PHS junior Ahnika Tryon went 4 for 4 at the plate vs. the Tigers. (File photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Junction City twice rallied from 10-run deficits to defeat Philomath, 17-16, Thursday in a wild nonconference softball game.

The Tigers, playing on their home field, won the game with no outs in the bottom of the seventh on a bases-loaded walk.

Philomath (0-2) appeared to be in control early by building leads of 10-0 in the fourth and 16-6 in the fifth but control issues in the circle helped the Tigers dig out of the hole and get the victory. Philomath pitchers issued 19 walks in the game. Junction City had just six hits.

Offensively for Philomath, junior first baseman Ahnika Tryon went 4 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs. Sophomore catcher Janae Traglia had a 2-for-4 afternoon with two runs and two RBIs. Junior shortstop Presley Reichhuber finished 2 for 4 with a double, three runs and one. Senior outfielder Hannah Beck went 1 for 3 with a double and two RBIs.

Philomath will try to find the win column on Tuesday with a home game against The Dalles.

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