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PREP ROUNDUP: Grizzlies notch MWL baseball sweep

SPRINGFIELD — Eli Westrick tossed a four-hitter in an opening 5-2 win for Ashland and the Grizzlies pulled away in the nightcap to complete a Midwestern League baseball sweep Saturday.

Ashland won the second game, 10-8.

Westrick allowed one earned run and struck out six in going the distance in Game 1.

Nate Carter went 2-3, scored a run and drove in what proved to be the winning run in the third inning — scoring Dane Reynolds, who had reached on an error.

Reynolds went 2-3 and scored two runs for the Grizzlies (12-8, 7-5 MWL).

In Game 2, Evan McLennan picked up the victory by pitching four innings in relief against Springfield (3-18, 2-10).

Carter went 2-4 with three runs scored and an RBI and McLennan contributed two hits, two runs and one RBI.

Ashland broke a 6-all tie by scoring four runs in the fourth inning. McLennan, Carter and Traber Burns all delievered RBI singles in the winning outburst.

FIRST GAME

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Westrick and Drieling; Endicott and King. W — Westrick. L — Endicott. 2B — A: Reynolds.

SECOND GAME

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Amann, McLennan (4) and Drieling; Irvin, Sharr (5) and King. W — McLennan. L — Irvin. 2B — S: Klym, Born 2.

Softball

ASHLAND 14-18, SPRINGFIELD 0-6: At Springfield, Ashland freshman Gabby Heiken picked up both pitching victories to help the Grizzlies secure their first Midwestern League doubleheader sweep since May 8, 2015, against North Eugene.

Heiken allowed only two hits with one walk and two strikeouts in the five-inning opener for Ashland (7-12, 4-8 MWL), which has won five of its last six games. In Game 2, she allowed five hits and one unearned run by Springfield (0-18, 0-12) with seven strikeouts and one walk in 52/3 innings.

Ella Hart had three hits and five RBIs in the nightcap, with Ruby Adams adding three hits and the Grizzlies getting two apiece from Jessie Walls and Shelby Brown. Heiken was 1-for-1 with three walks and four runs scored.

Kallin Hakes and Heiken each went 3-for-4 in Game 1, with Adams and Heiken posting three RBIs apiece. Alia Gorringe joined Adams with two hits but scored three times, as did Hart.

FIRST GAME

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Heiken and Hakes; Vargas and Green. W — Heiken (4-5). L — Vargas. 2B — A: Hakes 2, Adams, Harts.

SECOND GAME

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Heiken, Adams (4), Heiken (5) and Hakes, Farrell (3), Hakes (5); Dooley, Vargas (2) and Machleit. W — Heiken (5-5). L — Dooley. 2B — A: Hart 2, Adams; S: Green.

Track and Field

MEDFORD DISTANCE CARNIVAL:At Medford, with Ashland boys multiple state champion EJ Holland resting for the Nike/Jesuit Twilight Relays in Portland on Friday, Grizzlies sophomore Reed Pryor had a chance to shine. Pryor achieved a personal record in winning the boys 3,000 in a time of 8 minutes, 55.25 seconds.

Pryor’s time is the fourth-fastest statewide at the 5A level. Holland’s 3,000 time of 8:21.17 is the state’s fastest at any level.

BOYS

TEAMS: Ashland, Brookings-Harbor, North Medford, North Valley, Prospect, St. Mary’s.

100 — 1, James Royster, NM, 11.62; 2, Aiden Strahm, BH, 11.96; 3, Cody Adams, NM, 12.07.

400 — 1, Daniel Olson, NM, 53.22; 2, Benjamin Spillman, Ash, 53.47; 3, Vincent Senn, Ash, 54.79.

