The Philomath High School softball team swept a doubleheader on the road Wednesday over Woodburn by scores of 21-3 and 15-0. Both games were stopped after three innings on the 15-run mercy rule.
In the first game, the Warriors scored seven runs in the first to overwhelm the opposition from the start. Philomath really hammered the Bulldogs in the second with 10 runs while sending 13 batters to the plate.
Seven of Philomath’s nine starters had hits and five had multiple hits. Ashlynn Barron, Kori Galvan, Ahnika Tryon, Evy Remington and Presley Reichhuber each had two hits. Remington collected three RBIs and Galvan knocked in two.
Tryon hit a solo home run in the third inning. Remington’s two hits were doubles, Hannah Bennett hit a triple and Barron had a double.
Remington and Adrianna Hunter both saw time in the circle and allowed a combined two hits and one earned run with three walks and seven strikeouts.
Woodburn committed 11 errors in the lsos.
In the nightcap, Philomath scored five in the first and 10 in the third. Hunter threw just 21 pitches in the three-inning victory, allowing one hit and no walks.
At the plate, five Philomath players had one hit each — Hunter cranking a triple and Remington getting aboard on a double. Hunter had three RBIs while Remington and Elizabeth Morales-Marquez each had two RBIs.
Philomath evened its overall record at 9-9 and improved to 8-5 in the Oregon West Conference. The Warriors will finish in the top four and are one game behind Sweet Home in the standings. Philomath’s current OSAA ranking is No. 13.
The girls are scheduled to play Friday at Cascade, which is leading the league with a 13-0 record.