Douglas softball can’t be slowed

Douglas High’s Lilyann Lee, left, high-fives Tiger assistant coach Matt Tretton during a game last week against Damonte Ranch. Lee homered in the first game against Reno this weekend.

Douglas High’s Lilyann Lee, left, high-fives Tiger assistant coach Matt Tretton during a game last week against Damonte Ranch. Lee homered in the first game against Reno this weekend.
Photo by Ron Harpin.

The Douglas high softball team won its 10th and 11th games in a row this week, pelting Reno in a doubleheader.

The Tigers took Game 1 by a final of 16-1 before turning in a 22-0 beatdown over the Huskies in the second leg.

Lilyann Lee and Bre Williams both homered in the opener, while Maddie Gooch was also credited with three RBIs.

Talia Tretton drove in a pair, while Mackenzie Willis struck out five and allowed three hits in four innings of work.

In the second game, Tretton smacked two homers and Till and Williams each added another.

Haley Wilkinson also left the yard with a leadoff solo homer to start the second game.

Douglas High baseball drops slugfest against Galena

The Tiger baseball team was able to hit the ball all over the yard against Galena this past Thursday, but fell 16-10 to the Grizzlies.

Carter Bleeker and Keegan Snooks both had three hit games, while Bleeker came around to score four times.

Both drove in two RBIs apiece while Jackson Ovard went 1-for-4 with three RBIs.

Douglas gave up 12 runs in the first inning, but worked their way back to a five-run deficit before the bottom of the fourth.

Tiger track dominates Carson Invitational

The Douglas High track and field teams nearly led both the boys and girls team scores at the end of the Carson High Invitational over the weekend.

The Tiger boys won the team side of the event with 137.5 team points, while the girls finished second 103 points, finishing only behind the Carson girls.

AJ Thurston posted a 22.8 in the 200-meter dash to win the event, besting teammate Kevin O’Connell, who was second with a PR of 23.41.

In the 100, Thurston was fourth in 11.39 while Joshua Nelson took fifth in 11.62

O’Connell, a junior, was fourth in the 400 in 52.33, setting another PR.

Jackson Davis won the 800 and the 3,200, finishing the shorter race in a PR time of 2:04.75. In the 3,200, the senior was first in 10:10.48 before taking second in the 1,600 by three-tenths of a second.

Joel Nord finished third for Douglas in the 800 while Luke Davis was fourth in the 1,600 and third in the 3,200.

Dylan Spear-Holub put together a PR of 43.84 in the 300-meter hurdles to finish in second place, while the 4x100 relay team was also second for the Tigers.

Douglas’ 4x200 relay team of Mateo Esquivel, Connor Jackson, Nelson and Thurston took second place in 1:33.10.

Trace Estes set a PR in the high jump, clearing 5 feet, 10 inches for a T-3 result.

Carlo Barton cleared 10 feet even to take fourth in the pole vault.

Jackson won the long jump with a mark of 20-0.5 while Rock Gignac was fourth with a season-record leap of 19-4.75.

On the girls side, Bliss Moody was third in the 100-meter dash in 13.19 while Elizabeth Gneiting was fifth.

Moody turned around and won the 200 in 26.68 and finished second in the high jump, clearing 5-2.

In her fourth event, Moody was first in the long jump, clearing 17-1, while Gneiting was second with a leap of 16 feet.

Lucia Nord was fifth in the 1,600 for the Tigers in 6:04.19.

Katelyn Coons set a PR in the 100-meter hurdles n 17.92 while also finishing second in the 300-meter hurdles in 50.43, another PR.

Sophie Marchut took second in the shot put with a season best throw of 33-4.25 and was second in the discus with a toss of 98-4.

Megan Strand won the discus with a PR throw of 99-4 and took fourth in the shot put.


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