MIAMI — Scoring runs in all seven innings, Class 2A No. 4 Ketchum outslugged Miami 13-10 Thursday, April 12, at Joe Pollock Field.
The Warriors (17-3) got five runs in the first inning then tacked on single tallies the next five frames.
They closed things out with a three-run burst in the seventh.
Miami (6-15) logged single runs in the first two frames, erupted for five in the fourth and followed with a run each in its final three at-bats.
“I am proud of the way they have fought back the last couple games after getting down early,” Miami coach Jeremy Strack said. “Now we just need to not get down early.”
The Miami fifth included a two-run double by Conner Womack and a two-run single by Brad Hartman.
Brant Morris also contributed an RBI single.
The Dogs’ rally in the seventh included two singles and a grounder.
They left a runner at second as the next two batters were retired.
Gabe McCleary collected a double and three singles and Womack had a double and two singles against the Warriors’
Brad Hartman picked up two singles and Caden Folks, Grant Nolte, Brant Morris and Yoshihiro Shinzato all had singles.
James Johnson and Kody Starks had a double and two singles each.
Five other Ketchum players had two hits each.
Miami split a district double-header with Oologah earlier in the week.
The Mustangs grabbed a 6-3 win at Oologah on Monday then MHS got a 17-14 win
Miami 17, Oologah 14
A three-run homer by Womack and a bases-loaded triple by Grant Nolte highlighted the Miami fifth, which saw the Wardogs erase a 10-7 deficit.
Fifteen batters went to the plate during the explosion, which also included RBI doubles by Brad and Hunter Hartman. McCleary got an RBI with a bases-loaded walk and the Dogs also picked up a run with a passed ball.
Morris delivered a double and two singles with four RBIs and Hunter Hartman had a double and single.
McCleary chipped in with a single.
Wyatt Johnson had five singles for Oologah, which also got a double and single from Hayden Robertson and two singles each from Kellen Keeter, Cooper Christian and Bonner Pennington.
Oologah 6, Miami 3
Oologah took charge by scoring three times in the fifth and once in the sixth.
The Wardogs had grabbed a 3-2 lead in the top of the sixth.
Womack singled twice and Williams, Brad Hartman, Morris, Hunter Hartman, Shinzato and Folks each had a base hit.
Christian and Robertson had two singles each for Oologah.
The Wardogs faced Tulsa Webster Friday in a double-header then head down the stretch hosting Locust Grove on Monday, April 16.