Similar team, different competition.
There was no fear when the South Umpqua Lancers took the field in the OSAA Class 4A softball semifinals against No. 3 Henley, the defending state champion, on Tuesday in Klamath Falls.
TRI CITY — Students lined the sidewalk in front of South Umpqua High School to send the softball team off to their semifinal game against Henley in Klamath Falls this afternoon.
South Umpqua junior pitcher Tayah Kelley shared co-most valuable player honors in the Far West League softball all-league voting by the coaches.
JUNCTION CITY — Centerfielder Aneykah McCall raced across the outfield, extended her glove and set off an ecstatic celebration Friday as South Umpqua punched its ticket to the OSAA Class 4A softball semifinals.
TRI CITY — Step two was a little harder than South Umpqua wanted it to be, but the offense came to the rescue of a nervous pitcher and defense.
UNION — The Oakland softball team only managed two hits in a 4-0 loss to Union in the first round of the OSAA Class 2A/1A playoffs on Wednesday.
ASTORIA — North Douglas defeated Knappa, 6-4, in Wednesday's first-round game of the OSAA Class 2A/1A softball playoffs.
GLIDE — Whitney Stone scored two runs in Glide’s 3-2 win over Blanchet Catholic in the first round of the OSAA Class 3A softball playoffs on Wednesday at Coplin Field.