The Medford Rogues couldn't complete their rally in a 6-5 loss to Walla Walla in West Coast League baseball action at Harry & David Field on Tuesday.

The Medford Rogues couldn't complete their rally in a 6-5 loss to Walla Walla in West Coast League baseball action at Harry & David Field on Tuesday.

With his team trailing 6-3, Medford's Christian Cox led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run. Nathan Etheridge was then walked and Clayton Meyer singled before pinch-hitter Victor Garcia struck out.

After Rogues' Jeremy Goldenetz walked to load the bases, pinch-hitter Forrest Garcia drew a walk, allowing Etheridge to come home.

Medford's comeback bid ended with an Adonis Morrison flyout and Spencer Smith strikeout.

Etheridge finished 3-for-4 with an RBI and Smith and Meyer each had two hits for the Rogues (19-18), who tallied 11 hits.

The second game of the three-game series is at 6:35 tonight.

Walla Walla 100 102 020 — 6 12 2

Medford 002 100 002 — 5 11 5

Kerwood, Porras (4), Majors (7), Houser (8), Flaa (9) and Ferrante; Erickson, Forsythe (7), Ramage (8) and Teel, Beam. W — Porras. L — Erickson. 2B — WW: Mendenhall; M: Tanner. 3B — WW: Duarte. HR — M: Cox (1).

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SHELDON 10, NORTH MEDFORD 0, 6 inn. — North Medford's Dakota Adams hit a double and single and Preston Johnson had the Mavericks' only other hit in the nonleague shutout at North Medford High.

North Medford (21-17) committed three errors.

Sheldon 112 312 — 10 14 2

North Medford 000 000 — 0 3 3

Venke and Strom; Casebier, Johnson (4), Adams (6) and Robbins. W — Venke. L — Casebier. 2B — S: Olsson 2, Diehl, Johnson, Wong; NM: Adams.