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Grant Union softball extends win streak in first league games against Nyssa

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Published on April 19, 2017 4:13PM

Grant Union pitcher Cody Jo Madden is credited with Saturday’s two-game sweep over Echo/Stanfield. Undefeated since the season opener, the Lady Pros, currently ranked fourth among 3A teams by the OSAA, are scheduled to face the seventh-ranked Vale Vikings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday in John Day.

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Grant Union pitcher Cody Jo Madden is credited with Saturday’s two-game sweep over Echo/Stanfield. Undefeated since the season opener, the Lady Pros, currently ranked fourth among 3A teams by the OSAA, are scheduled to face the seventh-ranked Vale Vikings at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday in John Day.

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After dropping the season opener, the Grant Union Prospector softball team has not been beaten.

The team capped a month-long winning streak with two wins over Nyssa Bulldogs Tuesday in John Day to start league play in 3A Special District 2.

The Lady Pros (13-1) came out with a 21-11 win in game one, followed by a 12-0 shutout in the second, against the Bulldogs (5-6).

Grant Union is the fourth-ranked 3A team in the state by the Oregon School Activities Association, behind Glide (9-1), Rainier (10-1) and Dayton (10-1).

The team next faces the seventh-ranked Vale Vikings. The Vikings (10-6) are also undefeated in league play with two wins against Enterprise/Joseph/Wallowa (3-5) and a win against Nyssa. The team is on a seven-game winning streak.

The doubleheader games are scheduled for 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday in John Day.



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