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MHS Buffaloes

May 6, 2014

Midweek Update: Four teams make State

McALESTER — This past week saw regional action for baseball, slowpitch, tennis, track and golf. And with multiple local teams and athletes advancing to the state level, that makes it a particularly successful week as well.

All scores reported to OSSAARankings.com

Canadian:

Neither Haden Hopper nor Chase Shearwood advanced out of Monday’s golf regional at Pryor. With both Canadian’s baseball and slowpitch teams already eliminated, the end of the golf season marks the end of the 2013-14 high school season for Canadian.

Crowder:

The Demons swept Thursday’s district tournament at Savanna, winning 19-0 and 9-1. They lost to Eufaula 10-5 on Monday and next play Tushka at home Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Regionals.

Haileyville:

Three Warriors competed at Saturday’s Class A regional track meet at Luther. Jordan Smith jumped 5 feet, 6 inches in the high jump, placing fourth.

Smith also competed in the long jump, placing 13th with a jump of 17-2, and the 100 meter dash, placing 11th in 12.1 seconds. His high jump gave Haileyville its only four team points at Regionals.

Caleb Cooper competed in the 100 meter, high jump and long jump, but didn’t score in any event. Bryer Stites competed in but didn’t place in the shot put and discus.

Hartshorne:

The Miners swept Liberty in Thursday’s district tournament, winning 10-1 and 11-1. They lost 11-6 to Stigler on Monday and next play Haworth at home Thursday at 1 p.m. at Regionals.

Indianola:

Indianola’s high school sports season ended in April when both its baseball and softball teams lost at Districts.

Kiowa:

The Cowboys lost 3-2 to Vanoss in the first round of Regionals on Thursday. They beat Keota 12-1 to stay alive, but then lost 18-1 to Roff — the No. 1 team in Class A — on Friday to end Kiowa’s postseason.

Kiowa also competed at Saturday’s track regional at Luther. The Cowgirls placed ninth with 25 team points, and the Cowboys placed 12th with 12 points.

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