• Challengers sweep IV, clinch SCH title

  • CAVE JUNCTION — Cascade Christian junior Cody Coggins tossed his first-ever no-hitter and the Challengers needed only five innings in Game 2 to complete a doubleheader sweep of Illinois Valley in Southern Cascade Hybrid baseball Monday.

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  • CAVE JUNCTION — Cascade Christian junior Cody Coggins tossed his first-ever no-hitter and the Challengers needed only five innings in Game 2 to complete a doubleheader sweep of Illinois Valley in Southern Cascade Hybrid baseball Monday.
    Coggins struck out 14 and walked three in a 9-0 victory and then Cascade Christian belted out 15 hits in an 18-3, five-inning triumph to wrap up the SCH title with three games still to go.
    The Challengers (15-4, 9-0 SCH) broke open the first game by scoring three runs in each of the fourth and fifth innings. Cooper Clark provided a two-run triple to highlight the fourth inning, while Dalton Palmer and Cage Wager each drove in a run in the fith.
    Clark made a rare appearance on the mound to start Game 2 and allowed two hits with two walks and four strikeouts in four innings. Clark also smacked a two-run double in a seven-run first inning and supplied a two-run triple in a nine-run third inning to finish 3-for-4 with two runs and four RBIs.
    Eric Higday had RBI singles in the first and second innings of the nightcap and a two-run single in the third before walking in his only other at-bat for the Challengers.
    Palmer was 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs in Game 2, while Tristan Jones was 2-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs, Kyle Ferguson 2-for-3 with two runs and Matt Sha scored twice and drove in two.
    Lander Nordal had a two-run triple in the first inning of Game 2 to highlight the day for Illinois Valley (9-11, 0-8).
    FIRST GAME
    Cascade Christian 100 331 1 — 9 9 1
    Illinois Valley 000 000 0 — 0 0 1
    Coggins and Jones; Bardeimeier and C. Davis. W — Coggins (7-1). L — Bardeimeier. 2B — CC: D. Palmer. 3B — CC: Clark.
    SECOND GAME
    Cascade Christian 719 10 — 18 15 0
    Illinois Valley 300 00 — 3 2 1
    Clark, Sha (5) and Jones, Clark (5); Welch, T. Davis (3) and Miller. W — Clark (1-1). L — Welch. 2B — CC: Clark, D. Palmer. 3B — CC: Carpenter, Clark; IV: Nordal.
    ST. MARY'S 11-7, LAKEVIEW 1-0 — Joe Hammonds' two-hit shutout followed a one-hit gem by Tanner Smith as St. Mary's swept Lakeview at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
    Hammonds went all seven innings to yield just two hits and one walk as he struck out six. Smith pitched 41/3 innings in the opener — which lasted five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule — and gave up one unearned run on one hit and did not walk a batter. Smith also struck out three.
    The Crusaders' Christian Aviles combined to go 6-for-7 with five runs scored and three RBIs.
    In the opener, Ty Mulholland went 2-for-2 with three RBIs and Joe Johnson was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and one RBI.
    Brady Robison was 2-for-3 and drove in two for the Crusaders (14-10, 6-4 SCH) in Game 2.
    FIRST GAME
    Lakeview 000 10 — 1 1 1
    St. Mary's 033 41 — 11 11 4
    Lampman and Douglas; T. Smith, Johnson (5) and Mulholland. W — T. Smith (3-1). L — Lampman. 2B — SM: Aviles.
    SECOND GAME
    Lakeview 000 000 0 — 0 2 2
    St. Mary's 100 042 x — 7 7 1
    Staub, Hamilton (7) and Douglas; Hammonds and Mulholland. W — Hammonds (6-2). L — Staub. 2B — SM: Huff.
    NORTH VALLEY 8-7, PHOENIX 6-5 — At Grants Pass, Kevin Olmstead hit a two-run home run in the opener and Gaige Perry was 3-for-4 with an RBI in Game 2 as North Valley swept the Skyline twin bill.
    In the first game, Elias Stegemiller and Perry had two hits apiece for the Knights (9-13, 5-7 Skyline).
    In the second game, Perry and Cade Kissel (1-for-2, two RBIs) helped North Valley overcome an early 4-3 deficit.
    For Phoenix (6-16, 3-9), Max Potter had two doubles in Game 1 and another in Game 2.
    FIRST GAME
    Phoenix 020 021 0 — 6 7 0
    North Valley 004 400 x — 8 7 3
    Hutchinson and McCriddie; Kindy, Olmstead and Segura. W — Kindy. L — Hutchinson (3-5). 2B — P: Potter 2; NV: Stegemiller, Kindy. HR — NV: Olmstead.
    SECOND GAME
    Phoenix 011 200 1 — 5 9 3
    North Valley 102 211 x — 7 6 3
    Kentner, Botermans (1) and Mobley; Olmstead and Streeter. W — Olmstead. L — Botermans (0-3). 2B — P: Potter, Hutchinson, Botermans.
