AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 2

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets loaded the bases with no outs in the 1st inning, but came up empty. And that symbolized their entire tournament. The Nuggets were eliminated on their home field, losing 11-0 to the Salem Withnell Dodgers in 7 ¬†innings. Meanwhile, the Medford Mustangs won their 10th straight game … Continue reading »

AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 1

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Medford Mustangs moved into the AAA Legion State Tournament winner’s bracket with a 7-4 win over the Post 20 Dirtbags while the Grants Pass Nuggets fell into the loser’s bracket thanks to a 8-2 loss to the Corvallis Gerding Builders. Highlights are included.

Bastendorff Poised for Big Season

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An uptick in confidence helped pitcher Nolan Bastendorff really take off for the Crater Comets last year. It was an uptick in confidence despite an uptick in velocity, but Bastendorff refused to let his average fastball hold him back. “I really think he was maturing,” Crater head coach Jay Campbell said, … Continue reading »

GP Wins, Mustangs Fall at State Tourney

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Grants Pass Nuggets rallied to beat Corvallis on a smokey day at Harry & David Field, the first day of the AAA Legion State Tournament. The Nuggets fell behind 5-1 through three and a half innings, but scored six runs in the next five inning to beat Corvallis 7-6. Tyler Bennett … Continue reading »