Enid News and Eagle
ENID, Okla. —
Silvano Tarango singled home Cole Floyd in the bottom of the eighth to give the Enid Majors a 5-4 win over the Woodward Travelers in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday night at David Allen Memorial Ballpark.
Enid completed the sweep with a 7-4 win in the nightcap behind the strong pitching of Jesus Gamez, who allowed only six hits, while striking out seven over 6 1/3 innings.
In the opener, Cody Daylor got out of two jams in the seventh and eighth to get the win on the mound. Woodward had runners on third with no outs in both innings, but was unable to score.
The Travelers left 14 runners on base.
Floyd led off the Enid eighth by reaching on an error and advanced to third after Ty Hooper was hit by a pitch and Weston Ward sacrificed.
Tarango then delivered the game winner with a single up the middle to raise Enid’s record to 32-15 .
Tarango tied the game in the sixth with an RBI single to score Floyd.
Woodward led 2-0 after runs in the second and third, but Enid took a 3-2 lead in the fourth on a bases-loaded double by Daylor scoring Brandon Rakestraw, Garron Nixon and Junior Obeso.
The Travelers went up 4-3 with single runs in the fifth and sixth. Dakota Reed had a RBI double in the fifth. Garrett Collins had an RBI single in the sixth.
ENID 7, WOODWARD 4
The Majors broke a 2-2 tie with five runs in the bottom of the fourth.
A walk to Daylor and singles by Floyd and Ward produced the second run. Tarango singled in Floyd with the second run.Ward and Tarango scored on an error on a grounder by Brady Kokojan. Kokojan scored when Rakestraw reached on an error.
Daylor and Floyd worked to produce Enid’s first two runs in the second.
Daylor and Floyd walked and advanced a base on a wild pitch. Nate Williams’ sacrifice fly scored Daylor. Floyd scored on a wild pitch.
Woodward had tied the game with two runs in the fourth. The Travelers added single runs in the fifth and seventh.
The Majors, 33-15, will host the Oklahoma City Sandlot at 7 p.m. Thursday at David Allen.
ENID MAJORS 5, WOODWARD TRAVELERS 4
Woodward 011 011 00 – 4 10 4
Enid 000 301 01 — 5 6 2
WP — Daylor, 2 1/3 innings, 3 hits, no runs, four strikeouts. LP — Ramirez. Enid — Daylor 3 RBI double, Tarango 2 RBI, Floyd 2 runs scored.
ENID MAJORS 7, WOODWARD 4
ENID 020 500 x — 7 5 1
WOODWARD 000 210 1 — 4 8 2
WP — Gamez, 6 1/3 innings, 3 runs, 7 strikeouts, 6 hits. LP – Ross. Enid — Daylor and Floyd, 2 runs scored,