|Oklahoma's Premier Summer Baseball Program||Wednesday, June 19, 2013|
2009 Game Recaps
Bama Bombers Scout Team 4, Travelers 3 (59-13)
(BEST World Series, Winners Bracket) - The Travelers saw a 3-0 lead slip away as two critical errors led to a pair of unearned runs. Cale Elam was charged with the loss in three and one-third innings of relief, yielding two earned runs on three hits. Jace James accounted for two of the team's five hits, drove in one and scored a run. Brendan McCurry added a double while Dayne Parker and Jake Barrios chipped in singles.
Miami Cape Coast Canes, FL 10, Travelers 4 (59-12)
(BEST World Series, Winners Bracket) - The sixth inning proved to be the Travelers achilles heel again as the Canes erupted for eight runs in the inning, cashing in four errors, to erase a 3-0 Traveler lead. Dillon Overton allowed just one base runner through five innings but watched things unravel quickly. Cale Elam was charged with the loss, yielding five unearned runs in two thirds of an inning in relief. Charlie Curl and Clayton Green each finished with a single and a double. Daniel Edwards had one hit and drove in two runs.
Travelers 8, Baton Rouge, LA Raiders 0 (59-11)
(BEST World Series, Pool Play) - Braden Cook made his first pitching start and twirled a six-hit complete game shutout as the Travelers ended it in the sixth on the run rule. The Traveler offense broke a scoreless deadlock in the third on Brendan McCurry's two-run single. Dillon Overton chipped in a two-run homer in the fifth and Daniel Edwards added a two-run home run in the sixth. Edwards also had a double and finished with two hits as did Dayne Parker.
Travelers 5, Louisiana All Stars Red 2 (58-11)
(BEST World Series, Pool Play) - After a rocky start, Jace James settled into to pitch five-plus solid innings and Cale Elam notched his second save of the Championships with an inning and two thirds of scoreless relief. The Travelers erased an early 2-0 deficit with three tallies in the third, keyed by a Dayne Parker two-run singles. Dillon Overton and Clayton Green chipped in RBI doubles in the fifth to add to the cushion.
Travelers 10, Baton Rouge, LA Raiders 0 (57-11)
(BEST World Series, Pool Play) - Brendan McCurry, Dayne Parker and Braden Cook combined on a five-inning no-hitter as McCurry and Cook struck out four apiece in two innings of work. The Travelers took command in the opening stanza with five hits, including a RBI triple from Dillon Overton, RBI double by Jace James and run-scoring single from Clayton Green. Jake Barrios keyed another four-run uprising in the third with a two-run single. James had three hits to lead the offensive attack.
Travelers 5, Bama Bombers Scout Team 1 (56-11)
(BEST World Series, Pool Play) - Ryan Houston pitched six strong innings and Cale Elam came on for the seventh inning save in the BEST Baseball World Championship opener in Birmingham, Alabama. The Traveler offense plated two runs in the first on hits by Charlie Curl, Dayne Parker and Brendan McCurry and added two more tallies in the third after RBI singles from Clayton Green and Jace James. Jake Barrios drove in the final run with a sixth inning single.
Ada 6, Travelers 2 (55-11)
One inning proved to be the demise of the Traveler chances as Ada scored all six runs in the sixth on four hits and an error. Dillon Overton was the tough-luck losing pitching, allowing five hits with seven strikeouts in five and one-third innings. Charlie Curl accounted for two of the team's six hits with a single, double and one RBI.
Travelers 11, Wichita Sluggers 17s 2 (55-10)
The Travelers had 10 hits in four innings to end it early on the run rule. Jace James picked up the mound win, yielding two runs on four hits over four and one-third innings, striking out five but walking six. Charlie Curl sparked the offense with thre singles. Trevor Bowen added a home run, single and four batted in. Daniel Edwards also chipped in two hits.
