The Moore American

September 26, 2012

Fastpitch closing in on postseason

By Michael Kinney
The Moore American

MOORE — Moore swept through the Chickasha tourney this weekend. In three games it defeated Lawton MacArthur, Purcell and Chickasa by a score of 15-1.

The Lions were just as impressive the entire week. After having eight days off, they shutout No. 3 Yukon 1-0 Sept. 17. That was followed by an 18-3 blasting of Midwest City Sept. 18. MHS also swept a two-game set against Del City by a score of 23-1 Thursday.

Moore kept on winning Monday when it shutout Edmond Santa Fe 3-0 Monday to improve to 27-9 on the year.

The Lions finish its regular season this week with games against Little Axe, Norman on Thursday and Bethal Friday. Its final contest will be against Carl Albert Monday at Moore.

Westmoore also at the Chickasha Tournament and beat Noble and the Highlanders before dropping a 5-4 decision to Stillwater.

That was the Jaguars only defeat of the week as they racked up wins over Little Axe, Yukon and Midwest City.

Westmoore (23-9) ended the regular season Monday with a win over Newcastle.

Southmoore racked up a 3-0 win over Putnam City North Monday. It was at Lawton Tuesday.

The 6A regional tournament is set to start Oct. 4.

Regional host sites are expected to be released today by the OSSAA.

As it stands, Moore and Westmoore are expected to host regional tournaments. The SaberCats road to the state tournament is most likely going to begin on the road.

Michael Kinney Follow me @eyeamtruth mkinney@mooreamerican.com