McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

October 10, 2012

Wrapping up McAlester softball

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — The McAlester Lady Buffaloes’ softball season ended in disappointing fashion last week, with Pryor and Durant sweeping McAlester out of the regional tournament in two games.

“Those two teams got timely hitting,” Lady Buffs coach Jackie Cumbie said. “They strung their hits together in innings, and our hits were spread out. Once momentum starts going one way in any sport, it’s just tough.”

With the losses, McAlester finished its season 17-14. Cumbie said that by winning their district, the Lady Buffs performed above his pre-season expectations.

“We had a lot of unanswered questions,” Cumbie said. “I really wasn’t sure, because we only had two players with varsity experience.”

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