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Lady Falcons roll over the weekend

Cassandra Skeers of Florence races to first base against the throw from a Eureka player. Florence won all six of their games over the weekend. Jean Schurman photo

The Florence Lady Falcons had a grueling three days with double headers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. They took on, and rolled over, Deer Lodge, Troy, and Eureka. During the course of the three double headers, Florence batters came home 82 times while their defense held the other three teams to a combined 18 hits. Pitcher Courtney Byrne capped the weekend off with a no hitter against Eureka in their final game in on Saturday. This came after she was hit in her throwing hand while on base midway through the second game. To top it off she also had a double and four RBIs.

Florence opened their weekend in Deer Lodge where they cruised to a 17-1 win over the Wardens in the first game. Courtney Byrne, Hayley Cole and Cody Miller each had two RBIs. Byrne and Paige Bodner, the catcher, each had doubles. In the second game, Cassandra Skeers had a home run. Bodner added a triple and was 3-for-4 at bat.

Game 1

Florence 17, Deer Lodge 1

Florence             425 06 – 17 11 0

Deer Lodge            000 10 – 1 4 4

Courtney Byrne and Paige Bodner. Delaney Knuchel, Daley Snell (2) and Dani Walker. W – Byrne. L – Knuchel.

Florence – Bonder 1-2, Cass Skeers 2-3, Byrne 2-3, Hayley Cole 1-3, Megan Byrne 0-2, Cody Miller 2-3, Micayla Cole 1-4, Hailey Huot 1-4, Holly Hale 1-2, Stephanie Drozdz 0-0.

Deer Lodge – Annie Lombardi 0-2, Natalie Padovich 1-2, Michele Christnacht 0-3, Shelby Applegate 1-2, Walker 0-3, Knuchel 0-0, Snell 0-2, Ivy Duncan 1-1, Megan Reynolds 1-2, Hunter Therriault 0-2.

2B – C. Byrne, Bodner, Reynolds, Duncan. RBIs – C. Byrne 2, H. Cole 2, Miller 2, Bodner, M. Byrne, Reynolds.

Game 2

Florence 11, Deer Lodge 1

Deer Lodge                         010 00 – 1 6 2

Florence                         021 26 – 11 7 1

Christnacht and Walker. M. Byrne and Bodner. W – M. Byrne. L – Christnacht.

Deer Lodge – Lombardi 0-3, Padovich 1-2, Christnacht 0-2, Applegate 1-2, Walker 1-2, Duncan 1-2, Reynolds 1-2, Laykin Watson 0-2, Therriault 1-2.

Florence – Bodner 3-4, Skeers 1-2, C. Byrne 2-3, H. Cole 0-2, M. Byrne 0-1, Miller 1-2, M. Cole 0-1, Carli O’Brien 0-2, Hale 0-1.

2B –Walker, C. Byrne, Bodner. 3B – Bodner 2. HR – Skeers. RBIs – Duncan, C. Byrne 2, Bodner, Skeers, Miller, O’Brien, Hale

Courtney Byrne started as the pitcher against Troy in the first game. She was relieved by Micayla Cole in the fourth inning and sister Megan in the fifth and final inning. The Lady Falcons rolled over Troy, 18-6. Bodner was 3-for-5 and had four RBIs. Hayley Cole went 1-4 and had four RBIs and Miller also had four RBIs while going 4-for-5.

Florence took the second game against Troy, 9-1. Byrne allowed one hit in the game. Bodner was 4-for-4 at bat and had an RBI. Cole went 2-for-3 and had two RBIs and a double.

First game

Florence 18, Troy 6

Florence             256 05 – 18 12 0

Troy                        000 24 – 6 5 4

Courtney Byrne, Micayla Cole (4), Byrne (5) and Paige Bodner. Brenna Garrison and Ashley Neely. W – Byrne. L – Garrison (0-2).

Florence – Bodner 3-5, Cass Skeers 0-1, Byrne 1-2, Hayley Cole 1-4, Cody Miller 4-5, M. Cole 1-3, Carli O’Brien 0-1, Ava Kollman 0-3, Hailey Huot 1-2, Holly Hale 0-1, Kendall Hoff 1-3.

Troy – Katie Miller 0-2, Audrey Messerly 0-2, Breanna Opland 2-2, Caitlin Johnston 1-2, Garrison 0-2, Jordan Williams 1-2, Neely 1-2, Taylor Brown 0-2, Megan Hight 0-3.

2B – Opland 2. RBIs – Bodner 4, H. Cole 4, Miller 4, Hale, Opland, Garrison, Neely 2.

Second game

Florence 9, Troy 1

Troy 000 000 1 – 1 1 4

Florence 312 201 x – 9 7 2

Williams and Brown. C. Byrne and H. Cole. W – Byrne. L – Williams.

Troy– Miller 1-3, Neely 0-2, Baliey Burke 0-1, Opland 0-3, Johnston 0-2, Garrison 0-3, Williams 0-3, Emily Landis 0-2, Brown 0-2, Hight 0-1, Messerly 0-1.

Florence – Bodner 4-4, Skeers 0-3, Byrne 0-3, H. Cole 2-3, Miller 0-3, M. Cole 0-2, Kyla Hill 0-2, Stephanie Drozdz 0-3, Scotley Pederson 1-3, O’Brien 0-2, Krystyne Drozdz 0-1.

2B – H. Cole. RBIs – Bodner, Byrne, H. Cole 2, Miller.

