The North Section CIF released the 2009 softball seeding on Saturday.
The Etna Lady Lions (26-7) were seeded second in Division-V and received a bye. They will host the winner of the game between number-seven Portola (13-12) and number-ten East Nicolaus (10-11). The Portola v East Nicolaus game is scheduled for in Etna, with Etna v winner to follow.
Third seeded Mt.Shasta (24-6) will host sixth seeded Yreka (15-14) in the first round of the D-IV playoffs at .
The Yreka Lady Miner JVs fell to the Central Valley Falcon JV softball team last Thursday 9-5
“We played six great innings again, but it’s a seven inning game and we allowed six runs in the second to seal our fate,” said Yreka coach Rick Landrum.
Tianna Cruz started in the circle, and struck out 16 Falcon batters, while allowing six hits. Cruz hit a line drive double to left center in the fourth, and Makayla Lindley followed with a towering homerun which cleared the right field fence. (more…)
YREKA – Behind a near no-no by Yreka pitcher Beth Franklin, the Lady Miners finished their Northern Athletic League season with a 9-0 thrashing of the Central Valley Falcons, on Thursday. Franklin tossed 5 2/3 innings before the Falcons picked up a hit.
Yreka had the bases loaded in the bottom of the first inning, but were unable to push across a run. However, the Lady Miners scored their first three batters of the second inning.
An error allowed Ashley Lemos to reach third base to start the second inning. Mallory Greenfield took a walk. Lizzy Stone drove in Lemos with a bunt single. Greenfield moved to second base on the hit and to third base on the throw to first base. Stone swiped second base. Carrie Watson plated Greenfield and Stone with a single up the middle, giving Yreka a 3-0 lead after two innings.
Watson found herself on second base to lead off the fifth inning, courtesy of a Falcon collision in center field. A steal put her at third base. Stephanie Leyva picked up an RBI on a fly ball out, as Watson tagged and scored making it 4-0.
Yreka put the game away in the bottom of the sixth inning. Lemos led off with a base hit, and moved to third base on a sharply hit single by Greenfield. Greenfield moved to second base on a sac bunt by Stone. With one out, Adriana Scala reached on an error. Lemos and Greenfield scored on the play, upping Yreka’s lead to 6-0. Erika Kimball followed with an inside the park round-trip, driving in Scala in the process and making the score 8-0. (more…)
YREKA – The Yreka Lady Miner JVs came from behind to take the lead half way through the game with the Lassen Grizzlies on Tuesday, only to have Lassen fight back to win, 11-7.
The Lady Miners trailed 4-2 going into the bottom of the third inning. Haley Weldon took a leadoff walk. Tianna Cruz followed with a double, moving Weldon to third base. Makayla Lindley walked to load the bases. With one out, Alyssa Andrews smacked a sacrifice fly to center field, scoring Weldon. At the end of three innings, Lassen led 4-3.
Yreka made its move in the bottom of the fourth. Shastina Cloyd was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning. With one out, Tailer Johnson reached on an error. Weldon took a walk to load the bases. Cruz flew out to right field, and Cloyd tagged up and scored. Makayla Lindley ripped a double to left field to drive in Johnson and Weldon, giving Yreka a 6-4 lead.
The Lady Miners shut down the Grizzlies in the fifth inning, but Lassen took advantage of several Yreka miscues in the sixth inning to plate seven runs. (more…)
Etna’s Sarah Loogman and Yreka’s Kevin Jorgensen both grabbed top-three finishes at the Grants Pass Rotary Invitational last Saturday in Grants Pass, Ore.
Loogman finished second in the Pole Vault with a height of 10’00”. While the mark was second in Grants Pass, it is good enough to tie Loogman for the best of the season in California’s North Section (Kelsey Robberson,Yreka).
Jorgensen placed third in the 1500m with a time of 4:02.28. Jorgensen was also fourth in the 800m (2:00.22).
All Around Cowboy – Daniel Ferreira, Fort Jones 83 pt
Reserve AA – Dean Autry, Fort Jones 49
2nd runner up – Casey Loverin, Cottonwood 37
3rd runner up – Laramie Collins, Weed 35
4th runner up – Justin Lee, Cottonwood 33
All Around Cowgirl – Rylee Lamson, Corning 98.5
Reserve AA – Callie Anthony, Red Bluff 90
2nd runner up – Jenna Price, Orland 78.5
3rd runner up – Bailey Bidwell, Hat Creek 52.5
4th runner up – Brandi Anthony, Red Bluff 52 (more…)
WEED – The top-seeded College of the Siskiyous Lady Eagles pushed their record to 43-3 with a sweep of the Yuba 49ers (16) in the first round of the North Region playoffs. COS pitcher Jackie Imhof tossed a no-hitter to shut out the 49ers, 5-0, in game-one. The Lady Eagles won 11-1 in game two of the best of three series.
The Lady Eagles scored one run in the first inning of game-one. As it turned out, that was the only run they would need. Shawna Mayo led off with a walk, and moved to second base on a hit by Ali Paz. Mayo scored when Katie Zauner reached on an error. (more…)
YREKA – The Yreka Lady Miner JV bats came alive last Friday against the Anderson Cub JVs, leading to a 16-6 win.
Tianna Cruz pitched a complete game from the circle, striking out eight Cubs. Cruz also contributed with the bat, hitting a base clearing triple over the left fielder’s head in the fifth inning with the bases loaded.
Tailer Johnson showed her speed, going 4/4 and scoring all four times.
Danci Burch also had a great game, according to Yreka coach Rick Landrum, reaching base every time she was up to bat, and also scoring each time. Alyssa Andrews’ bat is still hot. She added two hits. (more…)
YREKA – The Yreka Lady Miners took care of business against the Anderson Cubs on Friday, downing the visitors 6-5. With the win, Yreka moves one game over .500 at 14-13 overall, and moves to .500 in the Northern Athletic League (4-4).
Yreka opened the scoring in the bottom of the fourth inning, when they put three runs on the board. Erika Kimball led off with a walk. Adriana Scala picked up an infield hit and advanced to second base on an error. Kimball went to second on the hit and third on the error. (more…)