COMMERCE — Ryan Dunbar hit his first career home run to lead Class 2A No. 17 Commerce to a 12-4 baseball win over Bluejacket here Tuesday, April 17.
Dunbar has a two-run shot that keyed a six-run fourth inning for the Tigers.
They led 2-0 after two then used the six-run fourth to seemingly take charge.
Bluejacket cut the deficit in half in the fifth, leaving runners stranded at second and third.
The Tigers generated a final four runs in the sixth.
The game ended with one out in sixth when Caden Pickard scored on a passed ball.
Pickard finished with two singles and Lance Hyatt added a base hit.
Gabe Satterwhite collected a double and single for the Chieftains.
Keegan Francis’ triple in the fifth drove in Bluejacket’s first run.
James Walters also had a single.
Commerce (16-6) faces Porter and Chelsea Thursday, April 18, in a festival at Chelsea then travels to Quapaw on Friday, April 20.
Bluejacket plays Welch and Shidler in the Class B District 20 tournament Thursday.