Thursday , May 17, 2018 - 10:21 PM
FEATURED THURSDAY GAMES
BEAR RIVER 8, TOOELE 4
SPANISH FORK — Bear River scored all eight runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to beat Tooele (25-2) in a quarterfinal game Thursday and advance in the 4A state playoffs at Spanish Fork Field Complex.
Taylor Fox led the Bears at the plate with a double and a two-run home run. Madison Morris and Mercedes Call each hit two-out RBI singles, with Call driving in two and Morris one.
Kapri Toone added an RBI single and pitched a complete game, allowing four hits and three earned runs while striking out four.
Bear River (23-5) plays Cedar, who upset tournament favorite Spanish Fork, at noon Friday in the 4A semifinals at Spanish Fork Complex.
SYRACUSE 6, KEARNS 0
SYRACUSE — Ashtyn Bauerle scattered four hits and struck out 13 in a complete game shutout as Syracuse beat Kearns in the 6A state tournament second round.
Ashley Schriever went 2 for 2 at the plate with one RBI and reached on an error that allowed three runs to scored. Bauerle batted 2 for 2 and scored one run. Fallyn Marshall hit 2 for 3 with an RBI and Rachel Godfrey hit an RBI single.
Syracuse advances to play Region 4 champion Bingham in the 6A quarterfinals at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Valley Softball Complex in Taylorsville.
HERRIMAN 8, CLEARFIELD 2
HERRIMAN — Herriman scored six runs in the second inning to beat Clearfield in a 6A tournament second-round game.
Macy Benincosa hit 2 for 4 with a double to lead Clearfield. Braxtyn Haynes and Jessie Golder each hit an RBI triple. Jayci Finch took the loss, giving up six hits and seven runs in 1 2/3 innings.
Clearfield next plays Davis in an elimination game at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Valley Softball Complex in Taylorsville.
BOX ELDER 8, CORNER CANYON 1
DRAPER — Box Elder allowed one run to pick up a 5A state playoff second-round win at Corner Canyon.
The top of the Bees’ order did most of the damage. Sydnie Blacker, Nyah DeRyke, Brylee Marziale and Ali Ellertson combined for nine hits and four RBIs, with Marziale blasting a triple and a double.
DeRyke tossed a complete game, giving up five hits and one earned run while striking out 10.
Box Elder advances to the 5A quarterfinals to face Region 8 champion Maple Mountain at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Valley Softball Complex in Taylorsville.
DAVIS 18, GRANGER 0
WEST VALLEY CITY — Davis busted out the bats in a four-inning, run-rule romp, eliminating Granger to stay alive in the 6A playoffs.
Carley Croshaw, Whitney Crowley, Maggie Miller and Mia Cullimore all belted home runs in the win. Kya Wilmott struck out five and gave up two hits for the win.
Davis next plays Clearfield in another elimination game at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Valley Softball Complex in Taylorsville.
WOODS CROSS 9, ALTA 7
SANDY — Woods Cross jumped to a 4-1 lead after the first inning and pushed it to 9-5 after six innings, then held off an Alta rally in the seventh for a road win in the 5A state playoffs.
Woods Cross scored its nine runs on only five hits. Sydnie Wood batted 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Jess Wall added a two-run single. Jade Valdez pitched a complete game, giving up four hits and two earned runs.
The Wildcats next face Corner Canyon at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22 in the one-loss bracket at Valley Softball Complex in Taylorsville.
MAPLE MOUNTAIN 11, ROY 4
SPANISH FORK — Roy took a 4-0 lead after the top of the fourth inning, but Maple Mountain scored six in the fourth and five in the fifth for a 5A second-round win.
Karli Jamison batted 2 for 4 with two RBIs to pace the Royals. Mia Fernandes hit 2 for 2 with a stolen base. Maple Mountain pounded 13 hits compared to Roy’s seven.
The Royals advance to take on Springville in the one-loss bracket at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Valley Softball Complex in Taylorsville.
UINTAH 10, BONNEVILLE 0
SPANISH FORK — Bonneville saw its season end in a shutout loss to Uintah in the 4A state playoffs at Spanish Fork Complex.
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