CPHS Softball: Sandites shut out Bartlesville 19-0, biggest win in five years

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The Charles Page High School fast pitch softball team (3-0, 1-0) walked away with their biggest win in five seasons Thursday afternoon, pummeling Bartlesville 19-0 in a non-district tune up before their weekend tournament.

The Sandites recorded fifteen hits, including home runs from Sabrina Usher and Makenna Skaggs. Usher, a Rogers State University-committed senior, marked her second-straight four-for-four performance at the plate with four runs and six RBI. She has hit home runs in two straight games, and hit for the cycle against Ponca City on Tuesday.

Usher kicked off the day with a two-RBI double in the first inning, then scored on an error. Skaggs hit a two-run homer for a 5-0 lead to end the inning. Usher’s homer was the lone run of the second.

Sand Springs stranded two in the third, but Usher got them back on track in the fourth with an RBI single. Things quickly began to fall apart for the Bruins, who walked seven and gave up eight hits in the inning. Felicity Horn, Madison Lee, Usher, Lauren Hammock, Avery Tanner, Jolee McNally, Drew Hawkins, Rachel Jones, Jaden Jordan, and Jordyn Pearson all scored in the thirteen-run inning.

Mackenzie Bechtold (1-0, 5-0) picked up her first win of the season, throwing one hit, two strikeouts, and two walks. Sydney Price took the loss for Bartlesville with five hits, two strikeouts, and one walk.

Bartlesville (0-3, 0-2) will return to district action Friday at 4:30 p.m. with a double header against Choctaw (3-0, 3-0). Sand Springs will compete in the Broken Arrow Tournament Friday. They will play Tahlequah (1-1) at 10:00 a.m. on Field 3, Westmoore (1-0) at 11:00 a.m. on Field 4, and Hilldale (0-0) at 5:00 p.m. on Field 4 in Arrowhead Park.