CPHS Senior Jake Terry officially signs with University of Oklahoma baseball

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Charles Page High School senior pitcher Jake Terry put pen to paper Tuesday morning and officially signed with the University of Oklahoma Sooners.

The Sooners entered the 2016 season with the No. 21 ranking before dropping out in early March. They finished the season 30-27-1 overall, 11-13 in the Big 12, with four wins over ranked opponents. They split the Bedlam series 2-2 with No. 3 Oklahoma State and fell 11-1 to West Virginia in the Big 12 Championship semi-finals. Head Coach Pete Hughes will be in his fifth season when Terry arrives at OU. 

Terry finished his junior year at Charles Page with a .271 batting average, .475 slugging average, and .403 on-base percentage. He hit 8 singles, 5 doubles, 1 triple, and 2 home runs and scored 9 runs and 10 RBI on 59 at bats. He recorded two sacrifices and five for six on base stealing. 

On the mound he amassed a 5-4 record with a 3.88 ERA over 48.2 innings pitched, struck out 54 batters, and only gave up 52 hits while throwing 58% strikes. 

The Sandites finished last season 21-14 with a first place finish at the Bixby Tournament and second place finish at the Sand Springs/Broken Arrow Wooden Bat Tournament.

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