Lady Grizzlies softball team competes in Redding tournament
Kelsey Pinneo pitches for the Lady Grizzlies. The team traveled to compete in the Redding Tournament Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. Photo courtesy of Scott Nordstrom
March 29 — The Lady Grizzlies softball team traveled to Redding, Calif. to compete in the Anderson tournament Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23. The Lady Grizzlies went 2-3 in the tournament, making their overall record 8-5.
In their first game against Aracata High School on Friday, the Lady Grizzlies earned an 8-0 victory. Taylor Knecht went three for three at bat, hitting a double, a triple and getting two RBIs. Laken Cagle also went three for three, getting a double and two RBIs. Lesandra Rodriguez was the wining pitcher with five strikeouts and one walk.
Lassen went on to play West Valley High School and lost 5-1. Kelsey Pinneo pitched two innings for Lassen, getting one strikeout and two walks and allowing four hits and one earned run. Knecht had an RBI.
In their next game against Paradise High School, the Lady Grizzlies lost 4-2. Jessica Richards went one for two, getting an RBI. Kennedy Ford also had an RBI. Shelby Campa pitched seven innings for the Lady Grizzlies, striking out four and walking one. She gave up 10 hits and three earned runs.
After two losses on Friday, Lassen came back Saturday and swept Del Norte High School 7-0. Lauren Cagle was the winning pitcher with five strikeouts. Abbi Scheff had two RBIs. Laken Cagle also had two RBIs.
In their final game of the tournament, the Lady Grizzlies faced East Nicolaus High School. Lassen narrowly lost by one point, ending the game with a final score of 5-4. Campa pitched six innings for the Lady Grizzlies with three strikeouts and two walks. She allowed three hits and no earned runs. Danica Guillen went three for four at bat and hit a triple. Lindsay Northrop got an RBI. Laken Cagle had two RBIs and hit a double.
After the tournament, the Lady Grizzlies held an overall record of 8-5.