9/20/2013 12:02:00 PM Lady Demons hosting Class 3A district tourney
Perkins-Tryon first baseman Macey Hall fields a ground ball during last Monday’s game here with Mannford. Hall and the Lady Demons found out late last week they will be hosting a Class 3A district tournament against Pawhuska. The event will be Thursday, Aug. 26 with the first of two games starting at 3 p.m.
Journal photo by Kyle Lomenick
Perkins-Tryon will be the site of a Class 3A district fast-pitch softball tournament according to the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association.
The Lady Demons will host the Pawhuska Lady Huskies in a two-team double elimination event on Thursday, Sept. 26. Two games will be played on that date starting at 3 p.m.
A "if necessary" game will be played at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27.
There will be 24 two-team district events scattered around the state. Eight teams will receive district tournament byes and will most likely host regional events the following week. Those teams are Marlow, Davis, Sulphur, Washington, Chandler, Henryetta, Oktaha, and Sequoyah-Tahlequah.
In addition to P-T, other district tournament sites are Alva, Lindsay, Comanche, Kingston, Heritage Hall, Little Axe, Meeker, Perry, Okemah, Morris, Beggs, Kellyville, Lincoln Christian, Keys (Parkhill), Kansas, Adair, Verdigris, Stigler, Heavener, Holdenville, Wilburton, Hugo, and Valliant.
P-T closed the week with a 15-1 win at Kingfisher last Thursday in five innings. The Lady Demons scored single runs in the first two innings while the host Lady Yellowjackets prevented the shutout with their only run in the bottom of the second.
The game was decided with a nine-run third inning that ballooned the score to 11-1. Jessica Howard and Bailey Aldridge each reached base twice in the frame and scored. McKenzie Martin also reached based on a single and walk and scored one run. P-T clubbed six hits and took advantage of two walks and two errors by Kingfisher.
The final four runs came in the top of the fifth on five hits.
The Lady Demons took part in a 66 Conference triangular at Seminole last Tuesday and lost games to the host Lady Chieftains 6- 4 and to Chandler 10-2.
Against Seminole, P-T forced a 3-3 tie with the runs scored in the second inning. Seminole plated a single run in the third and two more in the fourth for the win.
Against Chandler, the Lady Lions broke the game wide open with seven runs in the fourth inning for the win.
After a scoreless first inning, both teams scored two runs in the second and that 2-2 deadlock held up until the fourth frame.
The Lady Demons started the week with a 13- 0 loss at home last Monday to Mannford. The Lady Pirates broke open a close game with nine runs in the top of the seventh.
Kallie Jones led the Lady Demons at the plate with a 2-for-3 outing that included two singles. P-T had six hits in the game.