Area softball squads wrap up season

Vale’s Sydney Hager connects with the ball during a game against Ontario Saturday in Ontario. Ontario’s Samantha Ray broke open a close game with her two-run, home run shot late in the contest for a 19-8 Tiger victory. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – Samantha Ray’s two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning helped push Ontario past Vale, 19-8, in non-league softball last Saturday.

The Ontario win capped the season for both teams. The Tigers finished the season with a 9-5 overall record while Vale ended with a 4-11 mark.

The Vikings entered the season a young team that gradually matured, said coach Cirbi Morrison.

Morrison said a “good worth ethic” proved to be crucial as the season developed. Morrison said she was . . .