Northwest Montana softball teams still swinging

by John Heglie
| July 27, 2020 10:36 AM

At Stevensville, the Bitterroot Valley-based Sparks played host to the S-Town Throwdown for a group of 14U teams in attendance.

The Missoula-based, Dan Summerfield-coached Avalanche, whose roster features Payton Smith of Charlo among their lineup, captured the championship. Other teams in attendance with Mission Valley area players among their rosters included the Bitterroot-based, Keith Berning-coached 14U Sparks, the Ronan-based 14U Mighty Maidens and the Missoula-based, Robb LaTrielle-coached 14U Avalanche.

2020 MSUB Yellowjacket Softball Team Camp

Avitas Group Stadium

Billings, MT

July 18-19

(8 teams)

Mission Valley roster contingent:

Arlee: Jerny Crawford 3-10(2RBI,SB,ROE,R), Rheid Crawford, 1-8(SacB).

Wicked 307 (WY) 5, Avs-Ries 1

Wicked (19-17-1), Avs-Ries (11-11)

Gillette 000 301 10 – 5 9 3

Missoula 000 001 0x – 1 4 8

Ella Partlow, #33 Sophie and Caitline Kaul. Amanda Nettleton, (4) Kendra Jacobs and Emma Ries.

GILLETTE WICKED 307 – Rhiannon Davis 2-4.

16U MT AVALANCHE-RIES – Jerny Crawford 1-3(RBI,SB), Rheid Crawford 1-3.

(Su19Jul20gm2)

Avs-Ries 9, Blue Jays 5

Gillette 000 401 – 5 6 1

Missoula 041 031 – 9 7 1

#14, Mattea Mattheis and Auloria Miller. Ashlee Meland, Amanda Nettleton and Alex Bloomgren.

16U WY BLUE JAYS – Mattheis 1-2(RBI)

16U MT AVALANCHE-RIES – Jerny Crawford 1-3(RBI), Rheid Crawford 0-3.

(Su19Jul20gm1)

Avs-Ries 7, MT Mayhem 2

Mayhem (16-13-2)

Missoula 004 210 0 – 7 9 2

Billings 011 000 0 – 2 5 3

Kendra Jacobs (4K,0W) and Emma Ries. Jillian Johnson (4IP:2K,6H), (5) Alison Eldridge and Hollis Baker.

16U MT AVALANCHE-RIES – Jerny Crawford 1-4(ROE,R), Rheid Crawford 0-2(SH)

18U MT MAYHEM – JaedenWolff 1-3, Chloe Nelson 1-3(3B,R), Kara Conway 1-3(RBI), Jillian Johnson 1-3(2B,R), Olivia Ruff 1-3(RBI).

(Sa18Jul20)

Stat spec variant(s) - MMGC = Avs:8H,1E/Mayhem 6H,4E

Mayhem pedigree: BlgsSr (C.Venner, K.Venner, K.Conway, H.Baker), BlgsWest (J.Johnson, A.Eldgridge, C.Nelson, S.Nelson), BlgsSkyview (O.Ruff), BlgsChristian (S.Hart), Park (M.Taylor), Laurel (D.Goodwin)

2020 14U S-Town Throwdown

Stevensville Softball Complex

Stevensville, MT

July 18-19

(9 teams)

Mission Valley roster contingent:

(Charlo): Payton Smith (6gms)

hitting: 9-18(2x2B,7RBI,2BB,1ROE,5R)

pitching: (3.33IP:3K,3H,1W)

(Arlee): Sophia Forgey, Karli Doerr; (Mission): Kason Page, Izzy Evans.

bracket competition

championship

(#4) Avs-Summerfield 13, (#7) Emeralds-Cooke 3

Avs-Summerfield (31-4)

14U MT AVALANCHE-SUMMERFIELD – Payton Smith 2-2(2B,2RBI,BB,R)

(Su19Jul20gm8b)

(#4) Avs-Summerfield 8, (#1) Avs-LaTrielle 5

Missoula S 006 02 – 8 6 3

Missoula L 113 00 – 5 6 7

Izzy Evans (2.33IP:2K2H,1W), (3) Isa Bates and Gianna Janacaro. Charlee Hoover and Grace Hood, (3) AJ Hanninen.

