- Ada, Oklahoma

May 13, 2013

Trojans trudge past Latta in 2A

Carla Harris, special correspondent
The Ada News

Oklahoma City —      The second-ranked Latta Panthers saw their season come to an abrupt end on Thursday, dropping a 4-2 decision to No. 11 Caney Valley during the Class 2A State Tournament held at Dolese Park in Oklahoma City.

     Three Latta pitchers surrendered just five hits in the first-round contest, but the Panther offense managed just three hits against Caney Valley ace Kyle Knight.

     “We didn’t do enough to win. We got out of character and expanded the zone. We just didn’t do what we needed to do to win,” said a frustrated Latta head coach Eddie Collins after the game. “Their pitcher was a good one.”

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