Arkansas Tech defeats Southwestern Oklahoma

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ENID, Okla. (AP) - Chance Scamardo turned in a five-hit performance, Jay Johnson and James Sharp both had four RBIs and Mason Reynolds scattered six hits over nine innings as the No. 3 Arkansas Tech baseball team defeated Southwestern Oklahoma 16-3 in an elimination contest at the Great American Conference championship tournament.

Scamardo’s five hits on Sunday tied a Great American Conference championship record, while the Wonder Boys’ 23 hits also set a championship record.

The Wonder Boys opened scoring on a two-run single by Jay Johnson to take an early 2-0 lead. The Wonder Boys loaded the bases in the third inning, when Sharp hit a grand slam to left that gave Tech a 7-1 lead.

Seven Arkansas Tech players had multiple hits, loading the bases seven times during the contest.

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