2007 Game Summaries
Tulsa Sox 3, Travelers 2 (73-11)
After pulling to within 3-2 in the fourth, the Travelers couldn't push across any more runs against one of the state's top pitchers, Mark Ginther of Jenks. The team managed eight hits in the contest and stranded six runners. Dean Green and Chase Roten each collected two hits while Brent Miller took the loss despite a superb six-inning effort, yielding seven hits.
Travelers 8, Louisiana Irish 2 (73-10)
Clint Maune tossed a complete game masterpiece, yielding four hits with six strikeouts and two walks. The Traveler offense pushed across four runs in the first inning, keyed by a Jared Broadbent three-run triple, and coasted in from there. Broadbent ended with three hits and was only a homer away from the cycle. Dan Skelly had two hits and drove in three runs.
Travelers 8, Sam Service (MO) Giants 7 (72-10)
Dan Skelly's single drove in Jared Broadbent to break a 7-all tie in the fifth and the Travelers held on from there. Brent Miller fanned three in one frame of scoreless relief for the pitching win while Randy McCurry struck out four in two stanzas to notch the save. Broadbent, McCurry and Caleb Nine each belted a home run while Broadbent and Dan Skelly (who also ended with two hits) drove in three apiece.
Travelers 10, Dallas Dragons 8 (71-10)
Trailing 8-6 going into their final at-bat, the Travelers rallied to knot the game on a two-run single from Randy McCurry and then won it on Dean Green's two-run double. McCurry also finished with a grand slam and six RBI in the contest as well as picking up the pitching victory with one-third of an inning of relief work. Caleb Nine, Patric Tolentino and Randy Henry posted two hits apiece.
Travelers 14, Louisiana Irish 3 (70-10)
Dean Green blasted a pair of three-run homers and Jared Broadbent chipped in two two-run bombs to key a five-inning run rule in the World Series opener. Randy McCurry contributed a three-run home run while Jonathan Gelnar and Dan Skelly added two hits apiece. Patric Tolentino went the distance in his third start of the season, scattering five hits with three strikeouts.
Travelers 11, OKC Baseball 3 (69-10)
Joe Halley's sacrifice fly and Caleb Nine's RBI single in the fourth broke a 3-3 deadlock and the Travelers put it away one frame later with a six-run fifth. Patric Tolentino worked three stellar innings in the start and Brent Miller notched the pitching win in one stanza of relief. Nine had two hits, including a triple, and four RBI to lead the attack. Garrett Bilyeu chipped in two hits and two runs batted in while Halley finished with one hit and three ribbies.
Travelers 6, OKC Baseball 3 (68-10)
The Travelers rallied from an early 2-0 deficit, taking the lead for good in the fifth when Cody Cole tripled and scored on Jonathan Gelnar's second double of the game. Chase Roten pitched five stellar innings, scattering six hits for the win, while Randy McCurry fired two scoreless frames for his ninth save. Gelnar, Patric Tolentino and Randy Henry notched two hits apiece to lead the nine-hit attack. Tolentino also drove in a pair. Dan Skelly added a double and one RBI.
Travelers 17, Nebraska Sluggers 4 (67-10)
There was little doubt in this one as the Travelers amassed 14 hits in just four innings for the run rule. Joe Halley fired two and two-third outstanding frames of relief with five strikeouts for the pitching win. Halley also posted three hits and four runs batted in. Caleb Nine, Chase Roten, Randy McCurry, Dan Skelly and Ray Johnson added two hits apiece. Skelly also drove in four while McCurry finished with three RBI.
Travelers 8, Kansas City Sluggers 1 (66-10)
Uriah Fisher fired a complete game four-hit gem for the mound victory. The Traveler offense broke things open with seven runs on eight hits in the third innings, led by a pair of RBI doubles from Chase Roten and Caleb Nine's two-run triple. Roten and Fisher ended with three hits apiece and Randy McCurry contributed a single, double and one RBI.
Travelers 7, Wichita Sluggers 4 (65-10)
Patric Tolentino broke a 4-4 tie with a two-run double in the fifth. Ryan Christenson recorded his first complete game of the season, scattering six hits and just one earned run with eight strikeouts and no walks. Dean Green ended with a pair of singles and scored three times to lead the offense. Tolentino added a pair of sacrifice flies and drove in four for the game.
Travelers 2, Wichita Sluggers 1 (64-10)
Jonathan Gelnar's pinch-hit single with two outs in the sixth scored Joe Halley to break a 1-1 deadlock. Clint Maune was stellar in yielding six hits with five strikeouts over six innings for the victory. Randy McCurry fanned a pair in a scoreless seventh for the save. Dean Green finished with three hits, including two doubles, and Halley contributed a double and single.
