McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 16, 2013

District tourneys begin for softball and baseball

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer


Stuart baseball hosts Indianola on Wednesday. Because Pittsburg dropped out of the district tournament, Stuart and Indianola will play a best-of-three-series starting at noon.

Kiowa’s baseball team will be at Stonewall on Thursday, playing Mill Creek at 3 p.m. The loser of that game faces Stonewall at 5 p.m., while the winner face Stonewall at 7 p.m. The championships start Friday at 4 p.m.

Kiowa softball plays at Stuart on Thursday, with Stuart playing Haileyville at 12 p.m. Kiowa plays Cameron at 1:15 p.m., followed by the semifinals and championships.

Crowder softball will host Gore in a best-of-three series on Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. Canadian had been in Crowder’s district but has since dropped out.

Hartshorne softball heads to Latta for district play on Thursday. Hartshorne plays Konawa at 2 p.m., followed by Latta vs. the loser of that game at 3:15 p.m.

Latta will play the winner of Hartshorne-Konawa at 4:30 p.m., with up to two more games after to determine the district champion.

Wilburton will be at Holdenville on Thursday, beginning district play against Eufaula at 2 p.m. As with most three-team districts, Holdenville will play the loser of the first game at 3:30 p.m., then the winner at 5 p.m., followed by the championships.

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