7th ranked Banks High School left the Cheesemakers a bit bruised after a 15-0 beating today.
With a slow start to the game, Tillamook was able to hold the Braves to 3 runs in two innings. But it was the 3rd inning that proved to be painful for the Cheesemakers, allowing 7 runs in the top of the inning. They were unable to respond in the bottom of the inning, going into the 4th down 10 runs.
Banks was able to put 3 more runs on the board in the 4th, and 2 more runs in the 5th, including a solo home run. Hoping for a miracle come back, Tillamook was unable to finish, losing 15-0 at the end of 5 due to the league mercy rule.
Banks currently sits 2nd in the Cowapa League and is ranked 7th in OSAA 4A Division.
Tillamook sits at the bottom of the Cowapa League, with a 1-9 league record. They have a 4-13 overall record.
Tillamook travels to Valley Catholic on Thursday for a 5pm match up. They return home on Friday to face Seaside. On Monday, they will travel north to face Cowapa League's 1st place team, Astoria.
Tillamook Baseball fell to Valley Catholic on Monday. Valley Catholic scored runs early in the game and by the 7th inning, it looked as though they would shut out the Cheesemakers.
An incredible 2 out ralley in the bottom of the 7th gave Valley Catholic a scare. Tillamook was able to score 6 runs in the bottom half of the inning. Although it wasn't enough to save them from losing to Valley Catholic, they proved they weren't willing to go out without a fight.
Valley Catholic won 8-6.
Tillamook plays at home on Wednesday vs Banks. Game starts at 5pm
Neah Kah Nie Baseball hosted Gaston today. The game proved too much for the Greyhounds. Neah Kah Nie continued the beating of Gaston that Nestucca Baseball started last Thursday.
The Pirates got on the board early, scoring 6 runs in the 1st inning. They scored 3 more by the 3rd inning. The game ended in a shut out for the Pirates: 10-0, with the game being completed at the end of the 5th inning due to league mercy rule.*
The win brings Neah Kah Nie their first league win. They are 1-3 in league play with an overall record of 9-7.
Neah Kah Nie will travel on Friday for a double header, and rematch, against Gaston in Gaston. Games will be played at 3pm and 4:30pm.
*League Mercy Rule (10 Run Rule) allows a game to be called complete in the 5th or 6th inning if a team is up by 10 or more runs. The completion of the 5th inning is considered an official game, hence the cut off.
Tillamook Baseball hosted Scappoose in league play tonight.
Scappoose got an early lead, which they would not let go of.
The first three innings saw 7 runs scored between the two teams. Scappoose scored 5 of those 7, while Tillamook scored their only two runs. Later innings saw Scappoose score 5 more runs, 3 of which were from a home run.
Final Score: Tillamook 2 -- 10 Scappoose.
Tillamook's next game is a rematch against Scappoose. The game is at 5pm at Scappoose High School.
Both Tillamook and Nestucca hosted baseball games at home today. Nestucca also hosted softball.
Both Nestucca teams hosted a double header against Gaston. Baseball saw success, winning 8-2 in the first game and winning 19-2 in the second game. Softball lost both games to Gaston: 12-0, 18-13
Tillamook Baseball hosted Astoria, but fell 6-0.
Nestucca Baseball plays a double header tomorrow, Friday 4/20 at Knappa.
Nestucca Softball plays a double header tomorrow, Friday 4/20 at Vernonia
Tillamook plays again on Monday 4/23 at home vs Scappoose.
Neah Kah Nie baseball opened league play Wednesday against Knappa.
A rough few innings early in the game saw Knappa score 9 runs, with Neah Kah Nie answering with only 2 in return. Knappa took the game 9-2.
Neah Kah Nie will travel to Knappa on the 20th for a double header.
Tillamook Baseball took on the Seaside Seaguls in a tight game on Tuesday evening. The two teams fought through 4 1/2 scoreless innings before the Cheesemakers were able to break through Seaside's defense. They were able to bat in the games first run. Seaside answered in the top of the 6th with a run of their own to tie the game at one.
Tillamook wasn't going to allow Seaside to be the only team to score in the 6th, scoring 3 runs in the bottom half of the inning, taking a 4-1 lead into the 7th, and final, inning. Seaside wasn't about to give up easily, bringing in 2 more runs before Tillamook was able to get the third out of the inning, securing a 4-3 win.
Tillamook will face Seaside again on Thursday, this time at Seaside.