Thursday, April 14, 2011
MILTON-FREEWATER - Mac-Hi extended its season record to 6-2 here Tuesday with an 11-4 non-league victory over Umatilla in prep baseball play.
The Pioneers will take an 0-2 Greater Oregon League record to Ontario on Saturday for an 11 a.m. doubleheader.
Troy Kessler had three singles and knocked in three runs to lead the Mac-Hi attack on Tuesday. Taylor Hodgen had two singles and a pair of RBIs while Jake Morris singled twice and drove in one run.
"We were singles hitters," Mac-Hi coach Mike Garcia said. "All of our hits were singles, and we also had five walks. We showed a lot of patience at the plate."
Kevin Cuellar started on the mound for Mac-Hi and worked the first four innings. Jake Morris and Pat Sheets pitched out of the bullpen.
Mac-Hi 11, Umatilla 4
Umatilla 010 111 0 - 4 5 1
Mac-Hi 111 242 x - 11 9 1
Snyder, B. Hurley (6) and B. Hurley, Snyder (6); Cuellar, Morris (5), Sheets (6) and McCoy.
Hits - Umatilla: Saugino, B. Hurley, Williams, Kennedy 2; Mac-Hi: Morris 2, McCoy, Kessler 3, Hodgen 2, Ortiz.