The defending four-time regional champion Raiders went 1-0-1 on Friday in Sacramento.
Reed moved to 3-0-1, 0-0 with a tie against Antelope and a walk-off win over Del Oro.
The Raiders conclude pool play on Saturday against Christian Brothers (5 p.m.).
Reed 1, Del Oro 0
Carla Hernandez scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh in Friday’s final game, giving the Raiders a 1-0 win over Del Oro (Loomis, Calif.).
Hernandez (1-for-3) was responsible for one of Reed’s just two hits in the win. Julia Jensen had the other.
Jensen spun a gem in the circle, throwing a complete-game one-hitter while striking out 12. She did not walk a single batter.
Reed 6, Antelope 6 (six innings)
The Raiders scratched two runs across in the top of the six to knot Friday’s first contest and held in the final frame to preserve a 6-6 tie with Antelope (Antelope, Calif.). The game was called at that point due to tournament time restrictions.
Jensen came on in relief to stop the early bleeding. She recorded every out over three scoreless innings via strikeout. At the plate, she went 1-for-4 with a solo home run.
Aliya Lange went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored.
Cougars on both ends
Spanish Springs (1-2, 0-0) split its two games in Sacramento on Friday afternoon.
The Cougars handled Auburn with a mercy-rule win then managed just one hit in a loss to Ponderosa.
They continue the non-league tournament on Saturday with games against Folsom (10:45 a.m.) and Oak Ridge (12:30 p.m.) before starting pool play.
Ponderosa 5, Spanish Springs 1
One hit was all Spanish Spring could muster in Friday’s second game, a 5-1 loss to Ponderosa (Shingle Springs, Calif.)
Tyra Clary started in the circle and surrendered one run on three hits over just 1.1 innings. Another freshman, Kaylah House, came on in relief and was ultimately saddled with the loss. She was charged with three earned runs on five hits over 2.2 innings.
Mirinda Nichols threw a scoreless final inning.
Alysa Micone was the only Coug to get on base. She went 1-for-2 with a single and a walk, scoring the only run of the game in the bottom of the first to tie the contest at 1-1.
The Bruins broke the game open with three runs in the third.
Spanish Springs 11, Auburn 0 (five innings)
The Cougars outhit the Hillmen (Placer, Calif.) 13-1 and rolled to a five-inning win in Friday’s first game, picking their first victory of the season.
Freshman Hunter Travers went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and three runs scored. Sophomore Savannah Martin (2-for-3, triple, two RBIs, run) and junior Aubrey Parks (2-for-2, four RBIs, run) also had big days at the dish.
Nichols allowed one hit in 3.2 scoreless innings to pick up the win.