July 2, 2014

Ledoux earns stripes in the summer

July 2, 2014 Chuck Porter Sports Editor

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — Pryor wrapped up an impressive summer with a 1-0 shutout of the Three Rivers Bandits Tuesday at Baxter Springs, Kan.

Righthander Conley Ledoux cemented his spot as the go-to pitcher for his head coach Gerald Osborne over the summer, and Osborne turned to him once again in the last game of the short season.

In his six summer starts, Ledoux maintained an ERA of 1.13. He struck out 42 batters in 37 innings of work and allowed only 18 hits.

Ledoux (6-0) turned in another sparkling seven-inning performance against the Bandits, a team made up of Legion players from Muskogee, Checotah, Ft. Gibson, Hilldale, Wagoner, Cushing, McAlester and Stilwell.

The senior fanned six Bandits, walked one and gave up just two hits in what became a pitchers' duel.

Christian Campbell had the lone mult-hit game for Pryor, and he crossed the plate in the second inning on a Bradley Nixon single for the game's only run.

Pryor finished the summer season with a 17-2-1 record.

Pryor 11, Baxter Springs (Kan.) 1 (Tuesday)

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. — The Pryor bats lit up in Kansas Tuesday, as the Tigers rumbled to an 11-1 win.

Anthony Martinez was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate with a triple and an RBI.

Martinez also earned the win, improving to 4-0 and striking out a summer-best 10 batters in five innings.

Third-baseman Spencer Henson was 2-for-2 with a bases-clearing triple and an RBI single. Brennon Barth added a double.

Pryor 8, Claremore 4 (Monday)

CLAREMORE — Drew Miller batted in three runs from his eighth spot to lead Pryor by Claremore 8-4 at Legion Field Monday night in high school summer league action.

Nixon continued his hot streak at the plate with a 3-for-3 day, including an RBI.

The Tigers buit a 7-0 lead with a five-run fifth inning before Campbell allowed his first run of the day in the bottom of the inning.

Campbell struggled in the sixth, allowing three runs before Osborne yanked him in favor of Dylan Roberson. Roberson pitched two perfect innings to earn the save.

Barth knocked an RBI double in the fifth inning. Nason Pace, Ledoux and Gaige Mendivil each had RBI singles for the Tigers.

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