RiverDawgs sweep away Steelheads
After taking two games from Humboldt in a doubleheader on Saturday, the Southern Oregon RiverDawgs finished up the three-game series with a 5-2 win at Harry & David field to complete the sweep over the Steelheads.
Austin Coleman went 2-for-3 with one RBI for the RiverDawgs and Eric Walk went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored.
Nick Giazone went 2-for-3 with two RBIs for the Steelheads in the loss.
The RiverDawgs (5-0) open league play on Friday against the Redding Colts at Harry & David Field.
Humboldt 101 000 0 — 2 5 3
Southern Oregon 130 001 x — 5 6 3
O'Hanen and Smith; Camp, Freeman (7) and Reordan, Garcia (5).W — Camp (1-0). L — O'Hanen. 2B — RD: Adamson, Walk.
SOUTH MEDFORD 15-7, NORTH MEDFORD 3-5 — The South Medford Colts remained undefeated in American Legion play after sweeping North Medford at North Medford High on Sunday.
Josh Havird went 4-for-5 with five RBIs and scored two runs for the Colts in the first game, which ended in the sixth inning due to the ten-run rule.
Havird also had two doubles in the game and Kyle Seutter went 3-for-5 with one RBI and had two stolen bases for the Colts (4-0).
Corey Pine drove in two of the Mavericks' three runs off a triple in the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Mavericks (0-2) couldn't climb back from the 14-run deficit that started the inning.
In Game 2, the Colts jumped out to any early lead but a three-run homer from Phillip Jovanovic tied the game in the bottom of the third.
The Colts loaded the bases in the top of the seventh and two consecutive walks gave them a two-run lead followed by an error off a fly ball that led to two additional runs.
Despite being outhit 11-7, the Colts were able to hold off the Mavericks in the bottom of the inning and come away with the win.
Havird had another big game for the Colts at the plate, going 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Jessie Hornbrook, Cody James and Cory Haggans each went 2-for-4 in the second game for the Mavericks.
Colts 040 236 x — 15 17 0
Maverick 000 102 x — 3 8 4
Pearson, Phillips (6) and Fitzsimmons; Pitcairn, Anderson (5), Doolittle (6) and Pine. W — Pearson (1-0). L — Pitcairn (0-1). 2B — C: Clien, Havird (2), Dollarhide, Lake; M: Haggins. 3B — M: Pine
Colts 210 000 4 — 7 7 3
Maverick 030 000 2 — 5 11 4
Namanny and Fitzsimmons, Phillips (3); Frost, Jovanovic (7) and Pine. W — Namanny (1-0). L — Frost (0-1). 2B — M: Shipley, Hornbrook (2). HR — M: Jovanovic.