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The Coffeyville Red Ravens needed an extra inning, but they were able to get an 8-6 win over Carl Albert in eight innings in the second game of a doubleheader on Thursday in Poteau, Okla. The Ravens dropped the first game 8-7.
In game two’s win, Carl Albert scored five runs in the bottom of the second to jump out to a 5-0 lead. The Ravens chipped away at the lead with a pair of runs in the third. Mikayla Zielinski doubled with one out. Kourtney Herrera walked with two outs to put runners at first and second. Haley Martin then reached on an error that allowed Zielinski to score while advancing Herrera to third. Herrera would then score on a passed ball that cut Carl Albert’s lead to 5-2.
The Ravens then stole a run in the fourth to cut the deficit to 5-3. Sarah Morrison singled then stole second, third and home to cut the deficit to two run.
The Ravens tied the game at 5-5 with a pair of runs in the fifth. Zielinski and Halie Liggett both singled to start the inning. Two batters later, they would both score on a two-run single by Danielle Shelton.
The Ravens took the lead in the sixth on a solo, lead off homer by Morrison that gave the Ravens a 6-5 advantage. However, Carl Albert would score a run in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game at 6-6, forcing the game into extra innings.
The Ravens would regain the lead in the top of the eighth. Shelton reached second on an error to start the inning and advanced to third when Ashley Rankin followed with a single. Morrison singled to load the bases, but Shelton would be unable to score on the play. However, Shelton and Rankin would both score on Jordan Sutton’s two-run single that would prove to be the game winner.
ShyAnne Wells got the win in game two with six innings of relief. Wells allowed one earned run on six hits while walking one and striking out one.
Game one also went eight innings, but with Carl Albert scoring a run in the bottom of the eighth to grab an 8-7 win from the Ravens. The Ravens led 7-3 in the top of the sixth, but Carl Albert scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game at 7-7.
The Ravens had 13 hits in game one. Liggett had three hits including a double and two RBIs. Rankin, Sutton, Zielinski and Herrera had two hits each including a double from Rankin. Tara Malaske and Shelton had one hit each. Zielinski scored two runs and drove in run. Single runs were scored by Rankin, Sutton, Morrison, Shelton and Cortney Brown. Other RBIs were credited to Rankin, Malaske and Shelton.
Coffeyville is now 2-2 on the season.