Travelers 17, Kansas City Champions 7 (63-10)
Trailing 7-2 in the fourth, the Travelers erupted for one of the greatest comebacks in team history. Dean Green belted three home runs and a double and drove in a phenomenal 10 runs to key the comeback. Randy McCurry notched a double and home run while Mac Gordon and Chase Roten chipped in two hits each. Uriah Fisher posted the mound win with two strong innings of relief and McCurry notched the save, striking out five in an inning and two-thirds.
Kansas City Champions 11, Travelers 0 (62-10)
A 1-0 thriller turned into a Champions' run rule as they cashed in four Traveler errors in the sixth inning for a 10-run outburst. The Travelers managed only two hits - a double by Randy McCurry and single from Dean Green.
Line Drive Baseball 7, Travelers 5 (62-9)
The Travelers 18-game winning streak was snapped as Line Drive built a 4-0 lead in the opening stanza and held on from there. Dean Green and Jared Broadbent blasted two solo home runs apiece to top the offensive attack. Randy Henry notched three and two-third strong frames of relief work to give the Travelers a chance at the comeback.
Travelers 9, Line Drive Baseball 3 (62-8)
Patric Tolentino fired a complete game seven-hitter with six strikeouts and one walk. The Travelers built a 9-0 lead behind a home run, two doubles and four RBI from Dean Green. Uriah Fisher contributed two doubles and scored twice and Cody Cole chipped in a pair of hits and scored three runs.
Travelers 9, Midwest Nationals Red 3 (61-8)
Chase Roten fired a complete game masterpiece, yielding eight hits with a pair of strikeouts. The Travelers trailed 3-2 in the sixth before erupting for five runs on seven hits. Randy McCurry led the attack with three hits, including a pair of doubles and two runs scored. Caleb Nine, Jared Broadbent, Patric Tolentino and Ryan Christenson chipped in two hits apiece. Dean Green and Garrett Bilyeu tossed in one hit and two runs batted in each.
Travelers 9, Midwest Nationals Red 6 (60-8)
The Travelers opened it up with five runs in the first and then held off a late National charge. Brent Miller was stellar through five and two-third innings, scattering eight hits. Dean Green tossed a perfect inning and one-third for the save. Green also posted a team-high three hits, including a home run, double and three RBI. Dan Skelly added a double and two runs batted in while Uriah Fisher chipped in a single and two RBI.
Travelers 8, Fayetteville, AR 2 (59-8)
Hayden Daugherty notched his first complete game of the season, scattering six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. Dean Green led the offense with two hits, including a homer, and two RBI. Jonathan Gelnar added two hits, including a double, scored three and drove in one run. Cody Cole, Randy Henry and Chase Roten ended with two hits apiece.
Travelers 16, Nebraska Sluggers 0 (58-8)
The Traveler offense erupted for 14 hits in just four innings for the run rule victory. Zach Cargill and Jared Broadbent combined on a one-hit shutout, including four strikeouts. Caleb Nine notched three hits, including a triple, scored twice and drove in three. Ray Johnson also added three hits and two RBI. Dean Green blasted two doubles and drove in two while Broadbent contributed a double, triple and scored three times. Garrett Bilyeu posted two hits and three runs batted in.
Travelers 13, Mustang 2 (57-8)
A five-run first inning keyed by Dean Green's inside-the-park solo home run sparked an early onslaught. Dan Skelly added a two-run homer in the second and Caleb Nine chipped in a two-run double in a three-run third. Clint Maune worked all five innings, yielding just three hits with eight strikeouts. Green and Joe Halley finished with two hits and two RBI apiece.
Travelers 9, Mustang 6 (56-8)
Dan Skelly banged out a team-high three hits, including a double, and drove in three to pace the Traveler offense. Clayton Cook scattered six hits and struck out six over six innings for the mound triumph. Dean Green finished up with the final out for his fourth save. Caleb Nine ended with two hits while Patric Tolentino and Jonathan Gelnar checked in with a single and two RBI apiece.
Route 66 Classic Championship (Elk City, OK)
Travelers 7, Durant 6 (55-8)
The Travelers rallied for a wild 11-inning victory to claim the tournament title. Cody Cole tied the game at 5-5 with a run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh and then gave the Travelers the win on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 11th. Durant led 6-5 going to the bottom of the ninth until Mac Gordon's pinch-hit solo home run tied it again. Patric Tolentino had a pair of hits and drove in two while leading the offensive attack. Randy McCurry was sensational in his longest pitching appearance of the season, posting the win with six and two-third stanzas of relief. The righthander scattered five hits and struck out seven.
