Eastern Clinches Spot In CCC Championship

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – No. 10 Eastern Oregon was back in action Sunday as they took on the Raiders of Southern Oregon University in the Second Round of the 2024 Cascade Collegiate Conference Softball Tournament. Eastern punched their ticket to the CCC Championship game after a 2-1 win over the Raiders. 

Eastern took the lead in the second inning when Maddy Stateler hit a sacrifice fly to center field, allowing Madelyn Durham to score. Later in the same inning, Kelly Monaghan grounded out to second base, bringing in Haley Tyree and extending the Mounties lead to 2-0. The Raiders mounted a comeback effort in the seventh inning, with Jordan Henderson hitting a sacrifice fly to left field, allowing Hailey Seva to score and cutting EOU’s lead to 2-1.

Kylie Parsons delivered a standout performance in the circle for the Mountaineers. Parsons went the distance allowing just one run on six hits while striking out five batters. 

Key Performers

With the victory, Eastern earned their spot in the 2024 CCC softball Championship game on Monday, May. 6 at 1:30 p.m in Klamath Falls, Ore.

Remaining CCC Tournament Games

May. 5

Game 8 – 5:30 p.m. | #1 Oregon Tech vs. #5 British Columbia (loser eliminated)

May. 6

Game 9 – 11 a.m. | #4 Southern Oregon vs. Winner Game 8 (loser eliminated)

Game 10 – 1:30 p.m. | #2 Eastern Oregon vs. Winner Game 9

Game 11 – If necessary, 30 min after conclusion of Game 10

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