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Mustangs sweep away Central Point

Chad Hegdahl and Travis Glass combined on a five-inning, no-hit shutout and Rob Folsom belted a grand slam in Game 2 of the Medford Mustangs' American Legion baseball doubleheader sweep of Central Point on Thursday at Miles Field.

Folsom hit two home runs in the 17-0 win in the nightcap, adding a two-run shot in the second inning, and finished 4-for-6 with seven RBIs over both games of the non-league sweep.

Medford took Game 1, 11-7.

Mike Allen and Reese Lamson also added home runs in the second game ' both coming during the nine-run second inning ' with Allen going 6-for-8 with five RBIs during the two games.

— Lamson helped keep the no hitter intact with a diving catch in center field that turned into an inning-ending double play during the fourth inning.

Central Point put a runner on second with one out, but Lamson's full-extension, diving catch on Gary Gomes' shallow flare into right-center then quick throw to second to nab the runner helped the Mustangs out of the jam.

In the opener, Allen went 4-for-4 with three RBIs and Dustin Butler added three hits and four RBIs as Medford pounded out 19 hits.

Gomes went 2-for-2 and Jeff Weiss had two RBIs to lead Central Point.

FIRST GAME

Central Point.........................102 004 0 ' 7 6 0

Medford Mustangs..............115 220 x ' 11 19 3

Seegmiller, Knutson (4) and Kahut; Rhodes, Hovland (5) and Folsom. W ' Rhodes (2-0). L ' Seegmiller. 2B ' CP: Kahut; M: Folsom, McArthur, Ulrey, Butler, Lamson. 3B ' M: Allen.

SECOND GAME

Central Point...............................000 00 ' 0 0 3

Medford Mustangs...................190 7x ' 17 12 0

Teaters, Herbold (2), Weiss (4) and Kahut, Whitehead (4); Hegdahl, Glass (4) and Smith. W ' Hegdahl (1-0). L ' Teaters (0-1). 2B ' M: Timmerman, Smith. HR ' M: Folsom 2 (2), Allen (1), Lamson (1).