Cushing Tigers Varsity took Tuesday's game in dramatic fashion, with a 15-14 walk-off victory over Bristow. The game was tied at 14 with Cushing Tigers Varsity batting in the bottom of the eighth when Waylon Roe hit an extra base hit, driving in one run.
Dalton Hockett led Cushing Tigers Varsity to victory by driving in five runs. He went 2-for-4 at the plate. Hockett drove in runs on a single in the third, a walk in the fifth, a fielder's choice in the sixth, and a double in the eighth.
Bristow took an early lead in the first inning. Nate Shockley singled on a 1-2 count in the first inning, scoring one run.
After Bristow scored one run in the top of the sixth, Cushing Tigers Varsity answered with one of their own. Cushing Tigers Varsity then answered when Matt Floyd induced Hockett to hit into a fielder's choice, but one run scored.
Cushing Tigers Varsity scored seven runs in the fifth inning. Cushing Tigers Varsity's big inning was driven by a walk by Hockett, a single by Ryan Hood, a walk by Kade Holderread, a error, and a single by Harrison Wood.
Shayne Kelly earned the win for Cushing Tigers Varsity. He tossed three innings, surrendering two runs, four hits, and striking out one. Floyd took the loss for Bristow. He pitched three and a third innings, surrendering eight runs, seven hits, and striking out three.
Matt Yates started the game for Cushing Tigers Varsity. He went two innings, allowing nine runs, and five hits. Cameron Matherly started the game for Bristow. He pitched four innings, surrendering seven runs, four hits, and striking out three.
Cushing Tigers Varsity had 11 hits in the game. Yates, Wood, Kelly, and Hockett each collected multiple hits for Cushing Tigers Varsity. Hockett, Kelly, Wood, and Yates all had two hits to lead Cushing Tigers Varsity.
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