    Softball
    GRANTS PASS 2-1, ROSEBURG 1-0 — At Roseburg, Danielle Taylor broke a scoreless tie with a solo home run in the top of the seventh inning to complete Grants Pass' sweep of Roseburg (10-10, 3-6 SOH).
    Amy Robinson locked up a pair of complete-game victories for the Cavers (17-6, 9-2) by allowing four hits with one walk and 13 strikeouts in the opener and three hits with one walk and nine strikeouts in Game 2.
    FIRST GAME
    Grants Pass 100 100 0 — 2 6 0
    Roseburg 001 000 0 — 1 4 2
    Robinson and Stevens; Martin and Conklin. W — Robinson. L — Martin. 2B — GP: Taylor. HR — R: Wyscaver.
    SECOND GAME
    Grants Pass 000 000 1 — 1 5 1
    Roseburg 000 000 0 — 0 3 1
    Robinson and Stevens; Martin and Conklin. W— Robinson. L — Martin. HR — GP: Taylor.
    NORTH VALLEY 10-5, PHOENIX 5-4 — At Grants Pass, Mikala Mohr belted a three-run homer in the first game and Kasey Werner had six hits in the doubleheader sweep by North Valley.
    Mohr was 2-for-3 with four RBIs, Werner 3-for-4 with two runs and Jen Staten 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs for the Knights (10-11, 5-4 Skyline) in the first game.
    Werner was 3-for-4 with two runs in the nightcap, while Staten and Emily Allen added two hits apiece.
    Phoenix fell to 7-16 overall and 3-8 in league play.
    FIRST GAME
    Phoenix 100 003 1 — 5 4 1
    North Valley 000 064 x — 10 12 5
    Tally and K. MaClennan; Allen and Kite. HR — NV: Mohr.
    FIRST GAME
    Phoenix 012 010 0 — 4 7 3
    North Valley 002 030 0 — 5 8 1
    Tally and Wolfe; King, Allen (5) and Stark. W — Allen. 2B — NV: Staten.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY 13-14, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 7-13 — At Cave Junction, Cascade Christian was unable to stop Illinois Valley's late rally in Game 2 and the Cougars earned the sweep.
    The Challengers (1-14, 0-6 SCH) had a 13-11 lead entering the bottom of the seventh, but Miliya Stewart's two-run single tied it and Alexus Inge later followed with a two-out walk-off single.
    Alaina Thomson went 4-for-5 with two runs and three RBIs and Katie Grissom was 3-for-4 for the Challengers. Also in Game 2, Katie McMahan went 2-for-5 with three runs and three RBIs and her sister Allison McMahan added three hits, two runs and two RBIs.
    In the opener, Marli Martin went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, Katie McMahan 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Rabekah Ratcliff 2-for-4 for the Challengers.
    Keyanna Augustadt paced the Cougars (6-13, 3-3 SCH) in the opener by going 3-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.
    FIRST GAME
    Cascade Christian 013 003 0 — 7 14 1
    Illinois Valley 341 131 x — 13 7 1
    Weaver and Ratcliff; M. Stewart and Augustadt. W — M. Stewart. L — Weaver (0-7). 2B — CC: Ratcliff; IV: Inge.
    SECOND GAME
    Cascade Christian 021 640 0 — 13 14 7
    Illinois Valley 021 043 3 — 14 13 7
    Thomson and Ratcliff; M. Stewart and Augustadt. W — M. Stewart. L — Thomson (1-7). 3B — CC: Thomson.
    PROSPECT-BUTTE FALLS 4-18, GOLD BEACH 1-0 — At Prospect, Alee Pinkerton pitched a two-hitter in the opener and a one-hitter in the five-inning nightcap to complete a District 4 sweep.
    Pinkerton combined to strike out 22 and walk three in the doubleheader for Prospect-Butte Falls (18-2, 10-2 Dist. 4).
    Katie Munsell combined to go 5-for-6 and Marissa Raines was 4-for-5 in the twin bill, while Taylor Burnhardt had two hits in Game 1 and Shawna Creech, Pinkerton and Randyn Thomason each had two hits in Game 2.
    FIRST GAME
    Gold Beach 100 000 0 — 1 2 2
    Prospect 121 000 x — 4 10 0
    Rucker and Piper; Pinkerton and Hedgpeth. W — Pinkerton (17-2). L — Rucker. 2B — P: Raines, Burnhardt, Munsell.
    SECOND GAME
    Gold Beach 000 00 — 0 1 2
    Prospect 3(12)1 2x — 18 13 1
    Allen and Piper; Pinkerton and Hedgpeth. W — Pinkerton (18-2). L — Rucker. 2B — P: Creech, Pinkerton. 3B — P: Munsell. HR — P: Creech (1).
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