Crimson Bears Softball Girls Tame Wolves

    Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé sophomore Mila Hargrave pitches during the Crimson Bears 6-5 win over the Sitka Wolves, Thursday, at Melvin Park Field. (Klas Stolpe/KINY)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé sophomore Chloe Casperson hit a ground ball scoring classmate Kiah Yadao in the sixth inning and the Crimson Bears earned a 6-5 win over the Sitka Wolves at Melvin Park Field on Thursday.

      JDHS scored the first run of the game on a lead off bunt by junior Mariah Schauwecker who then stole second and third and was hit in by classmate Anna Dale.

      Sitka scored five runs in the top of the second inning. Dalila Callahan, Kaelynn Balovich, Harlee Nelson, Adriana Denkinger and Macee Steinson all crossed the plate.

      JDHS scored two runs in the bottom of the third as sophomore Tristan Oliva singled in Schauwecker and Dale, and tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the fourth as junior Zoey Billings scored on an error and Casperson singled in junior Gloria Bixby.

      Schauwecker went 3-3 with two runs scored and earned a walk to lead the Crimson Bears. Oliva had two runs batted in, Dale and Casperson one apiece. Dale, Oliva, Billings, sophomore Kiah Yadao, Casperson and Bixby had one hit each. Dale, Billings, Yadao and Bixby scored one run each.

      Schauwecker started in the circle for 2.1 innings, allowed three hits and five runs, and struck out three batters. Sophomore Mila Hargrave relieved for 2.2 innings, allowed two hits and struck out three and Yadao went two innings, allowing one hit and striking out three.

      Sitka’s Kaya Balovich went two innings, allowed four hits and three runs, and struck out one. Callahan relieved for four innings, allowed two hits and three runs, and struck out three.

      Steinson went 2-4 with one run scored to lead the Wolves. Kaleena Tucker, Nelson, Lei’a Daly, and Denkinger had one RBI each.

      JDHS improves to 3-4 in the SEC while Sitka falls to 0-7.

      TMHS (6-1) defeated Ketchikan (5-2) by the score of 4-2 on Thursday at Dimond Park Fields.

      All four Southeast Region V softball teams will be in action over the weekend.

      Today’s games: 

    7 p.m. JDHS Varsity vs Ketchikan at MPF (JV 5 p.m.).

    7 p.m. TMHS Varsity vs Sitka at DPF (JV 5 p.m.).

      Saturday Games: 

    10 a.m. JDHS Varsity vs Sitka at MPF.

    10 a.m. TMHS Varsity vs Ketchikan at DPF (JV 8 a.m.).

    1:30 p.m. TMHS Varsity vs Sitka (JV 3:30 p.m.).

    5 p.m. JDHS Varsity vs Ketchikan (JV 2:30 p.m.).

    More from Sports

    • Thomas File Honored at Mendenhall Golf Course

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Mendenhall Golf Course founder Thomas File was posthumously honored with a citation on Tuesday by members of the 32nd Alaska State Legislature in front of family and friends on the site of where he first hand-mowed the driving range.

    • Falcons Get Dirty in Softball-Packed Weekend

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Thunder Mountain High School senior Riley Harp dove to catch a line drive in centerfield, laid out to stop a ground ball at shortstop and slid into second base when the throw was close -- all in a span of two innings during the Falcons 5-0 win over Sitka on Saturday. 

    • Crimson Bears Softball Girls Sweep Weekend Conference Play

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team finished an undefeated weekend home stand with Southeast Conference wins over Ketchikan 12-9 on Friday, Sitka 9-5 Saturday morning and Ketchikan 7-3 Saturday evening. JDHS defeated Sitka 6-5 on Thursday.

    • Falcons Sandlot Boys Honor Seniors in Weekend Play

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School Falcons baseball team wrapped up their Ketchikan series on Adair Kennedy Field on Friday, with an extra inning win and senior night honors. The Falcons won two games and lost one in the three game series.

    • JDHS Sandlot Boys Battle in Anchorage

        Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears baseball team spent the weekend playing in Anchorage against the top sandlot teams from the Cook Inlet Conference, losing to South 1-0 and Eagle River 16-1, and beating Dimond 16-0.

    Comments

    Add a comment

    Log in to the club or enter your details below.