INOLA 12, SEQUOYAH 2
Allison McGowan showed timely hitting on Monday, driving in four runs on three hits to lead Inola past Sequoyah, 12-2.
She tallied RBIs on singles in the second, fourth, and fifth innings.
Macy Hutchinson opened the scoring in the first for the Lady Horns, scoring Jamie Burke on a single to centerfield.
Sequoyah (9-17) retaliated in the bottom half, though, tying things up thanks to a single from Halee Wallin on a 1-2 count, scoring Lauryn Anderson.
However, Inola (18-10) pulled away for good with two runs in the second inning.
Burke singled on a 0-1 count, scoring Avery Cosper, and McGowan brought home Baylee Wiginton with a single to rightfield.
After Lady Horns scored one run in the top of the third, Sequoyah answered with one of its own when Anderson scored on an error committed by the third baseman.
Singles from McGowan and Hutchinson added two more runs for Inola in the fifth, for good measure, the Lady Horns notched another six on four hits to close the scoring.
McGowan and Keaton Ellis both tallied multiple RBIs in the inning.
Lillie Walker was the winning pitcher for Inola, striking out eight and walking one while allowing only three hits through five innings.
Sidney Roland took the loss for Sequoyah, surrendering 14 hits while striking out five.
Burke, McGowan, Hutchinson and Walker all managed multiple hits for Lady Horns, with Hutchinson, McGowan and Burke each tallying three.
BEGGS 7, CLAREMORE 5
Claremore watched the game slip away early and couldn't recover in a 7-5 loss to Beggs on Monday.
Beggs (25-10) scored four runs on three hits from Haileigh Mills, Haily Barnes and Caylee York in the bottom of the fourth to take a 4-2 lead, and Kaylee Hutton added another with a solo homer to leftfield in the second.
The Lady Zebras (17-11) had taken an early 2-0 lead in the first thanks to a pair of RBI singles from Julia Hoffman and Alyssa Poorboy.
Claremore lost despite outhitting Beggs, 13-10.
Prior to the home run, Maddox Thomas brought the Lady Zebras back within one at 4-3 during the second with a single to centerfield, scoring Emily Rogers.
Kaci Phelps picked up the victory for Beggs, striking out eight and walking zero through seven innings.
Poorboy took the loss in the circle, surrendering 10 hits through six innings though striking out six.
Thomas (4), Hoffman (2), Poorboy (2) and Rogers (2) each racked up multiple hits for Claremore.
Barnes, Hutton and Phelps all managed multiple hits for Beggs.
ADAIR 7, VERDIGRIS 6
It came down to the last play, but Verdigris Verdigris was on the wrong end of a 7-6 decision against Adair on Monday.
The game was tied at six with Adair batting in the bottom of the eighth when Kylie Burgess singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
The Lady Cardinals (22-6) fell behind by four runs in the fifth inning but fought back valiantly thanks to a rare play from Daeya Moses.
The sophomore transfer from Salina notched an inside-the-park grand slam in the seventh, Abigail Teal, Jackie Zaferes and Megan Turner in the process to tie the game at 6.
Verdigris jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a double from Kaydence Bender and a Turner RBI groundout in the second and third inning, respectively.
Adair (25-6) tied it in the third and grabbed a three-run advantage in the fourth thanks to some firepower from Cierra Russell and Burgess, who each had RBIs in the inning.
Zaferes, Moses, Teal, Turner and Bender each managed one hit to lead Verdigris at the plate.
Adair collected 14 hits on the day, with Burgess, Jamie Keeling, Sayge Vickery and Carson Clayton all managing multiple.
Burgess led the Lady Warriors with a 4-for-5 outing.