Prague falls to Cushing, Luther

Fred Fehr
Shawnee News-Star, USA TODAY NETWORK

PRAGUE — Zack Grooms was a perfect 3-of-3 at the plate Friday but it wasn’t enough to keep Prague from dropping a 14-7 decision to Cushing at the Stroud Tournament.

Grooms doubled twice, singled, knocked in two runs and scored once.

Prague produced five runs in the bottom of the third to knot the game at 7, only to have Cushing quickly respond with four runs in the fourth to again take command.

The visitors combined 10 hits with six walks and three Prague errors.

Trip Davis of Prague recorded a sacrifice fly.

Conner Cline doubled for Prague, which fell to 1-10.

Cushing scored in all five innings, including four-spots in the first and fourth.

Luther 17, Prague 2 (Saturday)

The game went just 2 ½ innings as Prague was outhit 12-2. The Red Devils also committed five errors.

Red Devil Aiden Auld drove in a run with a single. Kyler Kinslow added a single. Trip Davis and Bradon Rojas scored for Prague (1-10).

Nine of Luther’s runs were unearned.

Luther collected 14 hits, including a home run, triple and two doubles.