Tulsa Drillers 8, Wichita 1

Sunday, July 14th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Dave Meliah had three RBIs, including a two-run home run in the fifth inning, to lead the Tulsa Drillers to an 8-to-1 victory over the Wichita Wranglers.

Paul Ottavinia started scoring for the Drillers in the third inning Saturday night with an RBI double to right center field that scored Brett Cadiente.

Tulsa scored two more runs in the fourth inning on Cadiente's two RBI single to left field. Meliah's homer accounted for both of Tulsa's runs in the fifth-inning.

The Drillers scored three more runs in the seventh on a sacrifice fly to center field by Meliah and RBI singles from Jason Moore and Chris Hass.

The Wranglers finally scored in the ninth inning on Alexis Gomez' RBI double that scored Cory Hart.