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Gaston softball splits a pair with first place Vernonia

The Greyhounds win easily in game-one, but fall short in the second of an afternoon doubleheader versus league-leading Loggers

NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Gaston's Charity Hall throws a pitch during the Greyhounds' game against Vernonia May 6 at Pacific University.
It appears Gaston and Vernonia are the two best teams in the Northwest League.

The Greyhounds took a huge step towards a Northwest League championship Saturday, May 6, then a bit of a step back in the second game of a doubleheader versus league undefeated Vernonia at Pacific University.

Gaston – trailing Vernonia by a game in the league standings following their 6-5 loss to the Loggers May 2 – defeated the first place visitors 9-0 in game-one, then came up a bit short in a late inning comeback bid in game-two, 10-8.

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