Prep roundup: Morgan softball wins to stay in Region 13’s top spot | News, Sports, Jobs
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Morgan High softball finished off Ogden in five innings Monday by a score of 11-1, maintaining its first-place spot in Region 13 with two region games remaining in the season.
Morgan (16-8, 5-1 Region 13) scored four runs in the first inning and seven in the second. Callie Averett pitched five innings, allowing one earned run with six strikeouts.
Tess Polad homered and drove in two runs. Haylee Pickrell hit a double and drove in two. Alexis Hicken and Elena Birkeland both drove in two runs, with Hicken hitting a triple and Birkeland getting a double.
Ogden (3-7, 1-4) led 1-0 before Morgan came to bat. Abby Thompson hit 2 for 2 with a double and scored the Tigers’ only run.
SPANISH FORK 2, BEAR RIVER 0
In a matchup of the defending 4A and 5A state champion teams, Bear River (15-3) was held to two hits. Zoe Sorensen and Kynlei Nelson had the Bears’ two hits. NElson had a stolen base.
Kate Dahle pitched the complete game, striking out eight batters, walking two and allowing five hits with two runs. Spanish Fork scored both its runs on a pair of solo homers.
WOODS CROSS 9, SYRACUSE 6
Woods Cross had a 6-1 lead after two innings held off a Syracuse comeback attempt. Taylor Ayala hit 3 for 4 with two doubles, three stolen bases and four runs scored for Woods Cross (12-4).
Blake Stanger hit 2 for 2 with three RBIs. Micah Mortensen hit a double.
Corbin Sholly drove in three runs and hit a double for Syracuse (3-13). Tyler Mitchell hit 2 for 3 with two RBIs. Easton Hamblin hit a double.
LAYTON CHRISTIAN 1, MORGAN 0
Enzo Jacques scored a goal and Inigo Castro kept the shutout in goal as Layton Christian beat Morgan (9-5, 6-3 Region 13) to clinch the outright Region 13 championship. Felipe Harada assisted the goal for LCA (13-3, 9-1).
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