Virginia City swept past Coleville in its Northern Division IV softball doubleheader last Saturday at home, winning 8-4 and 17-2.
In the opener, the Muckers broke a 4-4 tie with one run in the fourth inning then added some insurance with two runs in the fifth and one more run in the sixth.
Virginia City (7-4 overall, 3-3 league) was led by a 4-for-4 effort from Maegan Wheeler, who also drove in two runs. Summer Garton went 3-for-3 with an RBI. Nicole Huffman drove in three runs. Niki D’Agostino allowed two hits in the circle.
Stephanie Sandoval hit 1-for-4 while Nicole Smith went 1-for-4 with two runs scored. Miranda Sturdivant contributed one RBI for the Wolves.
In the second game, Kaelyn Uken went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs, while Wheeler went 2-for-4 with two RBI and Gwyn Landaburu went 2-for-3 and drove in three runs for the Muckers.
Coleville (4-7, 2-4) visits Whittell for a league doubleheader Saturday starting at 11 a.m.