Grant Union softball sweeps Enterprise

Grant Union Prospector Ravyn Walker is in action at a recent home game. In the Monday, May 15, doubleheader on the road against Enterprise, Walker hit a grand slam, and the Prospectors went on to win both games as they move on to the district playoffs this week.

The Grant Union Prospector softball team finished second in league after taking the sweep, 16-12 and 12-5, in Enterprise Monday afternoon.

Grant Union will move on to the district playoffs Friday, when they play the winner of Wednesday’s game between Burns (No. 4) and Enterprise (No. 3). The winner of Friday’s game will face No. 1 Vale later that day.

Vale and the team they play on Friday will advance to the state playoffs, and there are two at-large spots for teams ranked in the top 16 are don’t automatically qualify through district play.

In Monday’s game, Prospector pitchers, both juniors, Mariah Moulton and Cody Jo Madden went after the Outlaws to combine for both wins.

Moulton was in the circle to start both games, while Madden finished them off.

Highlights include senior Ravyn Walker’s grand slam and a homer from sophomore Hailie Wright.

“The girls worked hard as a team to get the sweep,” said head coach DeAnna Nash.

Grant Union finishes the regular season with a 7-3 league record in the 3A-Special District 2, and 18-5 overall.

Vale was undefeated in league, 10-0, 19-6 overall. Burns and Enterprise, tied for third in league, with Burns 5-5 in league, 10-11 overall; and Enterprise 5-5, 8-8.

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