Moy ties SOU softball record in split with William Jessup

Southern Oregon junior Katie Moy tied the school's career record for doubles with her 33rd as the Raiders split a nonconference doubleheader with William Jessup Tuesday at University Field.

The Raiders (15-16) won the opener 4-3 and dropped the nightcap 13-4. William Jessup is 26-14.

In the opener, William Jessup took a 2-0 lead in third inning. SOU answered with a run in the fourth and took the lead in the fifth.

Moy started the fifth-inning rally with her double, tying Brandi Brown's record. Lauren Keel followed with a single and Rayna Okimoto came through with a double to give the Raiders a 3-2 lead.

The Warriors tied the game in the top of the seventh before the Raiders rallied in the bottom for the second game in a row.

Keel started the rally with a single and after moving to second on a walk to Julia Willison, senior Mischa Meyer came off the bench to pinch run for Keel and scored on a Sarah Wharton single to win the game.

The Raiders' Karri Johnson pitched 62/3 innings and allowed just four hits. Freshman Karlie Stephens picked up the win in relief.

Keel, Wharton and Jessica Flores all had two hits for the Raiders.

In the nightcap, the Warriors came out on fire and scored four runs in the first, second and fifth innings to take control.

The Raiders had 10 hits. Moy, Okimoto, Flores and Melissa Corn had two hits apiece.

Boys Tennis

Max Goldman's victory in No. 1 singles for South Medford salvaged a 4-4 tie Tuesday at Hunter Park.

Goldman, a senior, used his experience and a big forehand to rally for a 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 win against sophomore Max Burt.

Ashland (5-1-2) had a much better showing after dropping a 7-1 decision to the Panthers earlier in the season.

South's top singles player, Matt Pronesti, sat out the match.

SINGLES — Max Goldman, SM, d. Max Burt, 4-6, 6-0, 6-3; Jon Gerlick, SM, d. Ahanu Yates, 7-5, 6-2; Scott Hubbard, SM, d. Forrest Kollar, 6-3, 6-4; Stevie Dickey, A, d. Jake Barone, 6-1, 6-3.

DOUBLES — Josh Harris-Grant Kahn, A, d. Ben Gustafson-Tyler Peterson, 6-1, 6-1; Carl Gorbett-Michael Montes, A, d. Nick Viscounti-Charlie Mitchell, 7-5, 6-3; Ian Murray-Mack Tully, A, d. Adam Day-Tanner Johnson, 6-2, 6-2; Brad Johnson-Storm Saukoner, SM, d. George Cross-Garrett Johnson, 6-1, 6-1.

Girls Tennis

South Medford No. 1 singles player Hailey Steadman scored the last three games of the second set and overcame a 5-4 deficit in the third to win a marathon match against Emily Minasian, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in a 4-4 nonconference tie at South Medford High School.

South Medford (4-4-1) won three of four singles matches.

SINGLES — Hailey Steadman, SM, d. Emily Minasian, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5); Morgan Carne, A, d. Emilie McGeary, 6-4, 6-0; Bailey Berry, SM, d. Nayeon Kim, 6-4, 7-5; Hannah Borg, SM, d. Sydney Wisdom, 7-5, 6-3.

DOUBLES — Hanna Greenberg-Laurel Sager, A, d. Madi Sash-Riley Finnegan, 6-2, 6-4; Caroine Eledge-Madi Marcus, SM, d. Meris B-Danit Hubbell, 6-3, 6-2; Jennifer Fine-Halie Hanes, A, d. Laura Eledge-Delanie Finnegan, 6-0, 7-5; Elana Cooper-Renee Lenthe, A, d. Cuiye Greer-Kealani Creech, 6-0, 6-2.

Prep Track and Field

Ashland High junior Sam Jackson pulled out victories in both the 200-meters and the 1,500 to lead the Grizzlies in a nonconference dual against South Medford on Tuesday, at South Medford High School.

Jackson won the 200 in 23.92 and the 1,500 in 4:20.07. Both times were personal records for the defending 5A 800 state champion.

For the Grizz girls, junior Aniela Klinefelter won the 400, Dana Greenblatt took first in the 1,500, Nicole Shulters won the shot put and sophomore Madeline Chaves was victorious in the high jump.

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