The Ada News
Roff 3, Latta 1
LATTA 000 000 1 — 1 3 1
ROFF 200 100 x — 3 7 0
Savanna Humphrey and Cheyenne Crews. Taylor Canida and Casey Kelley. WP-Canida (6-0). LP-Humphrey (1-3). HR-Lauren Trimmer (R). 2B-Kelley (R). HL-Trimmer 1-1, 2 RS, 2 RBIs; Canida 2-3; Kelley 1-3, RBI (R).
NOTEWORTHY: Taylor Canida finally gave up first run of the season in the seventh inning, but Roff remained unbeaten with the home victory. Lauren Trimmer cracked a two-run homer in the first inning, and walked and scored on a double by Canida's batterymate, Casey Kelley, in the fourth. Canida, who had two of Roff's seven hits, walked Carlee Henderson leading off the seventh, and Henderson scored on a one-out fielder's choice.
COACHES QUOTE: "We played a little tight and little nervous but we came through with a win." — Roff coach Kathy Gregson.
Team Records: Roff 6-0, Latta 1-6
Up Next: Roff vs. Kiowa or Coleman Thursday, 6 p.m. at Tupelo Tournament; Latta at Konawa Monday, 4 p.m.
Coleman 4, Stonewall 3
STONEWALL 002 001 0 — 3 6 5
COLEMAN 211 000 x — 4 5 4
Tana Davis and Breann Gipson. Caitlyn Williams and Summer Box. WP-Williams. LP-Davis (1-1). 2B-Gipson 2 (S). HL-Gipson 3-3, RS; Lyndsay Daffern 1-2, Kim Helms 1-3, RS, RBI; Allie Denson 1-3, RBI (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Coleman built an early 3-0 lead and held on to beat visiting Stonewall. Kim Hems had an RBI single to highlight a two-run Stonewall rally in the third, and Allie Denson singled home the game's final run in the sixth for the Lady Longhorns, who committed five errors.
COACHES QUOTE: "We've got to get a lot better at a lot of things." — Stonewall coach Brian Davis.
Team Records: Stonewall 1-1
Up Next: Stonewall vs. Moss Thursday, 1:30 p.m. at Tupelo Tournament.
Asher 12, VAnoss 5
ASHER 400 63 — 12 6 2
VANOSS 100 04 — 5 8 6
Kasadi Reimers and Alisha Huggins. Taylor Smith and Brittany Blankenship. WP-Reimers. LP-Smith (0-3). 3B-Georgie McCurdey (V). 2B-Andrews (A). HL-McCurdey 3-3, 2 RBIs (V).
NOTEWORTHY: Kasadi Reimers scattered eight hits, and Asher built a 12-1 lead en route to the road win. Georgie McCurdey had three hits, including a triple, and drove in two runs for the Lady Wolves in the loss.
Team Records: Vanoss 1-1
COACHES QUOTE: "If we cut down on our walks and make a few less errors it may have been a different ball game. But I am proud of the girls. We are getting better every day." — Vanoss coach John Impson.
Team Records: Vanoss 0-3
Up Next: New Lima at Asher today, 4:30 p.m.; Vanoss at Mill Creek Festival Friday, TBA.
Allen 5, Tupelo 3
ALLEN 040 100 0 — 5 3 1
TUPELO 200 010 0 — 3 3 2
Sandra Homhar and Erin Warren. Phylisha Chamberlain, Traci Watson (4) and Kesie Warner. WP-Homhar. LP-Chamberlain (0-2). 2B-Brittany Sanders (T). HL-Sanders 1-2, RBI (T); Warren 1-3 (A).
NOTEWORTHY: Tupelo and Allen each had three hits, but the visiting Lady Mustangs pushed across four runs in the second and held on for the win.
Team Records: Tupelo 0-5
Up Next: Tupelo vs. Victory Life, 4:30 p.m. at Tupelo Tournament.
Ada 10, Atoka 0
ATOKA 000 0 — 0 1 1
ADA 413 2 — 10 5 0
Jessica Miller and Jade Nowlin. Leah Huling and Kendra Johnson. WP-Huling (5-3). LP-Miller (0-4). 2B-Brittney Lee (Ada). HL-Lee 2-2, 3 RS, 2 RBIs; Huling 1-1, RBI; Elizabeth Redman 1-2, RBI; Natalie Buck 1-1 (Ada).
