Mounties Extend Winning Streak to 10 Games

LA GRANDE, Ore. – The No. 15 Mounties were back in action Sunday as they took on the No. 19 Yotes of The College of Idaho. The Mountaineers took game two of the series by a score of 4-2, which was resumed in the fourth inning due to a weather delay the day prior. Eastern took game three of the series by a score of 4-0. 

GAME TWO

After a rain delay, the Mountaineers came into the day down by a score of 2-1  in the fourth inning. Eastern came out hot with a Brylin Field single to left field which brought home Kelly Monaghan to tie the score up at two a piece. Haley Tyree then gave the Mounties a 3-2 lead with a double down the right-field line that scored Field. In the sixth inning, Eastern Oregon added an insurance run when Hannah Tyree drew a bases-loaded walk, bringing Maddy Stateler home and extending their lead to 4-2. The Yotes were unable to find any offense, as Kylie Parsons closed the game out for the Mountaineers, taking game two of the series by a score of 4-2.

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  • Sydney Zachry – 1-3, 2 RBIs

GAME THREE

The game started as a pitching duel, with both teams unable to score in the first two innings. However, Eastern broke the deadlock in the bottom of the third inning. Haley Tyree’s keen eye at the plate resulted in a walk, and she later scored on a fielder’s choice by Addison Ribordy, giving the Mountaineers a 1-0 lead. Eastern Oregon extended their lead in the same inning when Kelly Monaghan drew a bases-loaded walk, bringing home Katelynn Evans.

Eastern struck again in the fifth inning after a Madelyn Durham double to right field allowed Ribordy to score from third base. Then, Monaghan added another run with a sacrifice fly to right field, increasing the Mounties lead to 4-0.

Kylie Parsons and Kaylie Hoskins combined to stifle College of Idaho’s offense, holding them scoreless throughout the game. Parsons pitched four innings, allowing only two hits while striking out four batters. Hoskins closed out the game with three dominant innings, allowing just one hit while striking out seven batters and earning the save.

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With this win, Eastern Oregon improved their record to 25-5 overall and an impressive 16-2 in Cascade Collegiate Conference play, boosting them to the top of the conference standings.

Eastern Oregon will be back in action in April. 12 as they will travel to Helena, Mont. to take on the Saints of Carroll College. First pitch is set for 2:00 p.m. MST.

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