Local Baseball: Rogues win wild one
SPARKS, Nev. — The Medford Rogues squandered a six-run lead before coming through late to defeat the Reno Rams, 13-12, and remain undefeated Wednesday at Golden Eagle Sports Complex.
With the game tied 11 in the top of the ninth, Tyler Hollow hit a solo home run and Ryan Gamboa doubled and scored off an RBI single by Omar Ortiz to give the Rogues the cushion they needed.
Colton Harris picked up his first save of the year.
Peter Mendazona hit a two-run home run in the fifth, his first of the year.
Travis Danielson doubled to lead off the second inning, stole third and scored on a throwing error by the Rams catcher. That kicked off a five-run inning for the Rogues.
Turner Olson made a terrific grab against the centerfield fence in the first inning to rob the Rams of a couple of runs.
Central Point native Sebasten Boivin allowed four runs on four hits and struck out four in five innings of work, but had to settle for the no decision.
AMERICAN LEGION A
NORTH JACKSON 13, SOUTH MEDFORD 0, 5 inn.: Tyler Kendrick threw a five-inning no-hitter and went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and three RBIs, powering North Jackson to the Area 4 win at The Yard.
Kendrick struck out nine batters without a walk, and South Medford’s only base-runner reached on a dropped third strike.
Also for North Jackson, Jace Ellis and Devin Foulon both delivered two-run doubles.
Lauchsted and Joe; Kendrick and Meade. W — Kendrick (1-0). L — Lauchsted. 2B — NJ: Kendrick, Blevins, Ellis, De. Foulon.