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September 4, 2013

Weekend update: Second-ranked Savanna wins Pitt 8

McALESTER — Filling you in on everything that’s happened since Aug. 27. All scores reported to


Canadian’s softball season has finally gotten underway, but so far all the Lady Cougars’ games have resulted in double-digit losses. Canadian lost to Indianola on Aug. 27, 20-3, then again to Indianola in the Pitt 8 Tournament on Thursday, 15-0.

Canadian also lost to Kiowa in the Pitt 8, 16-1, then forfeited Friday’s game to Savanna. Canadian played Stuart and Kiowa on Tuesday, losing both games, 12-0 and 12-1 respectively.


The Demons beat the Pittsburg Panthers on Aug. 27, 13-0. That kicked off a strong week in which the team went 3-1, saw its record improve to above .500 and earned a top-20 ranking in Class A baseball.

Crowder faced both Cameron and Okay in a three-way series Thursday, beating top-20 team Cameron, 4-1, and Okay, 10-0. Crowder lost to Stuart on Friday, 5-3, then played Kiowa on Tuesday before heading to Okay on Thursday.

The Demonettes went 1-2 at the Pitt 8 Tournament on Thursday. They beat Haileyville, 18-2, but then lost 14-2 to eventual champions Savanna and 14-1 to Kiowa in the third-place game.

Crowder lost to Wilburton on Saturday, 14-0, and to Tushka on Tuesday, 20-11. The Demonettes take a 5-11 record into Monday’s game against Stuart.


Haileyville went 1-2 at the Pitt 8, falling to Crowder, 18-2, but beating Pittsburg to reach the consolation final, where it lost to Indianola, 7-4. That stretched the Lady Warriors’ losing streak to five games heading into Friday’s game against Kiowa, for which no score was reported.

The Lady Warriors play Kiowa on Thursday.


The Lady Miners have lost their last two games, falling to 2-6 overall. Hartshorne lost to Coalgate on Aug. 27, 3-2, and to Pocola on Tuesday, 8-0.

The Lady Miners host Wister on Monday.


The Warriorettes got their first win of the season on Aug. 27, when they beat Canadian, 15-0. That began a 5-1 week that continued at the Pitt 8 on Thursday, where the team finished fifth.

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