Propelled by a 10-run first inning, Seminole State blistered Rose State 23-7 Friday night.


Propelled by a 10-run first inning, Seminole State blistered Rose State 23-7 Friday night.
Seminole State (31-15, 11-8) connected for seven home runs, including three by Owasso product Joe Patterson. Patterson has 24 round-trippers on the year.
Also homering for the Trojans were Dustin Andrews, Ky Burgess, James Lavinskas and William Kankle.
The Trojans outhit the visitors 19-7. Rose State made four errors.
Aaron Rosborough earned the pitching win to move to 3-0.
Thursday, Seminole State collected 15 hits in posting an 11-6 victory over Rose State.
David Chester, a 6-foot-5 250-pounder from Collinsville, hit two home runs — his 12th and 13th of the season. Patterson homered and Trojan teammate Calvin Hoffman unloaded his first round-tripper of the year.
Seminole State opened the scoring with two runs in the first inning, added a run in the second and took an 8-0 lead with five in the fourth.
Both teams finished with three errors.
Seminole’s Kale Murphree, with ninth-inning relief help from Clark Byrum, earned the pitching win.
Murphree improved to 8-2.