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Oran up to 45 home runs on season

Friday, May 16, 2003

EAST PRAIRIE -- Oran added four more home runs to its season total on Thursday afternoon, beating East Prairie 16-8 on the road.

The Eagles now have 45 home runs on the year and carry a team batting average of .408.

Nathan Seyer was 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBIs. Tyler Nelson was 2-for-5 with a homer, and Tyler Cookson was 2-for-4 with a home run, a double and four RBIs.

Garrett Roslen didn't go deep, but had a huge day at the plate, batting 4-for-5 with two RBIs.

Ryne Wood was 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Trey Graviett was 1-for-4 with a triple. Joey Bickings was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Trevor Irwin was 1-for-5 with an RBI.

Irwin picked up the win, throwing 6 2/3 innings. He allowed five earned runs on 10 hits and two walks with one strikeout.

Nelson pitched the other 1/3 of an inning, giving up three walks with one strikeout.

For East Prairie, Ben Walters was charged with the loss.

Danny Bright was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Kaleb Thurman was 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.

Oran (17-2) will travel to Charleston today at 4 p.m.


EAST PRAIRIE - Oran's softball team ended its season on an impressive note, beating East Prairie 5-2. Teresa Hodges picked up the win, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks with four strikeouts.

At the plate, she was 2-for-4 with a run. Tori St. Cin provided a bases-loaded triple in the win. Jamie Pobst was 1-for-4 with an RBI and Courtney Nenninger was 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Other hits came from Hannah Seyer, Jamie Pobst and Amanda Hurst.

For East Prairie, Meghan Massey was charged with the loss. In seven innings, she allowed three earned runs on seven hits and one walk with five strikeouts.

The Lady Eagles saw hits from Hedges, Truman, Massey and Wallace.

Oran ends its season with a record of 9-5.

"This is a very good end to the season for us," said Oran coach Travis Spane. "East Prairie just beat Chaffee, who beat us earlier in the year. We probably played our best two games of the year in these final two. We hit the ball well and played well in the field."