The Eagles, ranked No. 1 in the state as of the most recent coaches' poll, are scheduled to play their final regular season games Tuesday, April 24, against Butte in Weed at noon and 2 p.m. Those games were rescheduled from April 25 because of the threat of rain.
Home at last, the College of the Siskiyous softball team won six games in five days last week by a combined score of 41-2 and clinched the Golden Valley Conference championship in the process.
Only one of the games was anywhere near what you would call close, a 3-1 victory over Feather River in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.
The Eagles finished the week 18-0 in the GVC and 33-2 overall, a state-best winning percentage of .943. They won a sixth consecutive championship under head coach Doug Eastman.
Playing home games on their Weed field for the first time all season, the Eagles defeated Lassen Tuesday of last week, 14-0 and 8-0, then blanked Redwoods twice on Friday, 15-0 and 7-0. They won the opener against Feather River 9-1.
In thos six gmes, Siskiyous sophomore Stephanie Lascelles hit 6 home runs, 2 triples, and a double. She was 10 for 18 for the week, drove in 17 runs and scored 10.
Sophomore pitcher Anna Miller threw three five-inning complete games to improve her record to 17-2. She threw a no-hitter, a one-hitter, and a two-hitter. For the week, she gave up 4 hits in 17 innings and allowed 1 unearned run while striking out 35 and walking 3. She also went 8 for 9 at the plate with a home run, double, 5 runs batted in, and 8 runs scored.
Freshman pitcher Lucy Baldovino pitched 5 innings of 2-hit ball in Saturday’s nightcap to earn the win and improve her record for the season to 7-0. She hit a two-run home run while the Eagles were scoring all 3 of their runs in the third inning.
Freshman pitcher Rylee Carleton improved to 9-0 with a seven-inning complete game win Friday. She struck out 10, walked 3, and gave up 4 hits.
The Eagles, ranked No. 1 in the state as of the most recent coaches' poll, are scheduled to play their final regular season games Tuesday, April 24, against Butte in Weed at noon and 2 p.m. Those games were rescheduled from April 25 because of the threat of rain, Eastman said.