Majors softball taking shape
- Joe McHaney
- Madras Pioneer - News
>WSN 0-2Warm Springs Nation made a quick exit in the 10-11-year-old District 5 all-star baseball tournament.
With losses to Hood River (27-0) and Crook County (17-5), Warm Springs Nation was eliminated from the tournament.
Against Crook County, James Williams stole four bases and scored twice for Warm Springs Nation.
Bend North and Bend South will square off at 11:30 p.m. July 3 in the championship bracket final. The game was played after press deadline and the winner advances to play the consolation bracket champion for the tournament championship game to be played at 11:15 a.m. July 5.
In other games:
Bend North 5, Hood R. 1
Wolfie Meckem went three for four and scored twice in leading Bend North past Hood River July 1 in the championship bracket semifinals.
Bend S. 16, The Dalles 12
Bend South led 8-0 after the top half of the first frame, but it was a four-run rally in the top of the eighth frame that ultimately handed them a 16-12 victory over The Dalles in the championship bracket semifinals.
Jonah Yunker and Keegan Hunt each had RBI singles, and Tysen Scott plated two runs with a double in the eighth frame for Bend South.
Hermiston 7, John Day 6
In the opening round, Ryan Andreason walked and stole two bases, before scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the sixth frame in Hermiston's 7-6 victory.
Bend N. 15, Crook Co. 1
In the opening round, Jackson Intlekofer scored three runs and Bend North scored nine runs in the second inning during a 15-1 victory over Crook County.
The Dalles 11, John Day 1
In the opening round, Kurtis Billette went three for three and scored three runs to lead The Dalles past John Day River 11-1.
Bend S. 5, Hermiston 3
In the opening round, Nate Monday and Jonah Yunker each went two for two, and Keegan Hunt added a pair of hits to lift Bend South past Hermiston 5-3.