MEDFORD, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets fought off elimination for the second day in a row. The Nuggets knocked the Salem Post 20 Dirtbags out of the American Legion State Tournament with a 7-3 win. The Nuggets and Dirtbags were tied 3-3 in the top of the 9th, but Grants Pass scored four runs. Nolan Bastendorff threw a complete game, allowing three runs on nine hits while striking out two. Grants Pass will have to beat the Post 58 Canyon Crushers twice on Sunday to win the state title.
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