FAIRLAND — Commerce had only five hits, but still rolled to a 14-6 victory over Fairland in the finals of the Fairland Owl Invitational baseball tournament here Saturday.
Afton finished third with a 14-9 win over Quapaw.
The fifth- and seventh-place games were not played when Colcord and Hulbert told tournament director Chad Ross they would not have enough players for Saturday’s action.
Colcord and Copan were to play for seventh and Hulbert and Oaks for fifth.
In first-round action Thursday, it was Afton 11, Oaks 10; Fairland 10, Copan 0; Oaks 15, Copan 2, and Fairland 15, Afton 13.
Then on Friday, it was Commerce 2, Hulbert 1; Quapaw 13, Colcord 0; Oaks 15, Copan 2, and Hulbert 12, Colcord 1.
In the championship game, Fairland saw a 3-0 lead into the top of the first into a 6-3 deficit in the bottom half of the inning.
The Tigers mounted four-run rallies in the fourth and sixth innings.
Fairland scratched out single runs in the third, fifth and sixth.
Brandt Nading and Hunter Burkybile had two singles each and Blake Kelly chipped in with a single.
The Tigers took advantage of nine walks, two hit batters and seven errors by Fairland.
Isaac Matthews had a double and single for the Owls.
Cody Rice, Dillon McKinzie, Luke Jones and Riley Powell added singles.
Nading picked up the win with 5 2/3 innings. He took over for Ryan Dunbar, who faced four batters and managed to get only one out in the first.
Afton 14, Quapaw 9
Three runs in the fourth inning helped the Eagles open up some breathing room in a tight game.
They had carried an 8-7 lead into the fourth inning, when they put together the three-run rally.
Quapaw got one of the runs back in its half of the fourth, but Afton scored single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.
The Wildcats’ only other run came in the sixth.
Jesse Walkingstick had a double and two singles for Afton.
Jacob Barton had a leadoff homer in the fourth and single while Kyle Corley added a double and single. Zach Henry chipped in with two singles.
Brett Fuser doubled and Brett Hollon and Cole Mikesell added singles.
Maupin pitched the first 2 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and eight runs. He struck out two and walked three.
Mustain went 4 1/3 innings, yielding six hits and one run. He walked four and franned four.
Brenden McMackin was 4-for-4 to lead the Wildcats’ offense.
Jonas Gregory had a double and single and Nick Hemphill added two singles.
Austin Thomasson, Rex Burkybile, Hunter Thomasson and Jordan Carolus all had singles.
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Fairland 15, Afton 13
The Owls rallied from a 9-0 deficit to get the win.
Jones and Benton had RBI singles to key a three-run rally for Fairland in the bottom of the six. The final run scored on an error.
The Eagles had a chance to tie the game in the seventh.
Corley doubled to lead off the inning. He advanced to third when Tate Maupin grounded out. Fuser picked up the RBI with a sacrifice fly.
Barton singled and Walkingstick walked to keep the inning alive, but Mikesell lined out to Rice at shortstop, ending the game.
Kody Benton 3-for 3 with a double, Riley Powell had a double and single and Cody Rice and Isaac Matthews contributed two singles each.
Dillon McKinzie, Luke Jones and Gavin Long added singles.
Mikesell had two singles and Mustain, Corley and Maupin each had a double.
Henry, Barton and Walkingstick all had singles.
Commerce 13, Quapaw 3
The Wildcats tied the score at 2-2 in the bottom of the third only to have CHS break the game open with seven runs in the fourth and four more in the fifth.
Quapaw created the final margin with a run in the fifth.
Kelly picked up a double and single while Bryce Waybright and Nading added two singles each.
Kiante Edwards doubled and Carlos Pinales, Chase Cunningham and Dunbar singled.
Andrew Barnes and Hemphill had a double and single each for the Cats. Gregory and Carolus each had two singles and
Burkybile and Chris Durbin had a single each.
Afton 11, Oaks 10
Zach Henry stole home with the winning run with only one out in the seventh for the Eagles.
Oaks erupted for seven runs in the first inning then went up 10-2 in the top of the fourth.
Afton got another two runs in the fourth and two more in the sixth to set the stage for its game-winning rally.
Gabe Mustain faced only four batters, allowing three hits and four runs.
Jesse Walkingstick finished up, surrendering six runs and six hits. He struck out 12 and walked none.
Tate Maupin had three singles for the Eagles.
Mustain added a triple and single while Zach Henry, Kyle Corley and Jacob Barton added two singles each.
Brett Fuser added a single.
Quapaw 13, Colcord 0
Chris Durbin and Nick Hemphill combined on a one-hit shutout. Durbin fanned three and walked two while working 1 2/3 innings.
Hemphill finished up, striking out one and yielding the only hit — a single by Mandan Shawver in the third inning.
The Wildcats scored six times in the first, then added seven more in the second.
Gregory collected a double and triple with five RBIs for Quapaw.
Hunter Thomasson and Barnes had two singles each.
Burkybile tripled and Hemphill singled for the Cats.
Fairland 10, Copan 0
Copan managed only two hits off Riley Powell over four innings.
The Owls scored three in the first, four in the second and tacked on a final three in the fourth, when the game was called due to the run rule.
Allen picked up two singles. Powell doubled and Rice, McKinzie, Benton, Jones and Matthews all had singles.
Commerce 2, Hulbert 1
The Tigers got what turned out to be the deciding run in the third inning.
They had taken a 1-0 lead in the first. Hulbert’s run came in the sixth.
Kelly had seven strikeouts and walked one while allowing only two hits.
Pinales, Edwards, Cunningham, Kelly, Waybright and Dunbar all had singles.