Stillwater News Press

August 19, 2013

ONLINE ONLY: Morrison edges Agra; Brunt pitches second straight shutout for Ripley

By Andrew Glover
Stillwater NewsPress

AGRA, Okla. —

The Morrison Lady Wildcats only scored two runs but that was all they needed to defeat the Agra Lady Bear Cats 2-1 Monday.

“It was a pitchers duel all the way through,” Morrison coach Tim Hatter said. “(Agra’s Amber Austin) was solid. We were able to get to her the second time through the lineup. It was good to come out on top.”

Jacey Bales earned the win and at the plate went 1 for 2 and scored one of Morrison’s two runs. Brittany Coleman recorded two infield hits and scored a run. Hatter said the top of the lineup provided a lot of speed.

The Lady Wildcats (2-1) host Oilton at 4 p.m. Agra visits Carney at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Ripley 8, Hominy 0

HOMINY — The Lady Warriors scored four runs in the fourth to rout the Lady Bucks 8-0 for their second win of the season Monday.

“The girls played well, especially defensively,” coach Brent Meeks said. “We started putting runs on the board and then got that big inning. We were able to capitalize on walks.”

Leading Ripley offensively was Jewel McKnight, who went 3 for 3 with a double and a run batted in. Wisper Lefthand went 1 for 2 with a triple, scored two runs and drove in a run. Skyler Brunt picked up her second win of the season only allowing one hit, three walks and struck out one.

The Lady Warriors (2-0) opened the season with a 1-0 victory over Morrison. Crista Axell scored on a throwing error. Ripley hosts Drumright at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Pawnee 8, Pawhuska 4

PAWHUSKA — The Lady Black Bears took an early lead and didn’t look back in an 8-4 victory over the Pawhuska Lady Huskies Monday.

Pawnee scored four runs in the first inning and then added one in the second and third. Hannah Burkett picked up the win. At the plate she went 2 for 3 with a double, scored two runs and drove in two. Tori Stevens went 2 for 4 with a single, double and drove in a run. Justice Waters went 1 for 2 with a double and a run batted in.

The Lady Black Bears (4-3) host Perry at 4:30 p.m.

Carney 7, Olive 4

OLIVE — The Lady Bulldogs finally got to open their season and overcame a two-run deficit to down the Lady Wildcats 7-4.

Carney was supposed to open with Glencoe last Tuesday but the game was rained out. The Lady Bulldogs took a 2-0 lead Monday but Olive came back and took a 4-2 lead. The Lady Bulldogs rallied.

“It was the first game and we definitely had jitters,” coach Lindsey Freeman said. “We had one inning fall apart on us but we were able to come back.”

Shelby Hoover picked up the win with Andy Bailey catching. Amber Terrell and Sha Alford hit doubles.

Glencoe 8, Perry JV 3

GLENCOE — The Lady Panthers score six in the second inning en route to an 8-3 victory over Perry’s junior varsity Monday.

It was Glencoe’s first game of the season after rain canceled two games last week. Sophomore Bri Martin got the Lady Panthers’ scoring going with a two-run double, scoring Alicia Place and Whitney Frank. An error by Perry with the bases loaded led to four runs. Martin expanded Glencoe’s lead with a home run.

Place earned the win. While the Lady Panthers were able to rack up seven hits, they were without senior Jessica Hutchinson, who fractured her ankle during practice last week. Hutchinson is expected to be out three to four weeks.

“Losing Jess is a big blow to our team,” coach Tabitha Wright said. “Our young kids need to step up in her absence, and I think they did tonight.”

Glencoe hosts Woodland at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Baseball

Glencoe 6, Cimarron 3

GLENCOE — The Panthers out hit the Trailblazers in a 6-3 victory Monday.

Glencoe recorded nine hits compared to Cimarron’s four. The Panthers took a 1-0 lead in the second but the Trailblazers responded and took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third. Glencoe had an answer as Jake Lazenby and Hunter Hall led off the inning with singles. Claytin Beaver brought both home with a single.

Ty Lazenby picked up the win in three innings of work. J.K. Hadlock earned a save, pitching the rest of the game. The win improves Glencoe to 4-1. The Panthers finished third at the Varnum Tournament last weekend.

Glencoe hosts Mulhall-Orlando at 6 p.m. Tuesday.