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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 OSSAARankings.com.

CANADIAN:

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.

CROWDER:

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:

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.

HARTSHORNE:

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.

INDIANOLA:

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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