Carson girls pound Wooster 11-2

RENO " The Carson softball team picked up an 11-2 road win against the Wooster Colts Thursday.

The Senators strung together two-run innings in the second and third before putting the game away for good with a five-run fourth.

In the second, Kristin Withrow reached on an error and Daria Leid smashed a home run to left field, despite a strong headwind, to take a 2-0 lead.

Cassie Vondrak picked up the complete-game win, striking out nine.

The Senators moved to 5-2 in the Sierra League and 9-3 overall. They play Wooster again at 10 a.m. Saturday in a home doubleheader.

DOUGLAS BLANKS DAMONTE

RENO " The Tigers scored in five of their five at-bats en route to a 12-0 five-inning win over Damonte Ranch Thursday in a Sierra League softball game.

Stephanie Harper went the distance, striking out three and walking one in her three-hit effort. She had one hit and drove in two runs.

Emily Weaver and Maddie Gilbert led the offense with three hits apiece. Gilbert drove in three runs, while Morgan Blomstrom drove in two.

Douglas is 8-1 in league and 10-5 overall.

CHS JV TOPS WOOSTER

The Carson High JV softball team rolled to an 11-0 Sierra League win behind the 2-hit and 11 strikeout pitching of Christa McGahuey.

McGahuey helped her own cause with three hits and two RBI. Taylor Rae- Canfield drove in two runs as did Emily Collins and Kristalei Wolfe, whose two-run doubled gave CHS its final two runs.

Dee Morrow added two hits and an RBI, while Lindsay Burroughs added a single and RBI.

Carson is 12-2 overall and 6-0 in league.

BASEBALL: REED BLANKS CHS

SPARKS " Carson High's baseball team dropped its third straight game, falling 2-0 to the Reed Raiders in a non-league game.

Carson dropped to 9-3 and will host Reed in an 11 a.m. doubleheader on Saturday.

Carson managed just three hits off Casey Yocom, who fanned 15 batters in six innings of work to out-duel Carson's Matt Rutledge, who fanned 14 in five innings before turning the ball over to Tyler Smith.

Rutledge walked two batters in the fifth, which was when Reed scored its only runs.

"He (Yocom) did a good job," CHS coach Cody Farnworth. "We have to work on putting the ball in play."

Paul Cagle III went 2-for-4 and Ty Hutchins added a single.

DAMONTE TOPS DOUGLAS BOYS

The Douglas baseball team was shelled at home 17-6 by the Damonte Ranch Mustangs.

The game was tied after four innings before Damonte used a six-run fifth to take the lead for good. The Mustangs would go onto score one run in the sixth and five more in the seventh.

Tyler Hoelzen went 3-for-4 for the Tigers with four RBIs and two home runs.

Damonte had four home runs in the game with Anthony Rosa accounting for two of them. He also had six RBIs.

Correction

In Wednesday's prep roundup, it was Melissa Coyle who picked up the loss and MacKenzie Cole who reached on an error in the Dayton softball team's 3-0 loss to Manogue.

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