Run in 7th gives Wister win over Panama, 8-7

Run in 7th gives Wister win over Panama, 8-7

WISTER—Dartyn Meeks scored the winning run on an infield single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Wister an 8-7 win over Panama in a rematch of a baseball game won by Panama in the LeFlore County Tournament.

Wister is 15-6 and visits Wilburton Friday. Panama is 19-4 and travels to Hartshorne Friday.

The Wildcats got a leadoff walk to Meeks in the seventh. Meeks advanced to third on an error and scored on the infield hit by Torben Voque.

Landon Donaho, the last of four Wister pitchers, got the victory on the mound. He pitched 1.2 innings as he allowed two hits and one unearned run with three strikeouts.

Jayden Byars started and lasted four innings. He allowed only one hit and one run with eight strikeouts and three walks. He was relieved by Meeks, who went one inning, giving up a hit and a run with two strikeouts and three walks before being replaced by Kord Fenton. Fenton went a third of an inning, giving up four runs, two earned, on no hits with a strikeout and two walks.

Brayden Wiles started and went five innings for Panama. He gave up three hit and five run, one earned with three walk and a strikeout before Caleb Brewer pitched the final inning, giving up five hits and three runs, two earned with no strikeouts and two walks.

Vocque was 3-4 with two RBI to lead Wister in batting. Fenton doubled and was 2-4 with two runs, Will Bryan finished 2-3 for two RBI and a run, Meeks had a 2-3 outing with two RBI and a run and Riley Crane doubled and was 1-4 with a RBI and a run.

Brex Caldwell led Panama at the plate. He went 2-3 with two runs, Brewer homered and finished 1-4 with two RBI and two runs.

Wister 8, Panama 7

PHS  0  0  1  0  1  5  0—7  4  5

WHS  2  1  1  0  1  2  1—8 11  2

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