Eureka blows by Thompson Falls twice in softball

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EUREKA — Ciara Miller, hitting for the No. 9 spot in the batting order, doubled twice and drove in four runs for Eureka in a 21-3 Western B softball victory on Saturday over Thompson Falls.

Miller went 3 for 4 on the day.

Eureka had 12 hits, seven went for extra bases.

Katie Schmidt homered, Rhianna Hawkins tripled and Maya Carvey, Reena Truman and Haylie Hall doubled.

Hawkins, Hall and Truman had two RBIs each.

Eureka also dominated the second matchup, rolling to a 12-2 victory.

Escobar, who was the winning pitcher in both, fanned nine batters in the second game and allowed just two hits.

Escobar doubled twice and drove on two runs.

Savanna Vandeberg and Schmidt also doubled for Eureka and Carvey tripled.

Schmidt led the Lions offense, going 3 for 4. Hawkins had two hits.

Eureka (3-3 overall) hosts Plains for a doubleheader on Thursday.

Eureka 570 90 — 21 12 2

Thompson Falls 102 0x — 3 4 9

WP — Avory Escobar; LP — F. Frields.

EUREKA — Maya Carvey 2-4, Rhianna Hawkins 1-3, Aubree Sherwood 0-1, Escobar 0-3, Emma Persson 0-1, Katie Schmidt 1-2, Michael Shea 2-3, Haylie Hall 1-3, Savanna Vandeberg 0-2, Reena Truman 2-3, Ciara Miller 3-4.

THOMPSON FALLS — K. Frank 1-3, R. Wilson 1-2, B. Cooper 1-2, J. Detlaff 1-2, Frields 0-2, Izzy Helmer 0-1, Shayla Micklon 0-1, Abbi Lane 0-1, Jenna Totzauer 0-0, Nicole Ngo 0-0, M. Goodman 0-1.

2B—Carvey, Truman, Miller (2), Hall, Wilson; 3B— Hawkins; HR—Schmidt; RBIs—Carvey, Hawkins (2),Schmidt, Hall (2), Truman (2), Miller (4).

Thompson Falls 000 101 — 2 2 3

Eureka 300 045 — 12 9 2

WP — Escobar; LP — Frank.

THOMPSON FALLS — Frank 1-3, Detlaff 0-3, Frields 1-3, Cooper 0-2, Lane 0-3, Wilson 0-2 Danni Jo Van Huss 0-2, Goodman 0-2, HKelmer 0-2.

EUREKA — Carvey 1-4, Hawkins 2-3, Escobar 2-4, Schmidt 3-4, Shea 0-2, Hall 0-1, Vandeberg 1-3, Truman 0-4, Miller 0-2.

2B—Vandeberg, Schmidt, Escobar (2); 3B—Carvey; RBIs—Escobar (2), Schmidt, Shea, Vndeberg (2).

Glacier 8, Helena Capital 7

Helena High 5, Glacier 4

HELENA — Glacier had to settle for a Western AA split.

The Wolfpack slipped by Helena Capital, but lost to Helena High on a walk off home run by Vanessa Walsh in the bottom of the seventh inning.

Reegan Walsh also homered for Helena High in the fourth inning.

In the win over Capital, Sage Vanterpool hit a three-run homer run and picked up the win in the circle. She struck out 10 and allowed nine hits in going the distance.

Glacier is back in action Tuesday versus Flathead at Kidsports Complex.

Helena High 10, Flathead 5

Capital 20, Flathead 1

HELENA — No results were available from Flathead’s games with the two Helena Schools.

Flathead hosts Glacier on Tuesday at Kidsports Complex for the first crosstown meeting of the season.

Polson 11, Libby 1

POLSON — Lisa Castillo homered and drove in four runs to push Polson past Libby in Northwest A play.

Castillo, 2 for 3, hit her home run in the fourth inning with one runner on.

Polson jumped in front 7-0 and never looked back.

“They hit the ball really well and we didn’t hit the ball at all,” Libby coach Dean Thompson said.

Lauren Vergeront held Libby to five hits.

“She kept us on our toes,” Thompson said of Vergeront.

“We popped the ball up a lot.”

Polson leadoff hitter Josie Caye went 3 for 4, doubled twice and drove in two runs.

Sammee Bradeen doubled for Libby.

Libby has a Northwest A game on Tuesday at Columbia Falls.

Polson hosts Ronan on Tuesday in Northwest A action.

Libby 001 00 — 1 5 1

Polson 701 21 — 11 12 0

Keira Ward and Sammee Bradeen; Lauren Vergeront and Kaylanna Desjarlais. W — Vergeront. L — Ward.

LIBBY — Linsey Walker 0-3, Emily Carvey 1-2, Bradeen 1-2, Taylor Holm 2-2, Sheyla Gallagher 0-2, Samantha Miller 0-2, McKenzie Proffitt 0-2, Bethany Thomas 1-2, Ward 0-2.

POLSON — Josie Caye 3-4, Desjarlais 1-4, Paige Noyes 1-4, Lexi Orien 1-3, S. Carpeiter 0-1, Vergeront 0-1, Kobbey Smith 2-3, Lisa Castillo 2-3, Kallie Finkbeiner 2-3.

2B—Bradeen, Caye (2); HR—Castillo; RBIs—Holm; Caye (2), Noyes, Orien, Smith (2), Castillo (4).

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