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August 20, 2013

Weekend Softball & Baseball Capsules

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SOFTBALL

Saturday’s Games

At Moss Tournament

Tupelo 2, New Lima 0

NEW LIMA 000 —  0  2  2

TUPELO 011 —  2  4  1

    Bryan and Tiger; Phylisha Chamberlain and Keara Bourland. WP – Chamberlain (3-1). LP – Bryan. 2B – Courtney Hickman (T). HL – Herrod 1-2; Harjo 1-2 (NL). Hickman 1-1, 1 RS; Kristyn Parker 1-1; Brittany Sanders 1-2, 1 RBI; Chamberlain 1-2 (T).

NOTEWORTHY: Phylisha Chamberlain (3-1) pitched a three-inning, two-hit shutout as the Lady Tigers blanked New Lima. Chamberlain struck out one and walked only two and went 1-for-2 from the plate. Courtney Hickman and Kristyn Parker were each 1-for-1 as Hickman doubled and scored a run. Brittany Sanders went 1-for-2 with one RBI.

 

Winner's Bracket

Okemah 6, Tupelo 5

TUPELO 320 000 0 —  5  6  4

OKEMAH 000 411 x —  6  3  1

  Phylisha Chamberlain and Keara Bourland; Haberman, Lee (3) and Daggs. WP – Lee. LP – Chamberlain (3-2). 3B – Harjo (O). 2B – Brittany Sanders 2 (T). HL – Sanders 2-3, 4 RBIs; Bourland 1-3, 1 RBI; Hickman 1-3, 2 RS; Kristyn Parker 1-3 (T). Daggs 1-2, 1 RBI; Harjo 1-4, 2 RS (O).

NOTEWORTHY: Plagued by four errors, Tupelo dropped a tough 6-5 decision to Class 3A Okemah. Phylisha Chamberlain (3-2) was the hard-luck losing pitcher as she allowed just three hits and struck out one. But nearly all of the Okemah runs were unearned. Brittany Sanders went 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and four runs batted in for the Lady Tigers. Teammate Keara Bourland also knocked in a run and was 1-for-3 from the plate. Courtney Hickman also went 1-for-3 and scored twice and Kristyn Parker and Paige Vick were each 1-for-3 as well.

 

Championship

Okemah 3, Tupelo 2

(8 innings)

OKEMAH 000 200 01 —  3  6  3

TUPELO 000 001 10 —  2  6  1

   Lee and Daggs; Phylisha Chamberlain and Keara Bourland. WP – Lee. LP – Chamberlain (3-3). HL – Word 3-4; Fixico 1-3, 1 RBI (O). Brittany Sanders 3-4; Hickman 2-4; Chamberlain 1-4, 1 RBI; Paige Vick 1-4, 1 RS (T).

NOTEWORTHY: Okemah claimed the tournament title by scoring a run in the top of the eighth, utilizing the international tiebreaker rule. Brittany Sanders went 3-for-4 from the plate for the Lady Tigers, and teammate Courtney Hickman was 2-for-4. Phylisha Chamberlain (3-3) took another hard-luck loss, despite surrendering only six hits. She also drove in a run while going 1-for-4 from the plate. Tupelo trailed 2-0 before scoring a single run each in the sixth and seventh innings to force extra play.

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