Friday and Saturday were full of softball games for teams in the Stephens County area. The Duncan Lady Demons, Marlow Lady Outlaws and Comanche Lady Indians played in the Hall of Fame Festival in Oklahoma City. The Lady Comets of Velma-Alma competed in two games of their own at Wynnewood.
The Duncan Lady Demons lost a tough battle against the Pryor Lady Tigers, losing in extra innings 2-1. Lady Demon pitcher Tanya Whaley suffered the loss with four strikeouts, two walks and allowing four hits.
Ashley Gonzalez scored the Lady Demons’ only run of the game after Jacobi Clark drove her in with a base hit.
“I was pleased with the way our girls stayed in the game against Pryor,” head coach Robert Cowan said. “We did not make an error the entire game until the extra inning.”
After playing a tough game with Pryor, the Lady Demons were beaten by the Grove Lady Ridgerunners 12-3.
Clark had a double in the game, and Whaley and Mackenzie Gibbs each had base hits.
Whaley took the loss with four strikeouts, four walks and four hits.
“We played a whole lot better in the first game, but just couldn’t keep it going in the second,” Cowan said. “I was really pleased with how we did in the first game but was a little disappointed in the second game.”
The Lady Demons will host Ardmore at 5:30 tonight. They will be on the road against Altus on Tuesday and head out to Ft. Collins, Colo., for the Triple-Crown Tournament on Friday and Saturday.
Lady Outlaws lose two at Hall of Fame
The Marlow Lady Outlaws also lost their two games at the Hall of Fame Festival, falliing to the Tuttle Lady Tigers JV team and the Bethany Lady Bronchos.
Ashton Major took the loss against the Tuttle JV with no strikeouts, one walk and giving up seven hits in four innings pitched.
“We had two hits in the first inning compared to their five hits in the first,” Lady Outlaw head coach Brian Miller said. “We just could not make the plays that we needed to and that hurt us.”
Major took the loss against Bethany, as well, with no strikeouts, two walks and giving up four hits.
On the offensive side of the ball Major had two doubles and both Haily Hines and Krista Cooper picked up base hit singles.
“We just saw some good pitching this weekend and could not adjust to it,” Miller said. “We struggled at the plate and we can not win if we do not hit and get runners on.”
The Lady Outlaws will continue play against the Pauls Valley Lady Panthers at home tonight at 5 p.m.
Lady Comets pick up two big wins
LINDSAY —Velma-Alma coach Jimmy Miller and the Lady Comets marked up two in the win column over the weekend at the Lindsay Festival.
The Lady Comets beat Tushka 4-1 in six innings. Micha Thompson got the win in the circle with 12 strikeouts, one walk and giving up three hits.
Nacona Presgrove went 1-3 for the night with one run scored and getting a RBI. Kylee Saville and Hillary Tivis both went 2-3 at the plate and Tivis had two RBI’s.
In a quick game against Wynnewood, Connor Southerland picked up the win and Thompson had the save in the circle as the Lady Comets held off the Lady Savages 9-1.
Southerland pitched two innings giving up one hit, one earned run, one walk and no strikeouts. Thompson pitched six innings with no runs, no walks and six strikeouts.
Southerland went 3-3 at the plate scoring one run and having one RBI. Kaitlin Anderson went 2-3 at bat and had two RBI’s in the game.
The Lady Comets will play at home on Tuesday against the Waurika Lady Eagles at 4 p.m.