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Mustangs sweep Klamath Falls in Area 4

The Medford Mustangs rolled to an Area 4 American Legion AAA doubleheader sweep over the Klamath Falls Falcons Thursday at Harry & David Field.

Medford won 14-6 and 12-4, raising its records to 22-6-1 overall and 8-2 in league. Klamath Falls is 6-21 and 0-10.

In the first game, James Turnbull was 2-for-4 with four RBIs and Joe Johnson 2-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the Mustangs.

Starting pitcher Berry Hunt pitched four innings of one-hit ball, with four strikeouts and no walks, before being relieved.

In the nightcap, Hunt, Kasey Buchanan, Nick Sanderson and Dylan Marsh each had two hits. Marsh drove in two and scored twice, while Sanderson scored three runs.

Wyatt Baptiste went the distance for the Mustangs, allowing six hits, fanning five and walking five.


Klamath Falls;000;060;0;—;6;6;5


Loney, Mick (5), Graham (6) and T. Schluter; Hunt, P. Johnson (5), Shopp (5), Melton (7) and Turnbull. W — Hunt (4-1). L — Loney. 2B — KF: Tacchini; M: Cowden, Sanderson, J. Johnson.


Klamath Falls;011;110;0;—;4;6;2


Carter, Graham (3) and T. Schluter; Baptiste and Turnbull. W — Baptiste (4-0). L — Carter. 2B — KF: Hadwick, T. Schluter; M: Cowden, Carder. 3B — M: Melton.

American Legion A

NORTH MEDFORD 4-9, SOUTH MEDFORD 0-2: North Medford used a barrage of doubles in the first game and 11 hits in the second to subdue visiting South Medford in Area 4 play.

In the first game, the Mavericks (19-4, 12-2 Area 4) got consecutive doubles in the fifth inning from Quinton Rumrey, Brandon King and Jon-o Gassman to score three runs and pull away.

Rumrey and Ryan Sandoval were each 2-for-3.

Zack Collins pitched a three-hitter, striking out four and walking four.

Sebastian Molina was 2-for-3 for the Colts.

In Game 2, Gassman was 2-for-3 with four RBIs, Rumrey was 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run and and Brady Buchanan was 3-for-3.

Steven Ledendecker was 2-for-4 for South.


South Medford;000;000;0;—;0;3;0

North Medford;010;030;x;—;4;8;3

Carle and Thompson; Collins and Robbins. W — Collins (3-2). L — Carle. 2B — SM: Molina; NM: Rumrey, King, Gassman.


South Medford;000;002;0;—;2;5;1

North Medford;001;611;x;—;9;11;0

Shenk, Campbell (4) and Carle; Drewien, Buchanan (6) and Sandoval. W — Drewien (2-0). L — Shenk. 2B — NM: Samudio. 3B — NM: Gassman.