Baseball mid-season stats update: Greathouse, Tolbert, combine for 24 runs and 17 RBI; 4 pitchers remain undefeated

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

We're three weeks into the high school baseball season and the Sandites (10-2) are on fire with a six-game win streak after coming from behind to top Union 7-6 in extra innings last night. As the boys head into round three at the Bixby Tournament tonight, here's where they stand as individuals.

Hunter Greathouse has played all 12 games this season and is the current Sandite of the Week. He holds a .556 batting average with 9 runs, 13 singles, 6 doubles, 1 triple, and 10 RBI. He has a .667 slugging average, a .600 OBP, 2 sacrifices, and has only been struck out 1 time in 36 at-bats. Fielding, he has 7 putouts and 17 assists, typically playing shortstop or third base. He's got a 1-0 record on the mound with a .730 ERA, a 1.273 WHIP, and throws 58% strikes. He's faced 50 batters over 11 innings, given up only 7 hits, 7 walks, 8 earned runs, and has struck out 22.

Jake Ward has played all 12 games this season and holds a .484 batting average with 12 singles, 2 doubles, 1 home run, 5 runs, and 7 RBI from 31 at-bats. He has a .613 slugging average, a .610 OBP, and 3 sacrifices. Alternating between pitching and first-base, he has 30 put outs and 7 assists. He has a 4-0 record on the mound with a .19 ERA, a 1.143 WHIP, and throws 56% strikes. He's faced 84 batters over 21 innings, given up 14 hits, 10 walks, 4 earned runs, and has struck out 25. 

Joey Montgomery has played all 12 games this season and holds a .462 batting average with 15 singles, 3 doubles, 5 RBI, and 1 run. He has a .538 slugging average, a .488 OBP, and has 78 putouts and 7 assists, primarily as catcher. He has a 0-1 pitching record with a 1.00 ERA, a 1.5 WHIP, and throws 55% strikes. He's faced 31 batters over 6 innings, given up 5 hits, 4 walks, only 1 earned run, and has struck out 4.

Rhett Rutledge has played all 12 games this season and holds a .314 batting average with 8 singles, 1 double, 2 triples, 9 runs, and 4 RBI on 35 at-bats. He has a .457 slugging average, a .455 OBP, and 4 sacrifices. Fielding primarily as a shortstop, he has 17 putouts and 20 assists.

Treyce Tolbert has played 12 games this season and holds a .382 batting average with 11 singles, 1 double, 1 home run, 15 runs, and 7 RBI. He has a .471 slugging average, a .533 OBP, 1 sacrifice, and 19 putouts in center field. 

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University of Oklahoma-commit Jake Terry has played 11 games this season and holds a .143 batting average with 1 single, 1 double, 1 triple, 1 run, and 3 RBI on 21 at-bats. He has a .286 slugging average, a .280 OBP, and 2 sacrifices. Fielding, he has 11 putouts and 2 assists. He holds a 4-0 record pitching with 1 save, a .100 ERA, a .850 WHIP, and throws 45% strikes. He's faced 93 batters over 20 innings, given up 22 hits, 15 walks, only 2 earned runs, and has struck out 21. 

Southwestern Christian University-signee Trevor Tolbert has played 11 games this season and is a former Sandite of the Week. He holds a .308 batting average with 5 singles, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 3 runs, and 11 RBI from 26 at-bats. He has a .461 slugging average, a .500 OBP, and 3 sacrifices. As second baseman he has 14 putouts and 12 assists.

Mack Thompson has played 11 games this season and holds a .167 batting average with 2 doubles and 7 runs. He has a .333 slugging average, a .286 OBP, and 3 putouts in left field. 

Ty Fain has played 11 games this season and holds a .250 batting average with 4 hits, 4 runs, and 2 RBI on 16 at-bats. He has a .313 slugging average and a .429 OBP with 2 sacrifices. Fielding, he has 10 putouts in left field.

Josh Taber has played 11 games this season and holds a .524 batting average with 11 singles, 7 runs, and 8 RBI on 21 at-bats. He has a .524 slugging average, a .643 OBP, 3 sacrifices, and has only been struck out once. Fielding, he has 35 putouts in right field. 

Gunnar Phillips has played in 7 games this season and holds a .200 batting average with 2 singles and 4 runs with 1 RBI. He has a .200 slugging average and a .529 OBP with 1 sacrifice. 

