McLOUD —Behind pitchers Kylee Akehurst and Harley Sturm, Tecumseh recorded victories over Chandler, 5-0, and McLoud, 8-3, Friday at the McLoud Invitational.
With the wins, McLoud, 15-5, advanced to Saturday’s 4 p.m. championship game versus Harrah at McLoud.
Akehurst befuddled Chandler on a six-inning four hitter. She struck out six and didn’t issue a base on balls.
Tecumseh, which tallied three runs in the fourth and two runs in the sixth, collected seven hits and six walks.
Leadoff hitter Ayzia Shirey was 3 of 3 with two runs. Katlyn Fleming was 2 of 4, a double and single, while driving in four runs.
Sturm surrendered three runs, eight hits and fanned eight in the five-inning win versus McLoud.
Tecumseh netted five runs in the bottom of the first, then added three more in the fourth.
Emily Bingham went 2 for 3 with a double and single. Also doubling for the Savages were Taylor Frizzell and Fleming.
Tecumseh and Harrah have played one time this season with the Lady Savages prevailing 11-6.
Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.