-Saxon. 3B-Lamb (W). 2B-Cole 2, Aaron Suchy (W). HL-Jake Hensley 3-4, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Cole 3-5, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Lamb 1-4, 3 RBIs; Aaron Suchy 2-4, RBI.
NOTEWORTHY: Jacob Coke and Jake Hensley had three hits, two runs and two RBIs apiece, and Allan Lamp drove in three runs as Wanette-Asher remained unbeaten in Pool A of the pool play tournament.
COACHES QUOTE: “That first game was huge for us. That was probably our first big test. We’re getting to play some quality teams down here, and we’re excited about that.” — Wanette-Asher coach David Rolette.
Records: Wanette-Asher 10-2.
Gore 7, Coalgate 3
COALGATE 111 000 0 — 3 4 3
GORE 030 310 x — 7 7 3
Mitchell Loudermilk, Greg Collins (4) and A.J. Acker. Laudel, Andrews (4) and Carmichael. WP-Andrews. LP-Loudermilk (3-1). HR-Thomas Madden, A.J. Acker (C). HL-Madden 2-4, Dakota Spears 1-3 (C).
NOTEWORTHY: Coalgate got solo home runs from Thomas Madden (to lead off the game) and A.J. Acker (in the top of the third) but managed just two other hits.
COACHES QUOTE: “We hadn’t played in a week and it’s still early. Some of our younger kids are getting some good expierience,” — Coalgate head coach Phil Wilkinson.
Team Record: Coalgate 5-2.
Up Next: Latta at Coalgate Monday, 4:30 p.m.
Roff 10, Henryetta 0
HENRYETTA 000 0 — 0 2 1
ROFF 530 2 — 10 13 1
Beaver and Brison. C. J. Stewart and Atlee Kile. WP-Stewart (4-0). LP-Beaver. HR-Carter Browning (R). 2B-Logan Lomas, Jo Jo Scott, Browning (R). HL-Browning 3-3, 3 RS, 2 RBIs; Scott 2-3, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Stewart 2-3 (R).
NOTEWORTHY: Carter Browning homered leading off the fourth to cap a huge day, and Logan Lomas and Jo Jo Scott followed with back-to-back doubles to end the game on the run rule, and C. J. Stewart had two hits and struck out nine in four innings of work for his fourth win of the the year as Roff began a 2-0 day in Pool D of the pool play event.
Roff 8, Valliant 2
ROFF 022 103 0 — 8 13 0
VALLIANT 100 100 0 — 2 5 0
Atlee Kile and Colton Lancaster. Smith and Martin. WP-Kile (2-1). LP-Smith. HR-C. J. Stewart, Jo Jo Scott (R). 3B-Glenn Cornell (R). 2B-Dearth Parker, Logan Lomas, Kile (R). HL-Jason Trimmer 3-4, RS; Carter Browning 2-4, RS; Scott 2-4, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Cornell 2-3, 2 RS.
NOTEWORTHY: C. J. Stewart and Jo Jo Scott both homered in the third inning, and Roff rode a 13-hit attack and the five-hit pitching of Atlee Kile to the victory to stay alive in the winner’s bracket. The Tigers scored two in a first inning that featured and RBI single by Jo Jo Scott and an RBI double by Logan Lomas, and Carter Browning capped a big day with two hits. Jason Trimmer was also 3-for-4 in the win.
COACHES QUOTE: “C. J. threw the ball really well in the first game. He looks like he’s getting in sync on the hill. In the second game, we starting hitting the ball real well. We hit some balls in the gaps and hit a couple out. Jo Jo and Carter both had a big day.” — Roff coach Ead Simon.
Records: Roff 9-3.