Tyler McCallie has played 5 games this season and holds a .545 batting average with 5 singles, a double, and 6 runs on 11 at-bats. He has a .636 slugging average and a .545 OBP.

Josh Cordell has played and pitched 4 games this season and has an 0-1 record on the mound. He's faced 73 batters over 15 innings, given up 20 hits, 9 walks, 5 earned runs, and has struck out 10. He throws 42% strikes, has a .333 ERA and a 1.933 WHIP.

Kameron Adcock has played in 3 games this season, all at the Best of the West tournament in Phoenix, and has scored 2 runs with a .250 OBP. As catcher, he has 4 put-outs and 2 assists.

Riley Rutledge has played 2 games this season and has scored 1 run and 1 single on 2 at-bats for a .500 slugging average and a .500 OBP.

Brock Youngblood has played 2 games this season and has 3 put-outs and 2 assists. He pitched his first game yesterday against Hilldale and got the win with a .43 ERA, a 1.143 WHIP, and threw 54% strikes. He gave up 5 hits, 3 walks, and 3 earned runs over 7 innings and faced 31 batters and struck out 4. 

Cody Motes has played in 1 game this season and scored 2 runs as a courtesy runner against Notre Dame Prep. 

Malachi Walton played his first game last night against Union and tied the game up as a pinch runner to force extra innings where Sand Springs found the win. 

Moore scores 10 runs in bottom of the sixth, but Sandites hold on for 11-10 victory

Story and photo by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

If Monday night's 7-6 victory over Moore was the Hollywood classic, Tuesday night's rematch was the action-packed reboot: same story, just far more explosions.

The Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (8-2) won their fourth-straight game Tuesday night at Moore (2-6), and their second straight against the Lions. Jake Ward (4-0) got the win on the mound and remains undefeated for the season. 

Treyce Tolbert hit a single on a hard ground ball to start the game, but was put out at second on a fielder's choice as Rhett Rutledge took first. Ward flied out to short, but Sandite of the Week Hunter Greathouse and Josh Taber were walked to load the bases. Trevor Tolbert singled to score Rutledge and Joey Montgomery sacrificed to bring in Greathouse for a 2-0 lead. 

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Josh Detweiler singled for the Lions but was put out on a double play as Drew White grounded to Ward. Ty Fain was hit by pitch to top the second inning and Tyler McCallie singled. Fain was put out on the next play, however, as Treyce Tolbert reached on a fielder's choice. Rutledge sacrificed to bring in McCallie, but Ward grounded out to short and the Sandites went to field with a 3-0 advantage. They would come right back in soon after, however, as Ward only gave up one walk and no hits in the bottom of the second. 

The slow-rolling Sandite offense added yet another run in the top of the third. Greathouse singled but was put out on a fielder's choice that singled Taber. Trevor Tolbert advanced Taber to third on a sacrifice, and Montgomery doubled to bring the runner home. The bottom of the third fared no better for the host team as Conner Chapman and Masters were put out at first on dropped third strikes and Andrew Brewer flied out to Treyce Tolbert in center field.

In the fourth inning, Treyce Tolbert was walked, Rutledge doubled, and Ward brought Tolbert in on a sacrifice. Rutledge was left stranded. Detweiler singled for the Lions but was put out on a fielder's choice that put White on base. Joe Balak walked and Cooper reached on an error to load the bases. Two would be left stranded, however, as Matt Reeves and Cooper were outed on a double play.

Taber was hit by pitch to start the fifth, Trevor Tolbert struck out swinging, and Montgomery singled and was replaced by Cody Motes on base. Fain sacrificed to score Taber and the Sandites brought a 6-0 lead into the bottom of the inning. Logan Wint was walked, but Chapman and Masters both struck out swinging and Greathouse caught a Brewer fly in foul territory.

Both teams had their biggest offensive outputs in the sixth. McCallie, Treyce Tolbert, and Rutledge all singled to load the bases with no outs. Ward singled to score McCallie, Greathouse doubled to score Tolbert and Rutledge, and Taber singled to score Mack Thompson who was courtesy running for Ward. Trevor Tolbert flied out, Greathouse was put out at home on a fielder's choice as Montgomery reached first, but Taber scored on a passed ball for the 11th and final run of the evening for the Sandites. It would appear the game was all wrapped up and the Sandites had it in the bag.

