Carson softball rolls past South Tahoe
Cassie Vondrak threw a complete game one-hit shutout as the Carson High softball team rolled to a 10-0 win over South Tahoe on Tuesday at home in its Sierra League opener.
Dacey Hassey went 3-for-3 and scored three runs and Kaitlin Burroughs belted a two-run home run that gave Carson (8-0, 1-0) a 3-0 lead in the second inning. Vondrak struck out six and walked two in the game that was called after five innings due to the mercy rule.
Vondrak also received solid support from her defense as Carson made no errors. “Cassie was on fire,” Carson coach Scott Vickrey said. “She hit her spots.”
Also for Carson, Christa Casci had a hit and two runs, Candice Rutledge had a hit and two RBI, Vondrak helped her own cause by going 2-for-3, Burroughs had two hits and Nikki Keller added a hit.
Vickrey also said he liked how aggressive his team was on the bases as it had several steals.
“Everybody’s hitting the ball fairly well,” Vickrey said. “We helped ourselves out by being aggressive on the bases.”
CHS JVS 5, SOUTH TAHOE 5
Carson settled for a tie in the junior varsity game. Lisa Shores drove in the tying run that forced a 5-5 tie in the sixth. Melissa Coyle struck out three while allowing just one run over the last three innings on the mound. Belen Munoz also hit a three-run home run in the third and Brittany Duncan doubled and scored a run.