Pershing County softball moves to 12-0 in Northern 2A

Pershing County's Anika Happy throws the ball with backup from Anna Happy.

Pershing County's Anika Happy throws the ball with backup from Anna Happy.

The Pershing County High School softball started their week with a 15-11 win against the visiting Yerington Lions. 

Over the weekend, Lovelock traveled to Yerington to finish the series with two more wins (20-12, 12-2).

The Mustangs now stand at the top of the 2A at 14-0, overall, and 12-0 in the 2A Northern.

In the first game of the series, the Mustangs recovered from a deficit.

"We were down by six runs, showed no quit, played for each other and pulled off the win," coach Jordan McKinney said.

Pershing County's Riley Harvey catches for the Mustangs against Yerington.

Pershing outhit their opponents 17-6. Miya Gallager went 4 for 4 at the plate. Raegan Burrows and Taylor Garland pitched. They struck out 13, walked one, and allowed 11 runs and 6 hits. 

Pershing County  also outhit Yerington in the middle (14-3) and last (13-1) games of the tripleheader. Yasmine McKinney had two outstanding catches in the closer. She also did well at the plate.

"My girls showed grit this week. Kaylah Hanley and Miya Gallagher have stepped up over the last few weeks. Anna Happy continues to impress me with her leadership," said McKinney.

On Tuesday, April 2, Lovelock hosted Battle Mountain. Results were not available at press time.

The Mustangs complete the series in Battle Mountain this weekend at 10 a.m. and noon. 

The Longhorns are  fourth in the 2A at 5-4.