CLAREMORE — Miami dropped both of its games in the Claremore Festival Saturday.
The Wardogs fell 26-13 to Oologah and 12-4 to the hosts.
“We had a few bad innings on the mound and defensively throughout the day, but there were some positive things to take away from the games,” Miami coach Jeremy Strack said.
“It was a good day offensively. We had some good at-bats.”
Miami (1-2) began District 4A-5 play Monday by hosting Wagoner. The teams turn around and play at Wagoner on Tuesday.
Claremore improved to 3-0 while Oologah is 2-1 after a 13-5 loss to the Zebras.
Oologah 26, Miami 13
The Mustangs carried a 13-12 lead into the top of the sixth, when they exploded for 13 runs.
Oologah sent 18 batters to the plate, collecting five singles and three triples while taking advantage of four walks and three hit batters.
The Mustangs got nine runs in the top of the first but Miami countered with five runs of its own.
The score was 10-5 after two and 12-6 heading into the fourth.
Oologah got a 13th run in the top of the fifth only to have the Wardogs score six times in its half of the inning to shave the gap to one run.
Miami collected 18 hits in the game and seven players had at least two hits.
Conner Womack and Drew Williams had three singles each to lead the way.
Eli Coyne had a double and single with three RBIs and Brevin Randle, Brant Morris, Hunter Hartman and Isaac Keller collected two hits each.
Caden Folks doubled and Brad Hartman added a single.
Williams and Keller each had two RBIs and Randle, Hunter Hartman and Brad Hartman each drove in a run.
The Wardogs used six pitchers in the game, including four in the sixth-inning explosion.
Hunter Hartman was the Dogs’ starting pitcher. Morris, Williams, Womack, Randle and Maison Neece followed him.
Oologah collected 25 hits and took advantage of eight walks.
Claremore 12, Miami 4
A steal of home with one out in the fifth kicked in the run rule and ended the game.
Claremore scored three times in the first, four in the second, three in the third and one in the fourth.
The Wardogs finally got on the board in the fifth with a four-run rally. A bases-loaded triple by Womack was the key hit.
Keller and Williams added a pair of singles for MHS.
Witham was tagged with the loss. Randle and Neece also pitched for the Dogs.
Claremore collected 11 hits and benefitted from seven walks.