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Softball team tops Stayton, falls to Philomath

 

March 27, 2019

SAVANNAH HUTCHINS pitches during a recent softball game. Hutchins collected an RBI against Stayton last week.

The Sweet Home's softball varsity team beat Woodburn 12-0 under the 10-run rule in its league opener on the road March 18, lost 2-1 to fourth-ranked Philomath at home March 20 and then beat Stayton 5-2 at home.

While they didn't get the win, against Philomath, "we competed at another level this year," said Coach Karyn Hartsook. The Huskies lost 8-4 to Philomath in the state playoffs last season.

Errors cost the Huskies in that game, but they played better than the last time the two teams met, Hartsook said. Philomath jumped to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, scoring on two singles and two...



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