Springfield takes two from Mustangs
SPRINGFIELD -- Springfield started a three-run rally with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning in the first game, sparking a doubleheader sweep of Medford in American Legion baseball Wednesday, 3-2 and 9-2.
After a flyout and a groundout to start the sixth, Springfield loaded the bases with three straight singles. A walk and a two-run single put the Timbers in front.
Chase Costanti was 2-for-3 for Medford (29-16), and Thompson and Zac Ankeny each drove in a run.
In Game 2, Springfield scored eight runs over the fourth and fifth frames to take control, and the Mustangs were held to six hits.
Darin Marsh doubled and scored a run, and Bennett Thompson notched an RBI.
Balsiger, Borraggine (5) and Thompson; Sayles and Burke. W — Sayles. L — Borraggine.
Thompson, Eiler (5), Smudio (5) and Passey; Touchette, Crist (7) and Brown. W — Touchette. L — Thompson. 2B — M: Da. Marsh; S: Brown.