Titans 14U Strong First Sets Pace Over Vandals

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com KEIZER, Ore.–  The West Salem Titans 14U squad came out swinging in their single-game match-up Thursday night at Keizer Little League against the NW Vandals 14U.  Forcing the Vandals into four errors in the opening inning, scoring 12 of their 18 runs in the top half of the first inning on…

NM Magic 06’s Defense Holds Strong In Win

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com NEWBERG, Ore.–  Ava Shaffer came in focused and ready to go in the NM Magic 06 14U pool play opener against the Oregon Wild Wild 06 14U in the Newberg Father’s Day Tourney at Jaquith Park Friday night. Through the first seven outs, Shaffer owned five strikeouts as her offense backed…

Thompson Wins Return After Surgery

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com SALEM, Ore.—It’s been a while since seventh-grader Rowan Thompson took to the pitching circle prior to Sunday’s game against the Oregon Thunder-Flores 14U team to wrap up Pool Play. Last Fall, Thompson had a ball bounce off her knuckles and went to her knee, tearing the Menicus in the joint that…

NW Vandals 14A Holds Off Canby Rebels 14A For Gold Championship

By Jeremy McDonald jeremymcdonald73@gmail.com BEAVERTON, Ore.– For a team playing up, most of them being between sixth- and eighth-grade going up against some High School Freshman, the NW Vandals 14A team found themselves in their second Championship Game in their second tournament of the season. Having gone five games behind great defense, the bats of…

NW Bullets Finish 3rd In 14U State In Medford

By Jeremy McDonald jermeymcdonald73@gmail.com MEDFORD, Ore.–  It wasn’t how the NW Bullets 14U wanted to end the 14U ‘A’ State Championships Sunday afternoon at US Cellular Parks in South Medford against the Bat Company Thiry squad in the semi-final game of the bracket. On Saturday when the two teams met, the Bullets tallied seven hits…