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Softball: Surging Huskies hand Cascade first league loss, then lose close one to Stayton


May 18, 2022

Benny Westcott

Brooke Burke get the ball at second ahead of Stayton runner Brooke Morley.

Sweet Home softball pulled off a big upset on Thursday, May 12 with a 4-3 win against a Cascade team that had an undefeated 17-0 league record in the Oregon West Conference, and was in the midst of a 14-game win streak.

To top it all off, the victory came on the road, spoiling the Cougars' senior night.

"All season we have been working on mental toughness, and learning how to work through situations as a team," Head Coach Karyn Hartsook said. "This game, the girls came together as a team of 13 to overcome those challenges. Everyone contributed. This win was a big one."

"The best part of th...

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