Calera 4, Stonewall 3
CALERA 000 102 1 — 4 7 0
STONEWALL 020 010 0 — 3 8 1
Corbin, Collett (7) and Phillips. Marcus Sandy, Dakota McCollum (7) and Jordan Curtis. WP-Corbin. LP-McCollum (4-2). HR-Phillips (C). 2B-Towne (C), Trent Lackey (S). HL-Towne 2-2, RS, RBI (C); Curtis 2-3, RS; Sandy 2-3, RBI; Lackey 1-2, Dillon Munday 1-4, RBI (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Calera wiped out a 3-1 Stonewall lead with two runs in the top of the sixth and the game winner in the seventh. Jordan Curtis and starting pitcher Marcus Sandy had two hits apiece for Stonewall. Sandy had an RBI single in the Longhorns’ two-run second inning, and Dillon Munday’s RBI single in the fifth made it 3-1.
COACHES QUOTE: “Marcus Sandy threw the ball well and wel played well. We just didn’t finish the ball game.” — Stonewall coach Chuck Barton.
Team Records: Stonewall 11-10
Up Next: Rock Creek at Stonewall Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
At Lone Grove
Latta 6, Lone Grove 5
LATTA 200 110 2 — 6 7 3
LONE GROVE 001 300 1 — 5 5 5
Reed Johnson, Dylan Tinkler (5) and Bryce Harris. Ward, McClenahan (5) and McNeil. WP-Tinkler (3-1). LP-McClenahan. 2B-Tinkler 2 (L), Jimenez (LG). HL-Tinkler 2-4, RS, 2 RBIs; Deryk Ronk 2-4, 2 RS (L); Jimenez 1-3, 2 RBIs (LG).
NOTEWORTHY: Latta broke a 4-4 tie with two runs in the top of the seventh, and Dylan Tinkler pitched out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning to preserve the victory. Deryk Ronk and Bryce Harris singled leading off the seventh, then Reed Johnson reached on an error to load the bases. Colton Engle plated the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly, and Ronk scored what proved to be the winning run on the fifth Lone Grove error of the game. Tinkler, who relieved Johnson to start the fifth inning, issued a leadoff walk in the bottom of the seventh and plated a run with a wild pitch before striking out the final two batters of the game with the bases loaded. Johnson and Tinkler combined for 13 strikeouts.
COACHES QUOTE: “We pitched it pretty good. We just had a couple of baserunning lapses and two defensive lapses. It could have easily been a 9-3 game.” — Latta head coach Eddie Collins.
Team Records: Latta 14-8
Up Next: Latta at Silo Thursday, 4:30 p.m.
Asher 7, Stratford 6
STRATFORD 130 200 0 — 6 9 6
ASHER 300 030 1 — 7 4 2
Alix Vanlandingham, Randy Brown (6) and Nick Cosby. Damian Doshier, Zac Fowler (6) and Trent Boles. WP-Fowler. LP-Brown (2-1). 2B-Vanlandingham, Reese Reynolds (S). HL-Vanlandingham 2-4, 2 RS; Dalen Qualls 2-3, RBI; Cosby 2-3, Chase Bradstreet 2-4, 2 RBIs (S); Boles 2-4, RBI; Landrum 2-4, 2 RBIs (A).
NOTEWORTHY: Six Stratford errors led to three unearned runs in the first inning and the game winner in the bottom of the seventh as Asher won at home despite being outhit, 9-4. Chase Bradstreet had two hits, including a two-run single in the fourth that gave the Bulldogs a 6-3 lead, but Asher tied it in the bottom of the fifth. Dalen Qualls, Alix Vanlandingham and Nick Cosby joined Bradstreet with two hits apiece in the loss.