Travelers 9, Midwest Wolverines 1 (54-8)
A 14-hit offensive barrage ignited the run-rule victory in the Route 66 Classic semifinals. Caleb Nine had a single, triple and two RBI while Jonathan Gelnar added two doubles and a run batted in to pace the offense. Dean Green, Patric Tolentino, Cody Cole and Randy Henry added two hits apiece. Zach Cargill fired four and one-third innings, scattering seven hits for the victory while Green notched the save with an inning and two thirds of perfect relief.
Travelers 11, Woodward 3 (53-8)
The Travelers rallied from a 3-1 deficit with a six-run third inning, sparked by two-run doubles from Dean Green and Jonathan Gelnar. Gelnar also added a three-run homer in the fourth to spark the run-rule victory. Dan Skelly worked two and one-third scoreless frames of one-hit relief for the mound win. The righthander fanned four and didn't walk a batter.
Travelers 10, Pueblo, CO 2 (52-8)
Southpaw Chase Roten twirled a complete game gem, allowing just two singles with 10 strikeouts. The Traveler offense took command with four runs in the first, highlighted by Jonathan Gelnar's two-run triple. Gelnar added another two-run triple in the sixth as the hosts finished it with six runs in the final two stanzas. Dean Green and Caleb Nine also contributed two hits each. Green drove in three.
Travelers 6, Midwest City Outlaws 4 (51-8)
Dean Green was outstanding in three and two-third scoreless innings of relief work, yielding just three hits with three strikeouts as the Travelers rallied for the win. Green's solo home run to lead off the fifth knotted the game at 4-4 and ignited a three-run outburst. Randy McCurry struck out three in one and a third frames of perfect relief for the save. Jonathan Gelnar posted a double and two RBI.
Travelers 8, Seattle A's 2 (50-8)
The Travelers made the most of 10 hits as Clint Maune was in command throughout, picking up the pitching win while scattering four hits and striking out seven. Jonathan Gelnar sparked the attack wit three hits, including a double. Randy Henry chipped in a pair of single while Jared Broadbent drove in two runs.
Travelers 4, Colorado Cannons 3 (49-8)
Brent Miller fired a one-hit pitching masterpiece with 10 strikeouts over five and two-third frames. Randy McCurry posted the save, fanning three Cannons in one and a third stanzas of no-hit relief. Jared Broadbent went three for three with a double, two singles and three runs batted in.
Travelers 13, Arlington TMI Rangers 2 (48-8)
The Travelers erupted for six runs on seven hits in the fourth, led by doubles from Caleb Nine, Jonathan Gelnar, Cody Cole and Randy Henry as well as a Jared Broadbent massive two-run homer, to break open a tight game. Hayden Daugherty worked four strong innings for the mound win. McCurry led the offense with a single, double, home run, five RBI and four runs scored. Cole also contributed three hits while Dean Green, Gelnar and Dan Skelly added two apiece.
Travelers 7, Edmond Santa Fe 4 (47-8)
Zach Cargill, Dillon Wilson and Uriah Fisher combined on a six-hitter over nine innings to lead the Traveler victory. Chase Roten topped the offensive charge with two hits, including a triple, four RBI and two runs scored. Jonathan Gelnar checked in with two doubles and two runs batted in while Randy Henry added two hits, including a double, and scored twice.
Travelers 5, Edmond Santa Fe 3 (46-8)
The Travelers built a 5-0 cushion and coasted in from there. Chase Roten fired two scoreless frames for the victory and Randy McCurry was stellar in two one-hit frames of relief for the pitching save. Dan Skelly had a pair singles and drove in a run to lead the offense. Dean Green chipped in a triple and RBI.
Travelers 8, Edmond Santa Fe 7 (45-8)
Trailing 7-6 in the seventh, the Travelers narrowly avoided a two-game skid as Patric Tolentino doubled and scored on a one-out triple by Randy McCurry. McCurry then trotted in with the game winner on an error. Clayton Cook notched the pitching win with three innings of relief, yielding two runs on three hits with two strikeouts. James Tunnell led the offense with two triples and two RBI. Dean Green added a single, double and one run batted in.
Lubbock Hubbers 3, Travelers 0 (44-8)
The Travelers were blanked by Oklahoma State redshirt freshman Thomas Keeling, managing just five hits over nine innings. Clayton Cook was the tough-luck losing pitcher, yielding two runs on seven hits with seven strikeouts through five innings. Zach Cargill allowed one run on two hits and fanned five in four frames of relief. Caleb Nine had a double to lead the offensive attack.
