TigerScots win district baseball title

Weston-McEwen's first district title in 15 years comes with a 6-2 win over Stanfield on Saturday.


PENDLETON - The Weston-McEwen TigerScots baseball team finished off the regular season with the first district title for the program in 15 years.

Not to mention a number one ranking in state for class 2A/1A baseball.

The TigerScots will host a first-round state playoff game next Wednesday in Athena.

The key to winning is usually good pitching and W-M got that Saturday again versus, Stanfield beating them 6-2, at Bob White Field.

"Dallas Reich and Elliot Salter have been working together for four years now and they've really got the whole battery thing down now," W-M coach TJ Haguewood said.

Reich struck out eight and gave only the three hits while walking just two.

The Tigerscots also smacked ten hits and scored enough runs to win. W-M's Calvin Thacker, Elliot Salter and Nick Lively each contributed two hits in the victory.

"The boys have now won a district championship this year in football, baseball and basketball," Haguewood said. "I'm proud of them, the community has supported them and they have all been a joy to coach throughout this year."

The challenger for W-M in the first round of state is yet to be determined.

Weston-McEwen 6, Stanfield 2

Stanfield 200 000 0 - 2 3 4

Weston-McEwen 302 010 x - 6 10 2

Reich and Salter. Linker, Haefer (5) and Haefer, Murstig (5).

HR - none.

Hits - Stanfield: Haefer, Bailey, Mendiola. W-M: Salter 2, C. Thacker 2, Reich, Bond, White, Lively 2, Croswell.


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