• Ashland increases win streak

    Grizzlies trounce Mazama in five innings to claim eighth straight victory
  • KLAMATH FALLS — Ashland's baseball team heads into its Southern Oregon Hybrid 5A opener riding its longest winning streak in three years thanks to an offensive explosion on Saturday.
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  • KLAMATH FALLS — Ashland's baseball team heads into its Southern Oregon Hybrid 5A opener riding its longest winning streak in three years thanks to an offensive explosion on Saturday.
    Carter Glick belted his first career home run and drove in four in the opener to help Ashland trounce Mazama 12-1 in five innings, and Jose Perez had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Grizzlies to a 13-9 win in the nightcap to put the winning streak at eight. It's their longest since 2011, when Ashland advanced to the 5A quarterfinals.
    The Grizzlies play Game 1 of their three-game season series against rival Eagle Point Tuesday.
    Ashland (8-3) had 11 hits, including two homers, in each contest. In the first game, Glick was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and three runs, Eric Carlson 2-for-2 with four RBIs and Aaron Scott 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run. Fredrickson also hit his first homer of the season, while Bryce Rogan and Vince Cammarota added doubles.
    Fredrickson picked up his third win on the mound, holding Mazama (2-11) to one hit in five innings with nine strikeouts.
    In the second game, the Grizzlies scored nine runs in the first inning, including a leadoff home run by Rogan and a two-run single by Perez. Freshman Nick Sanderson also homered for the Grizzlies, who haven't lost since March 28.
    Tommy Hulick picked up the win despite surrendering six runs, all earned, in four innings.
    Mazama scored two in its half of the first and four more in the third to get within 11-6, but the Grizzlies tacked on insurance runs in the fifth and seventh, with Scott notching both RBIs on a single and a squeeze bunt.
    FIRST GAME
    Ashland 146 01 — 12 11 0
    Mazama 000 10 — 1 1 4
    Fredrickson and Glick; Jackson, Lefever (4) and Tron. W — Fredrickson (3-1). L — Jackson. 2B — A: Rogan, Cammarota. HR — A: Glick (1), Fredrickson (1).
    SECOND GAME
    Ashland 911 010 1 — 13 11 2
    Mazama 204 010 2 — 9 10 4
    Hulick, Jer. Carroll (5), Glick (7) and Hamik, Cammarota (6); Devry, Depew (6) and Tron. W — Hulick (2-0). L — Devry. 2B — A: Rogan, Fredrickson; M: Tron, Edwards. HR — A: Rogan (1), Sanderson (2); M: Tron.
    KLAMATH UNION 10-10, EAGLE POINT 7-6 — At Eagle Point, Klamath Union swept Eagle Point in the nonconference doubleheader.
    In Game 1, Tommy O'Brien had two hits and two RBIs and Devyn Grady added two RBIs for the Eagles (0-10). Kyle Odesha was 3-for-5 with two runs scored for Klamath Union (4-8-1).
    Tyler Alvarez was 2-for-4 with five RBIs for the Pelicans in Game 2.
    FIRST GAME
    Klamath Union 303 220 0 — 10 10 4
    Eagle Point 001 600 0 — 7 6 4
    McGahan, Balbin (4), Hamblin (4) and Budden; Wilson, Jackson (6) and O'Brien. W — McGahan. L — Wilson. 2B — KU: Odesha, Budden.
    SECOND GAME
    Klamath Union 302 410 0 — 10 6 4
    Eagle Point 020 100 3 — 6 3 5
    Weitzel and Alvarez; Bowers, O'Brien (4) and Wilson. W — Weitzel. L — Bowers. 2B — KU: Alvarez 2, Odesha.
    ROSEBURG 6-9, GRANTS PASS 4-6 — At Roseburg, Grants Pass used a three-run triple by Cameron Mathews to claw back into the opener but, with one out and the bases loaded in the seventh, Roseburg reliever Brady Haskett got Easton Bents to roll into a game-ending double play on his first pitch to preserve the win.
    Trenton Allen hit a three-run triple to highlight a six-run second inning for Roseburg (7-6, 3-0 SOH) in Game 2 to help complete the sweep.
    Allen was 2-for-3 and Brady Fuller 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the opener for the Indians, while Jarron Kroplin was 2-for-3 with one run for Grants Pass (3-11, 0-3).
    Mathews went 3-for-4 with one run, Cody Ekwall 2-for-4 with one run and Bents had a solo home run in the nightcap for the Cavemen.
    Kyler Wolford was 3-for-3 with one run and one RBI, Layne Westwang 2-for-2 with three runs and Fuller had two RBIs in Game 2 for Roseburg.
    FIRST GAME
    Grants Pass 000 004 0 — 4 6 3
    Roseburg 003 111 x — 6 7 1
    Ekwall, Glaeser (6) and Mathews; Fuller, Haskett (7) and Irvine. W — Fuller (2-2). L — Ekwall. 2B — R: Fuller, Carhart, Ronk. 3B — GP: Mathews.
