North Medford opened its own invitational softball tournament with a pair of victories Monday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

North Medford opened its own invitational softball tournament with a pair of victories Monday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

The Black Tornado defeated South Salem 6-2 and Cleveland 7-1.

Thirty schools are in the two-day, round-robin tournament.

At 6 tonight, the tournament ends with North Medford and Crater playing rematches of their Class 6A and 5A state-championship victories last spring. North takes on Sunset and Crater plays Glencoe.

Against South Salem, Kelsie Bartley scattered seven hits and struck out nine for the Black Tornado, walking only two, and she got plenty of offensive support from Amanda Wolfe.

Wolfe hit a solo home run in the second inning for a 1-0 lead and added a double. She was 3-for-4.

Amanda Freitas and Logan Hagey each had two hits and a stolen base.

Against Cleveland, McKenna Storey was 3-for-4 and Jenna Stevens and Tejay Schmidt were each 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Lucy Baldovino went six innings for the win, striking out five and walking no one.

North Medford 010 103 1 — 6 11 0

South Salem 000 200 0 — 2 7 3

Bartley and Wolfe; Phillips and Bliss. W — Bartley (2-0). L — Phillips. 2B — NM: Wolfe; SS: Norris, Gardner. HR — NM: Wolfe.

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Cleveland 000 001 0 — 1 6 3

North Medford 210 103 x — 7 12 0

Butters and Breninger; Baldovino, Becker (7) and Wolfe. W — Baldovino (3-0). L — Butters. 2B — C: Bucher; NM: Storey, Schmidt.

SOUTH SWEEPS — Jordan Jones blasted a two-run home run in a 6-2 win over Sherwood and Samantha Owirka added a two-run shot in a 9-5 win over Century as South Medford swept two games.

Jones and Olivia Beamish-White each went 3-for-3 for the Panthers (3-0) against Sherwood, while Kylie Towry was 2-for-3.

Owirka was 3-for-4 with three RBIs against Century, while Tasha Equitz was 2-for-4 with two runs and Ashleigh Hawkins 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Sherwood 002 000 0 — 2 4 2

South Medford 000 024 x — 6 10 0

Muller and Musselman; Nunez and Equitz. W — Nunez (2-0). L — Muller. 2B — SM: J. Jones, M. Tacdol. HR — SM: J. Jones (2).

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South Medford 113 200 2 — 9 9 1

Century 040 001 0 — 5 11 0

K. Jones, Nunez (3) and Equitz; McCarthy, McNeily (4) and Wruble. W — Nunez (3-0). L — McCarthy. 2B — SM: Hawkins, M. Tacdol, Owirka. HR — SM: Owirka (1).

GRANTS PASS ROLLS — Morgan Barnes and D Jantzer combined to throw 10 innings of one-hit ball as Grants Pass earned two easy wins.

Barnes threw a one-hitter with 13 strikeouts in Grants Pass' 19-0 win over Clackamas, and Jantzer pitched a perfect game, striking out nine, in a 15-0 rout of North Salem.

Both games were cut short after five innings by the 10-run mercy rule.

Tara Glover was 3-for-5 with two RBIs and three runs against Clackamas, and Jantzer was 2-for-4 with four RBIs.

Shawna McFarland led the Cavers (6-0) against North Salem, going 2-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored.

Grants Pass 348 13 — 19 16 0

Clackamas 000 00 — 0 1 2

Barnes and Misfeldt; Gutwig, Oakden (3) and Noble. W — Barnes (3-0). L — Gutwig. 2B — GP: Glover 2, Jantzer. 3B — GP: Glaeser. HR — GP: Fischer (1).

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North Salem 000 00 — 0 0 2

Grants Pass 049 2x — 15 13 0

Conder, Luke (3) and Whitney; Jantzer and Misfeldt. W — Jantzer (3-0). L — Conder. 2B — GP: Misfeldt, McFarland. 3B — GP: McFarland. HR — GP: Fischer (2).

CRATER WINS TWO — Dennae Grant belted six hits and scored six runs to help the Comets roll to a pair of high-scoring wins.

Grant was 3-for-5 with a triple in Crater's 10-8 win over Liberty, and 3-for-4 in Crater's 8-4 win over Tualatin. She scored three times in each game.

Kayla Hopkinson's RBI double in the seventh, and home runs by Sarah Haga and Renee Murphy, helped the Comets (3-1) complete a furious comeback against Liberty, which had a 7-1 lead.

Hopkinson was 3-for-4 with an RBI double against Tualatin.

Crater plays Sherwood and Glencoe today.

Crater 010 123 3 — 10 9 3

Liberty 403 000 1 — 8 13 5

Murphy, Bacon (4), Haga; Baggerly and Filam. W — Bacon (1-0). L — Baggerly. 2B — C: Hopkinson; L: Baggerly, Filam. 3B — C: Grant; L: Mason. HR — C: Murphy (1), Haga (1).

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Crater 101 041 1 — 8 12 4

Tualatin 100 003 0 — 4 5 0

Murphy, Bacon (6) and Haga; Bywater and Symonds. W — Murphy (2-1). L — Bywater. 2B — C: Hopkinson, Mackey, Haga, Murphy, Lines. 3B — T: Burke.

EAGLE POINT SWEEPS — Eagle Point's Chloe Hanson was 3-for-4 with four RBIs and two runs scored in a 14-8 win over Cascade Christian and later pitched a five-hitter in a 6-2 win over Sherwood.

Candace Rodgers was 2-for-3 with five runs and two RBIs for EP in the opener, then added a key two-run single in the fourth inning of Game 2.

Christine McCready was 4-for-5 and Krystyne Cline 2-for-4 against the Challengers, who received a 2-for-4 effort with two RBIs from Nikki Jones.

McKenzie Re drove in two runs and Jenna Richardson was 2-for-2 for the Eagles (2-3) against Sherwood.

Cascade Christian 003 500 0 — 8 8 5

Eagle Point 220 217 x — 14 13 7

Gomez and Martinez; Stephens and Hanson. W — Stephens (1-2). L — Gomez. 2B — CC: Martinez, Zimmedike.

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Sherwood 001 010 0 — 2 5 1

Eagle Point 300 300 x — 6 7 2

Sietz, Muller (5) and Musselman; Hanson and Richardson. W — Hanson (1-1). L — Sietz. 2B — EP: Richardson, Re.

PHOENIX SPLITS — Phoenix ace Kirsten Stroud shut down South Eugene, 12-1 in six innings, before the Pirates suffered their first loss of the season against Sprague, 4-2.

Stroud gave up one earned run in the first inning on four hits and struck out a season-high seven against South Eugene. Jordan Peery hit a three-run home run in the second inning, where the Pirates rolled up five runs.

The Pirates' Adrienne Engle was 4-for-4 and scored two runs while Chandler Tally and Danielle Smith each had two hits.

Against Sprague, Stroud scattered seven hits and gave up four runs — three were earned.

The Phoenix offense mustered only two hits and didn't score until a last-gasp effort in the seventh inning.

Phoenix 050 232 — 12 14 1

South Eugene 100 000 — 1 4 3

Stroud and Peery; Hill and Shortreed. W — Stroud (5-0). L — Hill. 2B — P: C. Tally, Stroud, 3B — P: D. Smith. HR — P: Peery.

Phoenix 000 000 2 — 2 2 2

Sprague 101 011 x — 4 7 1

Stroud and Peery; Leach and Sorensen. W — Leach. L — Stroud (5-1). 2B — P: C. Tally. 3B — S: Hannibal.