McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

September 8, 2013

Savanna wins Tushka softball tournament

By Matt Goisman
Sports Writer

McALESTER — The Savanna Lady Bulldogs went 5-0 Thursday and Saturday to win the Third Annual Tushka Fall Classic softball tournament. The wins improved Savanna, the second-ranked team in Class 2A, to 18-3.

Savanna opened its tournament by beating Prague 5-1 on Thursday, then beat Kingston 7-1 and Colbert 2-0 that same day to advance to Saturday’s semifinals. Savanna beat Tushka in the semifinals, 3-1, then beat Panama in the finals, 9-0.

Colbert (sixth), Panama (10th) and Tushka (12th) were all ranked 2A teams as of Sept. 2 on www.OSSAARankings.com. Savanna played at Latta on Monday and plays at Henryetta today.

Contact Matt Goisman at mgoisman@mcalesternews.com.