High school sports: Oklahoma City-area Players of the Week
BASEBALLJace Bohrofen, WestmooreJace Bohrofen is a nightmare for most opponents when he steps into the batter’s box. Lawton found out the hard way last week.Bohrofen, who was The Oklahoman’s 2018 Big All-City Player of the Year, homered twice and drove in seven runs during Westmoore’s 22-3 demolition of the Wolverines.He hit a grand slam, doubled and was 4 for 4. On the week, he 8 for 12 with 11 RBI.
BOYS GOLFWilliam McDonald, Heritage HallHeritage Hall is perfect in two tournaments. So is star senior William McDonald.The Arkansas signee won two tournaments in seven days — last Monday’s Putnam North tournament and Monday’s tournament in Ada.At Putnam North, he shot a 3-under 67. At Ada, he shot a 4-under 68.
GIRLS GOLFEmily Miller, Edmond NorthEdmond North, the Class 6A defending champion, is off to a fast start this spring, and Emily Miller is a huge reason why.Miller has finished third or better in all four tournaments, helping the Huskies win each time. Miller shot a season-best 2-under 69 last Monday to win the Southmoore tournament.She followed that with a third-place finish in miserable weather conditions Saturday in Yukon, shooting an 84.
BOYS SOCCERMatt McLaws, Deer CreekMatt McLaws didn’t have an issue scoring in the Deer Creek Invitational.He tallied three goals and two assists to help lead Deer Creek to a title in its home tournament, defeating Tulsa Kelley 3-1 in the championship match.“I think he turned the corner as being a captain and a leader this weekend,” Deer Creek coach Zach Stephens said. “He’s a fantastic player.” GIRLS SOCCERKelbie Washington, NormanNorman’s Kelbie Washington stood out among opposing coaches.The sophomore was named to the All-Tournament team following the Deer Creek Invitational over the weekend, and her stellar play led the Tigers to a runner-up finish behind Jenks. Norman fell 4-3 in overtime of the title game after defeating McGuinness and Deer Creek to advance to the championship match.
SLOWPITCH SOFTBALLAvery Clark, ChoctawChoctaw didn’t like being out of the top spot in Class 6A, and junior Avery Clark really took it personal.The outfielder smashed seven home runs, three doubles and drove in 16 runs as the Yellowjackets reclaimed the top spot in the coaches’ poll with six victories, including an 8-7 win over then-No. 1 Westmoore.Clark had two games with multiple homers.
BOYS TENNISWill Kaiser, Heritage HallIn arguably the top tennis tournament outside of the state finals, Will Kaiser shined.He dominated his way to a No. 1 singles title in the boys Tournament of Champions at Heritage Hall on Friday. Kaiser dropped only four games in three matches.Heritage Hall won the tournament after also clinching a win at No. 2 singles.
GIRLS TENNISChloe Golightly, Edmond NorthOn the girls side of the Tournament of Champions, Edmond North’s Chloe Golightly had a rough start.After dropping her first match in three sets, the senior came back and lost only two games in her remaining two matches, clinching a fifth-place victory.
BOYS TRACKBlake Cope, PiedmontBlake Cope’s success in cross country is carrying to the track.At the Yellowjacket Invitational on Friday, Cope sprinted to victories in the 800- and 1,600-meter races. He finished the 800 in 2:01.56 while completing the 1,600 in 4:30.29, narrowly defeating Norman’s Josh Camp.
GIRLS TRACKAnalya Miller, SouthmooreThe defending state champion in the 100 hurdles hasn’t missed a step this season.Southmoore junior Analya Miller jumped to titles in the 100- and 300-meter hurdles Friday at the Yellowjacket Invitational. She finished the 100 in 15:38 while running the 300 in 50.83.Southmoore’s girls won the meet by one point with Weatherford coming in second.