14U MT AVALANCHE-SUMMERFIELD – Payton Smith 1-3(ROE)

14U MT AVALANCHE-LATRIELLE – Evans 1-3(ROE), Kadynce Couture 1-2(BB,FC), Kason Page 0-2(BB,SB). (Su19Jul20gm6brkt)

(#1) Avs-LaTrielle 11, (#9) Sparks-Berning 0

Sophia Forgey (3IP:4K) and catcher. Isa Bates and catcher.

(Su19Jul20gm2brkt)

(#9) Sparks-Berning 14, (#8) Mighty Maidens 12

Stevi 0(10)1 3 – 14 8 4

Ronan 2( 3 )0 7 – 12 8 4

Sarah Gardipe (4IP:4K) and catcher. Tyariah Morigeau (2K), (4) Kaleigh Benson (2K) and Emma Gardipe.

14U BITTERROOT SPARKS-BERNING – S.Gardipe (2RBI,2BB), Karli Doerr (3qab)

14U RONAN MIGHTY MAIDENS – (#4) Ella Brown (3RBI), (#6) 2H

(Su19Jul20gm1brkt)

(#4) Avs-Summerfield 7, (#5) Falls Fusion-Olson 6

Great Falls 100 50 – 6 5 6

Missoula 202 3x – 7 7 4

Ashley Mitchell, (4) Payton Smith (.33IP:3H,1W), (4) Charlee Hoover and Grace Hood. Hayden Olson and Mackenzie Noble.

14U MT AVALANCHE-SUMMERFIELD – Payton Smith 1-3

(Su19Jul20gm5brkt)

Blast-Whaley 9, Mighty Maidens 1

Blast (6-6)

Post Falls 111 6 – 9 11 0

Ronan 100 0 – 1 1 0

Kaleigh Benson and catcher.

(Sa18Jul20gm14pool)

Avs-LaTrielle 11, Mighty Maidens 2

(Sa18Jul20gm10pool)

GF Fusion-Olson 17, Sparks-Berning 3

Falls Fusion (10-13)

Great Falls 11(10) 5 – 17 19 3

Bitterroot 10( 2 ) 0 – 3 4 1

Sarah Gardipe (4K), (4) Sophia Forgey (1K) and catcher. Ashley Boland and catcher.

(Sa18Jul20gm7pool)

Avs-Summerfield 16, Sparks-Berning 2

Avs-Summerfield (28-4), Sparks (10-11-1)

Bitterroot 100 1 – 2 4 4

Missoula 720 7 – 16 15 2

Sophie Berning and Emmy Kopsa. Jayden Gagner and Grace Hood.

14U BITTERROOT SPARKS-BERNING – Sarah Gardipe 0-2(ROE), Karli Doerr 0-2(ROE,R).

14U MT AVALANCHE-SUMMERFIELD – Payton Smith 2-4(2B,2RBI,2R)

(Sa18Jul20gm13pool)

Blast-Whaley 5, Avs-Summerfield 3

Missoula 100 011 – 3 10 3

Post Falls 100 004 – 5 6 2

Ashley Mitchell and AJ Hanninen. Casey Whaley, (3) Trinity Swearingen (5K) and J.J. Davis.

14U MT AVALANCHE-SUMMERFIELD – Payton Smith 2-3.

14U POST FALLS BLAST-WHALEY –

(Sa18Jul20gm9pool)

Falls Fusion-Olson 16, Mighty Maidens 5

Great Falls 1(13)2 – 16 14 0

Ronan 1( 3 )1 – 5 12 0

Kaleigh Benson (1.2IP:2K), (2) Tyariah Morigeau (1K) and catcher. Hailey Perryman and catcher.

(Sa18Jul20gm4pool)

Avs-Summerfield 6, Emeralds-Cooke 1

Missoula 014 108 – 14 11 2

Kalispell 100 00t – 1 0 2

Charlee Hoover, Payton Smith (3IP:3K,0H,0W) and Grace Hood. #32 and #13

MT AVALANCHE-SUMMERFIELD – Payton Smith 1-3(3RBI,BB,2R)

KALISPELL EMERALDS-COOKE – [leadoff #11] 0-3(Kd3,R)

(Sa18Jul20gm3pool)

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