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Tiger softball sweeps Galena

Douglas High senior Shasta Lumsden gathers to throw to first base Saturday against Galena. Lumsden had a hit and scored a pair of runs in a 12-0 win.

Douglas High senior Shasta Lumsden gathers to throw to first base Saturday against Galena. Lumsden had a hit and scored a pair of runs in a 12-0 win.
Photo by Ron Harpin.

Douglas High School softball picked up its seventh and eighth wins in a row over the weekend in a league doubleheader against Galena.

In game one, the Tigers secured a 1-0 victory and followed with a 12-0 win in five innings in game two.

In the opener, Lilyann Lee tallied the lone RBI on a groundout.

Talia Tretton and Madisyn Gooch both doubled for the Tigers while Tretton fanned 15 and surrendered one hit.

The bats broke out in game two as the Tigers hit four doubles and a home run.

Zora Simpson doubled twice and drove in two RBIs for the Tigers while Lexi Hyde and Tretton each recorded a double.

Tretton also homered while recording eight strikeouts in the circle. Lee tallied a pair of RBIs.

UP NEXT: Douglas (22-4, 12-0 in Class 5A North league play) will be at home Thursday against Spanish Springs (24-4, 10-2) before finishing the regular season Saturday at home against Carson (7-17, 2-10).


The Douglas High girls track team scored 111 points Saturday in a winning effort at the Carson High Invite, besting 19 other teams.

In the 300-meter hurdles, Katelyn Coons posted a personal record of 47.29 to win. Autumn Petite took fifth for the Tigers in 50.25.

The Tigers 4x100 relay team of Elizabeth Gneiting, Grace Strabala, Logan Karwoski and Bliss Moody posted a time of 50.15 to win.

The same foursome recorded a time of 1:44.97 to win the 4x200.

Karwoski and Ava Coons took second and fourth, respectively, in the high jump as Coons set a season record of five feet. Karwoski leaped over 5-2.

In the long jump, Moody and Gneiting were first and third, respectively.

Moody put up her best leap of the season, marking a spot of 17-3 while Gneiting recorded a 16-4.

Gneiting turned around and posted a 35-4.75 to take third in the triple jump.

In the 100-meter dash, Strabala was third in 13.15 before taking second place in the 200 (26.57).

Moody was right on her heels, recording a time of 26.89 to take third in the 200.

Sophomore Lucy Nord stopped the clock at 5:30.1 for a personal record in the 1,600, taking fourth place.

Nord went on to take second in the 3,200 (12:15.15) while setting another PR. Freshman Amy Van Wagenen was fourth in a PR of 12:23.61.

On the boys side, Douglas finished with 21 points taking 13th.

Zach Jackson was sixth in the 200, stopping the clock at 23.42.

In the 3,200 Luke Davis finished seventh with a time of 10:42.7.

Dylan Spear-Holub was eighth in the 110-meter hurdles in 16.6 seconds.

Senior Nakoah Smokey was ninth in the shot put with a throw of 41-11.25.

Josh Nelson set a personal record in the long jump, recording a leap of 21-5 while Jackson took fifth with a leap of 20-0.75.

(Douglas High’s Dylan Spear-Holub finished eighth in the 300-meter hurdles Saturday at Carson High School. / Carter Eckl)


The top team in the Class 5A North was too much for the Tigers on Saturday in a 5-1 win at Reno High School.

Colt Cummins drove in Douglas’ lone run in the seventh inning to prevent a shutout. Jake Davis and Aaron Moss each tallied a hit.

Duncan DeLange allowed four earned runs in five innings of work before Robert Williams took over, tossing a perfect inning in relief.

UP NEXT: Douglas (16-8, 7-7) finishes its regular season with a Tuesday contest at home against Reed (16-11, 8-6) before traveling to Spanish Springs (10-15, 4-10) for the final regular season game. A full recap from the Tigers' game against Reed can be found here


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