Mustangs earn win over Crushers
STAYTON — Steen Fredrickson gave the Medford Mustangs American Legion AAA baseball team the kind of pitching performance it needed on Sunday.
With the Mustangs’ roster down to just 10 players because of an all-star game, Fredrickson went all seven innings and guided the Mustangs to a 6-3 victory over the Canyon Crushers at Regis High School.
Steen allowed three runs — two earned — on eight hits and one walk to go with seven strikeouts.
Cody Coggins went 4-for-4 with two runs scored, Will Weaver finished 3-for-4 and Bryce Rogan was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI.
Fredrickson and Hamik; Morgan, Armold (3), Manning (6) J. Aguilar (7) and Hays. W — Fredrickson (1-1). L — Armold. 2B — M: Brown, Carder, Rogan.
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ASHLAND 7-12, SHASTA COUNTY 6-3: At Ashland, Ashland lost a no-hitter by committee in the seventh inning of the nightcap but swept Shasta County in American Legion A play at North Mountain Park.
Shea Scott, who led Ashland by going 3-for-4 with two RBIs, allowed a leadoff double in the seventh but was flawless thereafter. Kyle Milgram picked up the win with the starter Christopher Buckley and Nick Sanderson also pitching for the Pilots (2-0).
In the opener, Ashland was able to hold off the Sun Devils, who scored three runs in the top of the seventh to cut the lead to 7-6.
The Pilots’ Jose Perez went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and three stolen bases and Sanderson finished 2-for-4 with three runs.
Bloom, Shaw (5) and Paschen; Edwards, S. Scott (7), Milgram (7) and McLennan. W — Edwards (1-0). L — Bloom. 2B — SC: Flynn; A: Carroll, A. Scott.
Borges, Shepard (5) and Paschen; Buckley, Milgram (2), Sanderson (6), S. Scott (7) and Mulholland. W — Milgram (1-0). L — Borges. 2B — SC: Flynn; A: Sanderson.
KELOWNA 9, MEDFORD 4: At Kelowna, B.C., Kelowna swept the three-game series after holding Medford to just two hits during West Coast League action.
Nathan Etheridge hit a solo home run and Jimmy Wright doubled for the Rogues (5-4).
Etheridge finished with three RBIs against the Falcons (6-3), who raced out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning.
Johnson, Ferrell (1), Holloman (8) and Wright; Miller, Bannister (3), Blackwell (8), Kirk (9) and Oliver. W — Miller. L — Johnson. 2B — M: Wright; K: Flores, Esposito, Oliver. HR — M: Etheridge (3); K: Grimsley (1).
RESER'S SERIES: At Corvallis, North Medford players Jordan Ragan, Josh Berman, Colton Westfall and Jared Evans participated for the South squad in the Reser's Oregon All-Star Series at Oregon State University's Goss Stadium.
North won on Saturday, 8-0, and prevailed 7-3, on Sunday. Ragan added two RBIs in the second game. South won the last game, 5-2.
OACA ALL-STAR SERIES: At Wilsonville, Crater’s Race Reiter scored 19 points for the State team in the 43rd annual Oregon Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Series, which features graduating senior standouts at the 6A and 5A levels.
Reiter went 9-for-11 from the floor as State defeated Metro, 134-114, at Wilsonville High on Saturday.
At the 2A-3A-4A level, Cascade Christian’s Jason Wyncoop poured in a game-high 32 points, although East topped his South squad, 123-106, on Saturday.
Fellow Challenger Christian Kammerzell added nine points for South.
LITHIA TOYOTA OPEN: Central Point’s Jonathan Endrikat had his run in the Lithia Toyota Open Championships come to an end after getting edged in the finals by the tournament’s top seed on Sunday at Rogue Valley Swim and Tennis Club.
The unseeded Endrikat, who also lost in the doubles final, rallied to beat the second overall seed in Saturday’s semifinal. Endrikat wasn’t able to work the same magic against Kyle McMorrow of Olympia, Wash., who claimed the championship with a 6-4, 6-2 victory.
In the doubles final, Idaho’s Abid Akbar and Washington’s Umair Quayyum outlasted Endrikat and Charlie Cutler of San Francisco, 6-3, 6-4.