BEND — Max Britton's 18th birthday on Saturday was a good one.

BEND — Max Britton's 18th birthday on Saturday was a good one.

The South Medford senior pitcher tossed a six-inning, three-hitter as South Medford defeated Summit of Bend, 11-1, in a game that ended early on the mercy rule.

The Storm bounced back in the second game of the nonconference doubleheader with a 4-2 victory behind pitcher Austin Jones' four-hitter.

Britton enticed 11 groundball outs and needed just 65 pitches in the opener. He also pounded a two-run double in the Panthers' six-run sixth inning.

Jordan Lundgren paced the South attack with three hits and three RBIs. Lundgren delivered a two-run single in the sixth.

Brandon Dollarhide smacked two doubles and scored three runs for the Panthers (1-2).

In Game 2, Josh Havird collected two of South Medford's four hits. Havird provided a RBI single in the third after Dollarhide opened with a single and went to second on a ground out.

Dollarhide walked and scored a run in the first on Bo Walker's RBI single.

FIRST GAME

South Medford 201 206 — 11 8 3

Summit 000 001 — 1 3 2

Britton and Reordan; Huckins, Heise (4), Reed (6) and Jasa. W — Britton (1-0). L — Huckins. 2B — SM: Dollarhide 2, Britton.

SECOND GAME

South Medford 101 000 0 — 2 4 3

Summit 301 000 x — 4 4 2

Lundgren, Havird (4) and Fitzsimmons; Jones and Jasa. W — Jones. L — Lundgren (0-1).

SOUTH UMPQUA 9-3, EAGLE POINT 3-2 — At Eagle Point, Eagle Point's three-run rally fell short in the nightcap as South Umpqua went on to sweep the nonconference doubleheader.

One out after Brian Smith's leadoff double, Deric Allen's RBI single cut the Eagles' deficit to one, but he was left stranded after stealing second base and advancing to third on a passed ball.

In the opener, the Lancers scored eight runs in the sixth inning to shut the door on the Eagles (0-2).

Derek Tuttle went 2-for-3 in both games for the Eagles.

FIRST GAME

South Umpqua 000 018 0 — 9 5 1

Eagle Point 110 010 0 — 3 5 4

Marsh, Long (3) and Kennedy; B. Smith, Hodgkins (6), Davis (6) and Hodgkins, McCready (6). W — Long. L — Hodgkins (0-1). 2B — SU: Pettibone; EP: Brownlee.

SECOND GAME

South Umpqua 030 000 0 — 3 3 0

Eagle Point 000 100 1 — 2 6 2

Kennedy and Cupp; McCready, Tuttle (6) and Hodgkins. W — Kennedy. L — McCready (0-1). 2B — SU: Schoonhorn; EP: B. Smith.

PHOENIX 8, ETNA 4 — At Yreka, Calif., Kyle Treadway was 4-for-4 and drove in three runs and Justin Bohn pitched three solid innings as Phoenix placed fifth in the Golden Nugget Tournament.

Bohn gave up two hits, struck out five and walked one for the Pirates (3-1).

Skyler Reagan was 2-for-4 with two doubles and Jordan Decker 2-for-4 with two RBIs.

Phoenix 312 011 0 — 8 11 3

Etna 003 000 1 — 4 4 2

Ralls, Reynoso (3), Bohn (5) and Kauffman, Davis (1), Kauffman (4); Taylor and Trevor. W — Ralls (1-0). L — Taylor. 2B — P: Reagan 2, Decker.

ILLINOIS VALLEY 5-11, ROGUE RIVER 2-6 — At Rogue River, Illinois Valley took advantage of a handful of passed balls and wild pitches in the first game and scored seven second-inning runs in the nightcap to earn the sweep.

Kelly White and Craig Lee each plated runs in the opener on sacrifice fly balls for Rogue River (1-3). Jon Garcia highlighted the Chieftains in Game 2 with a solo home run to complement two hits apiece by Lee and Michael Freitas.

FIRST GAME

Illinois Valley 202 001 0 — 5 5 0

Rogue River 100 000 1 — 2 6 3

Biggs, Escalante (5) and Kendall; Reyes, Lee (5) and Garcia. W — Biggs. L — Reyes (1-1). 2B — RR: Schoner, Reyes, Garcia.

SECOND GAME

Illinois Valley 071 201 0 — 11 8 2

Rogue River 411 000 0 — 6 9 4

Anderson, Torake (4), Escalante (7) and Kendall; Garwood, Taylor (3) and Garcia. W — Anderson. L — Garwood (0-1). 2B — RR: Lee. HR — RR: Garcia (1).