CHICKASHA – Sitting in the middle of the pack with just two conference series left, the Drover baseball players hold their fate in their hands.
“The last few series we’ve really done a lot better,” said senior Brandon Jewett. “It’s a slow start. Not really the start we wanted, but we’re coming around as a team and together. We’re planning on having a good tournament.”
CHICKASHA – The Drovers overcame Mid-America Christian University on Friday afternoon thanks to a strong eighth inning by the Drovers.
The Drovers were up 1-0 to the Evangels going into the eighth inning. USAO’s first run was scored in the bottom of the fifth when Konrad Mueller came home from third on a throwing error by the MACU catcher.
USAO fell behind, however, giving up two runs in the top of the eighth. They...
CHICKASHA – Now already halfway through the baseball season, the Drovers have faced some tough Sooner Athletic Conference opponents, but catcher Blake Taylor isn’t worried about the next four weeks.
“It’s just time to start playing ball and winning games like we know how we can do,” Taylor said. “The tougher of our schedule is behind us so we’re looking forward to the rest of the season and winning some games.”
CHICKASHA – Despite scoring three runs, the Drovers couldn't overtake the No. 18 Hillcats on Saturday afternoon.
The Hillcats quickly took the lead, and the Drovers were not able to recover. USAO scored its first run in the bottom of the fifth when Brandon Jewett batted in Nolan Crowdus, who was pinch running for catcher Owen Adams.
In the next inning, the Drovers got two more. First, Adams singled to right field to...