Konawa 14, Colbert 4Konawa left little doubt all day about who the best team in Class 4A was. The Tigers scored 15, 17 and 14 runs in their three victories to earn their first state championship since 2003. Konawa’s first seven batters reached and scored in the first inning of the championship as the Tigers notched 10 in the frame and never looked back. Ciara Kuestersteffen had four hits, including a home run, while Melanie Gladden, Sydney Stoup and Chelsey Patterson all had three hits in the championship for Konawa.
Moss 10, Hammon 3Junior Alisha Madden has come up with big hits for Moss her whole career, so it was no shock she came through when the Pirates needed it most. Madden hit a two-run triple with the game tied 3-3 in the bottom of the fourth inning to propel Moss to the Class A state championship. Madden had two hits and drove in three runs to help give Moss back-to-back championships.
Sentinel 14, Fort Cobb-Broxton 8Sentinel scored six runs in the sixth inning to break up a 7-7 game to earn its first state championship. Junior Alison Henderson had three hits and scored three times, while junior Kristan Rhoades had four hits and scored twice. Sentinel led 7-2 in the second, but the Mustangs, last year’s champions, rallied to tie it entering the sixth.