“It's kind of special to win here since we lost to Wister last spring,” said Dale right fielder Jace Wilkins, who had three hits and also scored three runs in the game.
Wilkins finished the Class 2A state tournament with six straight hits. Wilkins and Coon, one of only four seniors on the Dale roster, led Dale's 10-hit attack as the Pirates finished off Silo (24-12) in six innings.
The Pirates (26-6) scored single runs in the first and second innings then broke the game open with a four-run fifth and a five-run sixth.
Anderson, who also was on the mound for Dale's fall championship, appeared in all three state tournament games for the Pirates.
“He threw three days in a row,” said Coon, who will play for Eastern Oklahoma State College in Wilburton next season.
“It's extremely hard on your arm. You got to be a real man, a real player to step up and do that.”
Anderson recorded the final four outs of the game on strikeouts. The southpaw fanned a total of seven in the game and didn't walk a batter.