Three space baseball gamers will symbolize Southwest Oklahoma this coming July on the State Video games, an opportunity for athletes to indicate off their baseball abilities.
Duncan Demons had two representatives on the workforce with Tate Wilkins and Peyton Roberson getting the dignity whereas one Marlow Outlaw baseball participant in Brennan Morgan joins them on the workforce.
Wilkins, a junior outfielder for the Demons, will head into his senior season in 2020-202. He performed in all 4 video games in 2020 earlier than the season canceled and had a breakout season in 2019.
In his sophomore season, Wilkins had a batting common of .405 whereas driving in 27 runs. He additionally hit one homer run whereas having 34 hits within the 12 months.
A catcher for the Demons in his second season, Roberson, a sophomore who verbally dedicated to the College of Oklahoma, had the second highest batting common within the 4 video games of 2020.
Batting .545 with six hits in out of 11 at-bats, Roberson drove in 4 runs whereas drawing a workforce excessive of 4 walks. He’ll return as a junior and third 12 months starter for the Demons in 2021.
His freshman season, Roberson batted .262 with 23 runs batted in. He performed 33 of the 38 video games for the Demons in 2019.
Demons head coach Erik Hughes mentioned to have two of his gamers representing the workforce on this recreation was an honor. He hopes they’ll play properly if given the possibility.
“We’re pleased with each, with the various deserving gamers we’ve, we’re proud that these two get to symbolize our workforce,” Hughes mentioned.
Morgan, a sophomore for the Outlaws, began off on the best foot because the Outlaws went 6-2 within the 2020 season earlier than it was canceled as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Being chosen as a primary baseman for the Southwest workforce, Outlaws head coach John Morgan mentioned Brennan might be an important consultant and labored onerous for this honor.
“I believe it’s a honor for a child from Marlow to get a possibility to play on this occasion,” Morgan mentioned. “He has labored extraordinarily onerous, spent numerous hours doing additional work to grow to be a stable participant. We imagine at Marlow Excessive Faculty that onerous work and energy pays off sooner or later. Being blue collar isn’t about having the perfect expertise however working the toughest to get what you need.”
The Oklahoma State video games, which normally happen at Oklahoma State College in Stillwater, has been tentatively moved to Enid this summer time and can characteristic six completely different groups enjoying video games.
Groups are primarily based on geographical areas as gamers from throughout Oklahoma will come to indicate off their abilities in video games towards completely different groups.
Video games might be tentatively held July 20-21 in Enid at David Allen Memorial Ballpark with the schedule of video games to be launched as soon as all the social distancing laws are launched.
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