Southridge's Jace Fry helps lead North all-stars to three-game baseball sweep
CORVALLIS - The North swept three games from the South over the weekend in the Reser's Oregon All-Star Series at Goss Stadium.
Southridge High's Jace Fry, who was drafted by the Oakland A's and has signed with Oregon State, was named series MVP.
Fry threw four shutout innings on Saturday, leading the North to a 4-0 opening victory.
On Sunday, the North won 10-7 and 6-4, and Fry finished the three games 4 for 7 as the leadoff hitter, with two runs scored.
The series was for top Class 6A and 5A baseball seniors from around the state.
Southridge catcher Jake Azevedo was named the North's outstanding player. He had two doubles, a single and three RBIs in Sunday's opener, as the North rallied from a 6-3 deficit.
The game was tied 6-6 after six innings, but the North scored one run in the bottom of the seventh and three runs in the eighth to clinch the series victory.
Other North standouts included Lake Oswego's Brock Pellow, who had a two-run single in game two, and Pendleton's Wyatt Whitten, who got the win with two innings of hitless relief.
In the final game, Reynolds' Cody Childs delivered a two-run single, Westview's Sam Johnson had two singles and a double and Fry rapped out a double, as the North rallied from a 2-0 deficit after 1 1/2 innings.
Cleveland second baseman Dillon Abate played in all three games and went 1 for 5.
In the three games, the North led in hits 32-23.
For the South, North Salem shortstop Austin Hamilton was selected as the outstanding player and Redmond's Parker Vernon was named the outstanding pitcher.