Claremore Daily Progress

May 18, 2014

Stillwater claims Class 6A Baseball Championship

JASON ELMQUIST
CNHI News Services

NORMAN — The Stillwater High School baseball team grabbed the Class 6A championship trophy Saturday afternoon following a 6-0 victory over Tulsa Bishop Kelley.



First year coach Jimmy Harris said, "It had been 57 years since we won this. It was a lot of fun."



Stillwater senior pitcher Nick Hollman went 6 1/3 innings, giving up just one hit and striking out five.. Gunner Black came on in relief to record the final two outs.



Outfielder Tyler Burnett blasted a bases-loaded triple in the third inning to help Stillwater build a 6-0 lead.



Stillwater (32-4) defeated Jenks, 3-2, in eight innings in the semifinals Friday. The Pioneers downed Edmond North, 7-2, in the quarterfinals.



It's the first high school baseball championship for Stillwater High since the 1957 team won the crown. The Stillwater High School wrestling and swimming teams also captured a state titles this year.