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September 27, 2013

Glencoe knocks out Ripley in district baseball

GLENCOE, Okla. — Fighting for their season, the Ripley Warriors pushed the Glencoe Panthers to the brink with a 6-5 victory but Glencoe prevailed in the decisive game 8-4 to advance to the Class A baseball regionals.

“Winning a district is great,” Glencoe coach Tony Cazzelle said. “We are going to one of the bigger schools because of 15 to 16 Class 2A schools playing in Class A. It gives you a shot to be ranked high in the spring. It will be a chore but we aren’t going to give up, we are going to play as hard as we can.”

The Warriors jumped to a 6-2 lead. Junior Houston Twoguns hit a three-run home run to provide an offensive spark for Ripley. On the mound, Twoguns picked up the win. Ripley coach Donnie Hoffman said he threw the ball well.

“He hung zeros in the third, fourth and fifth (innings),” Hoffman said. “I could have got him some help but he finished the game strong with a strikeout.”

Claytin Beaver started and only lasted until the third inning, after giving up five runs in a losing effort. Hunter Hall finished the game and had two hits to lead Glencoe’s offense.

In the second game, Ripley (20-11) took an early lead but the Panthers took control, pulling out to an 8-1 lead. Trevor Watts hit his first career home run to give Ripley a lead but J.K. Hadlock held the Warriors lineup in check after that.

“You have to tip your hat to Hadlock,” Hoffman said. “He throws five innings (Thursday) and seven today. That’s a lot for a junior. We didn’t quit or roll over, we scored three runs with two outs in the seventh. We just didn’t get the breaks.”

Hadlock struck out eight Warriors in a complete game. He also helped himself offensively with two doubles and three RBIs. Hall went 3 for 4 and hit a two-run home run.

The Panthers (20-8) will find out their regional destination Monday.

Softball

Perry advances to regionals


PERRY — The Perry Lady Maroons will be returning to regionals after 17-7 and 7-5 victories over the Newkirk Lady Tigers Thursday in a Class 3A district softball tournament.

“My girls hit the ball well,” Perry coach Bryan Hayes said. “We had some defensive miscues. We hit three home runs in the first game and hit a few off the fence.”

Tabitha Diaz, Olivia Buck and Chianne Taylor each hit homers in the first game. Ally Reese started and earned the win. Makayla Patton finished the game.

In the second game, Newkirk pulled out to a 4-0 lead on defensive miscues by Perry. The Lady Maroons (25-15) were able to rally to close the series. Patton pitched the entire game and only allowed one earned run. Buck drove in three runs and Taylor drove in two.

The Lady Maroons find out their 3A regional destination Monday.

Agra, Ripley eliminated in districts

AGRA — The Agra Lady Bearcats’ and the Ripley Lady Warriors’ seasons came to an end in a Class A district tournament Thursday.

Ripley (10-13) beat Agra 7-0 in the first game. Coach Brent Meeks said his team started well.

“Skyler (Brunt) threw the ball well,” Meeks said. “Didn’t allow a hit and didn’t walk anyone. We did have a couple errors but Skyler played great and we played great defensively.”

The Lady Bearcats (10-15) were eliminated after an 11-0 loss to Davenport. Ripley lost 6-3 and 16-0 to Davenport. Meeks said his team played competitive in the first game.

“It was back and forth until the sixth inning and they kind of took over,” Meeks said.

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