    SECOND GAME
    Grants Pass 031 011 0 — 6 8 2
    Roseburg 060 102 x — 9 10 4
    Bunn, D'Amico (2), Kroplin (6) and Mathews; Stone, Reddekopp (5) and Irvine. W — Stone (3-0). L — Bunn. 2B — GP: Mathews; R: Fuller. 3B — R: Allen, Westwang. HR — GP: Bents.
    HENLEY 4-16, PHOENIX 1-0 — At Klamath Falls, Henley swept the Skyline Conference doubleheader.
    Calvin Decker finished 2-for-4 in the opener for Phoenix, which held the Hornets (13-1, 7-0 Sky) scoreless until Henley's four-run fifth. The Pirates' Aaron Hutchinson scored on an error in the seventh after hitting a double.
    Israel Navarro allowed six hits and one walk and had eight strikeouts for Phoenix (5-9, 2-4).
    Henley recorded 12 hits in the second contest.
    FIRST GAME
    Phoenix 000 000 1 — 1 4 1
    Henley 000 040 x — 4 6 1
    I. Navarro and McCreadie; Hilyard and Howard. W — Hilyard. L — I. Navarro (2-2). 2B — P: Hutchinson; H: Hilyard.
    SECOND GAME
    Phoenix 000 00 — 0 3 3
    Henley 730 6x — 16 12 0
    Hutchinson, Kentner (1), Botermans (2), Stainbrook (4) and McCreadie; Goodell, Noonan (4) and Hilyard. W — Goodell. L — Hutchinson (2-3). 2B — H: Fernlund, Guzman 2. 3B — H: Greif.
    HIDDEN VALLEY 14-4, NORTH VALLEY 4-5 — At Merlin, Jay Segura's go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning ensured North Valley of a split in the Skyline Conference doubleheader.
    Hidden Valley (10-2, 4-1 Sky) used 12 hits take the opener, with McKinnon Bennett going 3-for-4 with an RBI, Roman Fretz 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Jay Hain 2-for-4. Elias Stegemiller finished 3-for-3 and Joe Calzada 2-for-4 for the Knights (5-8, 1-5).
    In Game 2, Gaige Perry went 2-for-4 and Kyle Streeter had two RBIs for North Valley. Bennett was 2-for-4.
    FIRST GAME
    Hidden Valley 245 003 — 14 12 1
    North Valley 001 120 — 4 9 1
    SECOND GAME
    Hidden Valley 211 000 0 — 4 7 5
    North Valley 210 000 2 — 5 8 7
    ROGUE RIVER 10-2, LAKEVIEW 0-3 — At Lakeview, Rogue River blanked Lakeview in the Southern Cascade Hybrid opener before getting edged in Game 2.
    Kollen Roohr pitched a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts and one walk in the first game. He was 3-for-4 with an RBI. Danny Perston went 2-for-3 with an RBI, Dylan Devish 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Tyler Sakraida 2-for-4 with an RBI. Jared Ritchie added two RBIs for the Chieftains.
    In the second contest, Sakraida gave up four hits and two walks with seven strikeouts against Lakeview (5-7, 1-1 SCH), which scored the go-ahead run on a Rogue River error in the bottom of the fifth.
    Cameron Holmes and Ritchie had RBI singles for the Chieftains (6-6, 1-1).
    FIRST GAME
    Rogue River 072 01 — 10 9 1
    Lakeview 000 00 — 0 1 1
    Roohr and Pratt; Hamilton, Lampman (4) and Douglas. W — Roohr. L — Hamilton. 2B — RR: Roohr. 3B — L: Hamilton.
    SECOND GAME
    Rogue River 000 200 0 — 2 4 1
    Lakeview 001 110 x — 3 4 1
    Sakraida and Roohr; Staub and Douglas. W — Staub. L — Sakraida. 2B — RR: Devish.
    ILLINOIS VALLEY 9-2, BANDON 3-4 — At Bandon, Illinois Valley (8-3) held Bandon (4-6) to just two hits on the day in the nonleague split.
    Jason Bardeimeier and Zach Welch combined on a one-hitter in the Cougars' win. Andrew Sherier, Shea Mather and Bardeimeier all went 2-for-4.
    Lander Nordal allowed one hit with two walks and Sherier and Bardeimeier had RBI singles in Game 2.
    FIRST GAME
    Illinois Valley 200 403 0 — 9 9 0
    Bandon 012 000 0 — 3 1 3
    Bardeimeier, Welch (5) and C. Davis; Looner and Jackson. W — Bardeimeier (3-0). L — Looner. 2B — IV: Welch.
    SECOND GAME
    Illinois Valley 000 001 1 — 2 5 2
    Bandon 110 020 0 — 4 1 1
    Nordal and C. Davis; Cox and Peters. W — Cox. L — Nordal (2-1). 2B — B: Martino.
    BONANZA 7-13, PROSPECT 5-8 — At Bonanza, Bonanza (2-11) swept Prospect (1-8) in nonleague action.
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