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THE DALLES WAHTONKA first baseman Austin Wilson (right) fields a pick-off attempt from Connor Mathisen (not pictured) during Tuesday's Columbia River Conference baseball game against Pendleton Tuesday afternoon in The Dalles. The No. 3-ranked Eagle Indians broke open a 4-3 lead with four runs in the fifth inning and one in the sixth to secure a 9-3 league-clinching win.

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THE DALLES WAHTONKA first baseman Austin Wilson (right) fields a pick-off attempt from Connor Mathisen (not pictured) during Tuesday's Columbia River Conference baseball game against Pendleton Tuesday afternoon in The Dalles. The No. 3-ranked Eagle Indians broke open a 4-3 lead with four runs in the fifth inning and one in the sixth to secure a 9-3 league-clinching win.



Tuesday’s Box

TDW 9, Pendleton 3

PEND 000 300 0 — 3 7 0

TDW 102 141 x — 9 14 3

Chad McCoy, Grant Klopmeyer (5) and Alex O’Rourke. Dakota Walker, Connor Mathisen (4) and Clay Copper. W: Mathisen (5-1). L: Klopmeyer. SO/BB: McCoy 4/2; Klopmeyer 2/1; Walker 0/2; Mathisen 5/1.


OFFENSE: HR: Nolan McCall 2 (TD); 3B: Justin Sugg (TD); 2B: Sugg (TD), Kaci Kiser 2 (TD), Steven Bartells 2 (TD); Foreman (P).

PENDLETON: Connor Johnson 2-3 walk RBI; Quinton Queampts 1-3; Tan Rivera 0-4; Klopmeyer 0-4; Brian Branstetter 2-4 run; Taylor Hillmick 0-1 2 walks run; O’Rourke 1-3; Tyler Stewart 0-3 run; Foreman 1-2 RBI; McCoy 0-1; Matt Holmes 0-1. -- LOB: 8.

TDW: Sugg 3-4 3 runs, SB; McCall 4-4 2 runs, 6 RBIs; Kiser 2-4 run, RBI; Copper 3-4 run; Hunter Malcolm 0-3; Bartells 2-4 RBI; Mathisen 0-2 2 walks, run, RBI; Kevin Henderson 0-3; Austin Wilson 0-2 run, walk. -- LOB: 6.

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The Dalles Wahtonka base runner Kaci Kiser emerges from a cloud of dust after sliding into third during Tuesday's game against Pendleton May 7. He was tagged out.

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The Dalles Wahtonka base runner Kaci Kiser emerges from a cloud of dust after sliding into third during Tuesday's game against Pendleton May 7. He was tagged out.

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The Dalles Wahtonka senior Justin Sugg leaps to catch a line drive during Tuesday's game against Pendleton May 7 in The Dalles.

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The Dalles Wahtonka pitcher Dakota Walker works the mound during Tuesday's game against Pendleton May 7 in The Dalles.

5A CRC Standings

Baseball

Team Overall Lg.

TDW 18-6 9-2

Hermiston 14-6 7-4

HRV 11-13 4-7

Pendleton 10-14 2-9

Tuesday, May 7 Results

TDW 9, Pendleton 3

Hermiston 11, Hood River 1

Friday, May 10 Results

TDW at Hood River, 4:30 p.m.

Hermiston at Pendleton, 4:30 p.m.


— There was so much riding on the line for No...

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