ENTERPRISE — The Outlaws’ offense could not be stopped Tuesday, May 4, in a doubleheader road sweep of Heppner/Ione that saw Wallowa Valley roll to wins of 16-7 and 16-0. The Outlaws had a combined 34 hits over the two games.
In the opener, Liz Rowley had a pair of doubles among three hits and finished with four RBIs and a pair of runs scored. Cooper Nave went 4-for-5 with a double and a run, Aimee Meyers scored four times and had three hits, Claire Farwell had three runs and two hits, and Brianna Rouse and Sydney Hopkins each had two hits.
Meyers pitched 3⅓ scoreless innings for the win, allowing just three hits and striking out seven batters.
In the second game, Hopkins homered and drove in three runs, and Kirkland and Meyers also had three RBIs each as the Outlaws blanked the Mustangs.
Kirkland also had three hits and scored twice in the victory, while Grace Collins, Macy Marr and Rouse had two hits each. Farwell scored three times, and along with Kirkland, Collins, Nave, Rowley and Rouse had two runs apiece, and Rouse tallied two RBIs.
Meyers tossed four shutout innings, allowing just two hits and striking out three batters.
On Friday, the Outlaws swept Pilot Rock/Nixyaawii the road, 10-1 and 9-0.
Rowley tossed a complete game in the opener, allowing one run on three hits while walking three and striking out seven. She also had two hits and drove in a pair of runs.
Kirkland and Farwell each added two RBIs in the opener. Alex Rowley scored three runs and had three hits, Rouse scored twice and had two hits and Marr had three hits. Collins also scored twice, and Nave collected two hits. The Outlaws had 16 total in the contest.
In the second game, Meyers tossed a gem, allowing just four hits and striking out five batters in seven innings for the shutout. She also had two hits, including a double, and drove in three runs.
Liz Rowley tallied three hits — two of them doubles — and scored four times in the win. Kirkland and Collins scored twice each. Collins also was walked four times. And Nave and Kirkland had two hits apiece.
Wallowa Valley (8-5 overall) visited Union/Cove on Tuesday, and faces Burns at Baker City on Saturday.