Top-ranked North Medford couldn't have played much better in posting a pair of baseball victories against two different schools Saturday.

Top-ranked North Medford couldn't have played much better in posting a pair of baseball victories against two different schools Saturday.

The undefeated Black Tornado defeated Wilson 11-0 in the opening game, then blanked North Salem 9-0 at North Medford High.

It was the third consecutive shutout victory for defending Class 6A state champion North Medford.

The Black Tornado (7-0) received a pair of standout pitching performances from starters Matt Maurer and Dylan Bedortha. Reliever Sharif Young completed each victory with one shutout inning.

In the doubleheader, North Medford collected 27 hits and didn't commit an error.

Against Wilson, Maurer struck out 10, walked two and allowed four hits. On the season, the left-handed sophomore has 20 strikeouts and has allowed seven hits in 112/3 innings.

Senior center fielder Jordan Bostwick paced the Black Tornado attack by collecting six hits in seven at-bats, with five runs scored and two RBIs. Bostwick is batting .700 so far this year.

Hayden Wolfe added a pair of hits in each game for North and scored three runs.

In the opener, North's Andrew Jones collected three hits, three RBIs and scored twice.

Zack Earle contributed two hits in the first game, while Blake Mitchell and Kody Stevens each accounted for two hits in the second game.

Wilson 000 000 0 — 0 4 2

North Medford 302 303 x — 11 13 0

Aker, Massar (4), Keast (4), Jaynes (5), B. Erickson (6) and Grant, Herman (5); Maurer, Young (7) and Sowers. W — Maurer (3-0). L — Aker. 2B — NM: Jones, Wolfe, Bostwick, Maurer.

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North Salem 000 000 0 — 0 4 1

North Medford 113 022 x — 9 14 0

Carmona, Nordlein (4), Swanstron (5), Howell (6) and Hayworth; Bedortha, Young (7) and Sowers. W — Bedortha (1-0). 2B — NM: Earle, Bostwick, Jones, Mitchell.

ROSEBURG 9, SPRINGFIELD 1 — At Roseburg, senior Brett Poitner pitched a complete-game five-hitter with seven strikeouts and Roseburg had a balanced offensive attack with five players accounting for two hits each.

Derek Priestley paced the Indians' (3-1) offense with a 2-for-2, two-run and two-RBI performance. Josh Davis added two hits, scored twice and knocked in one run, while Jordan Guthrie, Vince Ampi and A.J. Royal contributed two hits each.

Springfield 001 000 0 — 1 5 3

Roseburg 220 203 x — 9 12 0

Gregory and Dougherty; Poitner and Guthrie. W — Poitner (1-0). L — Gregory. 2B — R: Royal, Ampi.

ROGUE RIVER 13-14, GLENDALE 2-1 — At Glendale, Carson Frantz and Kelly White each drove in a combined five runs over two games and Rogue River (4-1) swept Glendale in a nonconference doubleheader.

Frantz was 2-for-4 with four RBIs in the five-inning opener and Christian Reyes went the distance, allowing just three hits and one walk. White was 2-for-2 with three RBIs and Dillon Gardner was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Rogue River had 11 hits.

The Chieftains had 14 hits in Game 2, led by Joe Christy's three hits. White added a two-run double.

FIRST GAME

Rogue River 135 04 — 13 11 0

Glendale 000 02 — 2 3 0

Reyes and Lee; Boucher and Arnpriester. W — Reyes (1-0). L — Boucher. 2B — RR: Gardner 2, Frantz. 3B — RR: White. G: Arnpriester.

SECOND GAME

Rogue River 239 00 — 14 14 1

Glendale 000 01 — 1 4 1

Burman and Lee, Gardner (3); Tuenstra, Arnpriester (4) and Arnpriester, Henry (4). W — Burman (1-0). L — Tuenstra. 2B — RR: Christy, White.

HIDDEN VALLEY 14-26, YAMHILL-CARLTON 4-1 — At Grants Pass, Mike Suthann was a combined 4-for-6 with five RBIs and Clint Sager was 3-for-7 with nine RBIs to help Hidden Valley to a doubleheader sweep.

Suthann was 2-for-4 with three RBIs and pitched five innings to earn the win in the first game. Leadoff hitter Eddie Lord had two doubles and an RBI, Seth Aamatti was 2-for-3 with an RBI and Sager was 1-for-4 with four RBIs. Ryan Hayden added a three-run home run in the second inning.

Hidden Valley (5-1) scored 21 runs in the second inning of Game 2. The inning included 17 hits, four walks and two hit batters. Lane Radford, who was 3-for-5 in the game, batted four times in the second inning.