Travelers 13, Midwest Nationals 17s 8 (54-10)
It took extra innings but the Travelers survived a big rally from the Nationals. The Travelers built a 7-0 lead but watched it slip away over the final four stanzas. Clayton Green was hit by a pitch to force in the go-ahead run in the eighth and Charlie Curl followed with a grand slam. Ryan Houston fired six solid frames, scattering five hits, but Brendan McCurry picked up the win in relief. Dayne Parker, McCurry and Brandon Bargas notched two hits apiece. Trevor Bowen also belted a two-run home run.
Oklahoma Baseball Academy 6, Travelers 4 (53-10)
The Travelers saw an early 3-0 lead slip away, yielding five runs in the fifth (three of which were unearned). The Travelers cut the deficit to 6-4 and had the bases loaded with one out in the seventh but could not rally. Cale Elam picked up the pitching loss, yielding just two earned runs in four and two-third innings. Clayton Green topped the offense with three singles. Jace James and Brendan McCurry contributed a single and double apiece. Dayne Parker added a two-run homer.
Travelers 9, JC Hornets 7 (53-9)
After spotting the Kansas club a 7-3 lead, the Travelers rallied by grabbing the lead for good on Dillon Overton's two-run triple in the sixth inning. Blake Logan worked six solid frames for the win and Brandon Bargas twirled a perfect seventh for his first save. Overton had three hits, including a double and two triples and drove in four runs. Trevor Bowen contributed a pair of singles and two RBI. Brendan McCurry notched a run-scoring triple and Clayton Green chipped in a RBI double.
Travelers 22, SW Shockers 4 (52-9)
It didn't take long for the Travelers to end this one, scoring at least four runs in every inning. Daniel Edward tossed two scoreless innings for the win with Trevor Bowen coming on for the save. The Travelers finished with 17 hits, sparked by Dillon Overton, who had a single, double and triple and drove in three runs. Jace James also chipped in three hits, including a double. Trevor Bowen belted a home run, ended with two hits and drove in three runs. Tyler Palmer added two hits and five RBI.
Route 66 Classic Championship Game (Elk City, OK)
Travelers 15, Oklahoma Outlaws 8 (51-9)
The Traveler offense erupted for six runs in the first inning and never looked back, pounding out 17 hits in the victory. Jace James came on for three and two-third no-hit innings of relief work to get pitching victory. Dayne Parker, Cale Elam, Clayton Green and Tyler Palmer each finished with three hits. Parker had a double, homer and three RBI, Green notched a double, homer and three ribbies while Palmer also belted a homer and ended with three RBI. Dan Edwards contributed a double, home run and two batted in. Dillon Overton also had two hits, including a home run and three batted in.
Travelers 4, Oklahoma Baseball Academy 3 (50-9)
(Route 66, Semifinals) - Clayton Green smashed a walkoff solo home run to lead off the bottom of the seventh and gave the Travelers a dramatic Route 66 Classic semifinal win. Dayne Parker tied the contest one inning earlier with a solo home run of his own. The Travelers early runs came on a two-run home run from Tyler Palmer. Dillon Overton pitched six strong innings, scattering seven hits with eight strikeouts. Brendan McCurry got the win with one perfect frame of relief.
Travelers 13, Lone Star Baseball, TX 9 (49-9)
(Route 66, Pool Play) - The Travelers utilized a six-run explosion in the fifth inning keyed by a Charlie Curl two-run single and Brendan McCurry two-run double. Clayton Green led the way with three hits and two RBI while Dillon Overton contributed a pair of triples and scored twice. Jake Barrios also chipped in two hits and two runs scored. Ryan Houston notched the pitching win, scattering nine hits over six solid frames.
Travelers 11, Burkburnett, TX 2 (48-9)
(Route 66, Pool Play) - Blake Logan returned from injury for his first start in three weeks and picked up the pitching win, scattering five hits in the five inning run rule. Brendan McCurry blasted a home run, double and drove in three runs. Charlie Curl chipped in a two-run homer and Clayton Green had a three-run inside-the-park home run. Jake Barrios and Dillon Overton added two hits each.
