MOSES LAKE — Cinco de Mayo, Sophomore Day, RBI single, run scored — pick one, it was all good for Big Bend sophomore Daniel Ochoa from Moses Lake.
MOSES LAKE — In the NWAC East, there's No. 2 Yakima Valley (36-6, 18-2 NWAC East) and there's No. 6 Spokane (29-9, 16-4) and then there's the rest.
The Vikings softball team won three straight on Friday and Saturday and were riding high headed into their final game of the weekend but finished off the longest road stretch of the year on a sour note getting shutout for the first time this season.
After a slow start during Game 1 on the road at Walla Walla, the Big Bend bats awoke during Game 2 as the Vikings recovered from an early loss by pounding out 13 hits in the nightcap and rolling over the Warriors, 12-5.
Big Bend Community College freshman pitcher Bailey Christensen scattered eight hits and held No. 6 Walla Walla to just four runs to lead the Vikings to an 8-4 win in the opener Tuesday afternoon on the road, but couldn't pull off the road sweep after falling behind early in Game 2.