That's when Moore exploded.

Detweiler doubled and White hit a homerun over the left field fence. Balak doubled and Greathouse relieved Ward on the mound. Cooper walked, Reeves reached first on catcher's interference, and the bases were loaded. Wint was walked to score Balak, Cooper scored on a Chapman single. Masters was walked, Brewer singled to score Alvarado (courtesy running for Reeves), Detweiler singled to score Chapman and Masters, and finally the Sandites found another out as White was struck out looking. The Lions weren't done yet, however. Balak hit yet another double, scoring Brewer. Detweiler and Balak came home on a throw as Cooper reached on error, and just like that it was 11-10 and the home team was putting up the most impressive rally attempt the Sandites had seen this season. 

In the top of the seventh, Jake Terry grounded out, Treyce Tolbert flied out, and Rutledge struck out looking. The Lions needed only two runs to win and they had just scored ten in a single inning. Greathouse saved the game striking out the side in order to hold the Lion rally fruitless for the second night in a row. 

The Sandites will return to action Thursday morning at 11:00 when they take on Hilldale (4-6) in the first round of the Bixby tournament.

 

 

 

Ward hits homerun as Sandites hold off 7th inning rally for 7-6 victory over Moore, third-straight win

Treyce Tolbert bats in Ty Fain with a sacrifice fly.

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

The Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (7-2) started the season hot with four-straight wins before dropping two at the Best of the West tournament in Phoenix last week. A Monday-night victory over the Moore Lions (2-5) puts them back on track for a new streak, however, marking their third-straight win. 

Offensively the boys batted excellently with sixteen hits including a Mack Thompson double and a Jake Ward homerun, the first of the season for the Sandites. The team struggled on the field, however, giving up eleven walks, four errors, and three passed balls causing four unearned runs. 

Jake Terry is undefeated from the mound this season.

The Lions took an early lead as University of Oklahoma-commit Jake Terry (3-0) walked the first three batters before finally finding his rhythm and striking out two. Andrew Brewer came home on a Joe Balak sacrifice for the first run of the game.

The Sandites tied it back up in the bottom of the first as Josh Taber was walked onto loaded bases, bringing home Treyce Tolbert who was also walked.

In the top of the third the Lions reclaimed the advantage as Josh Detweiler singled to left field, advanced to second as Drew White was hit-by-pitch, and stole third on a passed ball. Casey Cooper hit a sacrifice to Sandite-of-the-Week shortstop Hunter Greathouse who collided with Thompson and allowed Detweiler to take home. Matt Reeves walked soon after, but he and White were stranded as Blake Perry struck out swinging. 

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That's when Jake Ward stepped up to bat and sent a homerun over the fence to tie things up again. Greathouse and Taber singled that inning but both were stranded. The top of the fourth ended with no runs, no hits, no errors, and one strikeout and Sand Springs came in for their biggest offensive-output of the game.

Joey Montgomery hit a leadoff single to center field and was replaced on base by Ty Fain. Thompson hit a double, Fain came home on a sacrifice fly by Treyce Tolbert, and Thompson scored on a passed ball. It looked like the inning might come to a close as Rhett Rutledge flew out in foul territory and Ward went to the plate for two strikes. The slugger wasn't done yet, however, and singled to keep the game alive. Greathouse singled on an error, Taber batted in Ward on a right field line and Trevor Tolbert was walked to load the bases. Terry was hit-by-pitch to score Greathouse and Reeves was replaced on the mound by Logan Wint who struck Montgomery with the pitch to score Taber for a 7-2 advantage. Thompson flew out to end the inning with three stranded, but the Sandites had all the runs they needed to hold on to the win.

Jake Ward crosses home plate after hitting the first Sandite homerun of the season.

Detweiler doubled on a Ward fielding error to top the fifth, and came home on a Grayson Kuehl double to the left field fence. Ward, who was four-for-four at the plate, singled in the fifth but was put out at second on a fielder's choice as Greathouse grounded to short.

Terry walked two more in the top of the sixth, struck out one, and gave up two singles that were stranded. Taber, who also had a perfect OBP, singled and stole second, but was caught in a pickle between second and third as Gunnar Phillips singled on a fielder's choice. Trevor Tolbert struck out, Montgomery hit a single, but Thompson flew out to first to bring in the top of the seventh where the Lions would try their best to rally.

