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B2 - THE JOURNAL, Thursday, October 4, 2018 ]''ll,ii P-T runners solid at Luther Xcountry event L~R- Perkins-Try- on's cr~s country teams turned in solid perfor- mances at a meet last Sat- urday in Luther. The middle school girls were led by Karmyn Win- diate and her second place individtiTal finish. Kinley Angling was 16th and Whit- ley Flynn was 24tb. On the high school side, Avery Anglin led the way with a ninth place finish and Alice Stevenson was 13th. Bailey Kerns was 21't and Hannah jackson was 25~'. For the middle school boys, Hunter Windiate with the top finisher at 12t~ place. Eric Stevenson followed in 13~ place. Corbin Gait and Kyle Durnal finished 37th and 38~h, respectively. In the high school boys race, Sam Taylor was the top P-T finisher in 15th place. Nick Buck was close behind itt~6th place. Caleb Romero finished 62"d and Blake Tippeconnie was 63rd. P-T 7th, 8th notch home wins over Kingfisher The Perkins-Tryon Middle School Demons notched a pair of wins over Kingfisher here last Thurs- day at Mcllvain Field. The seventh graders rolled to a 41-12 win while the eighth grade muscled their way to an 18-6 tri- umph. In the seventh grade game, helped account for touchdowns three differ- ent ways. It started with a 77-yard kickoff return in the first quarter and fol- lowed with a two-yard run later in the frame. Smith threw touchdown passes of 37 and 35 yards to Dylan Davidson and Pres- ton Gajewski, respectively. Those also took place in the second and third quarters as well. Special teams play also With the regular season in tile rearview mirror, Still- water High's Lady Pioneer fast-pitch softball team focuses its attention on the Class 6A Regional Tour- nament. Slillwater, led by veteran coach Kari Linsenmeyer, ended the regular season at Cushing last Monday and ers game last season, the Lady Pioneers won the regional title at Tulsa Union. In 2017, the talented immediately went to work Lady Pioneers qualified preparing for a demanding for the Class 6A state tour- regional assignment, ney at the USA Hall of The Lady Pioneers were Fame Stadium in Oklahoma assiguedtheJenksregionai, City. Stillwater whipped in style. scheduled today through Yukon, 10-2, in the state Friday atJenks High's soft- quarterfinal before losing bail field, to Mustang, 12-3, in the iT he host Lady Trojans state semifinals. Mustang drew afirstronndbye while blanked Moore, 4-0, to win Pioneerschailenge the 2017 state crown. Bartlesville in the regional Other Class 6A regional opener at noon Thursday. tourney hosts, and teams The winner plays Jenks in each entertains, includes a winners' bracket game at Broken Arrow (BA,Sapulpa 2 p.m. Thursday. and Bixby), Edmond- Friday, the Stillwa- Deer Creek (Deer Creek, ter-Bartlesville loser plays Lawt6n, Choctaw and Mid- the loser of the 2 p.m. west City), Edmond North game with Jenks, starting (North, Norman North. Ripley second baseman Reagan Splva leape to make a at noon. The winner of the Norman and Moore), catch during last Thursday night's Clare A regional touma- noon game plays for the Westmoore (Westmoore. ment game with Preston. The IdadyWerdom gained a 4-3 championship at 2 p.m. An win in eight innings. Journal photo by Ri~Lomenick if-necessary championship RIPLEY game is scheduled for 4 Page A 1 Saturday on Field No. 1: decide the outcome of the In the championship winners' bracket contest in game, the game was score- the final game of ~ open- less until the bottom of the ing day. sixth inning. Riley PaYne Speedster Carlee Moilet would pitch her second scored the winning run in shutout of the tournament the bottom of the eighth in limiting Strother tojnst inning when Gobble two hits. A solid defensive clubbed a fielder's choice effort also helped in the .ground ball. Mollet was win. able to slide in under a tag pan. Friday. Stillwater has enjoyed successful regular season moments but hopes to play its best softball of the season in the regional and earn a repeat appearance in the state tourney. After being forced to a decid- ing regional championship MEAT Putnam City West, Putnam City and Southmoore). Yukon (Yukon. Edmond Memorial, Edmond Santa Fe and Mustang), Owasso (Owasso, Muskogee and Ponca City) and Sand Springs (Sand Springs, Enid, Putnam City North and Tulsa Union). Each regional winner advances to the Class 6A State Championship Tour- nament, scheduled Oct. 11-13 at The Bailfields at Firelake in Shawnee. While the softball team enters the state playoffs, Stillwater's Lady Pioneer volleyball team is wrap- ping up the regular season SHS, coached by Zoe Stinchcomb, enters the week after an impressive performance in last week- end's annual Stillwater Invitational. Stillwater didn't lose a set en route to winning the tourney title over third-ranked Edmond- Deer Creek. Stillwater, which was ranked fourth with a 24-5 record in the last rankings, has an opportunity to move up in the rankings after last weekend's effort. Edmond Santa Fe was ranked No. 1, followed by Edmond Memorial, Deer Creek, Stillwater and Norman North among the top five. Stillwater ends the reg- ular season tonight against 13th-ranked Southmoore in the Pioneer Field House at 6 p.m. It's Senior Night and should be an emotional evening since Stillwater has numerous talented seniors on the roster. Payne also had a big. for the score. Page A 1 hasn't been giving the Demons much part in the offensive rally Preston scored two runs as she led off the inning in the top of the second respect despite the undefeated start. How- with a double to left field, inning. Ripley cut the deft- ever, this group oflate has been able to take Her courtesy runner Erica tit in half in the bottom of care of opponents rather quickly. The rushing attack has been the dom- brake has been pleased with the way his Terrell would advance to the fourth with a run. Two inate force offensively with sprinkles of group has been able to improve weekly third base on Bailey Gob- more runs came in the home ble's single up the middle, half of the sixth inning that the passing game added to keep opposing with their technique. Those improvements Gobble advanced to second gave RHSthe lead. Strother defenses honest. The Demons will have to will also be tested tonight. be able to effectively move the bail in both "We knew this part of the season was on the throw in from the sent the gaw mm me extra . . outfield. Skye Tiliey fol- inning with a single run in- phases plus not turn the bail over and give coming and we've taken that 'why not us' lowed and walked to 10ad the top of the seventh, the Chargers cheap scoring opportunities, attitude ." Longbrake said. "We're playing the bases. Mollet went 4-for-5 with Head coach Bruce Williams knows his the big dogs now but why not us and as Betty Wolfe bunted two RBIS to ]eadthe Ladysquad will be greatly challenged but are long as our kids keep giving the effort they and reached on a fielder's Warriors at the plate. Payne readY to face it head on. have the past five weeks then we're going choice that allowed Ter- was the winning pitcher. "It will be a tough row to hoe but to to be okay." Elsewhere around the district, the rest rell to score the first run, Reagan Spiva grounded out against Strother, Payne In the toumamentopener be the best you have to beat the best and I am kind of anxious to see how we stack shined from the Demons. to first base to allow pinch tossed a complete game Eric Stevenson blocked a runner Jessica McIntire to no-hitter. The senior right- first quarter punt and Hagen score for a 2 -0 lead. The big hander struck out 10 and Cundiff recovered it in the blow was a two-out single, didn't allow a walk. Payne first quarter. In the second byCa~lieSadlerthatscored was on her way to pitching half, Stevenson stripped Tilley and Wolfe fortbe 4-0 a perfect game but that fell the bail from a Kingfisher returner and dashed in for a score. D ,idson also kicked five extni points. Defensively, Smith added a 28-yard intercep- tion return. Kingfisher scored a couple of late touchdowns to prevent the shutout. In tk eighth grade game, T@nner Dawes and Dax Edwards combined for two touchdown passes in the win. Tile first was a 23-yard connection in the first quar- ter followed by a 64-yard strike in the second period to build~a 12-0 