Travelers 7, Topeka, KS 1 (44-7)
Clint Maune fired a six-inning gem, yielding just two singles and one unearned run with nine strikeouts and no walks. The Travelers took the lead for good in the third on a run-scoring triple by Randy McCurry and RBI double off the bat of Dean Green. McCurry ended with a team-high three hits and two RBI while Caleb Nine and Jonathan Gelnar added two hits each.
Travelers 7, Durant 5 (43-7)
The Travelers broke a 5-5 deadlock with two runs in the sixth inning to avenge an earlier defeat. Chase Roten worked five and two-third strong innings while Randy McCurry posted an inning and one-third of scoreless relief for the mound victory. Caleb Nine and Jared Broadbent accounted for RBI singles in the crucial sixth-inning rally. Nine posted two hits while Dean Green added a double and two runs batted in. Jonathan Gelnar also had a double and one RBI.
Travelers 22, Midsound Krushers, WA 0 (42-7)
The Travelers exploded for 20 hits in just four innings. Brent Miller notched the pitching win with three no-hit innings, striking out four. James Tunnell topped the offensive attack with four hits, including a pair of doubles, three runs scored and five RBI. Jared Broadbent and Garrett Bilyeu chipped in three hits each. Broadbent ended with a single, double and triple with three runs scored. Randy Henry and Cody Cole contributed two hits and two runs batted in apiece.
Santa Rosa, CA 12, Travelers 10 (41-7)
A 7-2 Traveler lead slipped away as Santa Rosa pushed across 10 runs in the final two stanzas for the win. The Travelers notched seven runs in the third on five hits, including back-to-back home runs from Dean Green and Jared Broadbent. Broadbent also chipped in a double while Randy Henry and Garrett Bilyeu contributed two singles apiece. Uriah Fisher was charged with the pitching loss despite allowing no hits and striking out two in one inning of relief work.
Danville, CA 14, Travelers 4 (41-6)
The Hoots returned the favor 48 hours later, snapping the Travelers' 28-game win streak with some red-hot bats. Zach Cargill, Patric Tolentino and Randy McCurry were tagged for 19 hits in the contest as the Travelers managed just seven. Jared Broadbent had two singles while Cody Cole chipped in a double and single. McCurry notched one hit and two RBI.
Travelers 4, Team Hawaii Dragons 3 (41-5)
The Travelers broke a 3-3 deadlock in the bottom of the sixth with three straight singles from Dean Green, Jared Broadbent and James Tunnell before Joe Halley coaxed a walk to force in the eventual game-winner. Chase Roten tossed five solid frames and Patric Tolentino notched the win with two scoreless stanzas of relief work. Green posted a pair of hits while Randy McCurry and Halley chipped in one hit and two RBI apiece.
Travelers 8, Danville, CA 7 (40-5)
The Travelers pounded out 15 hits, scoring the eventual winning runs in the seventh on RBI singles from Randy McCurry and Dean Green. Clayton Cook notched the pitching win in four and two-third innings, yielding just one earned run on three hits with 11 strikeouts. McCurry recorded the save, fanning five and allowing just one hit in two and one-third frames of relief. McCurry belted three hits, including a pair of doubles and two RBI. Green added three hits with two RBI also. Jared Broadbent had a two-run homer in the third and finished with two hits. Joe Halley also ended with two singles.
Travelers 9, Mountain View, ID 1 (39-5)
An eight-run second inning explosion put it away early for the Travelers, sparked by a two-run homer from Randy McCurry and doubles by Jared Broadbent, Dan Skelly and Cody Cole. McCurry added a double in the sixth and scored the game-ending run for the run rule on a Broadbent double. Clint Maune tossed six solid frames, scattering five hits with 12 strikeouts and one walk.
Travelers 7, Sierra Spartans, NV 2 (38-5)
Dan Skelly worked five strong innings on the mound, scattering four hits with seven strikeouts for the victory. Garrett Bilyeu and Ryan Christenson posted a pair of hits and two RBI apiece. Dean Green added a pair of doubles and scored a run.
Travelers 10, Santa Rosa, CA 3 (37-5)
Randy McCurry was on fire for the Travelers, going four-for-four with two home runs, a triple and a single as well as four RBI and four runs scored. Dean Green added a single, homer and two runs batted in while Jared Broadbent chipped in two hits, including a triple and two RBI. Brent Miller went the distance on the mound, scattering six hits with seven strikeouts.