Josh Cordell (0-1) relieved Terry on the mound and gave up a single to Balak, walked Cooper and Wint, and struck out Reeves and AJ Moore. Balak came home on a passed ball, Keuhl (running for Cooper) was batted in by Conner Chapman who singled on a Greathouse fielding error, and Tom Alvarado (running for Wint) came in on a Brewer single.

The Lions were down by one with two outs and two on base when Detweiler flew out to Taber in right field and the Sandites secured the win. Sand Springs will travel to Moore for a rematch Tuesday night at 6:00. 

Sandites come from behind for 8-3 victory over Coconino at Best of the West Tournament

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

The Charles Page High School baseball team (6-2) finished their run at the Best of the West tournament in Phoenix with an 8-3 come from behind victory over Coconino (2-11). The Flagstaff, Arizona team lead 3-1 going into the bottom of the fourth, but the Sandites' bats exploded in the fifth and sixth for three runs in each.

Hunter Greathouse (1-0) got his first win on the mound this season, pitching nine strikeouts and only giving up three hits. 

Coconino took an early lead with a run from Turner Gasperone, who was walked by Greathouse and batted in on a sacrifice by Rylee Snopek in the first inning. Greathouse struck out Marcus Romo and Cristo Tabares, stranding Trevor Bong, who singled.

The Sandites retaliated quickly as Treyce Tolbert and Rhett Rutledge singled and were joined on base by Jake Ward who was struck by the pitch. Joey Montgomery scored Tolbert, but was outed with Ward in a double play groundball scoop from Gasperone at short to Damien Kern at second to Snopek at first. Greathouse grounded out to second and the Panthers came in to bat tied up at 1-1.

Coconino grounded out two and Greathouse struck out Luke Nelson to bring the Sandites back in with no hits, no runs, and no errors, but they were unable to capitalize on a Josh Taber single as he was caught stealing second. Trevor Tolbert struck out looking and Jake Terry grounded out to third to bring the inning to a close.

Gasperone singled again for the Panthers, but was left stranded on second as Greathouse struck out the final two batters. The Sandites then stranded Rhett Rutledge (single) and Ward (hit by pitch).

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Greathouse hit Snopek and gave up a single to Tabares to start the fourth and the runners advanced on a sacrifice by Braydon Wong. Todd Furr reached first on a fielder's choice as Trevor Tolbert put out Snopek at home. Cristian Casados replaced Todd Furr, Ty Furr replaced Tabares, and the bases were loaded as Nelson was walked. Greathouse walked Wes Garner and Gasperone to score Ty Furr and Casados and the Panthers were up 3-1. Romo reached on a dropped third strike, but Nelson was put out at home to end the Panther offense.

Greathouse singled in the bottom of the fourth and was replaced on base by Tyler McCallie. McCallie made it to third on a Josh Taber single, then came home on a Trevor Tolbert sacrifice. Terry singled with a groundball to short, but was caught stealing second. Taber was stranded as Ty Fain lined out to short. 

Coconino's next three batters grounded out and the Sandites finally found the momentum they needed in the bottom of the fifth. Treyce Tolbert flied out to start, but Rutledge hit a hard groundball to left field for a single. Ward was hit by pitch for the third time (OUCH!) and Montgomery was struck out. Greathouse singled to load the bases with two outs. Mack Thompson replaced Ward, McCallie replaced Greathouse, and Rutledge walked in as Taber was hit by pitch. The Panthers replaced Nelson on the mound with Romo, to little avail, as Trevor Tolbert singled to score Thompson and McCallie. Taber was stranded as Terry grounded out to short, but the Sandites had a 5-3 lead.

Greathouse struck out the side in the top of the sixth. Fain was walked, Treyce Tolbert reached on an error, Rutledge singled to score Fain, then Ward singled to score Tolbert. Mongomery was hit by pitch to load the bases and was replaced by Cody Motes. The Panthers changed pitchers again, this time to Snopek. Greathouse sacrificed to score Rutledge for a final score of 8-3. The game ended with the bases loaded as Trevor Tolbert was walked, but Terry grounded out.

The Sandites went 3-2 in the spring break tournament with losses of 7-0 and 2-1 to Sunrise Mountain and Chaparral High, respectively, and wins of 3-1 and 14-2 over Greenway High and Notre Dame Prep. 

