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Idaho Falls sweeps day two of St. George Tournament, March 10 softball round up

At St. George, the Idaho Falls High School softball team swept day two of the St. George Tournament by beating Grand County 7-5 and Granger 15-6, respectively. 

Against Granger, Idaho Falls outscored the Lancers 14-1 in the final four frames after Granger took a 5-1 lead after the second inning.

Alex Billings went 2-5 at the plate for three RBIs. Emma Williams went 2-4 and had three RBIs against Granger.

“We were pretty flat, that game, to start but they dug deep and fought back,” Idaho Falls coach Traci Wilkinson said. “We were very pleased with this weekend.”’

Against Granger, Idaho Falls took an early command and never relinquished it. Williams and Billings combined for six RBIs.

Idaho Falls (4-1) plays Hillcrest Friday at Tautphaus Park.

IDAHO FALLS 7, GRAND COUNTY 5

Grand Canyon 012 110 — 5

Idaho Falls 212 110 — 7

Leading pitchers: (IF) Alex Billings 4 IP, 4 R, 4 ER, 7 H, 1 BB, 1 K; Kennedy Burton 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K. 1 ERROR. Leading batters: (IF) Jaidyn Clement 2-4; Emma Williams 3-4 RBI; Maddi Burton 1-2 2B; Kaitlin Moss 2-4, 2 HR; Kennedy Robertson 2-3.

IDAHO FALLS 15, GRANGER 6

Idaho Falls 010 611 6 — 15

Granger 230 000 1 — 6

Leading pitcher: Jaidyn Clement 2 IP, 5 R, 5 H. 2 ERRORS. Kennedy Burton 5 IP, 1 R, 1 ER, 7 H, 5 K. Leading batters: Billings 2-5, 3B, 3 RBIs; Emma Williams 2-4, 3 RBIs; Maddi Burton 2-5, 2B; Kennedy Burton 2-3, 2B, RBI; Kaitlin Moss 2-5, 2 2B; Cici Ojeda 2-2; Hannah Gardner 1-2, RBI.

TWIN FALLS 8, HILLCREST 0: At Twin Falls, Hillcrest lost its first game of the season after surrendering five runs in the first inning to Twin Falls.

“A lot of jitter bugs,” Hillcrest coach Kevin Coles said. “But once we settled in we were able to get some runners on base.”

Abi Walker pitched five innings, as Hallie Tueller and Emma Crouch both registered hits during the loss.

Hillcrest (0-1) plays Jerome on Wednesday.

TWIN FALLS 8, HILLCREST 0

Hillcrest 000 000 0 — 0

Twin Falls 500 102 x — 8

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