Mendazona Game-Winner Caps Up-And-Down Game

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.–  Post 20 came out a tad flatter than they wanted for Day 3 of the Papa’s Tournament when they took on Valliuve of Idaho at Swede Johnson Stadium at North Eugene High School Friday. Errors and hits allowed the Silver Wolves to take a 3-0 lead entering the bottom…

Dirtbags Improve To 2-0 In Papa’s Tourney With 12-2 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore–  The first inning was an interesting one for the Post 20 Dirtbags at Sheldon High School for their second game of the Papa’s Tournament. The bats were producing runs with three in the top half of the inning, but starting pitcher Braden Allision had a tough first inning before…

North Willamette Valley Shutdown Aloha In League Rematch

By Jeremy McDOnald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.– As the buzz of the lights faintly was heard over the noises of coaches and players talking, North Willamette Valley put the finishing touches on a 15-1 victory over Aloha on a relatively cool Wednesday evening at Bob Brack Stadium. With Griffin Henry on the bump to start as…

Corvallis Avoids Sweep, However Keizer Takes Series

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.– It’s tough to beat a team three times in a row let lone two out of three as Keizer had against Corvallis entering the team’s third game of their three-game series at McNary High School Wednesday afternoon. The bats were there as they were the night before with eight hits,…

Stayton Challenged By Dayton in 2-1 Summer Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com DAYTON, Ore.–  If you couldn’t guess it was just your regular summer league boy’s soccer game, you would think Dayton was fighting for the next round of the playoffs versus Stayton. The Pirates, who finished 5-5-4 in the 3A/2A/1A in 2017, flustered and challenged an Eagles team that was in the…

Crushers Grab Two Wins Over Corvallis Tuesday Night

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com CORVALLIS, Ore.– Defense was sound against Corvallis Tuesday, almost incredible to be honest for Keizer with the Crushers opening up their three-game league series on the road. The Gerding Builders are known to smack the tar out of the ball, but David Allen and Wyatt Lyons held Corvallis to three-runs and…

Unique Ending In Salem Baseball Academy’s 3-2 Victory

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com EUGENE, Ore.—It was an unique way to end the game versus the Lakeside Recovery for the Salem Baseball Academy Tuesday afternoon at PK Park. The defense gave their offense an opportunity entering the bottom of the seventh inning with the game knotted up at two apiece with strong pitching from starting…

Wierstra, NWV Challenges Post 20 In Dirtbags 8-7 Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com AURORA, Ore.—Post 20 came out swinging against the North Willamette Valley at full strength during the first two innings of Monday’s game as the Dirtbags jumped out to a 5-0 lead on their host. But, as the Dirtbags cycled out Anthony Zellner (two walks) and Jackson Holstad (1-2 1 RBI) for…

Oregon Herricanes Finish Second, Qualify For Nationals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.–  There was a lot of anger coming from the Oregon Herricanes Sunday afternoon after suffering their first lost of the 16A Regional-National Qualifier Tournament to the NW Thunder squad in the Championship Semi-Final round. But instead of letting it hold them down, they used it as fuel as they…

Oregon Herricanes Take Marathon Game 10-8 in 11 innings

BEAVERTON, Ore.–  They don’t know how to quit. Their game against Washington Illusion was all but as easy for their third game of the day of the tournament at the Sunset Sports Complex. Their defense was there, but so was Illusion’s as hits and runs were rare early on as the game had to go…

Post 20 Holds Off Gresham 5-2

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com MONMOUTH, Ore.– Gresham wasn’t afraid to shy away from the hacking at anything in the strike-zone Thursday evening and neither was Post 20 who jumped out to a 5-1 lead on Gresham following Kaden Reidhead’s base-hit to extend the lead to four runs entering the fifth inning. “It was really nice…