Sandite Baseball run-rules Notre Dame Prep 14-2 in 5 innings

Jake Ward is undefeated from the mound this season.

Story by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Photo by: Morgan Miller, Executive Director

The Charles Page High School (5-2) varsity baseball team got off to a rough start in the Best of the West tournament in Phoenix, Arizona, this week, dropping two of their first three games to bring their undefeated streak to an end. They seem to be back on track, however, after dominating Notre Dame Prep (6-8) with ten runs in the first three innings Tuesday evening. 

The Scottsdale, Arizona team came into the game 1-2 for the tournament, the same as Sand Springs, with losses to Westmoore and Edmond Santa Fe, and a 15-5 win over Yukon. 

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Jake Ward (3-0) remains undefeated on the mound after pitching 67% strikes for six strikeouts,  four hits, one walk, and zero earned runs.

Treyce Tolbert was walked to start the first. Rhett Rutledge flied out to centerfield and Tolbert stole second while Ward struck out swinging. Joey Montgomery reached on an error and scored Tolbert and was replaced on base by Cody Motes. Hunter Greathouse doubled and Motes reached third, then Josh Taber singled to score Motes. Greathouse stole home with Trevor Tolbert at bat, then Tolbert doubled to score Taber. He was caught stealing third with Jake Terry at bat, however, and the Saints came in trailing 4-0.

Luke Patty and Nathan Pierce singled for the Saints, but both were left stranded to end the inning. 

Terry, a University of Oklahoma commit, was hit by a pitch to start the second inning, followed by Mack Thompson with a walk. Treyce Tolbert singled to score Terry, Rutledge sacrificed to advance the runners on base, then Ward batted in Tolbert with a single. Ty Fain replaced Ward on base and advanced to second off a Montgomery single. Montgomery was replaced by Motes. Fain scored on a Greathouse single, then both Motes and Greathouse scored on a center field double from Trevor Tolbert. 

The Saints stranded two in the second inning and didn't get another hit till the bottom of the fifth. Sand Springs stranded Rutledge in the top of the third, but came out for another explosive inning in the fourth.

Riley Rutledge singled, Kameron Adcock walked, and Trevor Tolbert (a Southwestern Christian University signee) brought in Rutledge with a line drive single to center field. Terry tripled to center field scoring Adcock and Tolbert, then was batted in on a sacrifice from Fain for a 14-0 advantage.

The Sandites stranded Tyler McCallie (running for Ward, who walked) in the top of the fifth. Notre Dame finally reached base on a Riley Rutledge error and Orrie Tawes came home on a Jarrett Pille double for the first run of the game for the Saints. Pille came in on a sacrifice, but the inning would come to a close soon after and the Sandites were back in the win column with their biggest victory of the season thus far. 

Chaparral Firebirds edge out Sandite Baseball 2-1 at Best of the West

Story by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Photo by: Morgan Miller, Executive Director

The Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (4-2) gave up their second loss of the season 2-1 to Chaparral High (11-2) at the Best of the West tournament in Phoenix, Arizona Tuesday. 

Josh Cordell (0-1) got the loss on the mound for the Sandites in his first time pitching this season. He gave up six hits, two walks, and two runs, but struck out three and threw 65% strikes. 

Neither team got off a hit in the first inning. Tyler Stokes was walked for the Firebirds, but was picked off at first base. Joey Montgomery reached first on an error to start the second, then stole second on another error with Hunter Greathouse at bat and advanced to third on a sacrifice fly, but was ultimately left stranded as both Josh Taber and Jake Terry were put out on right field flies. 

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Chaparral stranded one in the second and Page stranded Treyce Tolbert in the top of the third. In the bottom of the inning Ian McMillan singled to left field, stole second with Stokes at bat, and was batted home on a Jacob Gonzalez single. Gonzalez and Stokes, who was walked, were both left stranded by Harrison Jones, but the Firebirds had a 1-0 lead going into the fourth.

Jake Ward singled to start the fourth, but Montgomery, Greathouse, and Taber all flied out to bring in Chaparral for another successful offensive performance.

Alex Segal hit a lead-off double, followed by Hampton with a bunt single. Gianni Tomasi batted in Segal on a sacrifice fly to right field for the second run of the game, and that was all the Firebirds would need.

