Douglas High's Emma Glover makes a tag out at third base during a contest against Reno earlier this season. Glover and the Tigers bested Reno to open regional play Tuesday.
Photo by Ron Harpin.
Douglas High softball took care of business on its home field Tuesday, defeating Reno 12-0 in five innings.
The win moves the No. 3-seeded Tigers into the second round of the Northern Nevada Class 5A regional tournament, where they will travel to No. 2 Reed.
First pitch against Reed is set for 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Douglas and Reed have met twice this season with the Raiders taking both meetings by final scores of 5-0 and 4-0.
Nine-run inning leads to open round win
Douglas put together nine of its 12 runs in the third inning Tuesday.
Mehaila Pete singled in the first run before Talia Tretton knocked in two more.
Following a Ryleigh Blaire RBI single Crystal Bennett doubled, scoring Anna Northcutt and Ashley Delaney.
Ultimately, Tretton and Bennett finished with three RBIs apiece.
Alyonna Pretty On Top homered to lead off the second inning and also drove in three runs for the Tigers.
Tretton and Mackenzie Willis combined to strike out 10 Husky hitters over five innings of work.