Crimson Bears Softball Team totals 58 Runs in Sitka Series

    The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears softball team pose for a photo at Sitka's Moller Field, Friday. (photo courtesy JDHS softball)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - For the second day in a row the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears girls softball team put a football tally on the Moller Field scoreboard in Sitka, defeating the host Wolves 16-7, Friday, and they followed that with a non-conference 26-6 win.

      Add that to Thursday’s 16-3 victory over the Wolves and the Crimson Bears totaled 58 runs.

      In Friday’s SEC game JDHS trailed 4-0 after the first inning before Zoey Billings singled to start the second inning, advanced to third base on a sacrifice by Gloria Bixby and scored on an error in the Sitka outfield.

      The Crimson Bears then plated six runs in the top of the third inning as Tristan Oliva walked, Mariah Schauwecker reached on an error, and Anna Dale walked.

      Oliva would score on a passed ball and Mila Hargrave walked to load the bases for Z. Billings who put a double into center field scoring Schauwecker and Dale for a 5-4 JDHS lead.

      Kiah Yadao followed with a double scoring Z. Billings for a 6-4 advantage.

      JDHS would add three runs in the fifth inning on a triple by Chloe Casperson and seven more in the sixth inning including RBI doubles by Bixby and Tatum Billings for their final tally.

    Z. Billings led with four RBI, Casperson added three, T. Billings two, Yadao and Bixby one apiece.

    Bixby and Z. Billings led with three hits apiece, Casperson and Yadao two apiece, Schauwecker and T. Billings one apiece.

    Z. Billings scored three runs, Oliva, Dale, Bixby and Bailey Hansen two each, Casperson, Schauwecker, Hargrave, Yadao and T. Billings one each.

    Schauwecker pitched the first two innings, allowing four hits and four runs while striking out three batters. Yadao relieved for four innings, allowing five hits and three runs and striking out nine.

      Sitka was led by three RBI by Harlee Nelson; two hits each from Macee Steinson, Kaleena Tucker and H. Nelson; and two runs scored by Dalila Callahan.

      In the second game of the twin-bill the Crimson Bears put 16 of their 26 runs across the plate in the first inning.

      Milina Mazon led JDHS with four RBI, Oliva, Hargrave and T. Billings three each, Z. Billings, Yadao and Amira Andrews two each, Casperson, Dale, Hansen, Bixby and Taiya Bentz one each.

      Oliva led with four hits, Dale, Z. Billings, Yadao and Mazon two each, Casperson, Hargrave, Hansen, T. Billings and Andrews one each.

       Chloe Casperson and Hansen led with four runs apiece, Oliva and Yadao three apiece, Dale, Bixby and Bentz two each, Carlynn Casperson, Hargrave, Z. Billings, T. Billings, Andrews and Mazon one each.

      Hargrave pitched two innings, allowed five hits and six runs and struck out two. Bentz and Yadao relieved for one inning apiece. Hansen and Bentz earned two walks, Ch. Casperson, Ca. Casperson, Hargrave, Bixby and Mazon one each.

      Sitka was led by three RBI by Kaelynn Balovich, two hits by Callahan and two runs scored by Naia Nelson.

      JDHS will play in California this coming weekend, April 29-30.

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