800 — 1, Henry Williams, Ash, 2:02.64; 2, Trey Driskell, NM, 2:11.08; 3, Jace Garibay, NM, 2:13.46

1,500 — 1, Kaleb Barnes, BH, 4:20.79; 2, Patrick Clayburn, NV, 4:30.93; 3, Joshua Scull, NM, 9:39.04

3,000 — 1, Reed Pryor, Ash, 8:55.25; 2, Patrick Clayburn, NV, 9:44.18; 3, Brodie Dick, NM, 9:50.36

110 HURDLES — 1, Aiden Avila, NV, 16.89; 2, Keenen Carroll, BH, 17.74; 3, Kyan Myers, BH, 18.77

SHOT PUT — 1, Tony Bench, NM, 45-7.5; 2, Chadwick Adams, Ash, 45-3.5; 3, Zack Farmer, NV, 43-5.

DISCUS — 1, Chadwick Adams, Ash, 137-1; 2, KC Comyford, NV, 125-1; 3, Isaac Goodpasture, NV, 107-9.

HIGH JUMP — 1, Jaydon Twedell, NV, 5-4; 2, Jake Beaman, BH, 5-4; 3, David Noble, SM, 4-10.

POLE VAULT — 1, (tie) Turner Nye, NM, and Anthony Cruthirds, NM, 12-6; 3, (tie) William Miller, BH, and Dylan Hodge, BH, 8-6.

LONG JUMP — 1, Aiden Strahm, BH, 18-9.5; 2, Logan Gordon, Pro, 18-6.5; 3, Patrick Runge, BH, 18-4.

GIRLS

TEAMS: Ashland, Brookings-Harbor, North Medford, North Valley, Prospect, St. Mary’s.

100 — 1, Karlee Touey, NV, 12.98; 2, Lila Reed, SM, 13.77; 3, Makayla Ferrero, NV, 14.23.

400 — 1, Emmeline Clark, Ash, 1:03.61; 2, Alonna Nalls, BH, 1:04.07.

800 — 1, Rebecca Miller, NV, 2:29.04; 2, Cammeo Ramirez, NM, 2:36.69; 3, Lucy Lytle, NM, 2:39.50.

1,500 — 1, Emily Cowan, NM, 5:27.20; 2, Sophia Dobry, SM, 5:33.73; 3, Sydney Godwin, SM, 5:59.66.

3,000 — 1, Alexa Hague, Ash, 11:11.00; 2, Maja Fritsche, NV, 13:05.79; 3, Carson Hall, SM, 13:18.63.

100 HURDLES — 1, Karlee Touey, NV, 17.07; 2, Bethany Gardner, NM, 17.93; 3, Megan Pearson, BH, 18.30.

SHOT PUT — 1, Jaida Ross, NM, 48-5; 2, Sydney Moore, NV, 32-5.5; 3, Chloe McCrae, BH, 30-1.

DISCUS — 1, Jaida Ross, NM, 133-7; 2, Chloe McCrae, BH, 104-4; 3, Sydney Moore, NV, 95-4.

HIGH JUMP — 1, Sydney Moore, NV, 4-8; 2, Zoe Guthrie, NV, 4-6; 3, Abigail Kirkland, NV, 4-2.

POLE VAULT — 1, Mickey Fulton, BH, 8-0; 2, Sophia Elam, NV, 7-6.

LONG JUMP — 1, Karlee Touey, NV, 16-0.5; 2, Alonna Nalls, BH, 14-10.5; 3, Makayla Ferrero, NV, 13-9.5.

Boys Tennis

ASHLAND 4, KLAMATH UNION 0: At Ashland, freshman Josh Datz was impressive in No. 1 singles as Ashland swept all four matches in the nonconference competition at Hunter Park.

In doubles, the Ashland team of Ilan Werblow and Artem Fisher cruised to a 6-2, 6-0 victory.

SINGLES: Josh Datz, A, d. Wyatt Cain, 8-0; Delan Teichman, A, d. Tristen Luna, 8-1; Simon Cropper, A, d. Steven Mauer, 8-3

DOUBLES: Ilan Werblow-Artem Fisher, A, d. Skyler Maupin-Nathan Girdner, 6-2, 6-0

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