Arkansas commit Mason Overstreet, a sophomore from Laverne, shot a two-round total of 11-under par to run away with medalist honors at the OJGT Oklahoma's Best High School Classic Monday at John Conrad Golf Club in Midwest City.
After opening with a 7-under 65 on Sunday, Overstreet closed with a 68 for a four-shot victory over Poteau's Cody Shore.
Edmond North freshman Austin Eckroat, the Class 6A individual champion, was five shots back in third.
In the girls tournament, Owasso's Lexi Armon shot back-to-back 73s to win by four shots.
Taylor Dobson of Broken Arrow and Sydney Youngblood of Durant tied for second.
The event was open to players who finished in the top 15 at the high school state tournaments.
LAVALLEY NAMED TO NATIONAL WATCH LIST
Carl Albert senior slugger Gavin LaValley was recently named to the MaxPreps National Player of the Year watch list following another stellar baseball season.
LaValley, who has signed with Oklahoma, is one of 10 finalists. A selection will be made next month.
This season, LaValley hit .539 with 19 home runs, 63 runs and 75 RBIs while leading the Titans to their third straight Class 5A championship.
He was also solid on the mound, posting a 6-1 record with a 1.25 ERA.
LANGLEY, PETTIGREW MAKE COLLEGE CHOICES
Fresh off a third straight runner-up finish in the Class 5A state golf tournament, Shawnee golfers Daniel Langley andMorgen Pettigrew have chosen where they will play collegiately next year.
Langley, who was the Wolves’ top golfer, recently signed to play at Division II Palm Beach Atlantic in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Pettigrew chose to stay close to home, signing with St. Gregory’s.
PURCELL ADDS NEW COACHES
Purcell’s Board of Education approved two new coaches last week, including the hiring of a new girls basketball coach, the Purcell Register reports.
The board named former Norman North assistant coach Heather Graham as girls basketball coach, while also naming Purcell native Sarah Jones as softball coach.
Graham, who played at Northern Oklahoma College in Enid and graduated from Wayne, replaces Mike Savage. The Dragons were 9-13 last season.
Jones replaces Brad Lucas, who recently accepted a coaching position at Wayne. She was most recently an assistant coach at Norman after playing collegiately at North Texas.