Travelers 7, Cherry Creek, CO 5 (47-9)
(Route 66, Pool Play) - Dillon Overton belted a pair of two-run home runs and the Travelers took the lead for good in the fifth on RBI hits from Brendan McCurry and Clayton Green. Cale Elam pitched six and one-third strong innings to pick up the mound victory and McCurry notched the final two outs for his fourth save. Dayne Parker finished with three hits while Elam, Overton and Green had two apiece.
Travelers 15, Topeka, KS Stars 0 (46-9)
(Route 66, Pool Play) - Dayne Parker twirled a four-hit shutout as the Travelers pounded out 15 hits to end it early on the run rule. Cale Elam belted a pair of doubles and three RBI to lead the offensive attack. Jake Barrios, Charlie Curl, Brendan McCurry and Tyler Palmer added two hits each. Curl drove in three and McCurry ended with two RBI.
Travelers 9, SW Shockers 4 (45-9)
(Route 66, Pool Play) - Cale Elam came on the seventh to preserve the victory his his fourth save as the Travelers got a major challenge from the Shockers. Charlie Curl had a huge game at the plate with four hits, including a pair of singles, a double and home run. Dayne Parker chipped in three hits while Elam, Brendan McCurry and Clayton Green ended with two each. McCurry hit a home run and drove in a pair.
Travelers 26, Lawton Colonels 12 (44-9)
(Route 66, Pool Play) - The Travelers returned to in-state competition for the first time in a month and notched season highs in runs (26) and hits (24). Daniel Edwards was credited with the pitching win with two innings of solid two-hit relief. Dayne Parker led the onslaught with five hits, including a pair of doubles and a triple. Clayton Green chipped in four hits with a pair of singles, triple, home run and four RBI. Tyler Palmer belted a three-run homer, grand slam homer and ended with three hits and eight runs batted in. Dillon Overton and Jace James also notched three hits apiece as Overton drove in five and James had three RBI.
Travelers 8, Wichita Sluggers 4 (43-9)
(Great Plains, Consolation Finals) - A five-run fifth inning helped the Travelers erase a 4-3 deficit to post the victory, taking the lead for good on a Brendan McCurry two-run double. Cale Elam twirled four scoreless frames of one-hit relief for the pitching win. Trevor Bowen had three hits to lead the offensive charge. Jake Barrios and McCurry finished with a single and double apiece.
Travelers 2, Midwest Wolverines 1 (42-9)
(Great Plains, Extra Game) - Dillon Overton yielded just four hits over six-plus innings for the victory and Brendan McCurry came on to record the final three outs for a save. The Travelers made the most of three hits, two of which came from Jace James, who scored both runs. Daniel Edwards chipped in a RBI single.
Travelers 11, Racine, WI Hitters 3 (41-9)
(Great Plains, Pool Play) - The Travelers pounded out 14 hits in the run-rule victory, scoring at least one run in every inning. Dillon Overton and Clayton Green notched three hits apiece to lead the offensive onslaught. Overton finished with a homer, two singles and two RBI while Green notched two doubles, a single and drove in one. Dayne Parker blasted a grand slam and finished with two hits. Cale Elam chipped in a double, homer and two ribbies. Brandon Bargas went the distance on the mound, scattering seven hits with five strikeouts.
Travelers 8, Hutchinson Cardinals 0 (40-9)
(Great Plains, Pool Play) - Ryan Houston scattered four singles, struck out eight and walked just one in a complete game run rule. The Traveler offense erupted for seven runs on seven hits in the second inning and never looked back. Dayne Parker ended with three hits, including a double and two RBI to lead the way. Trevor Bowen and Brendan McCurry notched two hits apiece as Bowen drove in two and McCurry one. Daniel Edwards also added a two-run double.
Travelers 8, Rawlings Prospects II 0 (39-9)
(Great Plains, Pool Play) - Cale Elam needed just 44 pitches to dispatch the Prospects on a two-hit shutout for the run rule, fanning five batters. Jake Barrios led the 11-hit offensive attack with a three for three effort and two runs scored. Dayne Parker chipped in two doubles and two RBI while Clayton Green contributed a double, single and one batted in. Brendan McCurry and Trevor Bowen each smacked a home run apiece.
