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EAGLE POINT — Eagle Point's McKinzee Parker was on the winning side of the pitchers' duel as the Eagles claimed a 6-0 Class 5A Southern Oregon Hybrid softball victory Monday at Eagle Point High.
Parker and Ashland's Georgia Williams each pitched a three-hitter, but the Eagles (7-8, 2-0 5A SOH) were able to do a little bit more with their timely hits in the opening three innings.
Christine McCready went 2-for-3 with an RBI single for the Eagles, while Kelsey Pearce and Megan Cowden also drove in runs.
Williams issued four walks and hit four batters in addition to the three hits for the Grizzlies (3-14, 0-2).
The scheduled second game of the doubleheader was canceled due to thunder and lightning.
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Williams and Cory; Parker and Shopp. W — Parker (5-5). L — Williams. 2B — EP: McCready.
PROSPECT 20, CHILOQUIN 5, 5 inn. — At Prospect, Prospect generated 11 runs in the first inning on its way to its first District 4 softball victory.
Heather Lass went 3-for-3 with a double and a triple for the Cougars (7-3, 1-1 Dist. 4), who also received a 3-for-3 effort from Raychelle Summers.
Prospect, which won in five innings by virtue of the 10-run mercy rule, also picked up a 2-for-3 performance from Taylor Reynolds.
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Scott, Thompson (2) and Montoya; Pinkerton and Coble. W — Pinkerton (6-3). L — Scott. 2B — P: Lass, Summers, Reynolds. 3B — P: Lass.