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Mustangs stampede Eugene for sweep

EUGENE — The visiting Medford Mustangs spanked 26 hits en route to sweeping an American Legion doubleheader from Eugene Hyundai Friday night.

Medford, which plays in Area 4, won the opener 7-4 and followed up with an 11-4 triumph against the Area — team.

The Mustangs (7-6) had runners on base every inning, but scored all seven runs in the second inning. Medford sent 11 batters to the plate, collecting five hits, two walks and a hit batsman.

The key hits in the uprising were a two-run single by Tony Conklin and a two-run double by Charlie Jensen.

Josh Bottjer allowed just four hits, but issued three walks in the fourth inning as Eugene closed the gap to three runs. The right-hander retired the final 11 hitters he faced.

In the second game, Medford rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the top of the third inning when Travis Dunlap doubled home two runs.

After Eugene retook the lead, 3-2, Medford erupted for three runs in the fourth inning with Matt Skundrick delivering a two-run single.

The Mustangs extended their advantage to 9-3 in the fifth inning with Colby Gonzales drilling a two-run single.

FIRST GAME

Medford Mustangs

...............................070 000 7 — 12 1

Eugene Hyundai

..................................000 400 0 — 4 4 1

Bottjer and Shine; Suetos, Baca (7) and Cisweski, Walker (7). W _ Bottjer (1-2). L _ Suetos. 2B — M: Ouellette, Dunlap, Jensen. E: Mills.

SECOND GAME

Medford Mustangs

..........................002 341 — — 11 16 1

Eugene Hyundai

.................................201 100 0 — 4 7 0

Dunlap, Skundrick (5) and Shine; Cisweski, Rettinger (5) and Prime. W — Dunlap (1-0). L — Cisweski. 2B — M: Jensen 2, Dunlap, Backstrom, Conklin. E: Gonzalez. 3B ?E: Sims. HR — E: Rather.

SOUTH MEDFORD 11-6, GRANTS PASS 6-11- At Grants Pass, Ryan Norris went 5-for-6 at the plate and Kyle Hadley went 5-for-9 with four RBIs as the South Medford Colts split an American Legion doubleheader with the Grants Pass Gold Miners on Thursday night.

Boomer Marshall worked the first four innings of the first game to pick up the win.

The split left the Colts with a 1-3 record.

FIRST GAME

South Medford Colts

........................403 020 2 — 11 14 4

Grants Pass Gold Miners

.................. 201 310 0 — 7 8 2

Marshall, Erwen (5) and Smith; Butterbaugh and Schmidt. W — Marshall (1-0). L — Butterbaugh. 2B — — SM: Hadley, Frantz, James; GP: Olson. 3B — SM: Henneman; GP: Kunst.

SECOND GAME

South Medford Colts

..........................030 210 0 — 6 10 3

Grants Pass Gold Miners

................461 010 0 — 12 12 1

Henneman, Oshea (3), Gadberry (3) and Smith. L — Henneman. 2B — SM: Hadley, Frantz, Smith.

ROSEBURG 13-14, CENTRAL POINT 3-3- At Central Point, Levi Webber smacked a three-run seventh-inning blast to help Roseburg to a 13-2 opening game win of a doubleheader American Legion sweep over Central Point at Anhorn Field on Thursday.

Roseburg took the nightcap, 14-3.

Webber added a third-inning grand slam in Game 2 during a seven-run third-inning to help put the game away. He picked up five hits over both games on the day.

D.J. Kooken and Josh Riley added four hits apeice for Roseburg.

Central Point dropped to 1-4 on the summer season.

FIRST GAME

Roseburg

..........................................003 016 — — 13 15 3

Central Point

.......................................000 200 0 — 2 2 4

Zumwalt and Sutherland; Pardee and Hinojosa. W — Zumwalt. L — Pardee. 2B — CP: Hinojosa; R: Linderman, Kooken, Webber, Riley. HR — R: Webber; CP — Hinojosa.

SECOND GAME

Roseburg

...........................................027 104 0 — 14 13 1

Central Point

........................................010 200 0 — — 6 2

2B — R: Riley, Webber; CP: Ryan Gipson. HR — R: Webber.

MEDFORD MAVERICKS 9-11, KLAMATH FALLS 8-3- At Miles Field, J.C. Rawley capped a five-run rally with the game-winning single in the first-game of a doubleheader sweep for the Medford Mavericks over Klamath Falls on Wednesday.

The Mavericks trailed Klamath Falls 8-4 heading into the final frame but got three consecutive singles to start the inning.

Devon Zupan was hit by a pitch and Shad Thomas singled and Mike Ryder doubled.

Rawley followed with the one-out game-winner.

In Game 2, Ryder took a no-hitter into the fourth before being tagged for three runs on five hits. He would settle down and complete the game without allowing another hit to go along with nine strikeouts and no walks.

FIRST GAME

Klamath Falls

...................................... 040 002 2 — 8 7 7

Medford Mavericks

........................... 200 200 5 — 9 13 2

2B — KF: Gelhardt, Broadhead; M: Thomas, Rawley, Ryder.

SECOND GAME

Klamath Falls

...................................... 000 300 0 — — 5 1

Medford Mavericks

......................... 321 230 x — 11 16 0

2B — Morris, Butler, Folsom. 3B — Engle, Zupan, Timmerman.