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Lady Indians thump Tillamook, fall to Banks


Tribe scores 23 runs in two games, give up just one; scoreless against Banks

by: JOHN BREWINGTON - Scappoose's Lacey Updike beats out a throw that got away during last week's game with Tillamook.The Scappoose Lady Indians came out of last week’s home doubleheader against Tillamook with two solid wins and remained third in the Cowapa League race.

Tuesday, they lost at Banks, 3-0, in a single game.

The Lady Indians posted a 15-1 victory over the ‘Mooks in the first game, and had an 8-0 shut-out in the second.

In the first match up, the Tribe punched seven runs across the plate in the first inning. They sent 11 batters to the plate. A two-run single by Cassidy Hoglund, and two-run doubles by Jessica Dykes and Sophia Hart accounted for most of those runs. Two Lady Indians reached base on errors, there was also a hit batter and two walks.

The Lady Indians threatened in the second when Hoglund singled and advanced to third on an error. They couldn’t score her, but they got the run machine going again in the third.

Scappoose would send 14 batters to the plate in the third and score eight of them. Ashley MacInnis had a two-run double (and a walk), while Lexi Courtney and Dykes each had one-run singles. Lacey Updike had a single and a walk. Kendal Bailey reached base twice with either two singles, or a single or an error, depending on who’s doing the scoring. Hoglund beat out an infield single.

by: JOHN BREWINGTON - Scappoose's Cassidy Hoglund takes a big cut for a single during last week's win over Tillamook.Updike went the distance from the pitching rubber for Scappoose, striking out eight in five innings, walking one, and giving up just one hit. An error, two passed balls, and another error allowed the Cheesemakers their only run.

The second game was slightly harder for the Tribe. They pushed eight runs across, while Bailey allowed just four hits and struck out nine. She walked just one.

The Tribe got on board in the second with two runs. Bailey led off the frame with a single, and Amanda Schlosser singled. A single by Updike sent one run home, and Hoglund singled to send in the second run. Updike had her second single of the game in the fourth, stole second, and scored on a single by Allison Wedgworth. MacInnis drove her home with a double. Scappoose scored their remaining four runs in the fifth. Avery Jones led off with a single, and Dykes followed with a single. Singles by Hart, Updike, and Courtney sent all the runs home.

Updike was three for three and was hit by a pitch. Hoglund was two for four.

Against Banks, the Tribe got just four runners to base in the game and just one to second base.

Banks scored in the bottom of the first with a single, a sacrifice, and went home on a passed ball. A triple, a fielder’s choice, an error and a single got them their final two runs in the bottom of the fourth.

Lacey Updike limited Banks to just four hits in the contest, struck out three, and walked just one. Banks limited Scappoose to just one hit in the game, walked none, but hit two batters.

The wins and the one loss left Scappoose at 5-5 in league play, two games behind Yamhill-Carlton in second. The Tribe hosts Seaside in a doubleheader on Friday. The squad hosts YC on May 7, and finishes the regular by hosting Astoria in a doubleheader on May 10. by: JOHN BREWINGTON - Lacey Updike has done a credible job as one of Scappoose's two pitchers.