Byng 6, Latta 4
BYNG 002 021 1 — 6 10 3
LATTA 000 210 1 — 4 5 3
McKara Shaw and Breecia Crawford. Savanna Humphrey and Cheyenne Crews. WP-Shaw (5-1). LP-Humphrey (1-2). HL-Kierstan Prater 2-4, 2 RS; Layna Abbott 2-4, RS (B); Makenzi Lamb 2-4, RS (L).
NOTEWORTHY: Byng took the lead with two runs on just one hit in the top of the fifth and held on for the rivalry road win. Kierstan Prater had two hits, including a single in the fifth, and scored twice, and Layna Abbott also had two hits in the win. Makenzi Lamb was 2-for-4 for the Lady Panthers.
COACHES QUOTE: "We're getting better every time we go out. We're just trying to find some offense right now." — Latta coach Jim Foster.
Team Records: Latta 1-5, Byng 5-1
Tupelo 5, Varnum 4
VARNUM 100 021 0 — 4 9 2
TUPELO 100 310 x — 5 7 1
Sims, Miller (5) and Wind. Caleb Watson, H. D. Bullard (6) and Corby Ake. WP-Watson (1-0). LP-Sims. 2B-Miller (V); Corey McColum, Bullard (T). HL-McCollum 2-3, 2 RBIs; Caleb Stallcup 2-2, 2 RBIs (T).
NOTEWORTHY: Freshman Caleb Watson earned his first career victory, and sophomore Corey McCollum drove in two runs with a double and a single for Tupelo. Caleb Stallcup's two-out, two-run single in the fourth highlighted a three-run rally for the Tigers.
COACHES QUOTE: "We we fortunate to win. We just went through the motions today." — Tupelo coach Clay Weller.
Team Records: Tupelo 2-1
Up Next: Tupelo vs. Moss Thursday, 4 p.m. at Tupelo Fall Baseball Tournament.
Stonewall 7, Calera 1
CALERA 000 001 0 — 1 2 3
STONEWALL 022 012 x — 7 7 0
Hamilton and Barton. Marcus Sandy and Zeke Brannon. WP-Sandy (1-1). L-Hamilton. 2B-Sandy, Trent Lackey (S). HL-Hodge 1-2, RBI (C); Sandy 1-3, RS; Lackey 2-4, 4 RBIs; Gage Burns 2-4 (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Stonewall ace Marcus Sandy tossed a two-hitter, and Trent Lackey drove in four runs to lead the Longhorns to the home win. Sandy struck out 10, while Lackey stroked a two-run double the sixth for the game's final runs.
COACHES QUOTE: "It was an all-around good game for us. Marcus threw the ball really well, and our offense seems to be coming around." — Stonewall coach Chuck Barton.
Team Records: Stonewall 2-3
Up Next: Stonewall vs. Asher Thursday, 11 a.m. at Byng Fall Tournament.
Coalgate at Ada, 4 p.m.
New Lima at Asher, 4:30 p.m.
Konawa at Byng, 5 p.m.
Stratford vs. Wanette, noon; Stonewall vs. Moss, 1:30 p.m.; Tupelo vs. Victory Life, 4:30 p.m.; Roff vs. Kiowa-Coleman winner, 6 p.m. at Tupelo Tournament
Friday, Aug. 17
Ada at Tishomingo Tournament, TBA
Byng at Bethel, 5 p.m.
Valliant at Coalgate, 4 p.m.
Konawa vs. Dale, 4:30 p.m., vs. Seminole, 6:30 p.m. at Konawa Festival
Vanoss at Mill Creek Festival
Thursday, Aug. 16
Asher vs. Stonewall, 11 a.m.; Roff vs. New Lima, 1:30 p.m.; Byng vs. Ft. Towson, 4 p.m.; Wright City vs. Ripley, 6:30 p.m. at 2012 Byng Fall Tournament.
Vanoss vs. Tushka, noon; Moss vs. Tupelo, 4:30 p.m. at 2012 Tupelo Fall Tournament.
Monday, Aug. 20
Tupelo at Latta, 4 p.m.
Soper at Byng, 4:30 p.m.
Stonewall at Stuart, 4:30 p.m.
Vanoss at Silo, 4 p.m.