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High schools: Austein Brown, Baillie Miler among The Oklahoman's Athletes of the Week

Oklahoman Published: April 2, 2014


Austein Brown, Northwest Classen

Northwest Classen coach Rick Meza last watched the Knights beat U.S. Grant four years ago when he was an assistant coach.

Now the head coach, he was finally able to celebrate a victory over the city rival behind junior Brown’s dominance on the mound in Saturday’s 6-3 win in the All-City Tournament championship.

Brown threw all seven innings, striking out 10 and walking just one on 98 pitches.

“Big,” Meza said about Brown’s performance. “He just pitched a gem. Our offense is coming around, but he just took over the game.”


Austin Eckroat, Edmond North

The freshman earned the first outright win of his career on Tuesday, shooting a 4-under-par total of 136 (66-70) at the Edmond Memorial Bulldog Invitational. Eckroat’s varsity career has gotten off to a red-hot start, with a tie for first in one event along with two second-place finishes so far.

Girls soccer

Baillie Miller, Heritage Hall

The junior scored two goals and assisted on two more in the Chargers’ 6-0 win over Guthrie on Tuesday night. Miller was a second-team Oklahoman All-City selection last season.

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by Scott Wright
A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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by Jacob Unruh
Jacob Unruh is a graduate of Northeastern State University. He was born in Cherokee and raised near Vera where he attended Caney Valley High School.During his tenure at NSU, Unruh wrote for The Northeastern (NSU's student newspaper), the...
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