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High school notes: Mustang's Brandon Taylor has busy summer; Heritage Hall's Shaun Tkach stepping up

By Robert Przybylo and Scott Wright, Staff Writers Modified: August 11, 2010 at 8:16 pm •  Published: August 11, 2010
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/articleid/3484338/1/pictures/1087404">Photo - Mustang quarterback Brandon Taylor (15) passes during the Class 6A high school football playoff game between Mustang and Edmond Memorial at Wantland Stadium in Edmond, Okla., Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman
Mustang quarterback Brandon Taylor (15) passes during the Class 6A high school football playoff game between Mustang and Edmond Memorial at Wantland Stadium in Edmond, Okla., Friday, Nov. 13, 2009. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman

Whether it was Broken Arrow's Dylan Delso at the plate or Deer Creek's Michael Fulmer on the mound, the Oklahoma representatives fared well in the Area Code challenge this week in Long Beach, Calif.

Eight Oklahomans were on the Chicago White Sox roster that went 4-1 in the six days and earned the challenge championship.

In the team's final win, a 9-1 whipping of the Texas Rangers, Delso drove in two runs while Fulmer, Edmond Santa Fe's Kyle Shaw and Broken Arrow's Mason Hope combined to pitch five scoreless innings and struck out nine.

The White Sox roster had players from 11 different states, and Oklahoma had representatives from Deer Creek (Fulmer and Brian Anderson), Santa Fe (Shaw, Ty Hensley and Clayton Blackburn), Norman North (Caleb Simpson) and Broken Arrow (Delso, Hope).

Wilson commits to Princeton

Lincoln Christian's Clay Wilson committed to Princeton on Monday night to play basketball.

Wilson averaged more than 22 points and four assists per game as the Bulldogs advanced to the Class 2A state tournament.

Wilson got a lot of attention playing on the heralded Athletes First team that includes such stars as Bridge Creek's Ryan Spangler.

Grove AD adds basketball duties

Grove athletic director Will Jones has taken over the boys basketball head coaching job at the school as well, according to the Joplin Globe.

Jones has been a head coach at Pawhuska and Enid, and spent four years helping out at the college level — two as a graduate assistant at Northeastern State and two as a volunteer assistant for Eddie Sutton at Oklahoma State.

Jones, a Skiatook native, replaces Doug Winters, who left for Glenpool.


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