MARYSVILLE, Calif. — Marysville scored two runs in the first and sixth innings and defeated Medford, 4-3, in Great West League baseball Monday at Colusa Casino Stadium.
All of the Rogues’ runs came in the second inning, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Medford from dropping to 29-13. The league leader maintained its 1½ -game lead over Lincoln, which lost to Portland, 6-4.
Johnny DeLaCruz singled and scored on an error to get the Rogues on the board in the second. Eric Yang and Dante Gutierrez later scored on bases-loaded walks.
Yang and Scotty Wright were each 2-for-3 for Medford. Wright and Davis Delorefice had RBIs.
Chris Painter (5-1) suffered his first loss, pitching one inning of relief. He allowed two hits and two runs, neither of which was earned.
The teams resume the series tonight.
Walker, Painter (6), Wilson (7), Evans (8) and Isola; Nimura, O’Sullivan (7) and Fuller. W — Nimura (2-5). L — Painter (5-1). S — O’Sullivan (2). 2B — Me: Wright; Ma: Cooney-Sylk.
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ASHLAND 13-5, PHOENIX 3-5: At Ashland, Evan McLennan collected six hits on the afternoon to help the Ashland Pilots get the doubleheader sweep of Phoenix at North Mountain Park.
McLennan went 4-for-5, scored twice and drove in a run for the Pilots (3-17) in the opening contest and scored the run that gave Ashland the victory by the 10-run mercy rule in the sixth inning on a double by Nick Buccino.
Lawson Anderson and Rowan Amman both went 3-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs for Ashland. Anderson was a home run shy of the cycle and also scored three times.
In Game 2, the Pilots tallied three runs in the third to jump out to a 4-2 lead.
Eli Westwick finished 3-for-3 with three runs scored, and McLennan went 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI.
Kade Beer went 2-for-3 with a run scored for Phoenix.
Beer, Goff (3), Spence (6) and Merriman; Reynolds, Amman (3) and McKean. W — Amman. L — Beer. 2B — A: Anderson, Lemhouse, E. McLennan, Buccino. 3B — A: Anderson.
Spence, Merriman (6) and McKean; E. McLennan, L. McLennan (2), Senn (3), Westrick (5) and Reynolds. W — Senn. L — Spence. 2B — A: E. McLennan.