The Oklahoma 5A and 6A High School Baseball State Championship Games will be played in downtown Tulsa this spring when ONEOK Field hosts the two games on Saturday, May 11. It will mark the first time since 2011 that ONEOK Field has hosted the championship games.
"We're excited about the opportunity to host a pair of championship events," said Drillers President Mike Melega. "We love to do it and it gives the players a chance to play in a professional stadium. This year, the scheduling worked out and we are able to accommodate the two games. It should be a great day in downtown Tulsa."
It was a memorable day the last time the home of the Tulsa Drillers hosted the championship games. In 2011, Broken Arrow and Owasso met in the 6A final with a future Major League Baseball first-round draft pick featured on each team in Archie Bradley and Dylan Bundy. Bradley, now a pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks pitched a shutout as the Tigers defeated the Rams 4-0. Bundy, now a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, was unable to pitch for Owasso after working the day before.
Tickets for the championship games will be available at the ONEOK Field Ticket Office and will go on sale at a future date.
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