The Lady Falcons showed no fatigue as they took on the Eureka Lions in their final double header of the weekend. Megan Byrne earned the win and only allowed two hits in the game. Skeers again had the hot bat. She hit 3-for-3 with a double and three RBIs.

First game

Florence 11, Eureka 1

Eureka             000 10 – 1 2 4

Florence             321 23 – 11 10 1

Jackie Lemer and Hannah Price. Megan Byrne and Hayley Cole. W – Byrne (4-1). L – Lemer.

Eureka – Price 1-2, Lemer 1-2, Cassidy Morgan 0-2, Ashlen Pacella 0-2, Evynn Anderson 0-2, Mikayla Neuman 0-2, Nicole Anderson 0-2, Jazzy Haidle 0-2, Teasha Escobar 0-1.

Florence – Paige Bodner 1-3, Cass Skeers 3-3, Courtney Byrne 2-4, H. Cole 2-3, Megan Byrne 0-3, Cody Miller 0-3, Micayla Cole 1-2, Hailey Huot 1-3, Holly Hale 0-2.

2B – Lemer. Skeers 2, H. Cole, Huot. RBIs – Morgan. Skeers 3, C. Byrne, H. Cole 3. M. Cole, Huot.

Second game

Florence 16, Eureka 0

Florence             340 90 – 16 14 1

Eureka            000 00 – 0 0 2

C. Byrne and H. Cole, Stephanie Drozdz (3). M. Neuman and Cass Morgan. W – C. Byrne (11-2). L – Neuman.

Florence – Bodner 1-2, Drozdz 0-2, Skeers 1-1, Kyla Hill 0-2, C. Byrne 3-4, H. Cole 3-3, Kristyne Drozdz 0-0, M. Byrne 0-3, Josie McCann 0-0, Miller 1-2, Scotley Pederson 2-2, Ava Kollman 0-3, Huot 0-1, Kyndall Hoff 2-3, Carli O’Brien 1-3.

Eureka – Price 0-3, Lemer 0-2, Morgan 0-2, Pacella 0-1, E. Anderson 0-2, Neuman 0-2, N. Anderson 0-1, Haidle 0-2, Shelby Lindgren 0-2, Haley Lindgren 0-0.

2B – C. Byrne, O’Brien, Miller, H. Cole. 3B – C. Byrne. RBIs – .Bodner, C. Byrne 4, H. Cole 2, M. Byrne, Miller, Hoff 2.

St. Ignatius 8, Corvallis 2

The Mission Bulldogs topped Corvallis, 8-2,  in a non-conference game. Gianna Schrock was 2-for-4 at bat and Markie Montgomery went 1-for-2. Ashley Johnson took the loss for the Blue Devils.

St. Ignatius                         000 230 3 – 8 10 2

Corvallis                         002 000 0 – 2 5 6

Loren Erickson and Alyssa Doty. Ashley Johnson and Gianna Schrock. W – Erickson. L – Johnson.

St. Ignatius – Sara Nerby 2-4, Erickson 1-4, Doty 2-3, Kinley Pope 1-3, Janeal McDonald 1-4, Serena Long 1-4, Sahriha Camacho 1-3, Connor Smith 0-2, Emilie Charlo 0-0, Emyli Gillingham 1-3, Carley Elverud 0-0.

Corvallis – Schrock 2-4, Tegan Elliot 0-3, Brenna Bourgeois 0-0, Alex Price 1-3, Alex Ewing 0-2, Miquela Kriskovich 0-3, Johnson 0-2, Kaitlin Wohltman 0-3, Erika Allen 1-3, Markie Montgomery 1-2.

2B – Nerby, Erickson, Doty2, Camacho, Allen. 3B – Nerby, Doty. RBIs – Doty.

Corvallis fell to Polson, 12-2, on Saturday. Alex Ewing pitched four innings and took the loss. She had an RBI and went 1-3 at bat. Tegan Elliot was 2-for-3 for the Blue Devils.

Rebecka Hood hit a grand slam in the sixth inning to push the Lady Broncs into the lead against Butte Central. Hamilton held on to win, 9-8. Hood, who was the winning pitcher, was 2-for-3 at bat and had four RBIs. Catcher Candace Dunagan had a double and three RBIs. She was 2-for-3 at bat.

Polson defeated Hamilton on Saturday, 15-1. Dunagan had a double and went 1-for-2 with a double.

Hamilton                         001 016 1 – 9 5 3

Butte Central             113 002 1 – 8 12 1

Rebecka Hood and Candice Dunagan. Taylor Marthaller, Hannah Stajcar (6) and Shannon McLaughlin. W – Hood. L – Marthaller.

Hamilton – Hood 2-3, Kiley Newton 1-2, Nichole Hood 0-3, Dunagan 2-3, Taylor Goligoski 0-3, Shaylan Mohn 0-3, Tayler Reynolds 0-1, Rebecca Lyons 0-2, Linda Parks 0-2, McKayl Rothie 0-1.

Butte Central – Danika Neumann 1-3, Katie Hogart 1-4, Angela Piazzola 2-4, McLaughlin 1-4, Stajcar 1-4, Marthaller 1-4, Shelby Paffhausen 4-4, Mikayla Boggs 1-4, Carlee Norbeck 0-4.

2B – Paffhausen 2. HR – R. Hood, Dunagan. RBIs – R. Hood 4, Dunagan 3, Paffhausen 2, Neumann, Piazzola, McLaughlin, Stajcar, Boggs.

 

 

 

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