Spiro takes bi-district by beating Marietta

SPIRO – Spiro swept Marietta in the bi-district tournament Tuesday to advance to the Class 3A regional tournament next week.

The Bulldogs (28-7) won the opener, 21-0, before completing the sweep with a 17-0 victory. Marietta finishes at 0-22.

Spiro did not allow a hit in either game.

In the opener Braden Riggs went four innings with six strikeouts and two walks.

Riggs led the Bulldogs’ offense going 3-3 with four runs and two RBI, Conner Rodgers homered and went 2-4 with two runs and a RBI, Hunter Sparks also homered and went 2-3 with five RBI and a run, Gannon Shackleford tripled and doubled while going 2-3 with three runs, Bryan Hammontree doubled and went 2-4 with two RBI and two runs and Nick Johnson had a double in a 2-2 outing with three RBI and three runs.

Spiro 21, Marietta 0

MHS 0 0 0 0—0 0 3

SHS 5 5 11 x—21 15 1

In the second contest, Cayden Mangham threw a four-inning no-hitter and banged a grand slam for Spiro.

Mangham struck out eight and walked two.

At the plate, Mangham was 2-3 with five RBI and two runs and Riggs doubled while going 1-2 with three RBI and three runs. Spiro only had four hits, but had nine walks and Marietta had five errors.

Spiro 17, Marietta 0

MHS 0 0 0 0-0 0 5

SHS 1 5 11 x—17 4 0

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