Tornado picks up victory
SALEM — Rylan Austin went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored and the Black Tornado defeated Portland's Voodoo Dollz, 13-10, in the first round of bracket play during the 18A USA Fastpitch National Championships at Wallace Marine Park on Wednesday.
Taelor Mayben was 2-for-3 with four runs, Sydney Beck 2-for-3 with three RBIs and Chelby Smalley 2-for-3 for the Medford squad, which will next take on Clearwater, Florida, in the second round at noon today.
The Tornado, which led 5-1 after the first inning, finished with 12 hits.
2B — B: Austin, Milam.