Tyler McCallie doubled with a hard grounder to left field and was batted in on a line drive double by Treyce Tolbert. By that point the Sandites had two outs and Tolbert was stranded on a fly by Rhett Rutledge.

The Sandites fielded three outs to end the inning and came in for a big rally attempt. Ward struck out swinging, but Montgomery doubled to right field and courtesy runner Mack Thompson reached third on a grounder from Greathouse. Kameron Adcock replaced Greathouse and Taber was walked to load the bases with one out. Thompson was caught stealing, however, and Jake Terry struck out swinging to strand the Sandite rally attempt along with two runners. 

Cordell struck out two in the bottom of the sixth, but none of the Sandites landed on base to start the seventh and the Firebirds walked away with their third win of the tournament.



Sandite Baseball drops first loss to Sunrise Mountain

Joey Montgomery, who has played catcher most of the season, pitched his first game of the year Monday afternoon in Phoenix.

Story by: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Photo by: Morgan Miller, Executive Director

The Sandite streak came to an end in Phoenix, Arizona Monday afternoon as the previously undefeated Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (4-1) was shut out 7-0 by Sunrise Mountain (9-5) of Peoria, Arizona.

The Sunrise Mountain Mustangs exploded for five runs in the first inning and Sand Springs was unable to recover from the heavy early deficit.

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Treyce Tolbert singled in the top of the first but Jake Ward grounded out on a double play to second base. Joey Montgomery (0-1) pitched all six innings for the Sandites. He walked Hunter Lessard, pitched a single to Michael Herrera, and walked Kyler Riordan to load the bases. Treyce Tolbert caught out Lucas Wall in center field, but Nick Brauns batted in Lessard on a single to take a 1-0 lead with the bases still loaded. Tyler Hill brought in Herrera with a single, then Grant Dowty doubled on a line drive to left field and scored Riordan, Brauns, and Hill. Tyler Pruitt flied out to Treyce Tolbert, Daniel Partida was hit by a pitch, but Dowty and Partida were left stranded as Lessard grounded out to Montgomery.

The next three innings were uneventful. The Sandites didn't get a single hit till Ty Fain singled in the top of the sixth. Fain was walked in the top of the third, Trevor Tolbert was walked in the fifth, but neither scored. 

Lessard grounded to third and reached first on an error by Hunter Greathouse and Riordan was walked in the bottom of the fourth, but both were stranded. 

In the bottom of the fifth, Brauns reached first on an error by Trevor Tolbert and was replaced by Albertson who stole second on a wild pitch, took third on a Dowty single, and stole home with Pruitt at bat. 

In the sixth, Partida was hit by a pitch and scored on a right field double by Riordan. Ward flied out to start the seventh. Montgomery was walked, then put out on a double play as Greathouse hit a line drive to short to end the game. 


Sandite Baseball wins fourth-straight at Best of the West opener

By: Scott Emigh, Editor-in-Chief

Photo by: Morgan Miller, Executive Director

The Charles Page High School varsity baseball team (4-0) won their first game at the Best of the West tournament in Phoenix, Arizona 3-1 over the Greenway High Demons (6-1). University of Oklahoma commit Jake Terry (2-0) got the win on the mound with five strikeouts, three walks, and nine hits.

The game came down to the very last pitch. Neither team got on the scoreboard till Josh Taber singled in the top of the third, advanced to second on a sacrifice by Terry, and scored on a catcher's error.

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The Demons found their first run in the bottom of the fourth. Bryce Mackey singled and advanced to second on a walk by Justin Freeman. With two outs on the board, Jesus Macias grounded to short for a single and loaded the bases. Mackey took home on a Terry balk, but the others would be left stranded as James Gamble was struck out looking. 

The game remained tied up till the seventh inning. Jake Ward reached second on an error and Kameron Adcock subbed in to pinch run. Joey Montgomery grounded out to third, Hunter Greathouse was walked, and Ty Fain was struck out swinging. Both runners advanced on a wild pitch, then Taber batted them both in with a line drive single to right field. Terry grounded out to bring in the Demons.

Cristian Platero flied out to Taber in right field and McDonald was struck out swinging, but Riley Miller singled, Kona Quiggle doubled, and Mackey was walked to load the bases. It came down to Freeman to bring them home for the win, but he was put out on a caught line drive to Treyce Tolbert in center field for the Sandites' fourth straight win of the season.