Hot start to summer baseball

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Jun 6, 2013 - 8:50:58 AM

The Marlow summer league baseball teams are off to solid start with the high school going 1-1 in their first games at Chickasha on Monday, and the junior high squad off to a 4-0 start.
In high school action, Marlow won its first game at Chickasha, 3-2, before taking a 4-1 loss in the second game.
The Outlaws got a solid pitching performance from Trey Coffman in the first game, while Brady Melton was a home run short of hitting for the cycle. The incoming sophomore was 3-for-3 with a single, double, and a triple with a run scored and an RBI.
In game two, Kelby Richardson took the loss on the mound. Kayd Kelly went 1-for-2 with a single and a walk at the plate for the Outlaws.
The high school team is scheduled to competed in the Kingfisher Tournament beginning today (Thursday) and finishing Saturday. Marlow has its first home games scheduled Monday and Tuesday against Plainview and Tuttle, respectively. Both are doubleheaders beginning at 6 p.m.
The junior high team owns two wins over Oklahoma City Broncos #2 (9-2, 8-0). They also picked up wins over Oklahoma City Broncos #1 (4-3) and Newcastle (3-0) at the Kingfisher Tournament. The tournament was cut short due to inclement weather.
The junior high was scheduled to play at Yukon on Wednesday. Their next home game is not scheduled until June 19.
In other baseball related news, Marlow coach Jeff Brewer said rain has postponed the school’s baseball camp. It will continue Friday and conclude Monday.