Hayden had two doubles, Sager was 2-for-3 with five RBIs, Dillon Albertson was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Corey Dean was 3-for-3 with an RBI.

FIRST GAME

Yamhill-Carlton 001 021 — 4 5 5

Hidden Valley 141 233 — 14 11 1

Dayn, Webb (5) and Rhoades; Suthann, Scott (6) and Sager. W — Suthann (1-0). L — Dayn. 2B — HV: Lord 2, Sager. HR — HV: Hayden.

SECOND GAME

Yamhill-Carlton 010 00 — 1 2 3

Hidden Valley 4(21)0 1x — 26 22 1

Niggli, Ratherford (2), Pickerill (2), Chamberlain (2) and Slater; Hayden, Bellenbaum (3) and Sager. W — Hayden (2-1). L — Niggli. 2B — HV: Hayden 2, Bars, Sager. 3B — HV: Sager, Albertson.

PHILOMATH 14-13, NORTH VALLEY 0-5 — At Merlin, North Valley dropped both games in a nonconference doubleheader at home.

Philomath had 13 hits in a 14-0 Game 1 win and 12 hits in the 13-5 Game 2 victory. Cody Austin and Brendon Reyes-Johnson accounted for North Valley's two hits in the first game, both singles. Philomath's Matt Hill had two home runs.

Hill had another home run and two doubles in the second game. North Valley (2-7) was led by Logan Werner, who was 2-for-4. North Valley's Jake Slate and Cody Austin each drove in two and Keith Suits added a double for the Knights in a losing effort.

FIRST GAME

Philomath 252 32 — 14 13 1

North Valley 000 00 — 0 2 3

Haynes and Hill; Shippy, Weisbart (2), Werner (3) and Austin. W — Haynes. L — Shippy (1-1). 2B — P: Stueve, Azizian. HR — P: Hill 2.

SECOND GAME

Philomath 041 350 0 — 13 12 4

North Valley 001 031 0 — 5 6 2

Sturner, Harvey (3) and Hill; Weisbart, Sleight (5) and Austin. W — Sturner. L — Weisbart (0-2). 2B — P: Hill 2, Motter 2, Bitterman, Murphree; NV: Suits. HR — P: Hill.

LES SCHWAB SPRING CLASSIC — At John Day, Cascade Christian (5-5) dropped a pair of games to conclude its Eastern Oregon trip.

The Challengers fell 10-5 to Westside Christian and 7-6 to Burns.

Cascade Christian held an early 5-2 lead against Westside Christian after a pair of two-RBI singles from Brandon Hauser and Jeremy Cheney in the second inning, but Westside Christian answered with seven runs in the fifth to take control.

The Challengers mounted a seventh-inning rally but came up just short in the second game against defending Class 3A state champion Burns.

Down 7-2, Cheney drove in Josh Artelli, Hauser and Wes Litton with a double and was driven in on a fielder's choice by Taylor Thomas before the rally ended.

Cheney was 3-for-4 with three RBIs and Stephen Spence was 2-for-4 with an RBI.

Burns scored five of its seven runs in the fourth, two coming off a double by Tommy Ghost Dog, who also earned the win, pitching six innings.

The Challengers finished 0-4 at the Les Schwab Spring Classic.

Westside Christian 110 071 0 — 10 13 2

Cascade Christian 140 000 0 — 5 5 2

Mueller, Britton (6) and Mays; Litton, Thomas (5) and J. Banks. W — Mueller. L — Litton (1-1). 2B — WC: Mueller, Britton.

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Burns 000 511 0 — 7 9 1

Cascade Christian 000 200 4 — 6 8 3

Ghost Dog, Heinz (7) and Fritts; Cochran, G. Banks (4), Artale (6) and J. Banks. W — Ghost Dog. L — G. Banks (0-1). 2B — B: Ghost Dog; CC: Cheney (2).

Softball

EAGLE POINT 3, SOUTH UMPQUA 2 — At Eagle Point, sophomore pitcher Karlie Stephens struck out 19 and picked up her fifth win in six decisions in a nine-inning effort for Eagle Point.

The Eagles (7-2) rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the bottom of the seventh to send the game into extra innings. Eagle Point used singles by Keyonna Kayser and Ariel Arnspriger and two throwing errors to tie the game at 2-all.

In the ninth, Ashley Josephson started at second base under international rules. Kayser's sacrifice bunt advanced Josephson to third and Cheree Dale's groundball out scored the winning run.

South Umpqua 000 101 000 — 2 4 2

Eagle Point 000 000 2 001 — 3 5 2

Whitmore and Bliven; Stephens and Dale. W — Stephens (5-1). L — Whitmore.