CPHS Baseball: Sandites win 7th-straight with 4-3 district walkoff over Broken Arrow


The Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (11-6, 2-2) won their seventh-straight game Tuesday evening with an extra-inning district victory over Broken Arrow (9-10, 4-4).

The Tigers took an early lead as Manny Duran scored on a single from Braedan Warwick in the top of the first, but the Sandites jumped out front in the bottom of the third.

Two walks and a single from Cal Watkins loaded the bases. Ty Steelman scored on a ground ball by Braden Askew to tie it up, then Riley Rutledge singled in Tyler Ash for the lead.

Cade Nagy tied it up in the top of the fifth on a ground ball by Braeden Grayson, but Tyler Ash came in on a single from Askew in the bottom of the inning.

The Sandites walked three to load the bases in the top of the seventh and Matt Kaiser scored on a single from Carson Cheatwood to force extra innings. 

In the bottom of the ninth Steelman singled, stole second, made third on an error, and scored on a single from Askew to secure the walk off victory. 

Connor Dennis (2-0) got the start on the mound and pitched six hits, six strikeouts, and four walks over six innings. John Miller (3-0) gave up one hit and one walk with one strikeout in the final three innings. 

The Sandites will host a non-district bout with Hilldale High School (5-8) Friday at 7:00 p.m. The Tigers will travel to Bishop Kelley (11-2) Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

Hits: CPHS 11, BAHS 7.
Walks: BAHS 5, CPHS 4.
Strikeouts: CPHS 6, BAHS 7.
Steals: CPHS 8, BAHS 1.
Left-on-Base: CPHS 6, BAHS 10.
Errors: CPHS 2, BAHS 2.

District 6A-3 Standings
6-0 Enid (12-3)
4-0 Jenks (10-7)
4-4 Broken Arrow (9-10)
2-2 Sand Springs (11-6)
2-4 Southmoore (6-14)
1-5 Ponca City (4-15)
1-5 Muskogee (3-14)