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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Shawnee baseball sweeps Capitol Hill

  • Big innings in both games enabled the Wolves to post easy wins in a district doubleheader on Tuesday.
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  • The Shawnee Wolves wasted little time in their district doubleheader against Capitol Hill on Tuesday, using big innings in both contests to sweep the Redskins by scores of 15-2 and 16-2.
    The Wolves (17-1 overall, 7-0 in District 5A-4) scored 11 runs in the fourth inning of game one, ending the game by the run rule after five.
    Eli Davis pitched three perfect innings with six strikeouts to get the win on the mound.
    Logan Franklin, Colin Robertson and Tanner Sparks had two hits apiece, while Landon Harper and Sparks each finished with two RBIs.
    The Wolves sent 16 batters to the plate in the fourth, taking advantage of three errors and six walks to turn a 4-0 lead into a 15-0 advantage.
    Shawnee scored five in the first inning of the second game, then rolled to a second run-rule win with three in the second and seven in the third.
    Josh Rolette had a two-run home run to deep right field in the first inning, making it 3-0 at the time. Rolette finished 2-for-4 with three runs batted in.
    Davis had four hits in four at-bats on the night, including a pair of doubles. Teddy Robertson had a two-run double while Landon Harper scored three times.
    A.J. Barron picked up the win on the mound, allowing one unearned run and three walks while striking out five.
    Cole Payne pitched the final two frames, allowing one hit, one walk and one unearned run.
    The Wolves will begin play in the Bill Tipton Memorial Tournament at home on Thursday. Shawnee will take on Chickasha at 11 a.m. and the OKC Broncos at 6:30 p.m.
    The tournament will continue Friday and Saturday.

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