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Girls 10-run Sutherlin, lose pitched battle to Junction City


April 11, 2018

ASHTYN WALKER watches as Allison Miner slides home, scoring a run against Sutherlin.

Sweet Home opened softball league play with a 14-3 win over Sutherlin at home April 3 but fell to Junction Citiy 10-7 and 9-6 in a doubleheader at home Friday.

Coach Karyn Hartsook said her team did well all week, including its losses to Junction City, which is currently ranked first in the OSAA.

Against Junction City, "we were actually leading in both games," Hartsook said. "We hit really well. I feel like a lot of kids stepped up performance-wise. They were able to put the ball in play at key moments."

Sweet Home batters faced off against Junction City's high-level sophomore pitcher Jen...

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