nabs league win
Hailey slips by Filer in
Lately, nice weather for softball
has been as scarce as participants in the Witness Protection Program.
After getting rained out at home
Saturday, Wood River (3-5, 1-2 SCIC) notched its first league win of the
season at Filer Tuesday, 5-4 in extra-innings.
"We pulled one off," coach Chris
The Wolverines fought back from a
4-2 deficit in the top of the seventh.
Ali Sherbine and Jamie Stone
scored on an overthrow to first to tie the game.
Winning pitcher Chandin Persaud
(2-2) retired the side in the bottom of the seventh to force extra
With Persaud on second, Lauren
Parsons belted a single to plate Persaud for what turned out to be the
Facing the Wildcats in the home
eighth, a pumped-up Persaud struck out the side to lock up the win.
"It was a great performance," Cey
"Chandin had eight strikeouts up
to the seventh and four in the last two innings. It is hard to play at
that intensity the whole game and she did. It was awesome. She beared
down and finished it out and it was impressive."
Offensively, Barbara Coleman had a
great day at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a double. Emily Smith was
2-for-4 with a triple and run. Persaud scored twice.
In Cey’s words, Wood River is in
for a "crazy" week.
The Wolverines host Preston
Saturday, April 24, 11 a.m. at the South Valley Sports Complex. Twin
Falls is in town on Monday, Kimberly on Tuesday and Filer on Thursday.
"It is going to be a tough week,
but good," Cey said. "Our pitchers have raised their level of play and,
hopefully, we will have the endurance we are going to need this week.
Our district is totally up in the air. Everyone is pretty even."