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Kindreichs lead North sweep of Crater

CENTRAL POINT — The Kindreich brothers took over on the mound for the North Medford baseball team Thursday in its season-opening doubleheader.

Both picked up a victory for the Black Tornado, which held Crater to seven hits to notch 9-3 and 8-3 victories at Anhorn Field.

In the opener, Larson Kindreich allowed three runs — one earned — on four hits, two walks and struck out three over six innings.

He was helped by Honus Kindreich’s 3-for-3 hitting with three runs scored and a pair of RBIs. Kacey Buchanan finished 3-for-4 and Barry Hunt 2-for-4.

Honus Kindreich was North Medford’s starter in the nightcap. He allowed three unearned runs on just two hits and fanned eight.

North’s Tate Cowden went 3-for-5 with a couple of RBIs in the nightcap, and Larson Kindreich went 3-for-3. Honus Kindreich and Greyson Wolff were each 2-for-4.


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L. Kindreich, Collins (7) and Wolff; Bastendorff, Swortwout (4) and Bartlett. W — Kindreich (1-0). L — Bastendorff (0-1). 2B — C: Smith.


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H. Kindreich, Hunt (7) and Wolff; Croft, Smith (4), Ireland (6) and Bartlett. W — H. Kindreich. L — Croft. 2B — NM: Wolff, Cowden. 3B — NM: Johnson.

ASHLAND 9, SOUTH MEDFORD 8: Jesse Carroll went 3-for-3 and drove in four runs to give Ashland the edge over South Medford at Harry & David Field.

Carroll had a double, triple and scored once for the Grizzlies (2-0), who tallied six runs in the second inning. Peyton Fuller was 2-for-2.

The Panthers (0-1) received two hits and an RBI each from Cole Carder, Christian Mahoney, Jaalen Owens and Clint Campbell.


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Fuller, Buckley (3), Bell (4), Carroll (7) and Hamik; DeVries, Loogman (3), Whitney (7) and Mahoney. W — Bell. L — DeVires (0-1). 2B — A: Carroll; SM: Mahoney. 3B — A: Carroll.

YREKA 11, PHOENIX 8: At Yreka, Calif., Phoenix came up with 12 hits walked 10 batters and lost in the first of three games in the Yreka Tournament.

James Turnbull went 2-for-3 — both hits were doubles — scored twice and stole a pair of bases for the Pirates (0-1).

Dorian Mobley and Colton Beer each went 2-for-4. Mobley had two RBIs and Beer drove in one and scored once.



Botermans, Knowles (4), Beer (5) and Mobley; Fraley, Wagy (4), Sanders (6) and Plucker. W — Sanders. L — Knowles (0-1). 2B — P: Turnbull 2, Mobley; Y: Swenson, Gardner.

HIDDEN VALLEY 9, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 1: Hidden Valley (1-0) took control with Zachery Morris’ two-run home run in the top of the fifth inning at U.S. Cell.

The Challengers (0-2) picked up their lone run in the bottom of the fourth on an RBI groundout by Joey McLemore.

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Morris, Norburg (4) and Kissel, Morris (4); Wheeler, West (5) and Thompson, Palmer (5). W — Morris. L — Wheeler (0-1). 2B — HV: Holcombe; CC: Wager. 3B — HV: Fretz. HR — HV: Morris.


CASCADE CHRISTIAN 6, HIDDEN VALLEY 3: Cascade Christian had only three hits but capitalized on four Hidden Valley errors.

Allison McMahon’s RBI triple in the bottom of the Challengers’ three-run sixth inning put them up 4-1. The Challengers improved to 1-1.

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Sheely, Miller (4) and Contreras; Ledesma and Bogue. W — Ledesma (1-1). L — Sheely. 2B — HV: Contreras; CC: McMahon. HR — HV: Allen.

Boys Tennis

ST. MARY’S 8, NORTH MEDFORD 0: St. Mary’s Pratheev Weerakoon dropped the opening game to North Medford’s Mason Pagnini but won out for a 6-1, 6-0 victory as the Crusaders (2-0) swept at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park.

Weerakoon joined forces with Ian Newton to pick up a 6-0, 6-1 triumph over Dylan Kenyon and Tyler Vistaunet.