Travelers 16, Damonte Ranch, NV 4 (36-5)
This one was a romp from the start thanks to 19 Traveler hits in just five innings. Chase Roten tossed a pair of scoreless frames of relief for the mound victory. Cody Cole had four hits, including a double, two RBI and three runs scored to lead the charge. Randy McCurry contributed a double, triple, home run and five runs batted in. Caleb Nine also had three singles and three RBI. Jared Broadbent, Jonathan Gelnar and Randy Henry chipped in a double and single apiece. Henry drove in three.
Travelers 7, Damonte Ranch, NV 6 (35-5)
The Travelers spotted the hosts a 4-0 lead before rallying behind a three-run homer from Mac Gordon, eventually taking the lead for good on Randy McCurry's pinch-hit RBI double in the fourth. Clayton Cook tossed 1 1/3 solid innings of relief for the victory while McCurry notched the save, fanning two in the final stanza.
Tony Andenucio Tournament Championship (Pueblo, CO)
Travelers 13, Merced, CA 4 (34-5)
After trailing 4-2 in the fifth, Dean Green knotted the contest for the Travelers with a two-run double off the top of the wall. Randy Henry's two-run double in the sixth gave the Travelers the lead for good and ignited a nine-run explosion, capped by Green's monster three-run homer. Green finished with two hits and six RBI to garner tournament Most Valuable Hitter honors. Tournament MVP Randy McCurry fired three scoreless frames of relief for the pitching victory and added two hits and scored three times. Henry captured the tourney's Gold Glove Defensive Award while all-tournament selections Caleb Nine and Jared Broadbent contributed two hits apiece in the victory.
Travelers 11, Pueblo, CO 1 (33-5)
It didn't take the Travelers long to erase a 1-0 first inning deficit against the hosts, plating three runs in the first, four in the second and four in the third to end it early. Zach Cargill settled in after a shaky start to fire a five-hitter, striking out nine and walking just one. Joe Halley and Randy Henry notched two hits and scored twice. Randy McCurry added a double and RBI.
Travelers 13, Cherry Creek, CO 5 (32-5)
The Travelers pounded out 16 hits to run rule long-time rival Cherry Creek. Dean Green went six strong innings, scattering nine hits with three strikeouts. Green also finished with four hits and six RBI, including a pair of home runs. Randy McCurry chipped in three hits, including a double and two runs batted in. Caleb Nine homered and singled while scoring three times and Jared Broadbent doubled twice and scored two runs. Jonathan Gelnar smacked two hits, including a double, and Cody Cole contributed a double.
Travelers 11, Grand Junction, CO 2 (31-5)
A 10-run first inning offensive explosion put it away early for the Travelers. Randy McCurry and Dean Green each notched two hits in the frame, including back-to-back home runs. McCurry finished with three hits and drove in three while Green posted a pair of hits and two RBI. Hayden Daugherty fired four strong stanzas, yielding two runs on four hits with three strikeouts.
Travelers 10, Farmington, NM 1 (30-5)
The Travelers took command with eight runs on seven hits in the third en route to the run rule. Caleb Nine, Randy McCurry and Dean Green had two hits apiece in the huge uprising. Brent Miller was the pitching benefactor, picking up the victory while yielding one run on five hits with three strikeouts in four innings of work. McCurry finished with a scoreless fifth. Nine totaled four hits hits, drove in two and scored three times. Randy Henry contributed a double, triple and three RBI.
Travelers 14, Monarch, CO 5 (29-5)
The Traveler offense rallied from a 3-1 deficit to tie the game in the fifth and then exploded for 11 runs on eight hits in the sixth. Randy McCurry's solo home run was the lone tally until the fifth when Dean Green tied the score with a RBI single. In the sixth, Jared Broadbent sparked the attack with a three-run double, Caleb Nine chipped in a two-run triple, Cody Cole added a two-run double and McCurry a two RBI single. Clint Maune picked up the pitching victory with five-plus innings, scattering four hits with seven strikeouts. McCurry notched two hits and four RBI and Cole added a pair of doubles and three runs batted in.
Travelers 11, Hays, KS 0 (28-5)
Clayton Cook allowed just two hits in six strong innings with nine strikeouts to pick up the victory. The Traveler offense pounded out 13 hits, scoring in five of the seven frames. Dean Green, Randy McCurry and James Tunnell each posted a single and double with one RBI apiece. Caleb Nine added two single and two RBI, Randy Henry chipped in two singles and Cody Cole had one hit and drove in four runs.