lead. The final score came in the fourth quarter when Kadin Prather plunged in from two yards out. The defense provided several big plays including an interception from Ste- phen Johnson that halted a serious Kingfisher scoring threat in the first half. He would return the ball 12 yards. Johnson added his second interception in the third quarter with a return of seven yards. Harry Jackson and Ca, son Lightfoot highlighted the special teams play with a blocked extra point on Kingfisher's lone score late in the game. advantage, short with an error in the Strother managed a lone sixth inning. sidgle in the top ofr the Ripley plated tworuns seventh as Payne notched in the top of the third and two strikeouts to help end another in the third for the the game. .win. Sadler went 2-for-3 to PayneandKelsieMeCo- lead Ripley at the plate with gum led the way with two her two runs batted in. hits each. It took an extra inning to SOFTBALL -, , Page A 1 Blackwell tooi~ a short- Shipp als0singled to score I I Ii111111 I II11111111|111111 II III I I I lived 1-0 lead with arunin big sister Madison Shipp the top of the third inning, while courtesy runner P-T countered with two Jenna Brown scored when runs in the bottom of the Kasfl reached on a fielder's inning. Grayson Stanley choice. scored when Coley Larson Aldridge clubbed a two- reached on a fielder'S run RBI single as partofa choice hit and Haiey Kastl four-run fifth inning. This scored on Demi Aldridge.'s was after Blackwell plated up" he said. The varsity defense has only given up a handful of points before relinquishing the reins to the backup players. The unit DEMONS Page A 1 Lawson plowed his way in from eight yards out for the score. Caden Williams kicked the fifth of his nine extra points for the lopsided advantage. P-T scored on its first drive of the second half and it didn't take long. On the fifth play of the drive, Guerrieri would later cross the plate on Blackwell's lone error for the 12- 3 final score. BHS scored its final run in the top of the inning. Aldridge went 3-for-4 with five RBIs to lead the Lady Demons at the plate. Rylie Shipp would also duplicate the hitting effort. Aldridge.was the win- ning pitcher surrendering the throe runs on I 1 hits. She also walked three and struck out two. has also forced 11 turnovers with eight of those interceptions and the remaining three fumble recoveries. Defensive coordinator Russell Long- of the games will be played Friday night. That slate has Kingfisher at Bridge Creek, John Marshall at Blackwell, and Mount St. Mary at Mannford. "We probably scored too fast because it gave them chances to score" Williams said. The varsity defense con- tinued to show the domi- nance it has had since the second half of the Hen- nessey game. "The kids are playing great and anytime you can shut anybody out is a great feat," defensive coordinator Russell Longbrake said afterward. P-T rushed for 481 yards with Hill accounting for 231 of it all in the first half on 15 carries and the three scores. Mages hit 2-of-4 passes for 36 yards and a score. Defensively, Teegan Shep- ard led the way with six tackles with three of them for losses. Connor Wil- liams. Kendrick Bell, and Kevin Stropes each had a quarterback sack. one more run in the top of the inning asp of a 10-2 score. In the sixth, Madison Shipp would score when Ashlyn Guerrieri reached on a fielder's choice then Mages capped it with a 19-yard scamper and with the extra point kick to score increased to 42-0 and the reins were turned over to the junior varsity kids. Williams was pleased the younger players were able to get ample playing time and they took advan- tage of it by putting together scoring drives of their own in the fourth quarter. Freshman Gannon McCutchen scored on the first play of the final period on a 24-yard run. Backup quarterback Cole Aldridge added a touchdown with just over nine minutes left on a 22-yard run. The final score came from sopho- more Owen Osborn on a determined 32-yard run up the middle. Blackwell's varsity offense managed three scores in the fourth quarter as well. sacrifice fly ball. 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