After making history on Monday with their first 20-win season since 2017, the Plainview Indians took it a step further on Tuesday and struck blackjack.

After making history on Monday with their first 20-win season since 2017, the Plainview Indians took it a step further on Tuesday and struck blackjack.

Plainview rolled to a 15-7 victory over the Ada Cougars, ensuring they will finish in second place in district 4A-3, with a 10-2 record, while improving to 21-7 overall on the season. 

Ada came out strong with three runs in the top of the first, but Plainview came back with a pair in the bottom half of the inning.

The Cougars increased their lead to 5-2 after the top of the second, but the Indians had a response.

Plainview scored eight runs in the bottom of the second to grab the lead at 10-5, before Ada got one run in the top of the third and fourth innings.

However, the Indians put the game away with three runs in the fourth, followed by one run in the fifth and sixth innings. 

Braden Landis, Clay Christensen, and Payton Webber each finished the game with three RBI’s in the game, with all three players each going 3-for-4 at the plate, with Landis scoring three runs. 

Jake Geurin finished with two RBI’s with Britton Sperry and Bryson Stricker each totaling one RBI. 

Trevor Burton got the win on the mound for the Indians, throwing 3 2/3 innings. He allowed seven earned runs on seven hits with six walks and seven strikeouts. 

Plainview will be in action Thursday in the second round of the Lake Country Conference tournament at Madill beginning at 6 p.m. against either the Wildcats or Tishomingo. 

Marietta 12 Dickson 3 

The No. 18 Marietta Indians continued their winning ways this season on Tuesday, as they earned a comfortable road victory against the Dickson Comets. 

Marietta scored five runs in the top of the first inning, before Dickson responded with three of its own.

After a scoreless second inning, Marietta came back with a pair of runs to increase its advantage, before scoring two more in the top of the fourth.

The Indians finished off the game in the top of sixth with three runs. 

Colt Bartling led the offense for Marietta going 2-for-3 at the plate with three runs scored and three RBI’s on the day. 

Dylan Brock and Randall Hallum each had two RBI’s on the day for Marietta, while Seth Brown had one RBI. 

Mason Marks, Johnny Smith, and Hunter Palesano each had one RBI in the game. 

Brock got the win for Marietta on the mound, throwing 1 1/3 innings of work. He allowed three earned runs on seven hits with two walks and one strikeout.

Marks took the loss for the Comets, allowing four earned runs on three hits with one strikeout and four walks. 

Dickson will be in action Thursday in the opening round of the Lake Country Conference tournament, taking on Comanche at 10 a.m. at Marietta. 

A victory for the Comets will see them play again at 12:30 p.m. against Kingston.

Marietta meanwhile will be at home Thursday taking on Byng at 5:30 p.m. in the second round of the LCC tournament. 

Sulphur 8
Purcell 1 

It was a successful day at Bill Lannom Field Tuesday for the Sulphur Bulldogs, who won their 15th game of the season with a seven run victory over the Purcell Dragons.

Purcell took the lead in the first with one run, but the Bulldogs responded with three runs in the bottom of the third followed by four in the fourth, and one in the fifth. 

Carson Pettifer led the offense for Sulphur, going 1-for-3 at the plate with three RBI’s while Taigen White finished with a pair of RBI’s while going 2-for-4 at the plate with two runs scored.

Nash Matlack and Price Daube each had one RBI apiece in the game. 

White got the win on the mound for Sulphur, throwing five innings. He allowed one earned run on two hits with four walks and three strikeouts. 

Sulphur will take on Lone Grove in the second round of the LCC tournament on Thursday at 3 p.m. at Marietta.

Latta 15
Lone Grove 0 F/4  

A road trip to Latta proved to be a nightmare for the Lone Grove Longhorns Tuesday, as they were defeated in four innings by the Latta Panthers.

Latte scored nine runs in the first inning to take control, before scoring two in the second and four in the third to seal the game.

Lone Grove was held to just two hits in the game. 

Conner King took the loss on the mound, throwing 1/3 of an inning. He allowed six earned runs on three walks.

Lone Grove was held to just two hits in the game.