By Jeremy McDonald
Central’s Brandon Komes threw a one-hitter, Stayton’s Cody Leming threw a no-no. West Salem-South Salem softball and Salem Academy-Santiam baseball pitchers put up some impressive numbers as teams took advantage of the mid-week sun Wednesday afternoon.
Here’s a round-up.
Brody McMullen and Evan Faust combine for a five-inning no-hitter against South Salem in their 12-0 win over the Saxons. Crosby Albee hit a two-run home run and drove in 3RBI’s, Ben Nagel also had 3RBI’s. South Salem’s Andy Ruiz struck out one in four innings.
McNary’s Aaron Nease struck out five in three-and-two-third innings. Noah Fischer and Gunner Smedema each had a hit each for the Celtics in McNary’s 8-2 defeat to Lebanon.
Central’s Brandon Komes had five strike outs in the Panthers 13-0 win over North Salem. Justin Girod went 2-3 with a Home Run and 2RBI, Will Merritt also had 2RBI for the Panthers. Chris Harsen from North Salem with the sole hit.
Stayton’s Cody Leming throws a seven-strikeout, five-inning no-hitter as the Eagles mercy rules Woodburn 10- in five. Brock Hubert went 2-for-3 with 3RBI’s for Stayton.
Gladstone 9, North Marion 3
Sisters 11, Cascade 9
Kennedy baseball continues to roll, sweeping their doubleheader with Culver 11-1, 11-1 to improve to 14-0 on the season.
Jefferson’s Jace Aguilar led the offensive charge, going 2-for-3 with 3RBI’s in the Lions 12-6 win over Lowell. Diego Aguilar drove in 2RBI’s for Jefferson as Haden Gough struck out four in two-and-a-third.
Isaiah Sullivan struck out 14 in a near-complete game effort for Salem Academy in their 12-1 win over Santiam. AJ Weaver and Gaven Lyon struck out a combined 15 for the Wolverines.
Rylan Webster led the Western Christian offense by going 3-for-3 with a Grand Slam in the Pioneers 23-0 win over Sheridan.
St. Paul over Colton 16-5
Ellie Martin drove in 3RBI’s on 2-for-3 hitting and Alli Martinez and Hannah Ebner contributed 2RBI’s each in McNary’s 10-5 win over Lebanon.
Sprauge’s Payton Schlag went 1-for-2 with 3RBI’s and struck out three in three innings in the Olympians 20-4 win over McKay.
Rowan Thompson outduels Aliyah Wilsey in South Salem’s 3-2 win over West Salem. Thompson struck out 12 to Wilsey’s nine as Lily Mills hit in the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh.
Silverton’s Braezen Henderson went 3-for-4 and Olivia Hickam went 2-for-3 with an RBI in the Foxes 8-3 defeat to Corvallis. The Spartans Holland Jensen drove in 4RBIs and struck out six.
Cascade 18, Sisters 2 in five innings
The Trojan softball team won 8-3 over Gladstone, Hailey Arritola was 4-for-4 with 3RBI’s in the win.
Regis’ Sara Vetter struck out three in four-and-two-third-innings as the Rams fall to Central Linn 11-1 in five innings. Georgia Bartholomew and Melissa Gonzalez each had a hit for Regis.