Smedley hits grand slam, but Del Norte softball loses Wed.
The Del Norte High softball team lost to Eureka High, 6-4, in a Humboldt-Del Norte Big 5 League contest at Eureka High School on Wednesday afternoon.
The Loggers (10-5-1 overall, 4-0 HDN Big 5) took an early 6-0 lead before Warriors junior Ashton Smedley hit a grand slam in the fifth inning, the first by a Del Norte player this season (and the team’s third home run).
However, the Warriors’ offense was unable to generate any more runs in the final two innings.
Camryn Ridgley threw a complete game as the losing pitcher for Del Norte, which saw its HDN Big 5 record drop to 2-2 (6-9-1 overall).
The Warriors will face Arcata High in a Saturday doubleheader at Arcata High School, beginning at 11 a.m.
Del Norte High drill team holding tryouts Saturday
The Del Norte High School drill team will be holding tryouts on Saturday.
Tryouts will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Del Norte High School multipurpose room. Participants are asked to wear appropriate clothes and shoes for physical activity.
For more information, call Terri Colton at 707-954-4424.