Clackamas Outlaws win in Bend, improve to 18-7
They host a wood bat tournament July 10-13
Clackamas High Schools top summer baseball team, the OIBA Outlaws, is having a pretty good summer.
The team recently won a 12-team tournament in Bend, improving its summer record to 18-7. They topped Lakeridge 4-3 in the championship game, after advancing through wins over Hermiston (11-1), Centennial, Idaho (4-1) and Tualatin (11-1).
Junior Wyatt Hutchinson pitched the first five innings of the championship game in Bend. Junior Austin Butenschoen pitched the last two and got the save.
Seniors Nick Krska, Tony Krake and Nathan Mumford also got wins for the Outlaws in the tournament.
Mumford, Krska and Luke Burns were the leading hitters, according to Clackamas coach John Arntson.
tourney July 10-13
The Outlaws, have their 15th annual Diamond Classic Wood Bat Tournament scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, July 10-13.
We have a very strong group of teams this year, said Arntson. Helena, Yakima and Salt Lake City from out of state, as well as a great group of Oregon schools.
Among the teams participating will be Oregon City, Lake Oswego, Gresham, Beaverton, Grant, Tualatin, Westview, Tigard and Clackamas; and out of state teams from Helena, Montana; Cottonwood Heights of Salt Lake City, Utah; and Yakima, Washington.
In pool play games on Thursday (July 10), Clackamas will play Gresham at 12:45 p.m. and Helena at 5:45 p.m.; and Oregon City will play Tigard at 10:15 a.m. and Yakima at 3 p.m.
Bracket play begins on Friday (July 11), with games at 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
Bracket play will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday (July 12) and at 10 a.m. on Sunday (July 13).
Sundays consolation championship game is scheduled for 3 p.m., the third-place final at 3:15 p.m., and the championship final at 5:45 p.m.
Games will be played on both the jayvee and varsity fields at Clackamas High School.
Cost of admission for spectators is $5 for a daily pass, $15 for an individual tournament pass and $25 for a tournament family pass. Senior citizens and children 10-and-under will be admitted free of charge, along with college coaches and scouts, according to Arntson.