Tigers beat Savages, Seminole; advance season record to 4-0

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Cushing pushed its high school baseball record to 4-0 Saturday by winning two games at Tecumseh.
The Tigers beat host Tecumseh 11-2 and Seminole 6-2.
Cushing won its third consecutive game via run rule against Tecumseh. The Tigers scored seven runs in the first two innings and coasted home.
Matt Yates, Kyler Patterson and Wyatt Dilley had two hits each. Patterson drove in three runs, including his first home run of the season.
Thad Sherwood started on the mound and got the pitching victory after working four innings. He struck out one.
CHS followed that with its closest victory of the season. The Tigers trailed 2-1 after an inning and a half but reclaimed the lead with two runs in the third and scored two more in the bottom of the sixth.
Yates hit a clutch, two-run home run in third inning. He had three hits and drove in three runs. Patterson also drove in a run. Patterson doubled home Dalton Hockett in the sixth.
Patterson got a save by working three hitless innings of relief. Dilley pitched four innings and got the victory. Dilley struck out five.
The Tigers are idle until Thursday, when they host Mannford in a Tulsa 7 Conference game at Memorial Park. Cushing plays Saturday against Perry and competes next week in the Verdigris Tournament.