Two-time defending state champion Eagle High survived an opening-round scare in the first round of the 5A state softball tournament on Friday, May 19 thanks to Hailey Fisher’s walk-off homer. Eagle beat 5A SIC foe Boise 1-0.
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Mountain View freshman Lexy Halladay won the 5A girls 3,200 meters with an overall state meet record of 10 minutes, 30.80 seconds at the state track and field championships Friday at Dona Larsen Park in Boise.
Sophomore Ashley O'Connor hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Eagle a 2-1 win over Meridian in the 5A District Three championship game. Senior Autumn Moffat scored from first base on the play.
Former Eagle High softball coach Doug Corta passed away seven months after leading the Mustangs to a state championship. Corta was diagnosed with a brain tumor in March 2014 and passed away on Nov. 6, 2015.