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Highland’s Grover tosses 30 Ks as Bees drop doubleheader; April 19 softball roundup

Bonneville’s Ashley Hathaway slides safely into second during a conference game against Highland at Bonneville on Wednesday afternoon. Taylor Carpenter / tcarpenter@postregister.com

At Iona, Highland pitcher Kiara Grover held the Bees in check as Bonneville was swept in a 5A District 5-6 doubleheader.

Grover totaled 30 strikeouts on the day, throwing a one-hit shutout in the 11-0 opening win in six innings and a two-hit shutout in the 7-0 win in the second game of the twin bill.

“She’s pretty tough, to say the least,” Bonneville coach Dennie Edwards said. “We gave them a few two many extra outs.”

North Idaho College signee Ashlyn Winn led Highland (13-2, 4-0) in game one, going 3 for 4 with two RBIs and falling a home run short of the cycle while Keana Harmon went 3 for 5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in game two.

Ashley Hathaway went 1 for 2 for Bonneville’s lone hit in game one while Olivia Lemons went 1 for 3 and Linda Scoresby went 1 for 3 in game two.

HIGHLAND 11, BONNEVILLE 0 (6 INNINGS)
Highland 021 620 — 11 14 1
Bonneville 000 00x — 0 1 1
HIGHLAND — Pitchers: Kiara Grover 5 IP, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 BB, 12 K. Leading hitters: Keana Harmon 2-3, R; Ashlyn Winn 3-4, 2B, 3B, 2 RBIs; Benson 2-4, 2 2Bs, 4 RBIs, R; Spraque 2-3, 3B, RBI, R; Bosquez 2-4, 3B, RBI, R.
BONNEVILLE — Pitchers: Annie Elliott 5 IP, 11 R, 11 ER, 14 H, 3 BB, 3 K. Leading hitters: Ashley Hathaway 1-2.

HIGHLAND 7, BONNEVILLE 0
Highland 111 112 0 — 7 14 0
Bonneville 000 000 0 — 0 2 7
HIGHLAND — Pitchers: Grover 7 IP, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 BB, 18 K. Leading hitters: Harmon 3-5, 2B, RBI, R; Benson 3-4, RBI, R; Grover 2-5, 3B, RBI, 2 R; Bosquez 2-4, RBI, R.
BONNEVILLE — Pitchers: Marcie Cromwell 7 IP, 7 R, 4 ER, 14 H, 0 BB, 0 K. Leading hitters: Olivia Lemons 1-3; Linda Scoresby 1-2.

SKYLINE 14, POCATELLO 3 (5 INNINGS); POCATELLO 11, SKYLINE 1 (6 INNINGS): At Skyline High School, the Grizzlies were on both ends of the 10-run rule in a 4A District 5-6 doubleheader.

Skyline outhit Pocatello 12-5 en route to a 14-3, five-inning win in game one and were held to three hits in an 11-1 loss in six innings in game two, which featured a grand slam by Pocatello’s Hailey Morrison.

Skyline got home runs from Charity Clark (2 for 3, one double, one RBI) and Erin Conner (2 for 2, two RBIs, three runs scored) in game one while Kyla Johnson went 1 for 2 with a double in game two.

SKYLINE 14, POCATELLO 3 (5 INNINGS)
Pocatello 000 21 — 3 5 3
Skyline 026 24 — 14 12 2
POCATELLO — Pitchers: Jami Nalley 3 IP, 8 R, 3 ER, 7 H, 0 BB, 1 K; Hannah Evans 1.2 IP, 5 R, 4 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 1 K. Leading hitters: Hailey Morrison 3-3, 2B, RBI; Maddi Palmer 1-2, 2 RBIs.
SKYLINE — Pitchers: Jesse Neff 5 IP, 3 R, 1 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 0 K. Leading hitters: Elizabeth Peters 3-4, 2B, 3 RBIs, 2 R; Charity Clark 2-3, 2B, HR, RBI, 2 R; Erin Conner 2-2, HR, 2 RBIs, 3 R.

POCATELLO 11, SKYLINE 1 (6 INNINGS)
Pocatello 022 340 — 11 14 0
Skyline 000 01x — 1 3 2
POCATELLO — Pitchers: Hannah Evans 5 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 H, 0 BB, 6 K. Leading hitters: Hailey Morrison 2-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBIs, 3 R; Lexi Garza 2-3, 3B, R; Alyssa Winn 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2 R; Lase Naylor 2-4, 2B, 2 RBIs, 2 R; Alexis Swanson 2-4, 2 2Bs, 3 RBIs.
SKYLINE — Pitchers: Jesse Neff 3 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 6 H, 1 BB, 0 K; Kyla Johnson 2 IP, 8 R, 8 ER, 8 H, 2 BB, 1 K. Leading hitters: Johnson 1-2, 2B; Erin Jenkins 1-2; Clark 1-2, R.

WEST JEFFERSON 9, NORTH FREMONT 7: At Terreton, a four-run fifth inning provided the difference for West Jefferson in its Nuclear Conference opening win over North Fremont.

The Panthers entered that frame with the game knotted at 5-5 and set the tone with a home run by Amber Brown.

“She was our first batter,” West Jefferson coach Raquel Torgerson said. “She got the wheels going. We were able to play defense through the seventh inning.”

The Huskies scored two runs in the top of the sixth, but came no closer.

Brown went 2 for 4 with a double, home run and two RBIs, Taylor Holdaway went 3 for 3 with two doubles and an RBI and Mattie Wood went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI for West Jefferson (2-8, 1-0), which travels to the Malad Tournament on Friday.

WEST JEFFERSON 9, NORTH FREMONT 7
North Fremont 201 022 0 — 7 4 0
West Jefferson 310 140 0 — 9 12 4
NORTH FREMONT — Pitchers: Jones 5 IP, 3 BB, 1 K; Dexter 1 IP, 0 BB, 0 K. Leading hitters: Archuletta 1-4, 3B, RBI; Lance 1-3, 3B, RBI.
WEST JEFFERSON — Pitchers: J’Mae Torgerson 7 IP, 3 BB, 6 K, 1 WP. Leading hitters: Taylor Holdaway 3-3, 2 2Bs, RBI; Mattie Wood 2-4, 2B, RBI; Amber Brown 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBIs; Morgan Laird 2-3, RBI.

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