TigerScots handle Pilot Rock


ATHENA - Playing a single Special District 5 game against last-place Pilot Rock Tuesday, Weston-McEwen faced a critical situation in the fourth inning.

Down just 4-3, the Rockets had the bases loaded with no outs. But a groundout and a double-play later, W-M escaped the half and went on to post four runs of its own in the bottow of the inning to blow the game open for an 11-5 win.

"This is an important game for us," W-M coach Jeff Griggs said. "Pilot Rock was in the bottom of our league but they played well and we split with them last time we played them. I really feel like this game turned in the fourth."

W-M outhit the Rockets 14-7.

"I think it was a good team win," Griggs concluded.

Weston-McEwen faces a tougher challenge Saturday when it hosts No. 1-ranked Heppner for a doubleheader at 11 a.m.

Weston-McEwen 11, Pilot Rock 5

Pilot Rock 210 011 0 - 5 7 5

W-M 202 412 X - 11 14 3

G. Harrison and D. Weinke; von Borstel, T. Entze (6) and M. Entze.

HR - none.

Hits - Pilot Rock: Crain, Wilson 2, Harrison, Reed, Taylor, Weinke; W-M: M. Entze 3, von Borstel 3, Chase 2, Arnold, Hill, T. Entze, Shepard, Coffman, Fuhrman.


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