Clatskanie Tigers Sweep Gaston in 2A Northwest League Baseball Action

The Clatskanie Tigers baseball team snapped a three-game losing streak with a doubleheader sweep against Gaston in 2A Northwest League play, winning 13-2 and 15-9, with standout performances from players Zach Mollenhour, Ben Blackwood, Finn McDonnell, Brendan Shroll, and Jack Bergman. The team improved to 16-5 overall and 13-5 in league play, setting them up for a strong finish to the regular season. This description focuses on the primary topic of the article (the Clatskanie Tigers' baseball games), the main entities (the teams and players), the context (2A Northwest League play), and the significant actions and consequences (the sweep and improved record). The description also provides objective and relevant details that will help an AI generate an accurate visual representation of the article's content, such as the players' performances and the team's record.

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Clatskanie Tigers Sweep Gaston in 2A Northwest League Baseball Action

Clatskanie Tigers Sweep Gaston in 2A Northwest League Baseball Action

The Clatskanie Tigers snapped a three-game losing streak with a doubleheader sweep against Gaston on Monday, May 13, 2024, in 2A Northwest League baseball play. The Tigers won the first game 13-2 in five innings due to the mercy rule and took the second game 15-9.

In game one, Zach Mollenhour led the Tigers with two hits, including a double, and three RBIs. Ben Blackwood and Finn McDonnell each contributed two hits, with McDonnell driving in two runs. "Zach Mollenhour pitched all five innings, striking out seven batters and giving up four hits and two earned runs," according to the game summary.

The Tigers' bats stayed hot in game two, with Brendan Shroll, Jack Bergman, and Finn McDonnell each tallying three hits. Shroll and Bergman drove in two runs apiece, while Topher McDonnell added two hits and two RBIs of his own. As a team, Clatskanie racked up 14 hits and 11 RBIs in 40 at bats. Shroll earned the win on the mound, allowing three hits and two earned runs over two innings as the starter.

With the sweep, Clatskanie improved to 16-5 overall and 13-5 in league play. The Tigers will look to finish the regular season strong with a road doubleheader against St. Paul on Thursday, May 16, 2024, starting at 3 p.m.

In other local baseball action, the Castle Rock Rockets fell 9-7 to Seton Catholic in 1A Trico League play on senior night, May 13, 2024. The Rockets honored their graduating players in a pre-game ceremony but were unable to secure the victory.

Key Takeaways

  • Clatskanie Tigers sweep Gaston in doubleheader, winning 13-2 and 15-9.
  • Zach Mollenhour pitches 5 innings, strikes out 7, and allows 2 earned runs in Game 1.
  • Tigers improve to 16-5 overall and 13-5 in league play with the sweep.
  • Clatskanie faces St. Paul in a road doubleheader on May 16, 2024, at 3 p.m.
  • Castle Rock Rockets fall 9-7 to Seton Catholic on senior night.