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The Shawnee News-Star
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  • Tecumseh, Dale and Bethel each play two at the Hall of Fame Festival at Firelake
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  • Tecumseh wins two at Shootout
    The Tecumseh Lady Savages extended their winning streak to six with a pair of wins at the Hall of Fame Shootout Festival at Firelake on Friday, defeating Red Oak 5-0 and Plainview 10-2.
    Caitlin Bingham was the winning pitcher against Red Oak, holding the Lady Eagles to two hits and two walks while striking out five in seven innings of work.
    Aspen Grimes and Destiny Jacoway each went 2-3. Tecumseh scored three runs in the sixth to put the game away.
    In the second game the Lady Savages scored four in the fourth inning and six more in the fifth in downing the Lady Indians.
    Colbie Meeks allowed five hits and 0 walks while striking out five. Sierra Humphrey had two hits and drove in two runs, while Grimes had an RBI triple and Bingham had a double.
    The Lady Savages (7-1) will wrap up the Festival against Marlow at 3:45 p.m. on Saturday.
    Bethel suffers first loss of season
    The Bethel Lady Wildcats suffered their first loss of the season on Friday, falling to Marlow 4-3 in their first game at the Hall of Fame Shootout at Firelake on Friday.
    Bethel bounced back to defeat Sequoyah Claremore in their second and final contest 9-0, moving their record to 9-1 on the season.
    Kim Herren pitched both contests for Bethel, allowing 9 hits, a walk and a hit batter while striking out one in the loss to Marlow.
    Rachel Stark had two hits and drove in a run in that contest, while Kelsey Eropkin went 2-4.
    In the next game Herren was nearly perfect, allowing one walk and no hits in five innings of work against the Lady Eagles.
    Makayla Whitten, Montana Price and Bry Flanagan all went 2-3 with two RBI, while Stark and Rylee Steward each had a double and Eropkin had an inside-the-park home run.
    Bethel will play again Tuesday at home against Jones, with the varsity game beginning at 5 p.m.
    Dale falls to Edmond North
    The Dale Lady Pirates took their second loss of the season on Friday, falling to Edmond North 5-2 in the Hall of Fame Shootout Festival at Firelake.
    The Lady Pirates (10-2) run-ruled Drumright 10-2 in five innings in their first game of the day.
    Taylor Powell ran her record to 7-0 with the win over Drumright, allowing 8 hits while striking out three in five innings.
    Reagan Holt had three hits while five Lady Pirates had two hits apiece. Lacey Hood had a home run in the win.
    Page 2 of 2 - In their loss to the Lady Huskies Dale left 10 runners on base and didn’t score until their final at-bat in the bottom of the seventh.
    Lauren Hood took the loss, dropping to 3-2 on the season. DeLacey Dockery had a pair of hits including a double, while Lacey Hood had two hits.
    “We just left too many on base,” head coach Andy Powell said. “We had our chances, just couldn’t get any timely hits. I’m proud of the way we played. Edmond North in the best team we’ve played all year.”
    The Lady Huskies (11-2) got a two-run home run in the top of the first and added single runs in the second, third and fifth innings.
    The Lady Pirates will host Byng on Monday beginning at 5 p.m.

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