Collinsville, Oklahoma
May 5-6, 2016 (Online May 16th)
Baseball Regional
Collinsville Season Ended
Tahlequah Slipped Past Cards For State Advance
Thursday - Tahlequah Beat Glenpool 3-2 Thursday - Collinsville Beat Glenpool 5-1 Thursday - Collinsville Lost 0-6 To Tahlequah Friday - Collinsville Beat Tahlequah 10-0 Friday - Collinsville Lost 4-7 To Tahlequah
Glenpool had a potential scoring play turn into an easy out as the runner stumbled rounding third and instead of a close play at the plate, third baseman Christian Blevins (#10) tagged him out while still on his knees. Glenpool was eliminated Thursday following losses to Tahlequah and Collinsville.
Hayden Wichman (#2) pitched the Cardinals to a 5-1 win over Glenpool.
Pitcher Hayden Wichman (#2) knocked down an infield high hopper and threw to Chas Lord (#9) for a Glenpool out.
Branon Jordan (#12) was on the mound for the Cardinal's 2nd game Thursday which ended in a 0-6 loss to Tahlequah.
-- (I missed most of this game while covering the band concert so I have few photos or game details. -- Ted)
Shortstop Brett Erickson (#1) toss to first base.
Cardinal Defense
The JV baseball players kept the field in playing condition for the 5-game regional tournament.
Christian Blevins (#10) pitched a 2-hit complete game shutout over Tahlequah to give both teams 1 loss. Catcher Dylan Russell (#3) was named the District Player of the Year a few days after the Regional.
Zach Bess (#13) with a base hit in the 2nd game -vs- Tahlequah.
Cale Crutchfield (#11) started the final game -vs- Tahlequah Friday. Nick Sunday (#4) with a center field catch in the finals game -vs- Tahlequah.
The Tahlequah coach was protesting a call after Collinsville tagged out a runner at the plate (above). While that discussion was still in progress (below) another Tahlequah runner decided he would try to sneak home ...
... Collinsville catcher Dylan Russell tagged him out just in case (on a non-play) and in the aftermath the benches cleared briefly and the Tahlequah coach was tossed from the game.
Tony Connor (#17) came on in relief late in the finals game -vs- Tahlequah.
Tahlequah added some insurance runs late in the final game to advance to state while ending the Cardinals season.
Previous Coverage
Tony Reeder's Baseball Camp May 17-20 ($75) Contact Tony (918) 698-3818 or CHS

CHS Baseball Season Over -- Cards had momentum and 4-2 lead in the finals before three consecutive errors gave Tahlequah a chance that they jumped all over. 4-7 Cardinal loss sends Tahlequah to the State Tournament. -- photos later -- Ted 9:40pm -- May 6, 2016
The Collinsville Baseball Boys evened things up with Tahlequah (with a 10-0 complete game 2-hit shutout by Christian Blevins). They will meet again in the finals in just a few minutes. -- Ted 6:30pm Fri. May 6th -- (More on Tulsa World)
(Collinsville lost 0-6 and will need to beat Tahlequah twice Friday to advance) -- 8:45pm Thurs.
Regional Baseball Here Thurs (5/5): Tahlequah and Collinsville sent Glenpool home. The two winners play 6:30 today with more to follow Friday. -- Ted 6:25pm 5/5/2016
Collinsville lost 1-3 to Owasso In Folds Of Honor Baseball Game Monday -- Owasso Reporter 5/3/2016
Class 5A 3 Team Bracket at Collinsville Scheduled for May 5th-6th

A three team double elimination bracket shall be played in the following manner:
Collinsville will be the team with the highest ranking and they will receive the bye.

First day of tournament: May 5 at Collinsville

Game 1 - Tahlequah plays Glenpool at 1:30
Game 2 - Loser Game 1 plays Collinsville 4:00
Game 3 - Winner Game 1 plays Collinsville 6:30

Second day of tournament: May 6 at Collinsville

Game 4 - If one team has one loss and one team has no losses, they play. 4:00
Game 5 - If necessary - 6:30
If all teams have one loss, Tahlequah plays Glenpool . 4:00
Game 5 - Winner Game 4 plays Collinsville 6:30
-- Jim Riley 5/3/2016

Baseball Regional "Wild" Finals -- Owasso Reporter 5/6/2016
Norman Van Sickle's Photos Regional Baseball 1st Tahlequah Game Friday 5/5/2016

Last Year (2015)

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2016 5A-4 All-District Baseball Team -- 5/12/2016

Coach of the Year- Aaron Burrows-Skiatook, Tony Reeder-Collinsville
Pitcher of the Year- Jake Surritte-Skiatook
Player of the Year- Dylan Russell- Collinsville

All District Pitchers
Hayden Wichman- Collinsville
Hunter Sumner- Skiatook
Jacob Lawton-Bishop McGuiness
Christian Blevins- Collinsville
Taylor Davis- Claremore

All District 1B
Bryson Sill- Skiatook
Jeff Oxford- Claremore
Chase Lorg- Collinsville

All District 2B
Jacob Helmer- Skiatook
Zach Bess- Collinsville
Garrett Wood- Claremore

All District SS
Brett Erickson- Collinsville
Matt Garroutte- Tulsa Memorial
Brendon Babb- Skiatook

All District 3B
Cade Gross- Bishop McGuiness
Grant Tolbert- Glenpool
Dustin Weiesnbach- Claremore

All District OF
Bryce Gilbert- Glenpool
Nick Sunday- Collinsville
Bryson Vanover- Claremore
Shae Garner- Skiatook
Britton Yoder- Claremore

All District C
J.P. Joyce- Bishop McGuiness
Trevor Boone- Tulsa Memorial
Austin McIntosh- Glenpool
Noah Grimmett- Claremore

All District Utility
Billy Beyen- Skiatook
Matt Sanchez- Skiatook
Stephen Upton- Skiatook

Honorable Mention
Trevin Thomas- Collinsville
Brannon Jordan- Collinsville
Blake Burd- Collinsville
Bryce Coons- Collinsville
Alex Austin- Collinsville
Cale Crutchfield- Collinsville

Austin Roark- Tulsa Memorial
Dylan Harris- Tulsa Memorial
Brandon Smith- Tulsa Memorial
Zach Salomon- Bishop McGuiness
Josh Paliotta- Bishop McGuiness
Spencer Sullivan- Claremore
Brady Brim- Claremore
Kyle Chancellor- Claremore
Gage Hight- Glenpool
Dalton Camp- Glenpool
Zach Howard- Glenpool
Austin Downum- Hale
George Geesing- Hale
Brent Deo- Hale

Also On Tulsa World -- 5/12/2016