Travelers 10, Kansas City Royals 0 (38-9)
(Great Plains, Pool Play) - Jace James fired a two-hit shutout in the run-rule victory, striking out four and walking one. The Traveler offense plated four runs in the third to take command, sparked by Dayne Parker's two-run homer. Parker finished with a double as well and drove in four runs. Brendan McCurry checked in with a double, home run and two RBI while Trevor Bowen notched three single and one ribbie. Daniel Edwards contributed a solo homer.
Midwest Nationals 18s 2, Travelers 1 (37-9)
(Great Plains, Pool Play) - It was a serious pitcher's duel throughout but the Nationals' David Gordon outdueled Brendan McCurry for the victory. McCurry allowed just two hits and one earned run in striking out five and walking just one. The Traveler offense's lone run came on a McCurry solo home run in the second inning. Dayne Parker and Cale Elam added the only other Traveler hits in the contest.
Razorback Showcase Championship Game (Fayetteville, AR)
Travelers 6, Rawlings Prospects 5 (37-8)
The Travelers repeated as tournament champions thanks to late-inning heroics. Jake Barrios doubled in a run and later scored in the fourth inning to tie the game at 5 before scoring the eventual game-winner in the sixth on a two-out hit by Cale Elam. Barrios finished with three hits, scored three runs and drove in two. Brandon Bargas pitched five and one-third solid innings before Daniel Edwards came on for his fourth relief appearance of the tournament and got the win with one and two-third scoreless stanzas. Dillon Overton added two hits, including a double.
Travelers 10, Wichita Sluggers 2 (36-8)
(Razorback, Pool Play) - Dillon Overton twirled a complete-game six-hitter in the run rule victory, striking out six and walking nobody. The Traveler offense pushed across two runs in the first on back-to-back RBI doubles from Cale Elam and Brendan McCurry before adding three more in the second, topped by Dayne Parker's two-run double. A five-run fourth, including a two-run single by Jake Barrios and two-run double from McCurry finished it off. McCurry, Parker, Barrios and Charlie Curl ended with two hits apiece as everyone in the lineup had at least one safety.
Travelers 6, Kansas City Sluggers 3 (35-8)
(Razorback, Pool Play) - The Traveler offense raced to a 5-0 lead at the Arkansas Naturals Double-A park and cruised from there. Ryan Houston tossed five and one-third solid frames for the victory, scattering seven hits with four strikeouts and no walks. Daniel Edwards posted his fifth save with one and two-third innings of relief, including striking out the side in the seventh. Charlie Curl posted two hits, including a double and RBI to lead the offense. Dayne Parker and Edwards added one double and one RBI apiece. Jake Barrios also had a hit and two runs batted in.
Travelers 9, Midwest Nationals 17s 0 (34-8)
(Razorback, Pool Play) - Cale Elam was spectacular on the mound with a complete-game five-hitter, striking out seven and walking only one. The Travelers broke open a scoreless game with four runs in the third and never looked back, sparked by a Brandon Bargas double and Jake Barrios triple. Trevor Bowen finished with three hits, including a home run, drove in three and scored three times. Dayne Parker also homered and finished with two hits, as did Brendan McCurry and Bargas.
Rawlings Redbirds 6, Travelers 5 (33-8)
(Razorback, Pool Play) - The Travelers watched a 5-3 lead after two innings slip away as they managed only one hit over the final five stanzas. Mason Hope scattered 10 hits over five innings, but yielded only six runs but was charged with the loss. Daniel Edwards fanned four in two perfect frames of relief. Jake Barrios led the offense with two doubles while Cale Elam and Charlie Curl notched two singles apiece.
Travelers 7, Austin Wings 3 (33-7)
(Razorback, Pool Play) - Daniel Edwards' three-run homer in the second helped rally the Travelers from an early 2-0 deficit. Brandon Bargas fired six strong innings, scattering three hits with 10 strikeouts for the victory. Edwards, Charlie Curl, Trevor Bowen and Dillon Overton contributed two hits apiece while Brendan McCurry and Clayton Green added RBI doubles.
