Tigers coast to wins over Mac-Hi

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Mac-Hi's Alex Ortiz runs down a La Grande ball hit deep to center field and seemed to have the out with the ball headed for the glove and the right hand ready to seal the deal. He couldn't quite bring it in, though, adding to the Pioneers' early trouble and a 5-0 deficit during the second inning.

MILTON-FREEWATER - Carson Miller did not allow a hit and struck out seven over five innings here Saturday to lead La Grande to an 11-0 victory over Mac-Hi in the first game of a Greater Oregon League baseball doubleheader at McRae-Ireland Field.

The Tigers scored six times in the first inning of game two and coasted to an 11-5 win.

"He's one of the best in the GOL," Mac-Hi coach Mike Garcia said. "He's consistently working corners, inside and out. He has good speed, good command, and good control."

Troy Kessler had two hits in the second game for the Pioneers.

Mac-Hi ended its regular season 0-12 in the league and 6-13 overall.

First Game

La Grande 240 41 - 11 10 0

Mac-Hi 000 00 - 0 0 3

Miller and Arnoldus; Sheets and McCoy.

HR - none.

Hits - La Grande: Jacobs 2, Lankford 2, Miller 2, Rogers 2, Arnoldus, Wicklander; Mac-Hi: none.

Second Game

La Grande 602 111 0 - 11 11 3

Mac-Hi 000 221 0 - 5 7 2

Peasley, Madsen (6) and Arnoldus; Kessler, Ortiz (5) and Morris, McCoy (5).

HR - none.

Hits - La Grande: Jenkins 2, Lankford, Miller, Rogers, Aldridge, Madsen 2, Arnoldus, Lanman, Peasley; Mac-Hi: McCoy, Sheets, Kessler 2, Shuler, Cuellar, Ortiz.

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