Siskiyous softball splits with Lassen

Siskiyous Right Fielder Kristina Mokalla doubled up a runner off of 1st base in game-one (click image for slide show).

Siskiyous Right Fielder Kristina Mokalla doubled up a runner off of 1st base in game-one (click image for slide show).

The College of the Siskiyous Eagles softball squad dropped its first game of Friday’s doubleheader 9-3 to Lassen in the 8th inning. The Eagles, however, rebounded in game-two with a 7-5 victory.

Siskiyous was first on the board in the second contest. Erica Skelton singled and then scored on a Miranda Zanni double, giving the Eagles a 1-0 lead after two innings.

The Cougars tied it in the top of the 5th inning, on three hits and an error.

It didn’t take long for Siskiyous to regain the advantage, as the Eagles put up four runs in the home half of the 5th. Zanni and Kaitlin Cox each singled and scored. Samara Allred doubled and scored, and Catherine Boyd hit a triple and scored. Macie Reynolds doubled in the inning.

Lassen came right back to knot the game, 5-5, in the sixth with four runs of its own, on six hits and an error.

Siskiyous captured the win in the bottom half of the 6th. Zanni led off with a single. Kari Prockish ran for Zanni. Amber Taylor dropped down a sacrifice. Kristina Mokalla reached on an error. Cox recorded an RBI triple.

For the Eagles, Zanni was 3/3 in the game with a run and an RBI. Boyd went 2/3 with a run and an RBI. Cox drove in two runs, scored and was 2/4. Erica Skelton recorded the win in the circle.

Lassen scored a run in the first inning of game-one, on a triple and a single.

Boyd singled and scored for Siskiyous in the 4th inning, tying it 1-1.

Two runs on two doubles and a single in the fifth gave the Cougars the lead, 3-1.

Siskiyous came right back to even the tally in the home half. With two down, Erin Skelton singled. A triple by Boyd drove in Skelton. Reynolds plated Boyd with a double, 3-3.

Neither team could bring home a runner in the 6th or 7th, and the game went to an extra inning.

Lassen scored six runs in the 8th, on four hits, two errors, a sacrifice and a hit batter, for the 9-3 win.

Boyd scored twice for Siskiyous, going 2/3. She had a single, triple and was hit by a pitch. Reynolds went 2/3 with a double and a triple. Erin Skelton went 1/3 with a run scored and a sac. Erica Skelton took the loss.

Siskiyous (3-11, 4-29) hosts Butte (9-3, 20-9) on Saturday.

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