NIC SOFTBALL: Kerr sends NIC past Clackamas

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OREGON CITY, Ore. — Jori Kerr hit a tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to lift North Idaho College past Clackamas 5-4 in a nonconference game on Saturday at Clackamas Community College.

Clackamas tied the game at 2-2 on an RBI double by Kat Hylton in the top of the third inning. Madi Mott and Devinne Amesquita homered in the bottom half of the inning to give NIC a 4-2 lead.

Grace Ferres struck out six in five innings for NIC against Clackamas (16-17).

Earlier, Lake City High product Bailey Cavanagh and Sarah Williams drove in five runs each for NIC in a 27-3 win over Southwestern Oregon of Coos Bay (10-17) in a nonconference game, also at Clackamas.

Cavanagh hit a three-run home run in the first inning and Williams hit a two-run double in the third for NIC.

NIC (19-8) travels to Mt. Hood today at noon.



S. Oregon 100 20 — 3 3 3

North Idaho 4(14)8 1x — 27 20 0

Game called in bottom of 5th inning due to 8-run rule.

Alyssa Jimenez, Valerie Ruiz (1), Marina Peralta (2), Anja Weiss (2) and Ashley Bonham; Madi Mott, Andrea Hoey (3), Betty Comack (5) and Taylor Anderson, Hannah Click (3). W — Mott. L — Jimenez.

HITS: SOCC — Bonham, Marnin, Frazier. NIC — Winn 2, Kerr 2, Hecker 3, Amesquita, Cavanagh 3, Shimatsu, Williams 4, Profili, Anderson 3. 2B — Winn, Hecker, Williams 2, Profili, Anderson. 3B — Anderson. HR — Kerr, Cavanagh.


Clackamas 101 110 0 — 4 9 0

North Idaho 202 010 x — 5 7 4

Katie Ragsdale, Anika Heidt (3) and Brittany Hays; Grace Ferres, Madi Mott (6) and Taylor Anderson. W — Ferres. L — Ragsdale.

HITS: CCC — Roddey, Jensen 2, Munson 3, Hylton, Jimenez, Elliott. NIC — Winn, Kerr, Mott 2, Amesquita 2, Cavanagh. 2B — Munson, Hylton, Elliott, Winn, Amesquita. HR — Kerr, Mott, Amesquita.

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