ASHLAND HIGHS AARON San Nicholas
comeback sweeps away Grizzlies
Staff and wire reports
The Crater Comets scored seven runs in the fifth inning of Game 2 to overcome a 5-1 deficit and sweep the Ashland Grizzlies in Southern Oregon Conference baseball action Saturday at North Mountain Park.
Tyler Schmidt belted a two-run home run and two-run single to lead Crater in Game — and added two more RBIs in Game 2, as the Comets won 8-1 and 12-6.
Charlie Reina chipped in with a 5-for-5 effort that included three runs and two RBIs in the nightcap for the Comets (6-4, 4-2 SOC). Crater&
s Tony Murphy had three hits and three RBIs and Tyler Davis and Matt Hunt each added two hits in Game 2, with Chris Thomas hurling a four-hitter in Game 1.
John Goldberg was 2-for-2 for Ashland (4-7, 1-5) in the opener but hyperextended his knee lunging for first base in the fourth inning and didn&
t return. He&
s expected back this week.
The Grizzlies received three hits from Robby Bruce and two hits apiece from Max Gordon, Louis Sebrell and Gus Gaviglio in the nightcap, with Justin Meza adding a two-run triple and Tysin Senestraro driving in two runs.
The Grizzlies, who have lost five in a row, host No. 1-ranked Roseburg on Tuesday.
Crater 000 240 2 &
8 7 0
Ashland 100 000 0 &
— 4 3
Thomas and Lovemark; Killeen, C. Sebrell (4), S. Gaviglio (6) and Bruce. W &
Thomas (3-0). L &
Killeen (0-1). HR &
Crater 100 080 — &
12 15 3
Ashland 020 301 0 &
6 13 2
Thomas, Powell (3), Zelecki (4) and Reina; G. Gaviglio, C. Sebrell (5) and L. Sebrell. W &
Zelecki (1-2). L &
G. Gaviglio (1-4). 2B &
C: Reina, Murphy, Schmidt; A: Gordon. 3B &
C: Surgeon, Davis; A: Meza.
At Central Point, Crater pitcher Ashleigh Cuddie shut out Ashland over 10 innings with 15 strikeouts and only one walk Saturday to help the Comets sweep Ashland, 17-2 and 2-0.
Cuddie (8-2) also led off the fifth inning of Game 2 with a double and came around to score the eventual game-winner when Susan Winningham reached base on a throwing error with two outs. Emily Morrill followed with an RBI single to pad the lead for the Comets (10-3, 3-1 SOC).
Haley Hevern hit a two-run homer to spark a nine-run second inning and was 2-for-3 with two runs and four RBIs to pace Crater in the opener. Kirstin Davidson was 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBIs and Morrill 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI in Game 1.
s Amanda Good had two of her team&
s three hits off Cuddie in Game 1, while Emily McLaughlin held Crater to five hits in Game 2.
The Grizzlies (0-4 SOC) host Yreka on Tuesday.
Ashland 000 00 &
0 — 5
Crater 292 4x &
17 13 0
Pribyl and Cantrell; Cuddie, Reed (4) and Winningham, Lokeno (3). W &
Cuddie (7-2). L &
Pribyl. 3B &
C: Davidson. HR &
C: Hevern (2).
Ashland 000 000 0 &
0 — 1
Crater 000 020 x &
2 5 0
McLaughlin and Cantrell; Cuddie and Lokeno, Winningham (4). W &
Cuddie (8-2). L &
McLaughlin. 2B &
Prep boys tennis
At Roseburg, Ashland won all but one match to pound Roseburg 7-1 in a battle of SOC heavyweights on Saturday.
Kyle Lachmund led the way at No. — singles, beating counterpart Josh Borrelli, 6-0, 6-2.
Every Grizzly win came in straight sets, the lone loss &
at No. — doubles &
t decided until Andrew Besson and Logan Wetherell finally held off Jon Weighter and Caleb Morrison in a three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6.
Ashland is at Bend on Friday.
Kyle Lachmund, A, d. Josh Borrelli, 6-0, 6-2; Nick Spurlock, A, d. Shea Wetherell, 6-1, 6-0; Sean Cleveland, A, d. Derrick Foley, 6-3, 6-0; Avi Silberstein, A, d. Jordan Santos, 6-2, 6-1.
Andrew Besson-Logan Wetherell, R, d. Jon Weighter-Caleb Morrison, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6; Jaron Abelsohn-Andrew Cataldo, A, d. Charles Davis-Chris Davis, 6-2, 6-3; Stephen Becker- Kyle Curren, A, d. Grayson Davis-Gavin Bell, 6-3, 6-1; John Lacy-Nick Cross, A, d. John Frank-Mateo Pelle, 6-0, 6-1.
Prep track field
s boys and girls both took fourth in the Medford Rotary Relays Saturday at Bowerman Field.
Jordan Kling and Maya Nerenberg each had first-place efforts in their respective events to lead the Grizz girls. Kling leaped 16 feet, 4 1/2 inches to claim the long jump title, while Nerenberg jumped 31-7 in the triple jump.
The Ashland boys were led by Ryan Pittman, who took second in the high jump (6-2).
Medford Rotary Results
(AHS events only)
TEAM SCORES &
Grants Pass 117, Hidden Valley 100, North Medford 98, Ashland 67, Phoenix 50.
1, Jason Slowey, NM, 135-5 1?2 ; 2, Justin Galligan, P, 130-10 1?2 ; 3, Jaxon Williams, A, 128-1 1?2 .
HIGH JUMP &
1, Kenny Lathen, GP, 6-2; 2, Ryan Pittman, A, 6-2; 3, Spencer Fogelquist, GP, 6-0.
SHUTTLE HURDLE &
1, Hidden Valley A (Mike Jiron, Jeremy Carter, Jordan Hayter), 50.84; 2, Grants Pass A (Jake Siebenlist, Jordan Werner, David Partin), 51.8; 3, Ashland A (Ian Cropper, Daniel Cropper, John Harris), 52.44.
4X100-METER RELAY &
1, Grants Pass A (Dustin Parrish, John Ray, Matt Deivert, Ryan Peterson), 44.16; 2, Hidden Valley A (Sam Dollarhide, Ryan VanCleave, Jordan Hayter, Jordan VanCleave), 45.27; 3, Ashland A (Josh Hogeland, Cy Senestraro, Alex Lawniczak, Gabe Quesenberry-Gunsen), 46.8.
TEAM SCORES &
North Medford 137, Hidden Valley 114, Grants Pass 80, Ashland 43, Phoenix 18.
LONG JUMP &
1, Jordan Kling, A, 16-4 1/2; 2, Irene Kendig, NM, 15-10 1/2; 3, Courtney Cameron, GP, 14-10 3/4.
TRIPLE JUMP &
1, Maya Nerenberg, A, 31-7; 2, McKenzie Smith, NM, 30-05 3/4; 3, Chelsey Boehnke, A, 30-4 1/4.
300-METER HURDLES &
1, Amanda Potts, GP, 50.31; 2, Katelyn Hammervoid, GP, 53.28; 3, Chelsey Boehnke, A,