OKLAHOMA CITY — After a week of frustration, Norman High finally broke through with a win.

Heath Orndorff pitched a complete game and added four hits to lead NHS to a 6-3 victory at Putnam City North Friday.

The first week of the season is in the books and the Tigers finished it off with a victory to improve to 1-3.

“It’s been a long week,” NHS coach Doug Gillis said. “We’ve been making way too many mistakes, but we put it together tonight.”

The Tigers scored two runs in the first inning and added two more in the fifth on RBI singles from Chris Gillis and Scott Davis.

Leading 4-3, the Tigers got two more in the seventh on a two-run double by Samson Adeoye.

Orndorff retired the last eight batters to finish off the Panthers. He allowed three hits and two walks with nine strikeouts.

“He was in control the whole game,” Gillis said.

He also went 4-for-5 at the plate. Dillon Yeaman was 3-for-3 with a pair of RBIs, while Chris Gillis was 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

After a week of making too many fielding errors, the Tigers had just two Friday.

“We made a lot mistakes this week, but we stayed positive,” Gillis said. “We have good pitching and hitting. If we can eliminate the mistakes, we’ll be OK.”

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