Both HRV Baseball and Softball Advance To Semis
OSAA Class 5-A Baseball Quarter-final
Hood River Valley 5, Pendleton 4: A misplayed bunt resulted in two Eagle runs to tie the game and then Kam Walker drove in the winning run with a base hit as HRV came from behind in the sixth inning to win and go to the semi-finals for the first time since 1993. It was the first time the Eagles had beaten co-Columbia River Conference champion Pendleton in five tries this season. HRV will visit Crescent Valley of Corvallis in the semi-finals on Tuesday.
OSAA Class 5-A Softball Quarter-final
Hood River Valley 1, Willamette 0: Annie Veatch’s home run in the bottom of the fourth inning was the game’s only run, and sent the Eagles to the semi-finals for the first time since 1997. Kayla Byers pitched her second straight playoff shutout, preserving the win with a pair of strikeouts with a runner in scoring position in the seventh. Hood River Valley hosts Pendleton on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. The two teams shared the Columbia River Conference title, and split four meetings, with the visiting team winning all four games.