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Baker softball splits at Mac-Hi
Baker opened Greater Oregon League softball play Saturday by splitting a doubleheader at Mac-Hi. Baker lost the first game 5-3 before rallying to take the second game 14-2 in five innings.
In the opener, Baker couldn’t find the big hit when it needed it.
“We had our opportunities, We hit a lot of hard balls right at people. We just didn’t get the breaks and Mac-Hi did,” said Baker coach Al McCauley.
Trailing 3-0, Baker scored single runs in the fourth and fifth innings to pull within 3-2.
In the fourth Morgan Johnson’s RBI single plated Baker’s first run. In the fifth, Tori Brown had a sacrifice fly.
Mac-Hi increased its lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the sixth on a two-out, two-run bloop hit down the right field line.
Baker scored its final run in the seventh on a Darryn McCauley sacrifice fly.
Mackenzie Srack took the loss in the circle.
Trailing 1-0 in Game 2, Baker scored four runs in the third inning to take the lead for good. Brown led the way with a two-run double. McCauley added a sacrifice buntn for another RBI.
Baker added five runs in both the fourth and fifth innings.
In the fourth, Brown added her second two-run double. McCauley followed with an RBI double, and Johnson a run-scoring single.
In the fifth, Brown stroked her third two-run double. McCauley and Tara Talbott each added run-scoring singles.
Brown picked up th ewin in the circle.
Baker (1-1 in the GOL and 4-7 overall) hosts league-leading La Grande Friday.
Baker 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 — 3
Mac-Hi 1 0 2 0 0 2 x — 5
Srack and Joseph. LP – Srack.
Baker hits – McCauley, Johnson 2, Wilson.
Baker RBI – Johnson, Brown, McCauley.
2B – McCauley.
Baker 0 0 4 5 5 — 14
Mac-Hi 0 1 0 1 0 — 2
Brown and Joseph. WP – Brown.
Baker hits – Talbott, McCauley 3, Vela 2, Wilson 3, Brown 3, Johnson 2, Srack 2.
Baker RBI – Brown 6, McCauley 3, Wilson, Johnson, Talbott.
2B – Talbott, Brown 3, McCauley.