SINGLES: Pratheev Weerakoon, d. Mason Pagnini, 6-1, 6-0; Tyler West, SM, d. Nick White, 6-0, 6-0; Ian Newton, d. Ethan Mullins, SM, d. 6-0, 6-1; Jason Mars, SM, d. Tyler Vistaunet, 6-2, 6-1.

DOUBLES: Ian Newton-Pratheev Weerakoon, SM, d. Dylan Kenyon-Tyler Vistaunet, 6-0, 6-1; Chama LeVine-Jerry Wen, SM, d. Eli Cosord-Joey Michelon, 4-6, 6-2 (10-7); Quinn Randall-Ken Gao, SM, d. Miemur Uso-Brian Lighsheat, 6-3, 6-0; Colton Dumont-Chris Knackstedt, SM, d. Brandon Rhodes-James Harris, 6-2, 6-0.

Girls Tennis

NORTH MEDFORD 5, ST. MARY’S 3: Karina Ward and Brooke Costanzo needed to rally in their doubles match to boost host North Medford.

Ward and Costanzo, North’s No. 1 team, got the best of Chloe Phillips and Sabrina Miller, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.

North Medford’s top singles seed Dhariane Pace outlasted Haley Ordal, 6-4, 7-5.

SINGLES: Dhariane Pace, NM, d. Haley Ordal, 6-4, 7-5; Elisabeth Rose, NM, d. Sarah Loftin, 6-1, 6-4; Sammy Miller SM, d. Sydney Brubaker 6-2, 6-2; Emily Johnson, SM, d. Maranda Sherman, 6-1, 6-2.

DOUBLES: Karina Ward-Brooke Costanzo, NM, d. Chloe Phillips-Sabrina Miller, 2-6, 6-4, 6-2; Teddie Savage-Emily Riehlman, SM, d. Yoselyn Ortiz-Jahayra Ledesma, 6-2, 6-2; Justine Yang-Sophia Forst, NM, d. Lia Sternenburg-Savi Leard, 9-4, 4-6, 6-3; North Medford’s fourth-seed won by default.

ASHLAND 5, KLAMATH UNION 3: At Klamath Falls, Ashland won three of four doubles matches.

SINGLES: Courtlyn Lam, KU, d. Emily Haptonstall, 6-0, 6-1; Lilli Patton, A, d. Grace Cox, 6-3, 6-3; Hannah Barchet, A, d. Bethany VanMeter, 6-0, 6-4; Emily Pardon, KU, d. Lauren Croyle, 7-5, 6-7 (10-8).

DOUBLES: Rianna Delgado-Alysia Larson, KU, d. Soleil Heller-Sofia Baldridge, 4-6, 6-4 (10-7); Alexandra Crane-Ivy Amann, A, d. Vanessa Sanchez-Gaby Gabriella, 6-2, 6-0; Marina Tacconi-Stella Bungay, A, d. Mya Phelps-Grace Anderson, 6-0, 6-2; Anmol Gagneja-Rosabelle Heine, A, d. Tess Tofell-Destiny Hendrick, 6-2, 6-0.

Girls Golf

CRATER INVITATIONAL: Crater’s team of Daniele Giles and Savannah Perkins was medalist in the two-player Crater Invitational, but Grants Pass won the team title at Centennial Golf Club.

Giles and Perkins birdied their final hole for an even-72. The teams played six holes each of scramble, alternating shots and best ball.

TEAM SCORES: Grants Pass 170, Crater 172, Roseburg 193, Ashland 201, Eagle Point 262.



TEAM 1: Stella Reaka-Grace Hull, 82

TEAM 2: Kelsea Heisser-Belle Vest, 88.

CRATER (172)

TEAM 1: Daniele Giles-Savannah Perkins, 72.

TEAM 2: McKenna Saunders-Caitlin O'Connor, 100.


TEAM 1: Ginny Cotton-Taylor Barats, 98.

TEAM 2: Sophia Rooney-Ava Altig, 103.


TEAM 1: Nauvoo Beal-Marisa Mayfield, 129

TEAM 2: Torri Lilly-Michaela Morris, 133.