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Scott's triple in eighth helps Grizzlies corral Mustangs

Sophomore shortstop's bases-clearing knock part of big inning; Ashland softball team routs HV
 Posted: 2:00 AM May 07, 2014

GRANTS PASS — Aaron Scott's three-run triple highlighted Ashland's five-run eighth as the Grizzlies exploded in extra innings to win for the 15th time in their last 16 games, 10-5, over Hidden Valley on Tuesday.

Scott was 3-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs and Eric Carlson 3-for-5 with two RBIs to pace Ashland (15-4), which also scored four runs on four hits in the fourth to turn a 2-0 deficit into a 4-2 lead. Ashland pitcher Tommy Hulick improved to 4-0 after holding the Mustangs (13-6) to one run on two hits over the last three innings.

Jay Hain had a double and an RBI for Hidden Valley.

Ashland 000 041 05 — 10 12 6

Hidden Valley 200 021 00 — 5 5 1

Glick, Hulick (6) and Cammarota; Norberg, Chastain (5), Bennett (8) and Hults. W — Hulick (4-0). L — Chastain. 2B — A: Carroll, Rogan, Scott; HV: Hain, Davis. 3B — A: Scott.

Prep Softball

Teresa Lehman led Ashland's 13-hit attack, going 3-for-3 with a double as the Grizzlies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 13-3, six-inning win over Hidden Valley on Tuesday at North Mountain Park.

Lehman scored four runs and drove in another for Ashland (4-13), which led 7-2 after five before exploding for six runs on six hits, including four RBI singles. Also stepping up for the Grizzlies were Hannah Teixiera, Georgia Williams and Grace Lenthe, each of whom contributed two hits. Williams also drove in three and picked up the win in the circle after surrendering two earned runs in six innings.

Megan York was 2-for-3 to lead Hidden Valley (1-18).

Hidden Valley 002 001 — 3 7 1

Ashland 202 306 — 13 13 4

Lawson and Bragg; Williams and Teixiera. W — Williams. L — Lawson. 2B — A: Teixiera 2, Lehman, Williams, Lenthe. 3B — HV: Perdue.

College Softball

Southern Oregon University's Kevin Jorgensen and Holly Haga have received the weekly praise of the Cascade Conference and Red Lion, the league office announced Monday.

Jorgensen, a junior from Yreka, Calif., is the Men's Track Athlete of the Week. He placed third of 26 in the 1,500-meter race Friday at the Oregon State High Performance meet in Corvallis in a time of 3 minutes, 48.29 seconds. It was a four-second improvement on the NAIA 'A' standard qualifying time he already had and ranks sixth on the NAIA performance list.

The next day, at the Pacific Twilight, Jorgensen claimed second of 61 entrants in the 800-meter race, finishing in 1:53.83. His best time of the season in that event, 1:52.14, is ninth in the NAIA.

Haga, a senior from Central Point, is the Women's Field Athlete of the Week after she threw the discus 143 feet, 6 inches Saturday in her first attempt at the Pacific Twilight, making her a winner in a field of 27. The throw was worthy of an 'A' mark, though her best this season (150-11) is eighth on the NAIA performance list and second in the conference.

The outings were the last of the regular season for the Raiders, who will be at the CCC Championships on Friday and Saturday in Nampa, Idaho.

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