Roseburg holds off North Medford

North Medford did something most softball teams don't: It scored on Roseburg ace Mikayla Endicott.

Not only that, the Black Tornado did it early, turning a McKenna Storey leadoff double into a run in the first inning.

Roseburg was undaunted, however, and scored five runs in the second inning en route to a 6-1 Southwest Conference win.

The Indians are 9-0 in league and 14-3 overall.

Endicott, who struck out every batter she faced in a game Saturday and has signed on to play for Oregon, wound up allowing four hits, striking out seven and walking one.

But North had its moment.

After Storey doubled, two line-drive outs preceded a run-scoring single to right field by Brianna Williams.

"We were pretty happy," said Tornado coach Mike Mayben. "All three outs were line drives or hard hit. The kids were making good contact and battling at the plate. They did that most of the game. This was the third time the kids have seen Endicott, so that helps."

Williams had two hits for North (6-10, 2-7 SWC).

Taylor Schmidt had a rough second inning, giving up singles to five of the first six hitters.

She only gave up one other hit, struck out seven and walked one.

Jazmine Crowe was 2-for-3 with an RBI for the Indians.

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North Medford 100 000 x — 1 4 3

Endicott and Walker; Schmidt and Wolfe. W — Endicott. L — Schmidt (6-7). 2B — NM: Storey.

SHELDON 14, SOUTH MEDFORD 4 — At Eugene, Sheldon had nine hits and scored 12 runs in the sixth inning to erase a 4-2 deficit and end the SWC game in six innings.

Panther pitcher Jessica Mondale was breezing along in good shape until Theresa Brown and her teammates caught fire. Brown had a double to tie the score in the rally and a two-run homer to end the game. Katie Steigelman added a three-run shot.

South Medford (7-12, 2-8 SWC) had three players with two hits: Whitney James, Tasha Equitz and Kandra Towry.

South Medford 030 100 — 4 8 3

Sheldon 000 20(12) — 14 13 1

Mondale and James; Stanley and Brown. W — Stanley. L — Mondale (3-6). 2B — SM: Hiett; S: K. Patterson, Taggert, Th. Brown. HR — S: Steigelman, Th. Brown.

GRANTS PASS 11, SOUTH EUGENE 0 — At Grants Pass, Grants Pass nearly pitched its third straight perfect game over South Eugene in two days in a Southwest Conference win.

Morgan Barnes and Chelsea Chamberlain combined for a no-hitter, but an error in the fourth inning derailed the flawless game. This came a day after Barnes and Chamberlain threw back-to-back perfect games in a doubleheader in Eugene.

Barnes struck out eight in four innings and Chamberlain tossed a perfect fifth inning, where the game ended because of the 10-run mercy rule.

Jamie Gregory's one-out, two-run home run to right-center field ended the game and capped a five-run fifth inning. She went 2-for-3 with three RBIs and D. Jantzer was 3-for-3, drove in three runs and had two homers in the contest.

Chamberlain added two doubles for Grants Pass (19-2, 9-1 SWC).

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Grants Pass 004 25 — 11 12 1

Barnes, Chamberlain (5) and Wolf, Misfeldt (5); Waddell and Shortreed. W — Barnes (11-2). L — Waddell. 2B — GP: Chamberlain 2, Barnes, Wolf, Sippola. 3B — GP: Amaranthus. HR — GP: Jantzer 2, Gregory.

Skyline Conference

HENLEY 6, PHOENIX 1 — At Talent, Henley sophomore Autumn Wedan tossed a no-hitter with 13 strikeouts.

Phoenix (9-11, 5-5 Skyline) tallied its lone run in the sixth inning when Miranda Barajas reached on an error to open the inning. After two passed balls, Barajas scored on Rebecca Singleton's ground out.

Sierra Patzke smacked two doubles, drove in one run and scored once for Henley (11-6, 7-1), while Jessi Driessen added two hits and one RBI.

Henley 003 021 0 — 6 11 2

Phoenix 000 001 0 — 1 0 3

Wedan and Doke; Stroud-Bega, Lockett (5) and Singleton. W — Wedan. L — Stroud-Vega. 2B — H: Patzke 2, Driessen.

NORTH VALLEY 10, ILLINOIS VALLEY 0 — At Merlin, Shawlena Haga pitched a no-hitter through four innings, and North Valley snapped a five-game skid.

Haga allowed one unearned run and two walks before being spelled in the fifth by Rachel Conard. Conard came in to yield just one hit and two walks to go with five strikeouts over the final three innings.

The Knights' Stefanie McElheran belted an RBI single in the second inning to give North Valley (10-9, 5-5 Skyline) a 3-0 lead. She went 2-for-4.

The game was scheduled at IV but its field wasn't playable.

North Valley 220 013 2 — 10 9 4

Illinois Valley 001 000 0 — 1 1 3

Haga, Conard (5) and Conard, Haga (5); Huntamer and Allan. W — Haga (5-6). L — Huntamer. 3B — NV: McElheran.

ROGUE RIVER 4, HIDDEN VALLEY 2 — At Murphy, Rogue River's Mckenzie Cates scattered seven hits and Jamie Lillie brought home two runs.

Cates struck out three for the Chieftains (4-12, 3-7 Skyline).

Lillie had a run-scoring single in the first inning, and her squeeze bunt in the third scored Ashley Phillips.

The Chieftains raised their lead to 4-1 with a two-run fifth inning.

Rogue River 101 020 0 — 4 11 1

Hidden Valley 010 000 1 — 2 7 1

Cates and Lillie; Hernandes and Harris. W — Cates. L — Hernandes. 2B — HV: Shires, Hernandes.

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