CPHS Softball: Mackenzie Bechtold shuts out Sapulpa 10-0, strikes out seven

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Charles Page High School senior Mackenzie Bechtold (3-1, 7-1) pitched her second shutout of the season Thursday afternoon at the Sandite Softball Complex, helping her team to a 10-0 district win over their Highway 97 rivals from Sapulpa (4-12, 1-7). She threw seven strikeouts, no walks, and four hits in the five-inning run-rule win.

Rogers State University-commit Sabrina Usher led the team offensively with a triple and a home run for three runs and five RBI.

The Chieftains got off to a rough start right out of the gate, giving up three walks and two errors in the top of the first for a 3-0 deficit. Madison Lee, Jolee McNally, and Usher all scored. Usher batted in Bechtold and Lee with her second-inning triple, then came in on an error to make it 6-0.

Makenna Skaggs hit an RBI single in the fourth to score McNally, then Usher scored the final three runs with a homer over the center field fence.

Sand Springs (9-7, 5-1) is currently third in district standings. They will compete this weekend at a tough Choctaw Tournament. Sapulpa will host Jenks Tuesday at 5:00 p.m.

District 6A-3 Standings
4-0 Owasso (10-5)
5-1 Jenks (10-4)
5-1 Sand Springs (9-7)
4-5 Muskogee (4-7)
2-3 Shawnee (6-11)
1-5 Ponca City (6-11)
1-7 Sapulpa (4-12)

Upcoming 6A-3 Games
9.9 Ponca City @ Jenks.
9.10 Jenks @ Sapulpa.
9.10 Ponca City @ Sand Springs.
9.10 Owasso @ Muskogee.
9.12 Sand Springs @ Owasso.
9.12 Muskogee @ Shawnee.

Choctaw Tournament Schedule
Friday 3:00 p.m. CPHS vs. Tuttle (15-1)
Friday 6:20 p.m. CPHS vs. Stillwater (4-6)
Saturday 10:00 a.m. CPHS vs. Choctaw (7-4)
Saturday 11:40 a.m. CPHS vs. Chickasha (11-3)

Choctaw High School
14300 Northeast 10th Street
Choctaw, OK 73020