Buckaroos return favor to Pioneers in Milton-Freewater


MILTON-FREEWATER - Last time the third-ranked Class 5A Pendleton Buckaroos played 19th-ranked Class 4A Mac-Hi, the Pioneers upset the Bucks 10-6.

On Tuesday, Pendleton returned the favor, beating Mac-Hi 4-0 in Milton-Freewater behind a shutout two-hitter from starting pitcher Kristen Crawford.

The loss drops Mac-Hi to 5-6 (2-0 in the Greater Oregon League).

"We had chances, but we just couldn't find the holes," Mac-Hi coach Nicole Christian said. "We had plenty of opportunities to score, but overall it was a great game."

Mac-Hi resumes GOL play Friday when it hosts Baker for a doubleheader starting at 2 p.m.

Pendleton 4, Mac-Hi 0

Pendleton 004 000 0 - 4 6 1

Mac-Hi 000 000 0 - 0 2 1

Crawford and Spencer; Freske, Erm (5) and Kessler.

HR - none.

Hits - Pend: Spencer 2, Olivera, Lenberger 2, Spencer; Mac: Kimball, Odman.


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