FRONT (L-R): Connor Mattison, Gary Dominguez, Chase Kearney, Forrest Garcia, Gerardo Herrera, Paul Turner, Tannar Galey. MIDDLE (L-R): Travis Boggs, Darin Nelson, Kyle Watson, Josh Overstreet, Bryce Tilton, Jordan Hadley, Jalen Fuhriman. BACK (L-R): Coach Lyle, Coach Hogan, Shane Quarterley, Kyle Beam, Malik Evans, Patrick Figueroa, Bradley O'Connor, Erickson Fish, Jackson Bertsch, Kyle Henderson, DJ Wilson, Jaime Flynn, Trevor Casanova, and Coach Blunt.
Evans’ gem helps Lane split with MHCC
GRESHAM — Malik Evans pitched six innings of three-hit ball, and Kyle Beam hit a solo home run to lift Lane to a 5-1 victory over league-leading Mount Hood in the second game of an NWAC baseball doubleheader on Friday night.
In the opener, Nick Gawley went 4-for-4 and drove in three runs to lead Mount Hood (29-12, 18-4 Southern Region) to a 13-3 victory.
Bryce Tilton had three hits, including a double, and scored a run for Lane (26-15, 15-7).
LCC baseball gets two wins vs. Linn-Benton
Lane Community College swept a baseball doubleheader against visiting Linn-Benton on Saturday, winning by scores of 13-3 and 1-0 in a matchup between the two NWAC South Region rivals.
In the opener, Jordan Hadley had two hits and four RBIs for the Titans, who had 14 hits total. Kyle Beam also scored three runs.
In Game 2, Connor Mattison pitched the first five shutout innings for the Titans. He allowed two hits and one walk. Travis Boggs and D.J. Wilson each pitched one inning of no-hit relief for Lane.
Trevor Casanova was credited with the fourth inning RBI that scored Bryce Tilton for the game’s only run.
Titans split two games against Linn-Benton
ALBANY — Starter Jackson Bertsch didn’t give up a run in six innings of work and Kyle Watson was 4-for-5 at the plate with two RBI and a run scored to lead the Lane Community College baseball team to a 10-2 victory over Linn-Benton in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday.
The Titans’ (20-13) five-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-2 loss in the second game at LBCC Baseball Field. Jacob Musial allowed one run and three hits over seven innings for Linn-Benton (17-15).
The two teams will play another doubleheader today at Titan Field. The first game will begin at 1 p.m.
Lane takes two games from Chemeketa
SALEM — The Lane baseball team took both games of a NWAC South Region doubleheader Saturday, defeating Chemeketa 5-4 and 5-2.
The Titans (19-12, 11-5) used a three-run seventh inning to pull away in the opener. Kyle Watson and Kyle Henderson each went 2-for-4 and scored once to lead Lane offensively.
In the second game, the Titans pushed two runners across in the top of the seventh and held on to win. Six players hit safely for Lane.
Lane sweeps games from Chemeketa
The Lane baseball team beat Chemeketa by scores of 9-3 and 4-1 in a doubleheader Friday at Titan Field.
After going scoreless for the first four innings, the Titans scored all nine of their runs in the final four frames of the first game. Trevor Casanova had two hits and an RBI, and Jackson Bertsch allowed one earned run in seven innings to pick up the victory.
Bryce Tilton had two hits, including a double, to lead the Titans in their second game. Leading 2-1 in the sixth, Lane added two runs to seal the seven-inning game.