College of the Redwoods

Ortega-Miranda homers twice in loss to Butte

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Fortuna’s Juliana Ortega-Miranda hit a pair of home runs for College of the Redwoods in game two of a softball doubleheader against Butte on Friday, but the Corsairs lost 10-4.

The CR women also lost 5-1 in the opening game of what was a make-up doubleheader against the conference leaders.

Ortega-Miranda had a big day at the plate, finishing 2-for-4 with the two home runs and three RBIs in game two, after also getting a hit in the opener.

Samantha Caughie also had an impact at the plate, finishing 2-for-4 in game two, while Karyn Jensen continued her impressive season with a base hit in each game, including a triple in the nightcap.

Jaycee Morais also had a hit in each game, while McKenna Turner and Nas-Che-Wen Hunsucker each had a hit in game one.

Makayla Bernald and Kylee Dewey took the losses in the pitcher’s circle.

With the two losses, the Corsairs are now 4-12 on the season.

Butte is now 14-2.

The Corsairs will play two games against Feather River in Redding next Thursday, before returning home for three straight doubleheaders to close out the spring season.

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