The Pryor Times

Sports

March 29, 2012

In extra innings, Salina hikes streak to 8

— SALINA— Ty Stewart's single drove in the winning run Tuesday as the Salina Wildcats defeated the Ketchum Warriors, 2-1, in eight innings.

For the second straight day, the Wildcats won a high school baseball game between ranked teams in extra innings. The Wildcats (8-1) are ranked seventh in Class 3A while Ketchum is No. 8 in 2A.

The Wildcats, despite extending their winning streak to eight games, slipped in the OkRankings.com poll following Monday’s 2-1 win over Fort Gibson. Salina already owned a 1-0 victory over Ketchum.

To open the Salina eighth, Brett Kerns and Brett Fite walked. Stewart followed with his hit, scoring Kerns.

Salina senior Jake Johnson limited the Warriors to one hit, striking out six. The Warriors  took a 1-0 lead in the third. Lucien Littledave scored at that point, tying the game and setting the stage for Stewart’s heroics.

SALINA — Jake Johnson drove in the deciding run in the eighth inning Monday, lifting the Salina Wildcats past Fort Gibson, 2-1, in a high school baseball game matching Top 10 teams.

In the Salina eighth, Lucien Littledave walked and moved to second on Brett Kerns’ single.

Johnson followed with the one-out single to center that scored Littledave.

Salina entered the game ranked fifth in Class 3A. Fort Gibson was No. 7 in Class 4A.

Although Fort Gibson scored in the first, Brent Soldier kept things close through four innings, striking out five.

In the bottom of the fourth, Clayton Eubanks tied the score with a booming home run to center.

Soldier added another strikeout in the fifth before being relieved by Jake Tolbert.  Tolbert held the Tigers in check the rest of the way, striking out   two in the eighth. 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports
  • adair abbey stephens.jpg Adair aiming high in 2014

    Adair's Lady Warriors will have plenty of chances to earn respect and a shot at the program's third straight regional tournament appearance in 2013.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • dirtseller pirtle.JPG Locals take their game nationwide

    Five Locust Grove Pirates represented the United States over the weekend at the USA Football 16U/17U National Development Games in Towson, Md.

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Patterson, McIntire named to rosters

    Salina's Cullen Patterson and Locust Grove's Cameron McIntire have been selected as replacements for this week's Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State events in Tulsa.

    July 27, 2014

  • kegley mug.jpg Pryor's Kegley serving with purpose

    Pryor's Taylor Kegley always knew he was destined for a career of service.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chouteau approves athletic upgrades

    Chouteau High School is getting a head start on making upgrades to its athletic facilities.

    July 22, 2014

  • doty mug web.jpg Ex-Tiger Doty adjusting on and off the field

    Former Pryor Tiger Christian Doty joined the Oklahoma Baptist University football team for its first season in 73 years in 2013, and rejoined the team Friday to begin preparations for the school's sophomore season.

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • lococo.jpg Wildcats marching to their own beat

    After spring sports finished, Salina head coach Matt Williams had a peculiar message for his football team.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tigers earn top seed, fall in semis

    Pryor's improved passing game was on display again Monday, as the Tigers traveled to Hilldale for a 7-on-7 tournament and finished in the tourney's top four.

    July 15, 2014

  • IMG_9538KRT.jpg Summer Nationals returns to Chouteau Bend

    After a year-long hiatus, the Mid-America Summer Nationals drag boat races will return to Chouteau Bend.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • brock taylor.JPG Pirates slowed at 7-on-7 showcase

    Locust Grove went head-to-head against some of the best skill players in the region last weekend at the Southwest Elite 7-on-7 Showcase in Springdale, Ark.

    July 14, 2014 2 Photos