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Back in action today Tupelo’s Landra Nelson slides into second base while Stonewall’s Bradianne Daniel awaits the throw during action at last week’s Lady Longhorn Invitational. Stonewall won at Coalgate Thursday and will travel to Roff today, while Tupelo split two games at the Wanette Festival Thursday and will host Sulphur this afternoon.

Poto by Richard R. Barron
Ada Evening News

Thursday’s Games


At Coalgate

Stonewall 5, Coalgate 2

STONEWALL    021    200    0    —  5  10  5

COALGATE    020    000    0    —  2    3  3

     Amanda Transue and Lyndsay Daffern. Jacobs and Williams. WP-Transue (21-6). LP-Jacobs. HL-Brittany Gipson 2-3, RS; Paige Curtis 2-2, RS; Bradianne Daniel 1-4, RS, 2 RBIs (S).

NOTEWORTHY: Amanda Transue pitched a three-hitter, and Stonewall (No. 3 in Class 2A) scored the go-ahead run in the third en route to the road victory. Brittany Gipson and Paige Curtis had two hits apiece to pace Stonewall’s 10-hit attack, and Bradianne Daniel gave the Lady Longhorns two insurance runs with a single in the top of the fourth.

Team Records: Stonewall 22-6

Up Next: Stonewall at Roff today, 5 p.m.; Coalgate at Tushka Festival, TBA.

At Wanette Festival

Tupelo 15, Wanette 2

TUPELO    (11)22    —  15  12  0

WANETTE    020    —    2    3  0

     Landra Nelson and Chesna Henry. Horner and Johnson. WP-Nelson (17-6). LP-Horner. 2B-Middleton (W). HL-Kaylie Sanders 2-2, RS, RBI; Aspen Collins 2-3, 2 RS, RBI; Kate McCoy 2-2, 2 RBIs; Kelsey Warner 2-3, RS, 2 RBIs (T).

NOTEWORTHY: Tupelo (No. 5 in 2A), scored 11 first-inning runs and cruised to the run-rule victory. Kelsey Warner and Kate McCoy had two hits and two RBIs apiece, and Kaylie Sanders and Aspen Collins each had two hits and drove in a run for Tupelo.

Purcell 11, Tupelo 3

TUPELO    210    00    —    3    8  4

PURCELL    404    03    —  11  12  3

     Landra Nelson and Chesna Henry. Carly Chambers and Mary Pollok. WP-Chambers. LP-Nelson (17-7). HR-Hazlett (P). 3B-Hamman (P), Samantha Stein (T). Huey, Hamman (P). HL-Kaylie Sanders 2-3, RS, RBI (T); Goldsby 2-3, 2 RS; A. Pollok 2-2, 2 RS, 2 RBIs (P).

NOTEWORTHY: Purcell (No. 1 in Class 5A) took advantage of four Tupelo errors to score 10 unearned runs en route to the run-rule victory. Kaylie Sanders wrapped up a big day at the plate with two of the Lady Tigers’ eight hits, while Anna Pollok had two hits and drove in two runs for the Lady Dragons.

COACHES QUOTE: “It was by far the worst game we’ve played all year. I’m pretty disappointed all the way around.” — Tupelo coach Jason Goostree.

Team Records: Tupelo 17-7

Up Next: Sulphur at Tupelo today, 3:30 p.m.

At Konawa

Roff 13, Konawa 0

ROFF    014    8    —  13  11  0

KONAWA    000    0    —    0    3  4

     Tori Brown and Magan Kile. Chelsey Patterson and Marci Robertson. WP-Brown (10-9). LP-Patterson. 2B-Lauren Trimmer (R). HL-Jordan Grinstead 3-3, 2 Rs, 2 RBIs; Kelsey Anderson 2-2, 2 RS, RBI; Trimmer 1-2, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Casey Kelley 1-3, RS, 3 RBIs (R).

NOTEWORTHY: Jordan Grinstead had three hits and two RBIs, and Casey Kelley drove in three runs to lead Roff (No. 7 in Class 2A) to the surprising run-rule victory over 4A No. 2 Konawa. Kelsey Anderson added two hits and Lauren Trimmer was 1-for-2 with two runs and two RBIs for Roff, which outhit Konawa, 11-3.

