Shopp, Eagles stymie Springfield
EAGLE POINT — Riley Shopp dominated in the circle and her teammates made the most of eight hits in an 8-0 Midwestern League softball victory over Springfield Tuesday.
The Eagles improved to 6-2 overall and 2-0 in league.
Shopp, a sophomore right-handed pitcher, limited the Millers to two hits and struck out 12 batters in six innings. She walked four.
Miyah Smith pitched the seventh and recorded another strikeout.
The Eagles scored three in the third and four in the sixth.
Sam Thompson had two hits and three RBIs. Her two-run double was the big hit in the sixth.
Ashley Oppelt belted a three-run double in the third.
Springfield is 2-6 and 0-3.
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Eagle Point 003 104 x — 8 8 0
Vargas and Wolford; Shopp, Smith (7) and S. Thompson, C. Thompson (7). W — Shopp (4-2). L — Vargas. 2B — EP: S. Thompson, Oppelt, Stevens, Morris. 3B — EP: McFall.
NORTH MEDFORD 21, SOUTH EUGENE 0, 5 inn.: At Eugene, Chelby Smalley paced North Medford’s 22-hit onslaught by going 4-for-4 with a triple and six RBIs in Southwest Conference play.
The Black Tornado (8-2, 3-0 SWC) scored five runs in the second inning and eight in the third.
Lauren Barry, Alex Barry and Rylan Austin each had three hits for North. Lauren Barry tallied four runs and two RBIs, and Alex Barry had three runs and three RBIs. Austin reached base in all four at-bats, scoring once herself and watching her courtesy runner, Kyleigh Lopez, cross the plate the other three times.
Austin (8-1) pitched four shutout innings for the win over the Axemen (4-7, 2-2).
North Medford 158 34 — 21 22 0
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Austin, Ivens (5) and Smalley; Kurtz, Clark (3) and Kochevar. W — Austin (8-1). L — Kurtz. 2B — NM: Stewart, L. Barry. 3B — NM: Smalley.
SHELDON 9, SOUTH MEDFORD 2: At Eugene, Camille Leach went 4-for-4 at the plate and tossed a complete game in the circle, and Jordan Henderson hit a grand slam to lead Sheldon.
Cassie Fleming had a triple and an RBI and Cassidy Clark drove in a run for South Medford (2-6, 0-2 SWC).
Henderson’s third-inning homer gave the Irish (10-2, 2-2) an 8-0 lead. Leach had an RBI and held the Panthers to four hits.
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Sheldon 044 100 x — 9 12 1
Wolfard, Dalke (3) and Atchley, Clark (2); C. Leach and Newman. W — C. Leach. L — Wolfard (2-3). 2B — S: Sorensen, Wagoner, Leach. 3B — SM: Fleming. HR — S: Valentine, Henderson.
GRANTS PASS 14, WILLAMETTE 0, 5 inn.: At Grants Pass, Jordan Kuykendall and Grace Gaiter had three hits apiece and Alyssa Etheridge limited Willamette to one hit in the first three innings as Grants Pass scored 13 runs in the second and third innings to finish the game early.
Kuykendall went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and three runs scored, and Gaiter went 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
Brooklyn Hurd, Halleigh Noga and Hailey Yount each had a double for the Cavers (8-1, 4-0 SWC).
Ashley Bitikofer had the lone hit for Willamette (3-8, 0-4).
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McFarland, Collins (2) and Ortega; Etheridge, Ireland (4) and Kuykendall. W — Etheridge. L — McFarland. 2B — GP: Hurd, Noga, Yount.
MARIST 19, CRATER 0, 5 inn.: At Eugene, Abby Doerr hit two home runs and drove in seven runs for Marist in the Midwestern League game.
Doerr was 3-for-3. In a 10-run third inning, she hit a two-run homer and two-run single for the Spartans (8-2, 4-0 MWL).
Crater (3-8, 2-2) got doubles from Kaila Lee and Presley Robison among its three hits.
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Cappello, Warner (1), Hillyer (3) and Harris, Sanderson (4); Carlson and Doerr. W — Carlson. L — Cappello (1-5). 2B — C: Lee, Robison; M: Williams, Carlson, Siroshoton. 3B — M: Doerr 2, Carlson.
ASHLAND 9, NORTH MEDFORD 0: At Ashland, Ashland’s Yize Yuan beat Kevin Kuhn at No. 3 singles, 7-5, 5-7, 10-6, in the only three-set match of the day as the Grizzlies swept the nonleague affair at Hunter Park.
Ashland’s Nur Shelton won the No. 1 singles match 6-0, 6-0 over Jimmy Barringer.
SINGLES: Nur Shelton, A, d. Jimmy Barringer, 6-0, 6-0; Henry Cook, A, d. Tyler Vistaunet, 6-3, 6-4; Yize Yuan, A, d. Kevin Kuhn, 7-5, 5-7, 10-6; Elan Teichman, A, d. Dylan Almanza, 6-2, 6-2.
DOUBLES: Rox Rogers-Brayden Rogers, A, d. Casey Hoggens-Michael Bui, 6-0, 6-0; Simon DiRienzo-Gabe Dreyer, A, d. Marco Meza-Tadyi Li, 6-0, 6-1; Charlie Burr-Artem Fischer, A, d. James Harris-Brandon Rhodes, 6-3, 7-5; Simon Cropper-Adrian Rennie, A, d. Joe Baures-Andrew Burnett, 6-2, 6-0.
ROSEBURG 8, SOUTH MEDFORD 0: Roseburg’s top two singles players and No. 1 doubles team swept through South Medford without losing a game in the SWC tennis dual at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park.
SINGLES: Samantha Eichman, R, d. Koral Rechberg, 6-0, 6-0; Mackenzie Eichman, R, d. Julie Fuentes, 6-0, 6-0; Hannah Jacobson, R, d. Ariana Watson, 7-5, 1-6, (10-7); CC Potter, R, d. Jill Holt, 6-3, 6-2.
DOUBLES Adrienne Powell-Jayda Pieske, R, d. Maddie Day-Becca Newell, 6-0, 6-0; Alexandra Sandfort-Stephanie Early, R, d. Ella Tayler-Maizy Kesterson, 6-1, 6-1; Bailey Pritchard-Lauren Sandfort, R, d. Sierra Holm-Julia Purdy, 6-0, 6-0; Aspen Graves-Veronica Campbell, R, d. Merissa Henson-Sophie Clark, 6-1, 6-2.