The Woodward News

Sports

May 28, 2013

Minors close festival with 2 wins

Woodward, Okla. — After an 0-3 start, the Traveler Minors finished off their season opening baseball festival with a pair of wins at Fuller Park.

Zach Johnson tossed a 3-hit complete game shutout on Monday morning as the Travelers routed Liberal, Kan. 13-0 in the fifth place bracket roud game.

Johnson struck out 9 as the Travelers cruised past a team that had beaten them earlier in the festival.

On Sunday afternoon, Woodward got its first win of the season blasting Enid 11-3 by scoring 9 runs in the opening 2 innings.

After getting 3 runs in the first inning, the Travelers added 6 in the second, taking advantage of a series of walks and errors. They also got hits from Dakota Woods and Kyler Ferguson.

A two-run single by Chandler Salinas in the bottom of the fifth gave the Minors the run-rule, 11-3.

Robbie Burris was the winning pitcher.

Woodward travels to face Arnett on Tuesday then will play in a tournament at Clinton starting on Thursday.

*****

On Monday, the Traveler Majors improved to 3-2 with a 12-5 rout of the Oklahoma City Bulls in the Midwest City Holiday Tournament.

Thomas Sander started and was the winning pitcher for the Majors. Dalton Shalberg and Clayton Stoup threw in relief.

Offensively, Zach Fowler had 3 hits and drove in 3 runs and Matt Martin had 2 hits. Harley Herring and Leno Ramirez each drove in a pair of runs.

On Sunday, the Travelers split a pair of games, losing 8-7 to Oklahoma City Sandlot, then edging Putnam North 3-1.

The Sandlot setback was a tough one as the Travelers couldn't hold a 7-3 lead in the seventh inning. Sandlot scored 5 run-in the bottom of the inning for the win.

Stoup took the loss in relief of Clayton Brewster.

Korey Floyd and 2 hits and drove in 2 runs to pace the attack and Francisco Alvarez also drove in a pair of runs.

Woodward had stretched its lead to 7-3 with 3 runs in the top of the 7th.

In the Putnam City North game, the Travelers came up with 2 runs in the top of the 7th for the 3-1 victory.

Winning pitcher  Fowler also had the big hit, a 2-run double to score Herring and Ramirez. Herring led off the inning with a single and Ramirez was hit by a pitch.

Woodard's other run came in the second when Bryson Lierle walked and scored on a single by Herring.

Fowler pitched a complete game, allowing just 2 hits and striking out 12, He walked 5. He allowed just one baserunner over the final 2 innings.

The Travelers are home tonight for a 6 p.m., doubleheader against the Enid Majors.

They will also host the Southwest Shockers in a doubleheader on Thursday before holding the 5-team Woodward Festival Friday through Sunday.

The Travelers, Shockers, Bartlesville, Real Tree and Oklahoma Outlaws are the 5 teams in the round-robin festival.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Travelers knocked out of Connie Mack Tournament

    ENID – Texas Stix scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning and defeated the Traveler Majors 4-3 Friday in the Connie Mack Regional.

    July 26, 2014

  • Travelers drop 6-1 decision

    ENID - DBat Gallegos out of the Dallas area dropped the Traveler Majors into the elimination bracket of the South Plains Connie Mack Regional with a 6-1 decision Thursday at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.

    July 26, 2014

  • Majors move into regional semifinals

    ENID – A second straight dynamite pitching effort and timely offense have the Traveler Majors in the championship semifinals of the Connie Mack South Plains Regional.

    July 24, 2014

  • Traveler Majors take regional opener

    ALVA - The Traveler Majors continued their strong Connie Mack playoff showing at Northwestern Oklahoma State University Tuesday.

    July 22, 2014

  • web1.jpg Travelers win Connie Mack state championship

    Down 2-0 and down to their final three outs, the Traveler Majors delivered a championship rally in the seventh inning Sunday.

    July 20, 2014 9 Photos

  • Traveler Majors in Connie Mack Finals

    ENID - The Traveler Majors are one win away from their second Connie Mack State Tournament championship in three years.

    July 20, 2014

  • Majors win Connie Mack Opener

    ENID – Brett Lorah allowed two hits over 6.1 innings and Jesus Gamez shut down a threat in the seventh as the Travelers beat Southmoore 3-0 in the Connie Mack State Tournament on Wednesday.

    July 18, 2014

  • State tourney field set

    Fuller Park will be the host site for the OK Kids Minors (15-under) State Baseball Tournament Tuesday through Saturday.

    July 15, 2014

  • Majors finish second in festival

    After a second place finish in the Woodward Festival on Sunday, the Traveler Majors will go to Enid this week for the Connie Mack State Tournament.

    July 15, 2014

  • Traveler Festival continues

    The Traveler Minors finished the preliminary rounds of the Woodward Festival with a 2-2 record after dropping a 10-1 decision to the Oklahoma Tribe at Fuller Park Saturday morning.

    July 15, 2014