Travelers 7, OKC Bronchos 1 (27-5)
Jared Broadbent scattered three hits over six innings while fanning 10 and walking only one. The Travelers held a slim 2-1 lead midway through the fourth before Joe Halley's two-run double was followed by a two-run inside-the-park home run from Randy McCurry. McCurry chipped in a double and drove in three.
Travelers 9, Butler County Cubs 18's 1 (26-5)
Chase Roten fired a two-hitter with three strikeouts in the run rule. The Traveler offense exploded for three runs in each of the first three stanzas. Dean Green posted two hits and scored twice. Patric Tolentino chipped in a three-run triple and ended with four runs batted in. Uriah Fisher also added a triple and Cody Cole had a double.
Travelers 6, Dallas Titans Flanagan 3 (25-5)
The Travelers broke a 2-2 deadlock with three runs in the fourth inning, keyed by a Patric Tolentino double and Dean Green single. Randy Henry worked four strong innings, yielding two earned runs on six hits, before Green came on with three scoreless frames of one-hit relief for the save. Jonathan Gelnar and Tolentino notched three hits apiece while Green and Chase Roten finished with two each. James Tunnell also added a two-run double.
Travelers 10, Butler County Cubs 18's 1 (24-5)
Zach Cargill was dominant for five strong innings, allowing one unearned run on one hit with six strikeouts for the victory. A six-run third inning put it on ice as the Travelers pounded out six hits. Randy McCurry led the charge with three hits and one RBI. Ryan Christenson added two hits, including a triple, while Dan Skelly and Garrett Bilyeu ended with two hits apiece.
Travelers 9, Dallas Diamond Jaxx 1 (23-5)
For the second straight game the Travelers rallied from an early deficit. Ryan Christenson went the distance on the mound, giving up one run on four hits with five strikeouts. Randy McCurry notched three hits and drove in three. Jared Broadbent added a single, triple and three runs batted in. Garrett Bilyeu also contributed two hits.
Travelers 6, Butler County Cubs 17's 5 (22-5)
After spotting the Cubs a 4-0 lead in the first, the Travelers rallied to force extra innings before winning it in the eighth on a two-out single from Mac Gordon. Patric Tolentino tossed six stellar frames of relief, allowing a single run on three hits with five strikeouts while Brent Miller picked up the win in one scoreless frame of relief.
Travelers 13, Dallas Titans Ahearne 1 (21-5)
The Travelers finished off a quadrupleheader sweep with a run-rule victory led by Joe Halley's one-hit pitching gem. Jared Broadbent paced the early charge with a two-run triple. Caleb Nine and Jonathan Gelnar added two hits apiece.
Travelers 6, Dallas Fire Ants 3 (20-5)
Dean Green was nearly a one-man wrecking crew with two hits, two RBI and two runs scored. He also was stellar with an inning of relief work for his first save. Hayden Daugherty got the win, yielding six hits. James Tunnell contributed a hit and three runs batted in.
Travelers 14, Woodward Junior Travelers 1 (19-5)
A huge third quarter helped catapult the hosts to the victory. Uriah Fisher had a career night with two hits, including a grand slam and drove in six runs. Roten chipped in a run-scoring triple.
Travelers 15, Butler County Cubs 17s 2 (18-5)
Dan Skelly worked four strong innings in his first start and the Travelers took control early with four runs in the first off triples by Skelly and Ray Johnson. Zach Cargill ended with three hits, including a double and home run as well a three RBI. Johnson chipped in three hits while Skelly and Garrett Bilyeu had two each.
Travelers 12, Spivey Stars 4 (17-5)
The Travelers exploded for eight runs on six hits in the first inning, sparked by Dan Skelly's three-run homer. Jonathan Gelnar and Randy McCurry notched a pair of hits apiece in the first inning alone. Mac Gordon contributed two hits with a single, home run and two RBI. Ray Johnson drove in a run as well with a double. Ryan Christenson posted the pitching victory with two solid stanzas of relief work. Randy Henry and Dean Green each tossed one scoreless frame.
Travelers 18, Spivey Stars 7 (16-5)
A 13-run first inning put this one away early on as the Travelers pounded 13 hits in the run-rule contest. Clint Maune tossed two innings to get the win on the mound with relief from Uriah Fisher and Cody Cole. Jonathan Gelnar belted three hits, including a home run and drove in four runs to pace the offense. Caleb Nine went four-for-four with a triple and drove in a pair. James Tunnell contributed a double, home run and four RBI. Joe Halley ended with a double and three runs batted in while Dean Green and Jared Broadbent chipped in run-scoring doubles.
