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Trojan softball wins two in a row

By Mari Erin Roth

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Staff Writer

Quincy Trojan softball has won both of their opening games at the Pershing Tournament this weekend. The Trojan team got the best of the hosting Pershing Mustangs, 16-7.
Helping to win the game for the Trojans were seniors Vivian Thielman-Gifford and Lexi Baumgartner, each scoring 3 runs each. Senior Trojans Brystol Beatley and Kristin Murphy, and sophomore McKynlee Gay all scored 2 runs each. Single trips across the plate were made by Trojan senior Kayla Thackeray, juniors Hailey Crump and Emma Beatley, and freshman Jenna Peay. Baumgartner hit a double AND a triple. Senior Kristin Murphy stole two bases and Vivian, Kayla, and Addison Gay stole a base each. Trojan pitching was handled by Brystol Beatley and sophomore McKynlee Gay. Beatley struck out 5 batters and Gay struck out two.
The first game of the Pershing Tournament for the girls was a win, 9-2, with the Battle Mountain Longhorns. Lexi Baumgartner led the pack crossing home plate to score three runs. Vivian Thielman-Gifford and McKynlee Gay both scored a pair of runs each. Murphy and Brystol Beatley scored a run each. Vivian hit a triple and Lexi hit a double. Kristin Murphy however hit a home run! McKynlee and Lexi both managed to steal a base from the Longhorn pitchers. Brystol Beatley held the mound for the entire 5-inning game striking out 12 batters! She faced 24 Longhorns and took care of them all with 95 pitches.
Quincy softball schedule
(Home games in bold)
March 4 Pershing at Pershing Tournament 16-7 Win
March Battle Mountain at Pershing 9-2 Win
March 5 Carlin in Pershing Noon
March 11 A tournament opponent TBA TBA
Paradise at tournament 11 a.m.
March 12 A tournament opponent TBA TBA
March 16 vs. Modoc 3 p.m.
March 18 Mt. Shasta at Ham Tournament 10:30 a.m.
Maxwell at Hamilton Tournament 2 p.m.
March 19 Orland at Hamilton Tournament 9 a.m.
Los Molinos at Ham Tournament Noon
Fall River at Ham Tournament 2 p.m.
March 22 at Fall River 3 p.m.
March 26 Doubleheader vs. Chester 2 & 4 p.m.
March 30 vs. Loyalton 4 p.m.
April 1 Doubleheader at Williams 1 & 3 p.m.
April 8 Doubleheader at Hamilton 2 & 4 p.m.
April 12 Doubleheader vs. Orland 1 & 3 p.m.
April 27 vs. Loyalton 4 p.m.
April 28 Doubleheader with Biggs 2 & 4 p.m.
May 3 Rivalry Game vs. Portola 4 p.m.
May 6 Rivalry Game in Portola 4 p.m.

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