Vale's Alexis Rodgers eyes home plate during a non-league game against Payette last weekend. The Lady Vikings are 10-0 and in the driver's seat in Eastern Oregon League play. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).
VALE – All along, coach Cirbi Morrison saw potential in the 2019 edition of the Lady Viking softball team.
When the Vikings opened up their season with three straight losses, Morrison observed moments of brilliance. She also noticed something else.
“These girls have a lot of fight in them,” said Morrison.
On April 5, Notus defeated the Lady Viks 17-3 in a non-league game. At that point Vale posted a 3-5 overall record with the bulk of the league season ahead.
“With only one week of practice at the beginning of the season, and facing very . . .