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College softball: CC Spokane splits doubleheader at Yakima Valley

Makenzie Norwill scattered nine hits in the opener Friday as Community Colleges of Spokane defeated host Yakima Valley 12-5 in Northwest Athletic Conference play at Dunbar Field.

The Yaks (2-16, 1-9) snapped a 13-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Sasquatch (12-8, 4-6) in the second game.

CCS broke open the first game with a six-run second for an 8-0 lead.

Shelby Shelton pitched a four-hitter in the second game, walking four and striking out none while getting timely defensive help.

The Sasquatch put runners on second and third with one out in the first, but second baseman Shelby Wilkey made a leaping catch of a line drive and doubled the runner off second.

CCS had back-to-back one-out walks in the seventh, but shortstop Daphne Fisher snared a line drive to end the game.

Wenatchee Valley 8-8, North Idaho 6-13: The Cardinals (14-4, 8-2 NWAC) won the second game from the host Knights (7-8, 5-5) to avoid the sweep.


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