Bethel Corey Metscher graduate to play within the All-State Football Game – Shawnee News-Star

By Brian Johnson Sports Editor [email protected]

Bethel graduate Corey Metscher is at the moment set to play another highschool soccer recreation.

It was not too long ago introduced that Metscher will likely be enjoying within the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Football Game to be held on July 29 at Oklahoma Baptist University Crain Stadium.

The match will begin at 19:30 Player introduction will begin at 7 pm

Metscher, who was appointed as Shawnee News-Star Tri-County Area Football Athlete of the Year, will proceed his enjoying profession at East Central University in Ada subsequent season.

Metscher was a star on each side of soccer as a working defender and midfielder for Coach Joey Ginn’s Bethel Wildcats as he was named District 2A-3’s Most Valuable Player.

Offensively, the 6-foot, 1-inch, 215-pound Metscher carried the ball 194 occasions for 1,457 yards and scored 18 objectives throughout his 2021 senior season. He surpassed the 100-yard rush barrier in eight of the workforce’s 11 video games.

On the ball defence, Metscher made 96 tackles with three defeats, 4 quarterback rushes, intercepted one go, stored two passes, pressured one error and blocked a shot.

Metscher was chosen because the Shawnee News-Star Tri-County Area Male Athlete of the Week for August 30-September. On January 4, 2021, after scoring 201 yards from 19 carry and scoring off runs 6, 4, 9 and 30 yards in Bethel’s 2021 season-opening 49–26 win over Meeker. He additionally made 11 tackles and blocked photographs to attain within the recreation.

Metscher joins two different space gamers, each offensive linemen, who’re scheduled to play within the All-State Game – Tecumseh’s Brennon Carter (6-5, 275) and Seminole’s Myles Branson (6-1, 250).

Shawnee’s former baseball standout

Solid roulette in impartial league

Heading into Wednesday’s impartial league baseball recreation, former Shawnee High School baseball star Josh Roulet hit .500 over his earlier 4 video games for the Kane County Cougars of the American Association of Independent Leagues.

Roulette, who’s a part of the state championship workforce with Wolves and performs collegially at Kansas State University, has a .277 stroke common this season, heading into Wednesday.

However, within the Cougars’ 4 earlier video games, he was 9-for-18 with two doubles, two photographs in and one scoring run as Kane County received 3-1 in a pair of video games apiece in opposition to Winnipeg and Sioux Falls.

In 24 video games this season Roulette has two homers, seven doubles and 19 runs.

Roulette hit .289 with 5 dwelling runs, 10 doubles and 20 RBI in 39 video games for the Cougars in 2021.

Roulette, who lives in Knoxville, Tenn., is in her second season with the membership based mostly in Geneva, Illinois.

Chandler pitcher Jon Gray excels for the Texas Rangers

Former Chandler High School standout Jon Gray had an excellent pitching effort final Friday within the Texas Rangers’ 7-0 win in Detroit.

Gray, who additionally throws on the University of Oklahoma, labored the primary seven innings from the mound, allowed 5 strokes, went nothing and scored six in rising his season file to 2-3.

Gray made 102 throws in play and 68 strikes. He additionally lowered his working common to 4.27 with Friday’s win.

In the opposite two video games, which weren’t a call, he scored 10 objectives in Rangers’ 8-6 win over the Chicago White Sox and fanned 12 in opposition to the Tampa Bay Rays in seven innings on June 2.

Gray was on the harm listing in April with a knee sprain.

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