Prior to Oregon Tech:
Birch, a 5-7 infielder, was a three-time Far West all-league player at Douglas High School, while earning the 2013 Far West MVP award. Birch was named First-Team All-State, while also earning Second-Team All-State honors in both 2011 and 2012. Birch batted .577 her sophomore year and .510 as a junior. In those two seasons combined, Birch drove in 29 runs, including 11 homeruns for the Trojans. In her senior season at DHS Birch batted .609 with a .922 slugging percentage to go with 10 homeruns and 43 RBI. Birch was named DHS Female Athlete of the Year and competed at the Oregon All-Star game played at Oregon State University.