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for the week of April 7-14


Broncos sink pirates extra innings


blue01_next.gifBy Glen Miller/The Mustang News


BETHANY — Mustang High School’s baseball team picked up its first conference series sweep of the season Tuesday night, beating Putnam City 13-9 in eight innings.

The win lifted the Broncos to 13-10 on the season and 4-4 in the Metro Athletic Conference standings.

“Anytime you can sweep a conference series, it’s a good thing,” Mustang head coach Antony Evans said.

“Putnam City is a good team and they a have a good player in C.J. Henry that scouts were looking at both nights and he really didn’t hurt us. We’re on a three-game winning streak, so hopefully we can keep it going.”

Mustang scored four runs   in the eighth inning after scoring three times in the seventh inning to even the score.

Trey Hunter led off the extra inning with a walk and was joined on the paths by Jonathan Baker and Carey Crain — both on free passes.

Brandon Mathes brought in two runs with a double and Blake Calvert pushed home two runners with a single.

Mathes led all Mustang hitters, going 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles. Baker had a two-run homer in the second inning and Ashton Mowdy went 2-for-5 with a triple and         a solo homer in the seventh inning.

Mowdy picked up the win on the mound in relief of Mathes. Mowdy went 4 2/3 innings, allowing two runs off two hits and a pair of walks. He struck out five.

Mathes went 3 1/3 innings, yielding seven runs on six hits with two strikeouts and a pair of walks.

MHS girls hammer Ike

Mustang’s varsity girls posted an 8-0 win over Lawton Ike Tuesday night to move to 3-2-2 on the season and 2-0 in the District 5A-2 standings.

The Broncos had a total of 45 shots, 22 of which were on goal.

Brooke McDaniel scored the first goal off the assist by Ashlyn Boswell three minutes into the contest.

Anna Pittman followed with the second goal off a double assist by McDaniel and Meghan Vance.

McDaniel and Erin Heath set up Boswell for the third Mustang goal, followed by unassisted goals by Heath and Aly Murray to put the Broncos up 5-0 at the half.

Heath, Vance and Anna Fish all scored in the second half.

Becky Hilterbran had one save in goal for MHS, while Ashton Glover had three.

Mustang’s JV girls squad posted a 6-0 win over Lawton Ike, getting two goals each from Ciara Elgin and Caitlyn Bernhardt. Fish and Keeley Gibson had a goal each.

Aubrey Hulett had three saves in goal.

Broncos shots off mark

Mustang’s boys soccer team dropped to 3-3-1 on the year and 1-1 in the District 5A-2 standings with a 4-2 setback to Lawton Ike.

The Broncos had 23 shots on the night, 12 of which were on goal. It was a sharp comparison to Lawton, which had only 13 shots total.

Jared Homer scored the first goal for MHS at the 16- minute mark, which was followed 11 minutes later by a Greg Jarrett goal off a free kick.

Zach Burrow had six saves in goal for Mustang.

The Broncos junior varsity squad posted a 5-0 win.

Mustang hosts Bishop McGuinness Friday night.



Zanotti, Wolf picked for all-state basketball


blue01_next.gifBy Glen Miller/The Mustang News


The postseason basketball honors are pouring in for the Mustang High School girls basketball team, including two all-state selections.

Senior Danielle Zanotti was named to the Large West squad for the Oklahoma Girls Basketball Coaches Association All-State Games, while classmate Abby Wolf was named an alternate.

“I was pleased with the picks,” Mustang head coach Nichole Copeland said. “It wasn’t easy considering all the talent in Class 5A and 6A and you could only pick 10 players and five alternates.”

Copeland was also honored as theAll-State coach for the squad as well as receiving the OGBCA Southwest Region Coach of the Year honor.

“I really didn’t know I was going to get it,” Copeland said of the all-state pick. “It’s reflection of our program and our team. It will be nice to get to coach Danielle one more time and I hope Abby can sneak in there and get to play as well.”

The game will be held June 4 at the University of Central Oklahoma, with tip-off set for 4 p.m.

Zanotti was also selected to play in the Oklahoma-Texas All-Star game to he held July 23 in Norman. She is also in the running for a spot on the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State team – which was to be picked this week. The OCA All-State Games will be in Tulsa the last week in July.

It two-team pick came on the heels of Zanotti being named the Defensive Most Valuable Player in the Metro Athletic Conference. Lacy Ramon was selected as the Co-Newcomer of the Year with Edmond Sanata Fe’s Alex Richardson, while Copeland was named Coach of the Year.

Lucy Ramon was picked as a first-team player along with junior guard Lauren Reel. Wolf and fellow senior Heather Denison were honorable mention selections.






















































































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