Travelers 14, Farmington, NM 4 (32-7)
(Andenucio, Fifth Place Game) - After managing just 17 runs in the first five games of the tournament, the Travelers closed the event with a flurry, posting 15 hits, including five in an eight-run first stanza. Brendan McCurry hit for the cycle with a single, double, triple and home run while driving in three to go along with three runs scored. Jake Barrios, Dayne Parker and all-tournament selection Tyler Palmer notched two hits each. Palmer drove in three. Blake Logan fired the first three innings, yielding a run on three hits for the mound win.
Travelers 5, Monarch, CO 0 (31-7)
(Andenucio, Pool Play) - Mason Hope twirled seven solid innings for a complete-game three-hitter, striking out seven with only one walk. The Traveler offense erupted for four runs in the first, three of which came via a Brendan McCurry bases loaded double. McCurry, Chase Whitney, Dayne Parker, Cale Elam and Ryan Houston ended with one hit apiece.
Merced, CA 5, Travelers 1 (30-7)
(Andenucio, Pool Play) - Five double plays killed the Traveler chances, dropping out of Pueblo tournament title contention. Cale Elam was the tough-luck losing pitcher, scattering six hits and three earned runs over five innings. Charlie Curl and Clayton Green each had two of the Travelers' seven hits in the contest.
Colorado Slammers 5, Travelers 0 (30-6)
(Andenucio, Pool Play) - The Travelers could never get anything going against the Denver area powerhouse, managing only four hits in the contest. Dillon Overton was the tough luck losing pitcher, allowing just two earned runs on six hits over six and one-third innings. He fanned eight. Mason Hope twirled the final two-third of an inning with two strikeouts and a walk.
Travelers 6, Albuquerque Baseball Academy 1 (30-5)
(Andenucio, Pool Play) - Brandon Bargas tossed a complete game masterpiece, yielding just four hits with nine strikeouts and three walks. Tyler Palmer's two-run double in the second gave the Travelers all the runs they would need. Cale Elam added a two-run double in the third while Clayton Green and Brendan McCurry each doubled and scored insurance runs in the fourth and fifth stanzas. Palmer had two hits and drove in three runs. Elam and Green also totaled two hits apiece.
Travelers 5, Grand Junction, CO 0 (29-5)
(Andenucio, Pool Play) - Ryan Houston and Daniel Edwards combined for the pitching shutout, scattering six hits in the contest. Houston worked the first four stanzas for the victory while Edwards picked up the save with three frames of relief work. Cale Elam tossed in two hits, including a double, and scored twice to lead the offense. Jace James contributed a two-run home run, Brendan McCurry and Dillon Overton chipped in RBI doubles.
Traveler Shootout Championship Game (Elk City, OK)
Travelers 9, OK Panthers 6 (28-5)
Despite falling behind 5-1 after one inning, the Travelers had the answer by scoring eight of the game's final nine runs. Brandon Bargas came on with three and one-third stellar innings of relief, including five strikeouts and a rare triple play, for the win. Brendan McCurry struck out two of the three hitters he faced in the final frame for the save. Dayne Parker's two-run homer in the fourth broke a 6-6 deadlock and gave the Travelers the lead for good. Parker, Cale Elam and Clayton Green chipped in two hits apiece.
Travelers 5, OKC Ambassadors 4 (27-5)
Tyler Palmer's walkoff solo home run in the bottom of the seventh gave the Travelers the dramatic victory. Cale Elam pitched six solid innings and Brandon Bargas fired the final frame and recorded the victory. Jake Barrios and Dillon Overton posted two hits apiece while Elam and Clayton Green contributed RBI doubles.
Travelers 10, SW Shockers 2 (26-5)
After spotting the Shockers a 2-0 lead in the first, the Travelers rallied for 10 unanswered runs to end it early on the run rule. Mason Hope fired five strong innings in his first start of the season, allowing two unearned runs and just one hit with nine strikeouts and two walks. Brendan McCurry led the arsenal with three hits, including a double and two ribbies. Jake Barrios and Daniel Edwards posted a single and double apiece while Dayne Parker added two singles.