Travelers 12, Tahlequah 4 (15-5)
Clayton Cook twirled a complete game six-hitter with 10 strikeouts and the Traveler offense scored in all but one inning en route to the run-rule triumph. Jared Broadbent blasted a home run, double and drove in four. Dean Green, Jonathan Gelnar and Mac Gordon ended with two hits apiece.
Travelers 13, Tahlequah 0 (14-5)
The Traveler offense snapped out of a four-game funk emphatically, pounding out 13 hits in a five-inning run-rule victory. Chase Roten was sensational in firing a one-hitter with seven strikeouts. Jonathan Gelnar belted a three-run homer and Dean Green added a two-run jack to ignite a six-run second inning. Gelnar finished with two hits and drove in four, Green also had two hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs. Jared Broadbent finished three for three and Dan Skelly chipped in two hits.
Tahlequah 5, Travelers 3 (13-5)
After being blanked for six innings, the Travelers awoke in the seventh, plating three runs but left the tying tallies in scoring position. Joe Halley drew a bases loaded walk, Jonathan Gelnar pushed across another with sacrifice fly and James Tunnell scored on a wild pitch for the Traveler runs. Brent Miller tossed six-plus innings, allowing just two earned runs and was charged with the loss.
Durant 10, Travelers 2 (13-4)
The Travelers watched a 2-0 first inning lead slip away as Durant posted 10 unanswered runs. Run-scoring singles by Dean Green and Ray Johnson put the Travelers on the board but proved to be the final runs as Durant exploded for four runs in the second to take command. Joe Halley took the mound loss with relief help from Chaz Gilliam and Uriah Fisher.
Travelers 3, Mustang 1 (13-3)
Zach Cargill fired five strong innings and Randy McCurry tossed two scoreless frames of relief for his first save of the season. Cargill yielded just one run on five hits, struck out six and walked one while McCurry allowed two singles and fanned two. The Travelers plated a single run in the first on a Dean Green RBI groundout following Johnathan Gelnar and McCurry singles. They then broke a 1-1 deadlock with two tallies in the fifth keyed by a McCurry double and Green single in front of Joe Halley's sac fly. Gelnar finished with three hits and McCurry added a pair.
Moore 7, Travelers 2 (12-3)
A three-run first and quiet bats were too much for the Travelers to overcome as they ended with five hits. Ryan Christenson was tagged with six runs on six hits while fanning two in two-plus innings of work. Mac Gordon allowed one run on six hits in five solid stanzas of relief. The Travelers posted a run in the second on Ray Johnson's RBI double and a tally in the seventh when Johnson singled and scored on a Caleb Nine two-out hit. Johnson's two hits and a double by Randy McCurry led the offense.
Travelers 11, Moore 2 (12-2)
The Traveler offense exploded for six runs on four hits in the second inning to take command as Dean Green belted a massive grand slam for the big blow. Joe Halley contributed a two-run homer in the third for one of his two hits in the game. Green also contributed two hits and Mac Gordon smacked a two-run double. Hayden Daugherty allowed two runs on four hits with a pair of strikeouts in the pitching start and Dan Skelly twirled two scoreless frames of relief.
Rockwall, TX Frozen Ropes 6, Travelers 5 (11-2)
After spotting the visitors a 4-0 lead the Travelers battled back to force extra innings before losing in the ninth. Dean Green fired four tremendous innings of relief but was charged with loss, yielding one run on three hits with five strikeouts. Offensively, the Travelers posted three runs in the third with Mac Gordon's two-run double. They also notched a pair of tallies in the seventh as Jonathan Gelnar doubled and Green knotted it with a double, his second hit of the game.
Travelers 10, Rockwall, TX Frozen Ropes 0 (11-1)
Dillon Wilson, Uriah Fisher and Randy McCurry combined for a three-hit shutout in the run-rule triumph. After claiming a 1-0 edge on doubles by Jonathan Gelnar and McCurry in the first inning, the Travelers broke it wide open with a seven-run second, keyed by a Mac Gordon two-run double and RBI triple off the bat of Ryan Christenson. McCurry topped the onslaught with a pair of hits and two runs batted in.
Travelers 7, Rockwall, TX Frozen Ropes 0 (10-1)
The Travelers notched seven runs in the first two innings and then rode the three-hit combined pitching performance of Clint Maune and Joe Halley to the victory. Maune fanned nine and walked one in five frames while Halley struck out a pair in two stanzas of relief work. Dan Skelly had a pair of hits and drove in a run to pace the offensive attack. Jonathan Gelnar checked in with a double and RBI and Randy McCurry and Ryan Christenson contributed run-scoring hits.
