High School Baseball Roundup
CAMERON — The Cameron Yellowjackets began what was a two-game set of action on Friday with a 3-1 victory over the Castleberry (Texas) Lions, who played Poteau on Thursday afternoon.The Yellowjackets jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the opening inning, thanks to Cody McAlpin's two-RBI double down the left-field line.That was all the run support Cameron starter Austin Standridge needed. Standridge struck out eight batters to get the win.Pocola 5, Talihina 4: Thursday in Pocola, Pocola pitcher Connor Mangham struck out eight batters, scattered three hits and allowed no earned runs as the Indians ran their conference record to 2-0 on the young season.The Indians broke a 2-2 tie with a run in the fourth inning and two runs in the fifth inning.Leflore 10, Kinta 1: Thursday in Leflore, the Savages jumped out to a 4-0 lead and never looked back.Garrett Singleterry got the win, fanning nine batters in the complete-game win.Whitesboro 8, Bennington 2; Rock Creek 9, Whitesboro 1: Thursday in Bokchito, the win over the Bears got the Bulldogs (1-3) their first win of the season.Quintin Ludlow got the win, thanks to a three-run opening inning.In the loss to the host Mustangs, Rock Creek broke a 1-1 tie with a single run in the third inning, four runs in the fifth inning and three runs in the sixth inning.Muldrow 10, Heavener 0: Thursday in Muldrow, Muldrow starting pitcher Clay Cowett (3-0) tossed a three-hit shutout against the Wolves (1-2).The Bulldogs broke a scoreless tie with a two-run third inning, but broke the game open with a six-run sixth inning to end the game by run rule.Heavener's hits were a first-inning double by Noah Davis and singles by Nathan Naylor in the second inning and Aaron Shelton in the fifth inning. The Wolves had their Friday afternoon home game with Panola canceled, with no make-up date likely to be scheduled.Wright City 15, Howe 0: Thursday afternoon in the Smithville Tournament, the Lions were no hit, and were slated to play the host Braves in the consolation semifinals on Friday, with the winner playing at 12:30 p.m. this afternoon for the consolation championship. Friday's loser was eliminated.The Wister Wildcats received a bye into Friday's championship semifinals against Haworth because Fort Towson dropped out. The Wister-Haworth winner will play the Wright City-Red Oak winner for the championship at 4:30 p.m. this afternoon, while the losers will play for third place at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon.Leflore 16, Indianola 3: Tuesday afternoon in Indianola, the Savages opened up a 4-0 lead in their first at-bats in the opening inning to take control of the game.Dakota Watson got the victory, striking out five batters in the four-inning, complete-game win.