MHS & NBHS sb & bb, March 17 MHS sb Marshfield’s softball team opened the 2017 prep season with a 2-0 preseason win at Newport Thursday. The two teams were rained out on Wednesday and made it up with sunny weather the next day. Lady Pirate senior Mackenzie Johnson got the win with 16 strikeouts, but she also had a solo home run in the sixth that gave Marshfield a 2-0 lead. Sophomore Haley Parker scored the game’s first run in the top of the first. She was walked, made her way to third and came home on a junior Hannah Rossback’s RBI. Marshfield (1-0) hosts Elmira on Wednesday, March 22. NB sb Unbeaten North Bend improved to 3-0 in the 2017 prep softball preseason with a 7-2 win over visiting Reedsport Thursday at the Oak Street Park Fields. The Lady Bulldogs host Glide Monday, March 20. NB bb North Bend lost its 2017 prep baseball season opener at home in Clyde Allen Field Thursday, 13-2 to visiting Reedsport. The Bulldogs (0-1) host Willamette Friday, 4 p.m., weather permitting.