Travelers 12, Dallas Fire Ants 1 (9-1)
Jonathan Gelnar belted two home runs in an eight-run first inning explosion and the Travelers cruised. They added five more hits in the third to plate four runs, which was plenty for winning pitcher Clayton Cook, who allowed two hits and struck out six over four innings of work. Uriah Fisher posted four strikeouts in two frames of relief and Mac Gordon added a scoreless final inning.
Travelers 5, Dallas Fire Ants 1 (8-1)
The Travelers utilized a dominant pitching effort from Chase Roten and Joe Halley, who combined to yield one unearned run on five hits with nine strikeouts and no walks.
Randy McCurry paced the offensive assault with two singles and a run scored. James Tunnell belted a two-run homer, Caleb Nine added a triple and Jonathan Gelnar a double.
Travelers 8, Dallas Fire Ants 0 (7-1)
Brent Miller fired a no-hit shutout, fanning eight with just one walk in the run-rule victory.
The Traveler offense notched three runs in the third to take command, sparked by a James Tunnell two-run double. Tunnell finished with a pair of doubles and drove in two while Ray Johnson also chipped in two doubles and one RBI. Mac Gordon notched a pair of hits while Ryan Christenson contributed one hit and a team-high three runs batted in.
MWC Memorial Day Tournament Championship (Midwest City, OK)
Travelers 13, Edmond Santa Fe 3 (6-1)
The Traveler offense put this one away early, sending 14 hitters to the plate in the top of the first to plate 10 runs on eight hits. Caleb Nine and James Tunnell belted two-run doubles and Randy Henry added a two-run single. That was plenty of support for Zach Cargill, who worked four strong innings in his first start, yielding three runs on just two hits with eight strikeouts. Randy McCurry closed out the run rule with a perfect fifth on the mound, fanning two.
Jonathan Gelnar paced the offense with a perfect four-for-four evening, scoring twice and driving in two runs. Nine added two hits, scored twice and drove in a pair. Patric Tolentino also ended with two RBI and a double.
Travelers 8, Lawton 0 (5-1)
Dillon Wilson and Ryan Christenson combined on a one-hitter. Wilson struck out six in 3 1/3 innings and Christenson finished up with 1 2/3 perfect relief frames. The Travelers utilized a three-run first inning to blow things open as Jonathan Gelnar doubled and Mac Gordon added a two-run double off the centerfield wall. Randy Henry and Dean Green blasted solo home runs and James Tunnell added a run-scoring double.
Travelers 8, Spivey Stars 0 (4-1)
Clint Maune scattered two hits with five strikeouts over four innings and Randy Henry tossed two no-hit frames of relief to blank Spivey in the run rule.Jonathan Gelnar tripled and scored on a Dean Green double in the first to spark the Traveler offense. Gelnar finished with three hits, scored three and drove in one while Green finished with a pair of doubles and two RBI.
Travelers 19, Edmond Memorial 2 (3-1)
The Travelers exploded for 17 runs on 12 hits in their final two at-bats. Clayton Cook worked four solid innings, scattering five hits while striking out four. Joe Halley's two-run single in the third broke the deadlock and ignited the huge flurry. Halley, Cody Cole, Dean Green, Jared Broadbent and Randy Henry notched two hits apiece. Randy McCurry contributed a three-run triple while Mac Gordon, Ray Johnson and Uriah Fisher added RBI doubles.
MWC Outlaws 6, Travelers 1 (2-1)
After a late start, the Travelers couldn't get anything going offensively with runners on base, going 0-for-12 with runners in scoring position. Jared Broadbent, Randy Henry and Chase Roten had the lone hits of the evening. Brent Miller was charged with pitching loss, yielding four runs on six hits.
Travelers 4, Chickasha 0 (2-0)
Four hurlers again combined for a one-hit shutout with 15 strikeouts. Clayton Cook fired three innings, posting six strikeouts, and recorded the mound victory. The Travelers pushed across two runs in the first inning before finally breaking things open in the sixth on a double by Cody Cole and triple from Jared Broadbent. Zach Cargill also contributed a double to account for all the Traveler hits in the game.
Travelers 8, Chickasha 2 (1-0)
Four Traveler hurlers combined on a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts as Brent Miller posted the victory. The Traveler offense built a 3-0 lead and then put it away with a three-run fourth. Jonathan Gelnar notched two hits, including a home run, and drove in three. Caleb Nine and Jared Broadbent added two hits and one RBI apiece.