Southern Oregon, Oregon Tech advance to NAIA Softball World Series

The Raiders and Owls are among the final ten teams left standing.

Posted: May 15, 2019 7:41 PM
Updated: May 15, 2019 7:41 PM

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third time in program history, southern oregon softball is headed to the naia world series. a thrilling win over hope international punches their ticket, this opening round trophy the proof and the raiders are headed to springfield, missouri as one of the final ten teams." walker says, "it's so awesome. we deserve all. we have put so much work in this year and it's going to pay off in missouri, i know it." quirke says, "it's pretty awesome. yeah it's cool. we're not done, but we're ready." to get there, the cardiac raiders had to pull out all the stops. needing one win in wednesday's championship game of the southern oregon bracket, they found themselves trailing 3-to-1 in the fifth. their best pitcher was out of the circle... their offense had only mustered one hit in the past three innings ... but their confidence wasn't shaken. pistole says, "3-1... two runs is nothing compared to alright, move her over, score her on a base hit." it wound up being as simple as that. lauren quirke and tayler walker at the center of it all... quirke cut the deficit to one with a single duo was at it again in the seventh. quirke getting on base and walker pushing her hitting good off her so i knew today that if i just see the ball and trust my hands that the ball will do the work and pushing, pushing, pushing and then it finally broke through and it was like yesss." with each clutch moment in the box, quirke was helping herself out in the circle. she tossed four innings of relief, which included the final out to tournament that starts next friday. sou looking to take it a step furthern than they did last year when they were one win away from the turning now to chief meteorologist matt
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