Stayton pulls away for 12-4 softball win over Warriors

Stayton pulled away in the late innings for a 12-4 victory over Philomath in high school softball on Monday.

The Warriors (1-2) trailed just 6-4 going into the bottom of the fourth inning but the Eagles (2-2), playing on their home field, scored six unanswered runs to take the win.

Philomath scored three runs in the top of the first for a positive start to the ballgame. Kaili Saathoff and Presley Reichhuber both reached on walks and Emily King singled to load the bases. Saathoff later scored on an error and Reichhuber reached home on a sacrifice fly by Kamden Combs. Ahnika Tryon singled in King.

Philomath’s other run came in the fourth when Kyla Berger walked, stole second, took third on a wild pitch and scored on a Mia Bennett groundout.

Melanie Baldwin went 2 for 3 and King finished 2 for 4 to lead Philomath at the plate.

Combs and Tryon both saw time in the circle. Combs allowed four hits and three walks with three strikeouts in two innings of work. Tryon allowed seven hits and three walks with three strikeouts in four innings.

Jessica Rule went the distance for Stayton, a performance that included seven strikeouts.

Philomath plays at home Wednesday against Cascade and then heads to Woodburn on Thursday.


Stayton 12, Philomath 4
Monday, April 19 at Stayton HS
TEAMS (RECORDS)1234567FINAL
Philomath (1-2)30010007
Stayton (2-2)420141x12
PHILOMATH
PlayerABRHBI
Saathoff, cf3100
Reichhuber, rf3110
King, 3b4120
Baldwin, 1b3020
Combs, p1011
Larsen, ss2000
Tryon, ss-p4011
Lewis, lf3000
Berger, c2100
Bennett, eh-lf3001
Barron, 2b0000
TOTAL28473
STAYTON
PlayerABRHBI
Beaumont, cf5222
I. McCants, c3323
Rule, p4110
Ritchie, 3b4123
C. McCants, ss4021
Rasmussen, 1b3100
Werkner, rf2210
Kessler, lf2100
Archuleta, 2b4110
TOTAL3112119
DP: None. LOB: Philomath 9, Stayton 9. 2B: Rule. 3B: I. McCants.
PHILOMATH
PlayerIPHRERBBSO
Combs L246633
Tryon476533
TOTAL6116533
STAYTON
PlayerIPHRERBBSO
Rule W774347
TOTAL774347

JUNIOR VARSITY
Harrisburg 16, Philomath 9
Monday at Harrisburg HS
TEAMS (RECORDS)1234567FINAL
Philomath40203009
Harrisburg510325x16
JV MATCH NOTES
Philomath’s JV team goes to 1-1 on the season. … McKenzie Hauck went 3 for 4 with four RBIs and hit a double and triple. … Phoebe Dodson went 2 for 4 with a triple and scored three runs. … Macy Freeman went 2 for 3 with a double. … Kori Galvan scored three runs. … Kelsey Olsen hit a double. … Mackenzie Hiner started at pitcher and struck out seven in her 3-2/3 innings. … Elizabeth Morales relieved and threw 1-2/3 innings and struck out three. … The JV team is scheduled to play Harrisburg again on Wednesday in Philomath with game time set for 4:30 p.m.
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