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May 2, 2014

Sports briefs

Boomers, Clinton split games

For the second year in a row, the Boomers and Clinton will play a winner-take-all game for the District 4A baseball championship.

Woodward and the Tornadoes split games on Thursday night and the district title contest will be today at 1 p.m. in Clinton.

After a close 4-3 loss in the opener, the Boomers routed Clinton 10-0 in the second game to force the decisive contest.

The Boomers,. 14-17, are looking for their first district championship since 2011 when they reached the state championship game.

Softball team ends season

The Boomer softball team ended its season on Thursday in the 6A regional at Westmoore.

Woodward defeated Putnam City West to start the day, then dropped 2 games to top-5 ranked Westmoore, which advances to the state tournament.

Leedey closes in on state berth

The host Leedey Bison outscored two opponents by a 36-1 margin on Thursday and moved within a game of qualifying for the Class B state baseball tournament.

The Bison defeated Vici 20-1 and Cimarron 16-0 and will play one of those two teams today at 6 p.m. for the district championship.

Cimarron opened the day with a 9-3 win over Kremlin-Hillsdale.

Vici stayed alive by eliminating Kremlin-Hillsdale, 5-0.

Oklahoma hosts Baylor in Big 12 baseball

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is set to host Baylor in a three-game weekend Big 12 baseball series.

The Sooners and the Bears are to play Friday, Saturday and Sunday at L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman.

OU goes into the series 25-21 on the season and 5-10 in Big 12 play while Baylor is 20-26 overall and 5-12 in the conference.

Thunder G Roberson's home burglarized

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say the home of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Andre Roberson was recently burglarized while he was at practice.

A Thunder spokesman said the 6-foot-7 rookie from Colorado attended the team's practice at 10 a.m. on April 21. A police report shows Roberson said he left his Edmond, Oklahoma, home at 9 a.m. that day and returned at 12:30 p.m. to find that a window screen had been pried off and a sliding glass door had a broken frame. According to the report, an Xbox worth $400 and a backpack worth $50 were stolen.

On April 28, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George's platinum 2014 All-Star ring with diamonds, valued at $15,000, was stolen from his Indianapolis home, along with a watch valued at $700.

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