The Bend Elks served the Medford Rogues a 4-2 loss in West Coast League action at Harry & David Field on Saturday.

The Bend Elks served the Medford Rogues a 4-2 loss in West Coast League action at Harry & David Field on Saturday.

The Elks snapped a 2-all tie in the fourth inning by posting a pair of runs.

Spencer Smith finished 2-for-3 and Colin Sowers bashed a two-run single in the second inning to even the game for Medford (10-14), which was held to four hits.

Rogues starter Mac Acker (2-2) pitched six innings, allowing six hits and four runs with three strikeouts.

Chase Fields was 3-for-5 with three RBIs and Derek Dixon 3-for-5 with an RBI for Bend (19-10).

Medford, which defeated the Elks 2-0 on Friday, will wrap up the series at 5:05 p.m. today. The Rogues will then embark on their longest road trip of the season by traveling to three cities in eight days.

The box score was not available as of press time.

American Legion AAA

RENO FOURTH OF JULY CLASSIC — The Medford Mustangs beat Oaks, 13-3 in five innings, and fell to Reno, 12-11, at the Reno Fourth of July Classic at Reno High.

Medford will play in the third-place game at 11:30 a.m. today.

In the win against Oaks, Jared Evans finished 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored and Austin Zavala was 3-for-4 with an RBI and run.

Steen Fredrickson went 2-for-3 and Taylor Raff 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a run for the Mustangs (17-10), which finished with 29 hits on the day.

Winning pitcher David Crofton allowed four hits, three earned runs and no walks and struck out five.

Against Reno, the two teams combined to hit 15 doubles, but it was Graham MacMillan's single in the bottom of the seventh inning that drove in the winning run. Austin Atkerson, who got on base with a triple, scored for Reno.

In the top of the seventh, Zavala's single to left field brought home Jared Evans and evened the score at 11.

For Medford, Jared Evans was 4-for-4 with three doubles, two RBIs and two runs. Zavala finished 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs, Charlie Walker 4-for-5 with two RBIs and a run and Raff 2-for-3 with three runs and an RBI.

Medford has 78 hits in its last five games.

Oaks 000 03 — 3 4 5

Medford 044 14 — 13 14 3

Martin, Scherman (3) and Hare; Crofton and Zavala. W — Crofton (2-3). L — Martin. 2B — O: Williams; M: Raff, Zavala, J. Evans.


Medford 002 043 2 — 11 15 0

Reno 001 541 1 — 12 16 0

Fredrickson, Luzny (4), Brown (7) and Zavala; Wantland, Peterson (5), Wilt (6), Winkelnaeir (7) and Bath. W — Winkelnaeir. L — Brown (1-1). 2B — M: J. Evans 3, H. Evans, Crofton, C. Walker, Zavala, Raff; R: Atkerson 2, MacMillan, Young, Bath, Richards, Hanson. 3B — R: Atkerson. HR — R: Peterson.

American Legion A

NORTH MEDFORD 8-18, ASHLAND 0-1 — At Ashland, North Medford swept the Area 4 doubleheader at North Mountain Park.

In Game 1, Josh Berman pitched a one-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts and three walks for the Mavericks (23-5-1, 7-1 Area 4). Brett Pearson had two hits and Colton Westfall added two RBIs.

Jerry Carroll had the Pilots' only hit in the second inning.

In the second game, Honus Kindreich, Christian Gillis and Pearson each had three hits and Berman added two hits.

Winning pitcher Greyson Wolff allowed three hits, one run and two walks and struck out six against Ashland (1-14).


North Medford 102 011 3 — 8 6 2

Ashland 000 000 0 — 0 1 3

Berman and Adams; Jack Carroll, Perez (5), Buckley (6), Jesse Carroll (7) and Cammarota. W — Berman (5-0). L — Jack Carroll (0-1).


North Medford 266 22 — 18 15 3

Ashland 100 00 — 1 3 4

Wolff and Adams; Milgram, Perez (3), Jesse Carroll (4), Hulick (5) and Mulholland. W — Wolff (3-1). L — Milgram (1-1). 2B — NM: Pearson, Westfall; A: Clary. 3B — NM: Gillis, Berman.

CENTRAL POINT 12-3, ARCATA 8-3 — At Central Point, the Central Point Comets split with Arcata in a nonleague doubleheader at Anhorn Field.

In the opener, Tyler Aplin went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored and Ty Plankenhorn 3-for-4 with a run for the Comets (17-4), who finished with 15 hits.

Ty Fox, Zach Lathrop and Tanner Ryerson had two hits apiece.

Taylor Tibbets hit a solo home run in the seventh inning of the second game.


Arcata 014 030 0 — 8 14 0

Central Point 300 603 x — 12 15 1

Kyle, Seats (6) and Johnson; Pearce, Tibbets (3) and Aplin. W — Tibbets. L — Kyle. 3B — A: Portes; CP: Aplin. HR — A: Kyle.


Arcata 104 000 3 — 8 6 2

Central Point 200 000 1 — 3 7 4

Sooza and Johnson; Roland, Caballero (3), Aplin (7) and Martin, Fox (5). W — Sooza. L — Caballero. 2B — A: Brey, Kyle. HR — CP: Tibbets.