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Softball Top 4 Finish At 5A State
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Ted Wright -- last update 10/18/2009 (SoftballStatePg2.html)
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Beat Carl Albert & Duncan But Lost Twice To McAlester In 1-Run Games
Out From Win In Last Game
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Cole (#7) pitching against Duncan in the 2nd State game Friday Oct. 16th in Oklahoma
Cook backhanded this Duncan grounder and tossed to Emily Varner (#22) at 3rd base
but the runner was safe. Duncan had runners at 1st and 3rd with 2 outs. Cole then
got her 3rd strikeout of the 3rd inning to end the threat.
Smith (#15) singled and scored ahead of Marysa Trost as she rounded the bases
after clearing the left field fence with a 2-run homer in 4th inning against Duncan.
Those were the only 2 runs scored.
Smith made a diving attempt on this Duncan liner to left field in the 4th inning
but couldn't field it cleanly.
made a throw to Kristina Shearer (#4) after the drop (left photo) and nearly picked
off the runner but the ball ended up on one side of the runner and Kristina's
glove on the other (in the 4th).
Coenen (#3 running for Kylee Cole after a 5th inning single) was out at 2nd on
a fielder's choice.
their win over Duncan the softball team stood in line for some food at the ball
park before their 2nd McAlester game a few hours later.
were preparing for some later races at the racetrack within sight of the softball
fields Friday evening.
Cole pitching in her 3rd game of the day (under the lights) in a rematch with
McAlester in the 8pm game Friday needing a win to avoid elimination.
Collinsville dugout cheering on a Cardinal batter during the 3rd game Friday.
were "off-setting errors" on this 5th inning play in the 2nd McAlester
game with the throw getting past Randi Gilmartin but the diving runner apparently
did not realize she was safe and wandered off the base and was tagged out.
Rogers and Randi Gilmartin had time for a chat while the umpires had a lengthy
conference in Collinsville's half of the 7th inning. Randi had just singled in
Lacie Cook (who led off with a single) to put Collinsville up 1-0 with 2 outs.
Randi had apparently been obstructed trying to reach 2nd base on the throw to
the plate. I thought she was called safe at 2nd but was sent back to 1st after
Rachel Pitts couldn't reach the high throw (which would likely have been too late
for the tag) as McAlester tied the 2nd game 1-1 with two out in the 7th inning.
McAlester scored again on the next play for a 1-2 win. That eliminated Collinsville
and sent McAlester into the finals with Lawton Mac (winner of the A Bracket).
CHS Lady Cards on an outstanding tournament
and season. -- Ted Wright
Softball Update: I just wanted to let you know that
the girls beat Carl Albert 5-1 this morning. I couldnt be there but
there were people there keeping me updated on what was going on. GO LADY CARDS!!!!!!!
-- Carolyn Jensen (10/15/2009 11:50am)|
Changes for State Softball: Due to the rain, the OSSAA as had to change
the times for the State Softball Tournament in OKC. Collinsville
will play Carl Albert in the 1st round at 10:00 am on Thursday, Oct.
15th. The winner of game 1 will play again at 12:00 noon on Friday, Oct. 16th.
The loser of game 1 will play at 6:00 pm on Thursday, Oct. 15th. -- Jim Riley
3pm Wed 10/14 (& Jim noted even these are subject to change -- Ted)|
To Play Carl Albert Thursday (in OKC at 10am
... then noon (win) or 6pm (loss) game next
(w/ Football at Jay 7:30)|
in Collinsville & Carl Albert's "B" Bracket: McAlester & Duncan.
The "A" Bracket: MaCarthur, Skiatook, El Reno & Coweta.
Weygand (biggest fan) --
I love my Lady Cardinals! :)
Ted, I am Mackenzie Weygand and I wanted to say how proud of the Lady Cardinals
I am. They fought so hard and showed alot of class at state. I am their biggest
fan and so proud to be represented by them this last weekend. Lady Cardinals You
Rock and I am so proud of you! Here are a few pictures my mom took at Friday's
~ Lady Cards biggest fan and future Lady Cardinal,
Weygand (age 4) -- 10/18/2009
homerun score of Marysa Trost.
Note: Thank you Mackenzie (& Mom)
as I'm thrilled to have the photo of Marysa's homer. I was standing beyond the
fence in left field and muffed my opportunity. That's the first home run I've
had hit right at me and tried to get a shot of the ball going past the fense (and
got photo of the grass and wall with no ball). When my camera reset for another
shot I thought I was following Marysa in my small viewfinder but it turned out
to be Sam Smith instead when I got to see the full sized photo later.|
Just a short note to let the girls know that they did an awesome job this last
week. They had a GREAT season and ended on a good note, they played very hard.
The seniors will be sorely missed next year, but did awesome all season long.
We are very proud of you girls for getting as far as you did. -- Carolyn Jensen
just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate your coverage of the Lady Cards
Softball team this year and every year. I am sure that I speak for the rest of
the parents when I say that. What a great year they had and it is really hard
to see that group of SENIORS high school softball careers end.......You girls
were AMAZING.......Thanks for everything you did this year and years past and
we all look forward to seeing where you go from here......Luv ya girls:) And to
my daughter......Thank you for sharing you with me!!!!!! I LOVE YOU......|
One proud Dad (Kenny Cole) 10/19/2009
Softball Photos For Sale
already have two requests pending (Kylee & Rachel's moms) for photos from
this season. It is always more efficient for me (and cheaper to you) if I can
search my files one time only and select your player's photos. I'm willing to
a do a 1-time only (this softball season only) search for your player to create
a CD with all the photos they are in. But I need to know
by this Friday Oct. 23rd (& receive $20 payment) so I can start
building those CDs this weekend (after I finish the football page ...). This is
separate from the normal end of the year deadline for CDs with photos from multi-year/multi-activity
which I will work on during the spring. It is also separate from prints which
I would recommend waiting until after you see what is on the CD to decide which
you may want printed. -- Ted Wright noon 10/19/2009 -- firstname.lastname@example.org|