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2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 12:40 pm
by Paytonlives
Griz are playing SUU right now down 4-2 in the 3rd. Not sure what seed they will be yet

Weber is the #1 Seed and will host

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 12:42 pm
by Paytonlives
Standings
Weber State ~ 14-2
Idaho State ~ 10-7
Sacramento State ~ 9-8
Montana ~ 9-8
Portland State ~ 8-9
Northern Colorado 5-12

Not in Tourney
Southern Utah 4-13

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 12:51 pm
by grizzlyjournal
Morgan Johnson! What a break-out month for her. Just knocks her 3rd homer of the weekend.

Maddy Stensby ties the game at 4-4 with a hard 2-rbi grounder up the middle.

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 1:07 pm
by grizzlyjournal
GRAND SLAM by McGrath! Griz up 8-5 going into the bottom of the 4th. Go Griz!


Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 1:37 pm
by grizzlyjournal
Katie Pippel lashes a 2-rbi double down the right field line. Griz now lead 10-5 in the top of the 6th.

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 2:02 pm
by grizzlyjournal
Griz beat SUU 10-6 behind a 2-run homer by Morgan Johnson and a grand slam by Maygen McGrath. With the win, Montana finishes Big Sky conference play at 10-8, good for 3rd place and the 3-seed heading into toruney play. Griz get a complete game outing from soph pitcher Tristin Achenbach, who got the game's final out with a called strike K.


Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 3:05 pm
by alabamagrizzly
grizzlyjournal wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 2:02 pm
Griz beat SUU 10-6 behind a 2-run homer by Morgan Johnson and a grand slam by Maygen McGrath. With the win, Montana finishes Big Sky conference play at 10-8, good for 3rd place and the 3-seed heading into toruney play. Griz get a complete game outing from soph pitcher Tristin Achenbach, who got the game's final out with a called strike K.
Really proud of these girls and super excited for Morgan Johnson. Offensively this team is en fuego. The pitching really needs to trim it in some but the bats will be what carries this team to tourney win.

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 4:35 pm
by Paytonlives
Final Standings
Weber State ~ 14-2
Idaho State ~ 10-7
Montana ~ 10-8
Sacramento State ~ 9-8
Portland State ~ 8-9
Northern Colorado 5-12

Not in Tourney
Southern Utah 4-13

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 4:36 pm
by Paytonlives
Wednesday, May 8
Game 1: No. 4 Sacramento State vs. No. 5 Portland State 9 a.m.
Game 2: No. 3 Montana vs. No. 6 Northern Colorado 11:30 a.m.

Game 3: No. 1 Weber State vs. Game 1 Winner 2 p.m.
Game 4: No. 2 Idaho State vs. Game 2 Winner 4:30 p.m.

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 4:43 pm
by Paytonlives
Griz get a great draw and (if win) miss Weber in the first two games

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 10:21 am
by HookedonGriz
Coming in on a hot streak and playing some of their best ball, granted a lot of recent wins have come off lower tier or lower Big Sky competition. Hoping they can show up against tougher teams.

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 10:48 am
by 84GRIZ
Paytonlives wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 4:35 pm
Final Standings
Weber State ~ 14-2
Idaho State ~ 10-7
Montana ~ 10-8
Sacramento State ~ 9-8
Portland State ~ 8-9
Northern Colorado 5-12

Not in Tourney
Southern Utah 4-13
Maybe this is a stupid question. How is it that you have some teams playing an 18 game conference schedule (the Griz), a bunch that played 17 and Weber only played 16 conference games? Only in the BSC!!!!

Re: 2019 BigSky Softball Tourney

Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 11:09 am
by Paytonlives
84GRIZ wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 10:48 am
Paytonlives wrote:
Sun May 05, 2019 4:35 pm
Final Standings
Weber State ~ 14-2
Idaho State ~ 10-7
Montana ~ 10-8
Sacramento State ~ 9-8
Portland State ~ 8-9
Northern Colorado 5-12

Not in Tourney
Southern Utah 4-13
Maybe this is a stupid question. How is it that you have some teams playing an 18 game conference schedule (the Griz), a bunch that played 17 and Weber only played 16 conference games? Only in the BSC!!!!
Rainouts... not rescheduled

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 11:28 am
by grizzlyjournal
Go Griz! Despite the talent and recent accomplishments of this year's Griz SB team, they're still very young. Tournament pressure cranks things up considerably. It'll be fun to see if they're ready to shake things up. I'm thinking they'll have something to prove.


Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 11:50 am
by Paytonlives
Game on PSU and Sac (1-1 in 7th) is running late so Griz game will be delayed

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 12:55 pm
by HookedonGriz
Wow 5 seed PSU beats 4 seed Sac St in game 1 scoring on a wild pitch in 11th.

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 1:07 pm
by alabamagrizzly
HookedonGriz wrote:
Wed May 08, 2019 12:55 pm
Wow 5 seed PSU beats 4 seed Sac St in game 1 scoring on a wild pitch in 11th.
Sac St seems to be in a funk the last couple weeks. They’ve had some good non-con wins but finished the con sched 1-5 losing twice to PSU(now 3 times) and getting swept by ISU. Letting PSU beat them on their home turf was a real big blow though. Let’s hope we can take care of UNC like we did 2 weeks ago.

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 2:01 pm
by HookedonGriz
Man this is where the coaching drives me crazy. Griz have one out and then back to back walks put runners at 1 and 2. We decide to try and bunt the runners over (knowing full well the gal on deck, Petrino, would struggle to score them anyways as she’s struggled with the bat). Our bunter fouls the frost one, watches strike 2, and then takes a bad swing and miss for strike 3. Now Petrino is up and grounds out softly to the pitcher to end the inning. I don’t see many people bunting runners over with 1 out and your weakest hitter on deck. That was dumb.

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 2:18 pm
by HookedonGriz
Unc up 1-0 with Griz coming up in bottom of 4

Re: 2019 Big Sky Softball Tourney

Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 2:40 pm
by HookedonGriz
Another opportunity squandered. Got lead off batter on in bottom of 5. Petrino failed to bunt her over and popped out to 3rd. Next hitter hits into fielders choice. We get a 2 our double to put runners at 2nd and 3rd. They decide to pitch to sellers and struck her out. 1-0 going to top of 6