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Some games went as predicted, some did not as the 2022 softball state playoffs got underway.

PMG PHOTO: WADE EVANSON - Tigard ace Makenna Reid focuses in on the target during the Tigers' game against Westview April 4, at Tigard High School., Times - Sports The Tigers are the top-ranked team in the state and boast one of Oregon's best pitchers, but they win collectively. Tigard softball is no jokeTigard 14, Grant 0

No. 1-ranked Tigard made relatively quick work of No. 32 Grant, defeating the Generals 14-0 in five innings.

The Tigers scored three in the first inning and seven more in the second, then cruised to victory on the back of standout pitcher Makenna Reid and Quindlan Kelleher who combined to allow just one hit while striking out 11.

At the plate, Sera Reilly and Kani Korok combined to go 5-for-5 with six RBI.

Tigard will host South Salem in the second round at 5 p.m. on May 25.

Jesuit 6, Forest Grove 2

The Vikings jumped on the Crusaders early, getting runs in both the first and second innings to take a 2-1 lead, but Jesuit responded with three runs in the fourth and two in the fifth before shutting the Vikes out over the final five innings.

Jesuit sophomore Mary Cunningham finished the game 3-for-3 with an RBI and two runs-scored.

Forest Grove had six different Vikings get hits, including Hailey Yon and Jacquelin Lang who recorded RBIs.

Jesuit will travel to Newberg for a second round game with the Tigers at 5 p.m. on May 25.

Lake Oswego 5, Sherwood 2

Trailing 2-1, the underdog Lakers managed runs in the fourth and fifth innings, then scored two in the sixth to upset the home Bowmen.

Lake Oswego—the last place team in the Three Rivers League—got a solid pitching performance from junior Paris Richards who threw all seven innings, allowing one earned run on seven hits while striking out four.

Seven different Bowmen had hits in the game.

Lake Oswego will face Sheldon in the second round at 4:30 p.m. on May 25.

Tualatin 3, Southridge 0

The Timberwolves broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning when a two-out error led to the game's first two runs, then they added a third on a Paley Sullivan triple in the sixth.

The two starting pitchers, Tualatin's Camille Schmitz and Southridge's AJ Peterson, combined to allow just three hits in the game. Schmitz allowed a single hit while striking out 13 and walking one.

Tualatin will host West Linn at 5 p.m. on May 25.

Barlow 9, Westview 6

The Co-Metro League champion Wildcats were upset by the Bruins who scored four seventh-inning runs, then held on as the Westview comeback attempt was thwarted in the bottom half of the game's final inning.

The Wildcats held a 2-0 lead heading to the fourth inning, but Barlow responded with three runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth before their seventh inning explosion iced the game.

Barlow's Morgan Calcagno had three hits, two RBI and three runs-scored in the game.

Westview's six runs came on just three Wildcat hits.

Barlow will travel to McMinnville for a second round game at 5:30 p.m. on May 25.

Mountainside 7, Sprague 0

The No. 15-seeded Mavericks scored in five of their six inning opportunities, then rode a solid pitching performance from Izzy Enright to an easy win over No. 18 Sprague.

Enright threw all seven innings, allowing six hits while striking out three and walking one.

Shortstop Ashley Goodale led the Mavs with three hits, while Addisons Kachnik and Chloe Arbow tallied two hits apiece.

Mountainside will travel to Bend to face the No. 2-ranked Lava Bears at 4 p.m. this Wednesday, May 25.

Other first round scores:

South Salem 7, Gresham 0

Newberg 4, Roseburg 2

Sheldon 16, Roosevelt 0

North Medford 7, Canby 4

McNary 13, Grants Pass 3

Oregon City 10, Reynolds 0

Lakeridge 1, Central Catholic 0

West Linn 6, South Medford 0

McMinnville 13, Nelson 3

Bend 14, Franklin 0


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