Stratford 3, Asher 0
STRATFORD 100 02 — 3 5 0
ASHER 000 00 — 0 1 2
Dalen Qualls and Nick Cosby. Flanigan and Boles. WP-Qualls (4-0). LP-Flanigan. 2B-Qualls 2 (S). HL-Qualls 2-2, RS, 2 RBIs; Cosby 1-2, RBI (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Dalen Qualls tossed a one-hitter and had a hand in all three Stratford runs to lead the Bulldogs to the split. Qualls, who struck out nine in five innings, walked and scored the game’s first run on batterymate Nick Cosby’s single in the first, and he drove in his team’s final two runs with his second double of the game in the fifth.
COACHES QUOTE: “We pitched pretty good, but you have to play defense. You can’t win making six errors.” — Stratford coach Mark Qualls.
Team Records: Stratford 12-2
Up Next: Konawa at Stratford, 4 p.m. Thursday.
Tupelo 12, Vanoss 0
VANOSS 000 — 0 1 3
TUPELO 0(10)2 — 12 13 1
Bolin and Lavielle. Landra Nelson and Chesna Henry. WP-Nelson (19-7). LP-Bolin. 2B-Kaylie Sanders, Henry, Tamara Thompson (T). HL-Shanna Davidson 2-3, 2 RS, 3 RBIs; Henry 2-2, 2 RS, RBI; Thompson 2-2, RS, RBI; Samantha Stein 2-2, RS, 3 RBIs (T).
NOTEWORTHY: Tupelo (No. 6 in Class 2A) blew the game open with a 10-run second inning and cruised to the run-rule victory. Shanna Davidson and Samantha Stein had two hits and three RBIs apiece, and Chesna Henry had two hits and an RBI apiece for the Lady Tigers, who outhit Vanoss, 12-1. Landra Nelson earned her 19th win in 26 decisions.
Team Records: Asher at Tupelo Thursday, 5:30 p.m.
Latta 6, Davis 3
DAVIS 120 001 0 — 3 9 3
LATTA 302 001 x — 6 8 2
Dulaney and Bumgarner. Siera Green and Cheyenne Crews. W-Green (15-6). L-Dulaney. HR-Green (L). 3B-Williams (D). 2B-Carlee Henderson (L), Burch, Bumgarner, Dulaney (D). HL-Williams 3-3, RS (D); Henderson 2-3, 2 RS, RBI; Green 1-3, 2 RS, 2 RBIs (L).
NOTEWORTHY: Siera Green scattered nine hits and hit a two-run homer in the first inning to lead Latta (No. 5 in Class 2A) to the home win. Green's two-run shot highlighted a three-run first-inning rally, and after Davis had tied the score with two runs in the second, the Lady Panthers took the lead for good with a two-run third-inning outburst that featured Carlee Henderson's RBI single. Henderson also doubled and scored in the first on Makenzi Lamb's single.
Team Records: Latta 15-6
Up Next: Latta vs. Wright City Friday, 4:15 p.m. at Hall of Fame Classic in Oklahoma City.
Stonewall 6, Maud 0
MAUD 000 000 0 — 0 4 3
STONEWALL 013 200 0 — 6 8 1
Ashley Owens and Callie Sullins. Amanda Transue and Lyndsay Daffern. WP-Transue (22-7). LP-Owens. 3B-Brettney Brady (S). 2B-Cheyanne Miller, Breann Gipson, Daffern (S). HL-Brady 2-3, RS, 2 RBIs; Miller 2-3, RS, RBI; Gipson 2-3, RBI (S).
NOTEWORTHY: Brettney Brady drove in two runs and had two of Stonewall’s eight hits as the Lady Longhorns blanked Maud (No. 5 in Class A) at home. Brady tripled home the first run in a three-run third-inning outburst and scored on a double by Cheyanne Miller. Breann Gipson plated Miller with a single to put Stonewall up 4-0. Brady added an RBI single to highlight a two-run fourth-inning rally. Miller and Gipson also had two hits apiece in the win, and Amanda Transue scattered four hits for her 22nd victory of the season.
Team Records: Stonewall 23-7
Up Next: Stonewall vs. Varnum today, 2 p.m. at Moss Tournament.