Central Hangs On To Defeat Silverton 7-6

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com INDEPENDENCE, Ore.–  Central’s Emily Cole another double-digit strikeout game to her pitching resume following the Panthers 7-6 home victory against Silverton.  The number following this game was 14.  Pounding the zone and challenging the young Foxes team in front of her to swing and see if they get it into play…

Kennedy Continues To Roll, Defeats North Douglas 12-0

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MOUNT ANGEL, Ore.– As much as their 12-0, five-inning win over North Douglas was a nice revenge after the last time the two teams met in the 2A/1A State Title game two years ago, it was still a humbling experience as their last meeting. For the Trojans, the 9-0 start is…

1A-6A Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 6A West Salem 11, South Albany 0 5A Softball Kadenece Morrison (four) and Katie Bucholz (two) combined for six strikeouts in the Dragons 3-1 defeat to Dallas.  Serena Hattori and Presely Jantzi each had two hits for the Bulldogs, McKenzie Kosmicki had 2RBI’s. Central’s Emily Cole struck out 14 in the…

Sheridan Pulls Away From Gervais 8-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com GERVAIS, Ore.–  For the first three innings both Sheridan’s Emily Rech and Gervais’ Marisol Ayla kept the game to it’s 1-1 tie entering the fourth inning of this cool early-May evening along Highway 99. The Cougars did have their chances, having a runner in scoring position in the fifth and loading…

Amity Snaps Dayton’s Winning Streak

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AMITY, Ore.–  Dayton has had Amity’s number going back the past few years.  Some games were uglier than others, but the Warriors finally got over the hump and defeated their rivals’ thanks in part to Amity’s Gabby Rolston’s sacrifice ground-ball in walk-off fashion in the 7-6 game. The win muck-ups the…

1A-3A Softball and Baseball round-up

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com 3A Yamhill-Carlton over Blanchet 10-0 in five innings.  Katie Slater, Complete Game shutout for Tigers. Amity’s Gabby Rolston struck out three and hit the game-winning sac-hit over Dayton in Amity. Jodi deSemt hit a 2-run home run and freshman Brin Shilhanek-Opp struck out five. 2A Softball Gervais’ Alexa Rutledge went 4-for-6…

Salem Sports And Breakfast Club Honorees For April 30

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com North Salem’s Izayra Arreola (North Salem Girls Tennis), Sprague’s Sophia Honse (Softball), West Salem Aliyah Wilsey (Softball), McNary’s Colby Sullivan (Boys Golf) and South Salem’s Danny Alvarado (baseball) were honored by the Salem Sports And Breakfast Club for the Week of April 30. The Salem Sports and Breakfast Club Les Schwab…

Ebner Tosses One-Hitter In Celts Sweep Of South Albany

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.con SALEM, Ore.–  It hasn’t been too many opportunities for the McNary softball team to have this kind of adversity. But when it did present itself in the second game of the Celtics 9-1, 10-0 doubleheader sweep against South Albany, they took full-advantage of it Saturday afternoon. Said adversity came with the…

Cascade Keeps Rolling With Win Over Stayton

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com STAYTON, Ore.–  Cascade’s defense has been on a rail since their 7-5 defeat to Philomath/Alsea on April 21.  Not allowing more than four runs in their four-game winning streak with the Cougars sitting 7-2 nine games into the season following their 7-3 win over Stayton Thursday afternoon on the road. Defense…

1A-6A Scoreboard for April 29

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com St. Paul saw Jordan Caldwell, Stella Koch and Payton Saucy hit home runs in the Buckaroos tough 22-19 defeat to Perrydale Thursday afternoon in Perrydale.  The Pirates Courtney Reed struck out eight and Cody Lawrence drove in a game-high 5RBI’s in the game to lead a Perrydale offense that saw six…

Dayton Softball Riding Four-Game Winning Streak Into Week 3

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.– Following a legend like Rob Umbenhower is always tough.  Dayton Head Coach Dave Fluke mentioned the old Joe Torre quote of ‘no wants to follow Joe Torre’.   But here they are, 4-2 on the year.  Rebounding off the tough two games against Yamhill-Carlton to start the year as they…

April 27 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com Here is some Salem-Area scores for April 27 as Blanchet Baseball and softball, Scio baseball, Regis Baseball, Gervais softball and Dallas/West Salem softball split Tuesday evening. Baseball  6A Jackson Muth struck out nine in Sprague’s tough 2-1 defeat to Crescent Valley.  Jackson VanEyk struck out 14 for the Raiders 3A Tyler…