COACHES QUOTE: “It was nice — we needed that. To beat a team like Konawa does a lot for your confidence, and it came at the right time for us.” — Roff coach Kathy Gregson.

Team Records: Roff 10-9, Konawa 13-9

Up Next: Stonewall at Roff today, 5 p.m.


At Wynnewood

Stratford 6, Wynnewood 4

STRATFORD    102    001    2    —  6  8  2

WYNNEWOOD    022    000    0    —  4  9  2

     Alix Vanlandingham, Randy Brown (4) and Nick Cosby. Morris and Campbell. WP-Brown (2-0). LP-Morris. HR-Dalen Qualls (S). 3B-Cosby (S). 2B-Qualls, Cosby (S), Wilcox (W). HL-Qualls 2-3, 3 RS, 3 RBIs; Cosby 2-3, 2 RBIs; Tyler Gaines 2-4 (S); Wilcox 2-4 (W).

NOTEWORTHY: Dalen Qualls doubled home winning pitcher Randy Brown with two outs in the top of the seventh and scored on a triple by Nick Cosby as Stratford rallied to beat Wynnewood. Qualls also hit a two-run inside-the-park home run in the third to give the Bulldogs a 3-2 lead before Wynnewood rallied for two runs in the bottom of the inning to take its final lead of the game. Stratford then tied it in the top of the sixth. Qualls was 2-for-3 with three RBIs, and Cosby and Tyler Gaines added two hits apiece for the Bulldogs, who were outhit by the Savages, 9-8.

COACHES QUOTE: “It was a good win. We didn’t get a lot of hits, but we got timely hits.” — Stratford coach Mark Qualls.

Team Records: Stratford 11-1.

Up Next: Stratford at Asher Monday, 4 p.m.

At Vanoss

Tupelo 17, Vanoss 1

TUPELO    364    4    —  17  16  1

VANOSS    001    0    —    1    5  9

     Trey Roberson and Tanner Davis. Lance Mulliniks, Wesley Frederick and Jesse Mowdy. WP-Roberson (5-2). LP-Mulliniks. 2B-Jake Sanders, Brandon Maggia, Davis, Brandon Chamberlain, H. D. Bullard (T), Cosby (V). HL-Sanders 4-4, 4 RS, RBI; Maggia 3-4, 4 RS, 4 RBIs; Chamberlain 2-4, 3 RBIs; Davis 2-2, 2 RBIs; Bullard 2-3, 2 RS (T); Mowdy 2-2 (V).

NOTEWORTHY: Tupelo (No. 2 in Class B) banged out 16 hits in four at-bats and cruised to the run-rule victory over host Vanoss (No. 18 in 2A). Trey Roberson allowed five hits to earn his fifth win of the season, and Jake Sanders had four hits and scored four runs for the Tigers. Brandon Maggia had three hits, including a double, and scored four times while driving in four runs; Brandon Chamberlain had two hits, including a double, and three RBIs; and Tanner Davis and H. D. Bullard added two hits apiece for Tupelo, which won for the 15th time in 17 games.

Team Records: Tupelo 18-5

Up Next: Rock Creek at Tupelo today, 3:30 p.m.

At Owasso Tournament

Silo 13, Roff 5

SILO    231    331    —  13  13  1

ROFF    311    000    —    5    7  2

     Taylor Roy and Mason Dye. Jordan Scott, Cody Peak (5) and Brendon Barr. WP-Roy. LP-Scott (4-3). HR-B. W. Savage, Shawn Hendricks, Dylan Bolin (S). 2B-Barr, Tim Wallen (R), Roy 2, Kyle Tafe (S). HL-Barr 3-3, RS, RBI; Wallen 1-2, 2 RS (R); Tafe 3-4, RS; Roy 2-4, 2 RS, RBI (S).

NOTEWORTHY: Silo (No. 1 in Class 2A) scored in every inning and went on to run-rule Class A No. 2 Roff. Brendon Barr had three hits, including a double, and an RBI for the Tigers, who led 3-2 after one inning but didn’t score in their last three at-bats. B. W. Savage and Shawn Hendricks both homered to key a 13-hit Silo attack.

COACHES QUOTE: “It was pretty sloppy.” — Roff coach Ead Simon.

Team Records: Roff 14-5; Silo 19-2.

Up Next: Roff vs. Owasso today,  5:30 p.m. at Nike/Pro Nine Classic in Owasso.