Travelers 16, OKC Broncos 5 (25-5)
The Traveler offense pounded out 16 hits, including eight in the sixth inning to break it open for the run rule. Brendan McCurry was four for four with a pair of doubles to lead the assault. Daniel Edwards chipped in three hits, including two doubles, and three RBI and also recorded the save after coming on for two innings of scoreless relief after the visitors cut the lead to 8-5. Kyle Ellis worked four solid frames for the mound victory, scattering four hits. Jake Barrios added two doubles, Dayne Parker had a single and home run and Cale Elam ended with two singles and two RBI.
Travelers 8, OKC Ambassadors 2 (24-5)
Ryan Houston tossed five strong innings in his first start in three weeks, yielding just four hits to post the pitching victory. The Travelers broke a 1-1 deadlock in the third on Jake Barrios' solo home run and then put it away with four tallies in the fifth. Barrios accounted for three hits and two RBI. Brendan McCurry added a double and two ribbies. Brandon Bargas chipped in a hit and two RBI as well.
Travelers 12, OK Panthers 0 (23-5)
Dillon Overton fired five stellar innings with a six-hit shutout in the run-rule triumph. The Traveler offense erupted for 10 runs in the first three innings and coasted in from there. Jake Barrios, Dayne Parker, Brendan McCurry, Overton and Clayton Green all had two hits apiece.
Travelers 20, OKC Broncos 13 (22-5)
The Traveler offense won a shootout rallying from a 13-11 deficit in the fourth inning, pounding 18 hits. Daniel Edwards came on for two and one-third scoreless frames of relief for the pitching win. Clayton Green led the arsenal with four hits, including a pair of doubles, a home run and six RBI. Jace James added three hits, including a double, homer and five batted in. Edwards also contributed a double, home run and two ribbies. Dayne Parker, Cale Elam and Chase Whitney notched two hits each.
Travelers 9, OKC Ambassadors 0 (21-5)
It was another dominant mound effort as Brandon Bargas fired a complete game two-hitter, striking out eight while walking nobody. The Traveler offense broke a scoreless deadlock in the fourth on a RBI single from Chase Whitney. They plated two in the inning, three more in the fifth and four in the sixth to end on the run rule. Dayne Parker notched three hits, including a double. Jace James chipped in a double and home run. Tyler Palmer and Whitney tossed in two hits apiece. Brendan McCurry contributed a home run and Cale Elam chipped in a triple.
Travelers 4, OKC Ambassadors 0 (20-5)
Brendan McCurry was spectacular on the mound, twirling a complete game two-hitter with 10 strikeouts and no walks. The Travelers took the lead for good with a Clayton Green RBI single in the second before McCurry added a two-run single in the third for plenty of cushion. Cale Elam and Dillon Overton led the offense with two hits apiece.
Travelers 9, Ada 4 (19-5)
Tyler Sturges pitched a complete game four-hitter and the Travelers snapped out of an offensive funk with 13 hits in the contest. A four-run fourth inning helped break things open as the Travelers led 4-2 at that point. Cale Elam notched three hits, including a pair of doubles, and four RBI. Jake Barrios added three singles and two batted in. Brendan McCurry chipped in two singles and two ribbies. Daniel Edwards finished with a triple and Chase Whitney chipped in a double.
Ada 5, Travelers 1 (18-5)
The Travelers could not get the bats untracked, managing just five hits in the contest. Jace James suffered the pitching loss, yielding four runs on four hits with five strikeouts and one walk. The Travelers lone run came in the fifth when Chase Whitney doubled and scored ahead of a Dayne Parker double.
Travelers 4, Dallas Panthers 1 (18-4)
Brendan McCurry pitched six strong innings, scattering six hits with eight strikeouts to help snap a three-game losing skid. Cale Elam tossed a scoreless seventh for his third save and ended with two hits, including a double, and drove in three of the four runs. Dayne Parker chipped in two hits and one RBI. Charlie Curl added a hit and scored three times.
