EO SOFTBAL NIPS CONCORDIA 4-3
CALDWELL, Idaho Eastern Oregon's Nicole Landstrom singled to right field sending home Adrienne Fullmer to put the Mountaineers ahead 4-3 against Concordia Friday.
The Mountaineers hung on to beat Concordia 4-3 the Cascade Collegiate Conference Pre-season Softball Tournament.
But Eastern lost to Western Baptist 6-1 and Southern Oregon 2-0 earlier Friday.
The Mountaineers took a 1-0 lead on Concordia. The Cavaliers went ahead 3-1 heading into the bottom of the third.
Fullmer's two-run double down the right field line tied the game at 3-3 in the third inning.
The Cavaliers left six runners on base the remainder of the game.
Against Southern Oregon, a Mountaineer throwing error put the Raiders up 1-0. The Raiders took a 2-0 lead on Alexis Cooper's ground out.
The Mountaineers had opportunities to catch the Raiders but could not get the hit.
In the top of the first, the Mountaineers stranded two runners on second and third base. The Mountaineers left two on base in the second inning.
Southern's Amanda Cregan tossed a four-hitter to pick up the win.
In Eastern's first game, Western Baptist's Kristen Meeker and Ashley Bellum had hit back-to-back home runs to give the Warriors a 2-0 lead in the first inning.
Warrior pitcher Rachel Hiatt scattered three hits and struck out four Mountaineer batters.
Bellum's grand slam in the fifth gave the Warriors a 6-0 lead.
Eastern's Heather Tandberg's grounder scored Casi Reisenauer in the sixth.
The Mountaineers play Oregon Tech and Albertson today.
CCC Tip-Off Tournament
Western Baptist 6, Eastern Oregon 1
Western Baptist 200 040 0 6 8 3
Eastern Oregon 000 001 0 1 3 1
Hiatt and McDonald; Thomas, McGilley (5) and Fullmer. WP Hiatt. LP Thomas.
Eastern Oregon hits Schultz, Reisenauer 2. RBI Tandberg.
Southern Oregon 2, Eastern Oregon 0
Eastern Oregon 000 000 0 0 4 2
Southern Oregon 001 100 x 2 4 1
Rasmussen and Fullmer; Cregan and Lillis. WP Cregan (6-1). LP Rasmussen.
Eastern Oregon hits Rasmussen, Landstrom, Reardon 2.
Eastern Oregon 4, Concordia 3
Concordia 021 000 0 3 9 3
Eastern Oregon 102 001 x 4 5 4
McGilley, Rasmussen (2) and Fullmer; Donahue and Mannion. WP Rasmussen. LP Donahue.
Eastern Oregon hits Reisenauer, Fullmer, Reardon, Landstrom, McGilley. 2B Fullmer. RBI Fullmer 2, Landstrom. SB Fullmer.