TUTTLE – Dale squeaked a 7-6 win by the Oklahoma City Broncos and defeated Elgin 10-2 to stay undefeated at 8-0 Saturday at Tuttle.
The Pirates gave up four runs against OKC in the top of the second but a five run bottom kept them in the hunt.
Cooper Hunt singled to drive in Scout Capps, Jarrod Rogers doubled to score Hunt and a ball out of play and David Herrong singled to drive in Jonah Johnson. Rogers scored on a fielder's choice by Bryce Crawford.
The Broncos took the lead back with two runs in the top of the fourth but an RBI single from Capps tied things back up in the bottom of the fifth and Blake McQuain hit a double to score a go-ahed run in the seventh.
Herring had two hits in the contest and McQuain and Rogers each doubled.
McQuain took the pitching win without giving up a hit, run or walk in two innings pitched. Jaxon Wright got the start on the mound and struck out five and gave up six runs and had two HBP.
Dale 10, Elgin 2
A walk and wild pitch gave Dale an early 2-0 lead in the Elgin game and a groundout by Herring drove in the game-winning run in the second as the Pirates rallied for four runs in the inning.
Gant Hathcock went 2-2 with an RBI to lead Dale and Herring, McQuain and Carson Hunt drove in two runs each.
Carson Hunt earned the win on the mound after giving up six hits and striking out two batters.