Dallas Mustangs 17s 8, Travelers 6 (17-4)
Three errors proved costly for the Travelers as the Mustangs notched six unearned runs to build an 8-1 lead. The Travelers rallied with five runs in the fifth, sparked by a Jace James home run and doubles from Dayne Parker and Cale Elam but left the tying runs stranded in that inning and the final frame as well. Parker and Clayton Green notched two hits apiece.
Dallas Mustangs 18s 3, Travelers 1 (17-3)
Brandon Bargas twirled five stellar innings with eight strikeouts and just one walk but took the loss as the Travelers watched a 1-0 lead slip away in the fifth. The Travelers ended with five hits, led by Dillon Overton's single and double. Tyler Palmer chipped in a RBI single.
OKC Ambassadors 4, Travelers 1 (17-2)
The Travelers managed just one run on five hits to see a 15-game win streak snapped. Brendan McCurry had two of the hits while Jake Barrios, Jase Morgan and Duke von Schamann had one each. Blake Logan yielded two earned runs on five hits in three innings and was saddled with the pitching loss.
Travelers 21, Dallas Giants 0 (17-1)
Dayne Parker had three hits, including a pair of home runs and five RBI to ignite a huge offensive explosion. Blake Logan contributed three hits, including a double and two batted in. Cale Elam finished with two doubles and two RBI. Jace James and Daniel Edwards each had two hits and three RBI apiece.
Travelers 18, Dallas Giants 2 (16-1)
The Traveler offense erupted for 17 hits in just five innings for the run rule win. Dayne Parker picked up the pitching victory with three strong innings, allowing a run on three hits. Charlie Curl led the offense with a single, double, home run, five RBI and four runs scored. Cale Elam chipped in a single, double, home run and three RBI. Brandon Bargas also had three hits while Trevor Bowen finished with two single and three batted in.
Travelers 8, Tulsa Sandlot Sox 0 (15-1)
Brandon Bargas twirled five strong innings, yielding only two hits, and Dillon Overton finished with a perfect sixth, striking out two, in the run-rule win. The Travelers made the most of six hits with Trevor Bowen and Dayne Parker each contributing a home run and a single. Charlie Curl had a double and scored once while Jake Barrios added a single and RBI.
Travelers 14, Tulsa Sandlot Sox 12 (14-1)
For the second straight game the Travelers fell behind 6-0 before a huge rally, scoring three runs in the third and sixth in the fourth, keyed by a Jake Barrios two-run double to take the lead for good. Brendan McCurry twirled three and one-third frames of four hit relief for the win while Blake Logan came on to notch his first save. Barrios ended with four hits, including a pair of doubles and four RBI. McCurry had three hits and drove in a pair. Trevor Bowen, Brandon Bargas and Clayton Green finished with two hits each.
Travelers 8, Tulsa Sandlot Sox 7 (13-1)
Blake Logan's walkoff RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the seventh capped a huge Traveler rally after trailing 6-0 early in the contest. Brendan McCurry tripled in a run and scored the tying run on Jase Morgan's single. Jake Barrios had three hits, including a triple and two RBI. Trevor Bowen and Dayne Parker posted a double and single each. Bowen also drove in two. Tyler Palmer contributed two singles and a run batted in. Cale Elam fired five and two-third stellar innings of relief, allowing just three hits with seven strikeouts.
Travelers 11, Ada 4 (12-1)
The Travelers wrapped up the four-game sweep with a strong mound effort from Brendan McCurry, scattering six hits over six innings while fanning six. He also led the way with three hits, including a pair of doubles and two RBI. Charlie Curl, Jake Barrios and Jake Tuck contributed two hits apiece with Tuck picking up two RBI. Tyler Palmer added a double and drove in two runs.
Travelers 5, Ada 0 (11-1)
Jace James scattered four hits over five-plus innings for the win and Dayne Parker added two frames of scoreless relief for the save in the combined shutout. Jase Morgan's two-run homer in the second staked the Travelers to the lead for good. A Brendan McCurry two RBI single was the key blow in a three-run sixth. He finished with two of the squad's seven hits.
