Mustang Softball

MHS begins search after coach resigns

Mustang High School will begin the search for its second softball coach in five years after Jamie Roberts tendered her resignation Oct. 14. Robert Foreman, MHS’ athletic director, confirmed that Roberts resigned her coaching duties four days after the Lady Broncos were eliminated from the regional tournament. “We would like to thank Jamie for all…

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Yukon slams three homers, ruins Mustang’s Senior Night

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Watching Yukon power hitters slam three home runs over the outfield fences wasn’t exactly what Mustang coach Jamie Roberts wanted to see on Senior Night. But lately, not much has gone as planned for Roberts’ Mustang fast-pitch softball team. A.J. Rayburn belted two homers, and Makenna Johnson hit another Tuesday night…

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Lady Broncos feel growing pains in Choctaw loss

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info A few ballgames recently have slipped away from Mustang High School’s fast-pitch softball team. For young players, such growing pains are normal as they learn how to win. It occurred again to the Lady Broncos at home Monday night, when Choctaw’s Avery Clark smacked a two-run double in the seventh inning…

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Tough loss by Mustang tightens 6A-1 race

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Mustang High’s fast-pitch softball team was victimized by an eight-run third inning and a season-high four errors in a 9-7 setback at Putnam City on Tuesday. The huge inning gave Putnam City (8-12 overall, 3-9 district) a 9-3 lead, then it held off the Lady Broncos. It was a potentially devastating…

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Mustang triumphs in ‘family feud’

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info A family feud of sorts unfolded Tuesday night when Mustang High School’s fast-pitch softball team hosted Norman North. Freshman pitcher Landry Garza, the Lady Broncos’ ace right-hander, outdueled her cousin, Gabbi Garza, in Mustang’s 8-0 victory. Landry Garza scattered four hits, walked one and struck out 10. Before the game, Landry…

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Freshman pitcher hurls, hits Broncos to 10th straight win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Like any other sport, fast-pitch softball can be a game of adjustments. Make them, and you win. Fail, and you may lose. Mustang High School pretty much has been making all the right moves this season — just as freshman right-hander Landry Garza did Tuesday night on the Lady Broncos’ home…

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Lately, only Mother Nature has slowed Mustang softball

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Aside from a one-run loss two weeks ago in a tournament at Broken Arrow, nobody has been able to stop Mustang High School’s softball team — except Mother Nature. The Lady Broncos took an eight-game winning streak into Tuesday night’s game at Edmond Memorial. After having three games rained out during…

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Fast-pitch downs Deer Creek in come-from-behind win

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info After falling behind by three runs in the first inning Tuesday night against Deer Creek, the Mustang High School fast-pitch softball team was in dire need of relief. Deer Creek had knocked around Lady Broncos’ freshman right-hander Landry Garza before her teammates even batted. Enter sophomore Lauryn Cottrell, who had been…

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Lady Broncos pitch past PC North

By BOB CRAMER bcramer@mustangnews.info Overpowering pitching and tight defense usually combine to create a winning formula. Mustang High School’s girls fast-pitch softball team proved as much Monday, posting a season-opening 6-2 victory at Putnam City North. Mother Nature proved to be an even tougher adversary Tuesday as the Lady Broncos’ home-opener against Moore was rained…

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Lady Broncos sweep Pacers by run rule

After a blow-out loss to Moore last Monday, the Lady Broncos slow-pitch softball team has rattled off four straight wins. The Lady Broncos defeated Purcell, 12-0, and Amber Pocasset, 18-10, in a double header before returning to their home turf Monday against Enid. “The girls were putting on a little show. There was a good…

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