Falcons Fall to Crimson Bears on Softball Senior Night

    Thunder Mountain High School senior Sydney Strong hugs her mother, Falcons coach Barbara Strong, during Friday's senior night game against JDHS at Dimond Park Fields. (Klas Stolpe/KINY)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Thunder Mountain High School softball team fell to visiting Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé 7-4, Friday, in the Falcons senior appreciation night home game at Dimond Park Fields.

      JDHS sophomore Kiah Yadao earned the win in the circle, going six innings, allowing six hits and two runs and striking out six batters. Junior Mariah Schauwecker relieved for one inning, allowed two hits and two runs and walked one batter.

      JDHS sophomore Mila Hargrave led the Crimson Bears with a 2-3 night at the plate with two runs batted in and two runs scored. Hargrave singled in junior Anna Dale in the first inning and hit a home run to lead off the top of the sixth inning.

      JDHS’ Schauwecker, Dale and sophomore Chloe Casperson had two hits each, junior Zoey Billings, junior Carlynn Casperson and Yadao one hit each. Dale and sophomore Tristan Oliva had one RBI apiece. Dale scored two runs, Schauwecker, Z. Billings and Chloe Casperson one each.

      TMHS Tyler Johnson led the Falcons with two RBI and Jenna Dobson one. Johnson, Dobson, seniors Anne-Alese Rentrop, Riley Harp, Sydney Strong, Rileyanna Payne, and sophomores Kara Strong, Ashlyn Gates and Jack Lovejoy had one hit each. S. Strong, Payne, Lovejoy and freshman Bryanna Easkes scored one run each.

      Payne went 2.1 innings for the Falcons, allowed five hits and four runs and struck out one batter. Lovejoy relieved for 4.2 innings, allowed eight hits, three runs and struck out two.

      The two teams will play again Saturday at 3 p.m. on Melvin Park Field and at 6 p.m. in the Crimson Bears senior appreciation game, also on Melvin Park Field.


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