Travelers 10, Ada 0 (10-1)
The Traveler offense exploded for its best offensive effort of the early campaign to back a sensational pitching effort from Blake Logan, who needed just 61 pitches on a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts. The Travelers ended with 14 hits in the five-inning run rule, topped by Jace James, who homered twice and drove in four. Charlie Curl also had a home run, single and three RBI. Jake Barrios contributed three singles while Duke von Schamann and Clayton Green notched a pair of hits apiece.
Travelers 7, Ada 3 (9-1)
Jake Tuck pitched four and two-third strong innings, yielding two runs on five hits with three strikeouts to notch the pitching win. Daniel Edwards fired the last two and one-third, allowing a run on two hits with three strikeouts to pick up the save. The Traveler offense got three hits from Jake Barrios, who also scored twice. Cale Elam contributed a home run, single and two RBI. Brendan McCurry had a single, double and three runs batted in. Jase Morgan also doubled in a pair of runs.
Travelers 8, Oklahoma Baseball Academy 4 (8-1)
Dillon Overton worked four innings to pick up the pitching win while Cale Elam got a strikeout with the bases loaded to end the threat. Trevor Bowen and Brendan McCurry had RBI doubles while Elam chipped in a two-run double of his own.
Travelers 8, Oklahoma Baseball Academy 7 (7-1)
Blake Logan's solo home run with two outs in the fourth helped spark the Travelers on an amazing comeback after trailing 6-0 early. Brandon Bargas recorded the pitching win, with two innings of no-hit relief. Dan Edwards got the final three outs for a save. Jake Barrios topped the offensive charge with three hits, including a double. Clayton Green and Michael Fisher chipped in two hits apiece.
Travelers 10, Woodward 5 (6-1)
Brendan McCurry had two doubles and drove in three runs to spark the Travelers to a solid win. Woodward narrowed the margin to 4-3 in the fourth before the Travelers put it away with three runs on just two hits. McCurry's two-run doubled and Dillon Overton's RBI single did most of the damage. Curl, Barrios and McCurry all ended with two hits each in the contest.
Travelers 8, Woodward 2 (5-1)
The Travelers got a solo home run from Trevor Bowen and doubles by Dayne Parker and Jase Morgan in the third inning to take complete control of the contest. Jace James allowed two runs on three hits with six strikeouts for the victory. Brendan McCurry added three frames of scoreless one hit relief for the save. Jake Barrios, Parker and Blake Logan had two hits apiece to lead the offensive attack.
Travelers 7, Edmond Santa Fe 4 (4-1)
After trailing 4-1, the Travelers erupted for five runs in the bottom of fifth inning to take control as Tyler Palmer and Clayton Green had RBI singles and Brendan McCurry added a two-run single. Blake Logan tossed four and one-third frames of relief for the win while Cale Elam posted his first save with the final two outs of the contest. McCurry led the offense with a single, triple and three RBI. Charlie Curl and Green ended with two hits each.
Travelers def. Enid, by forfeit (3-1)
Oklahoma Baseball Academy 3, Travelers 2 (2-1)
The Travelers notched two runs on three hits in the first two innings but managed only two singles the rest of the way. Daniel Edwards was charged with the loss despite allowing only one hit in one and two-third frames in relief of Ryan Houston. Jake Barrios had a triple and scored a run. Cale Elam posted two singles and scored once. Charlie Curl added a double and RBI.
Travelers 9, Putnam North 1 (2-0)
Jake Tuck allowed just one unearned run and one hit in four strong innings for the pitching win. The Travelers plated one run in the first, four in the second and four more in the fourth for the run rule. Charlie Curl had two hits, including a triple, RBI and scored twice. Dayne Parker added two singles. Dillon Overton, Trevor Bowen and Blake Logan had one hit and drove in two apiece.
Travelers 12, Spivey Stars 5 (1-0)
Brendan McCurry had three hits and drove in four runs to spark a Traveler offensive assault that scored at least one run in all but one inning. Dillon Overton added two hits, including a triple and a RBI. Dylan Delso also had two hits with a double and RBI. Trevor Bowen chipped in a solo home run. Daniel Edwards tossed the first two innings with four strikeouts and was credited with the pitching win.
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