The Woodward News


April 13, 2014

Local sports roundup

Woodward football

With the addition of Tulsa Rogers as a 10th opponent, the Woodward High School football schedule for 2014-2015 is complete.

The varsity schedule, though, will be unbalanced the next couple of years. Instead of the normal 5 home games and 5 road games, the Boomers will have 6 road games in 2014, but 6 home games in 2015.

The Boomers open at Kingfisher on Sept. 5. The home opener, which is also homecoming, is Sept. 26 against Elgin.

Preseason scrimmages are set in Guymon on Aug. 22 and at home against Alva on Aug. 29

Here are the Woodward football schedules


Sept. 5        at Kingfisher    7:30 p.m.

Sept. 12        at El Reno    7 p.m.

Sept. 19        at Tulsa Rogers    7 p.m.

Sept. 26        Elgin        7:30 p.m.

Oct. 3        at Newcastle    7 p.m.

Oct. 10        Weatherford    7 p.m.

Oct. 17        at Anadarko    7:30 p.m.

Oct. 24        Elk City    7 p.m.

Oct. 31        at Clinton    7:30 p.m.

Nov. 7        Cache        7 p.m.

Junior Varsity-9th grade

Sept. 8        Garden City (JV)  5 p.m.

Sept. 11        Clinton (9th)        7 p.m.

Sept. 15        Clinton (JV)        6 p.m.

Sept. 18        Ponca City (9th        5:30 p.m.

Sept. 22        at Chisholm (JV)  7 p.m.

Sept. 23        Enid (9th)        7:30 p.m.

Sept. 29        Guymon (JV)        5:30 p.m.

Oct. 6        at Clinton (JV)        6 p.m.

Oct. 13    at Weatherford (9th-JV)     5 p.m.

Oct. 20        at Guymon (JV)    5:30 p.m.

Oct. 27    at Elk City (9th-JV)        5 p.m.

7th-8th grade

Sept. 4        at Weatherford        5:30 p.m.

Sept. 11        Clinton            4:30 p.m.

Sept. 15        at Mooreland        5:30 p.m.

Sept. 18        at Elk City        5:30 p.m.

Sept. 23        Enid            4:30 p.m.

Sept. 25        at Alva (B)        5 p.m.

Oct. 2        Guymon        5:30 p.m.

Oct. 9        Elk City        5:30 p.m.

Oct. 21        at Enid            5 p.m.

Woodward Baseball

The Boomers were 1-2 through the first 2 days of the Edward Jones Classic in Kingfisher.

On Thursday, the Boomers routed Putnam West 11-1 and lost 5-3 to Hennessey. Then on Friday, the Boomers dropped a 5-4 game to Kingfisher in 9 innings.

The Boomers needed just four innings to put away Putnam West 11-1.

Garrett Hines scattered 5 hits and allowed only a first inning run.

At the plate, Kyler Ferguson drove in 4 runs and Hines 2. Gage Owen, Ferguson and Lane Reazin each scored twice.

The Boomers had 9 hits in the game.

The game with Hennessey went back and fourth.

Woodward led 1-0, then Hennessey took a 3-2 lead in the top of the sixth. The Boomers answered with a pair of runs in the bottom half for a 3-2 lead but Hennessey scored 3 times in the seventh for the win.

Gage Owen took the loss in relief of Ferguson.

Reazin singled and scored on a Kade Marlatt triple for Woodward’s first run. In the sixth, Ferguson reached on an error, Reazin was hit by a pitch, Marlatt singled in a run and Hines drove in the other.

The Boomers also threatened in the seventh but couldn’t score.

Against Kingfisher, the Boomers scored 4 times in the top of the seventh inning to force extra frames, but Kingfisher won it in the bottom of the ninth.

Reazin, the third of four Boomer pitchers, took the loss.

Trailing 4-0 through six innings, the Boomers got their offense going in the seventh.

Ferguson was hit by a pitch and Reazin singled. With one out, Troy Reddoch walked and with two outs, Rayce McEwan drove in a pair of runs with a double. Garrett Owen then drove in two more with a single. Gage Owen doubled, but the Boomers left runners on second and third.

Reddoch walked and reached third base in the ninth, but was stranded.

Kingfisher then ended the game in the bottom half of the inning.

The Boomers, 8-13, played Heritage Hall Saturday morning to close out the tournament.

Next week, the Boomers will on the road at Clinton on Tuesday, Pampa, Texas on Thursday and Alva on Saturday.

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