The Edmond Sun

March 29, 2013

Edmond teams head to Broken Arrow tourney

The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — Edmond Memorial, Edmond Santa Fe and Deer Creek are all playing in the Broken Arrow Tournament this week against a regional field.

Santa Fe 0, Fayetteville (Ark.) 3

A combination of walks and errors in the fourth inning staked Fayettevillle, Ark., to a 3-run lead and led to the 3-0 win over Edmond Santa Fe on Thursday.

Connor Sweeney was 2-for-2 at the plate for the Wolves. Three Santa Fe pitchers combined to allow no earned runs, led by Jacob Jerome, who struck out four and allowed four hits and three walks over five innings.


Memorial 0, Broken Arrow 10

Visiting Broken Arrow served up a run-rule shutout to Edmond Memorial Thursday evening.  Wade Hanska was 2-for-2 in the losing effort.

Defense was again a sticking point for the Bulldogs, as Memorial fielders committed four errors. Only one run of the eight allowed by Bulldog starter Cody Ebert was earned.


Deer Creek 15, Sterling (Kan.) 0

The Antlers jumped out to a nine-run lead in the first inning against Sterling, Kan., on Thursday. Deer Creek didn’t look back, scoring two in the third and four in the fifth to take a 15-1 win.

Deer Creek’s Ben Heigle pitched the five-inning shutout. He struck out five, walked none and allowed four hits.

At the plate, Cole Lindley led the Antlers with three RBIs and two runs in a 3-for-3 effort. Dylan Rycroft also had three RBIs; Chad Dunlop drove in two. Caleb Eldridge scored three runs, and Aiden Doherty and Jordan Boyer score twice apiece.


Edmond Memorial 6, Tulsa Memorial 2

The Edmond Memorial Bulldogs righted the ship with a 6-2 win over Tulsa Memorial Friday at the Broken Arrow tournament.

The Bulldogs scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to break a 2-2 tie when Matt Bruner singled and scored on a hit by Jack Hale. Hale would later score, along with Hunter Schellhardt and Colin Simpson.

Jared Jones started for Edmond Memorial; pitched 6 2/3 innings and allowed two walks, two earned runs and seven hits while striking out two.

Deer Creek 5, Broken Arrow 13

Deer Creek fell to host Broken Arrow 13-5 Friday afternoon at the BA Tournament, despite the Antlers’ five runs in the final two innings to close the gap.

Cole Lindley led with a pair of RBIs and a run.


Edmond Memorial 3, Sterling (Kan.) 2

Memorial used timely hitting and capitalized on their opponents’ mistakes Friday afternoon to take a 3-2 win from Sterling, Kan., at the Broken Arrow tourney.

Hunter Schellhardt reached on an error and scored on a Jack Hale sacrifice in the first; Matt Bruner reached on an error and scored on a Colin Simpson single in the third; Cole Caldwell walked and scored when Steven Jones reached on an error in the fourth to complete the Bulldog scoring.

Evan Nicklas got the win in seven innings for Memorial. He struck out one, walked two, and allowed five  hits and two runs, one earned.