Baker all-stars advance to championship game
Baker’s 11-12-year-old all-star baseball team rallied from a three-run deficit in the last inning Tuesday to nip La Grande, 20-19, and advance to today’s championship game at the Little League district tournament.
Baker will play Pendleton at 6:30 p.m. at Wade Williams Field. Both teams are unbeaten in the tournament.
Baker, the home team on Tuesday, trailed La Grande 19-16 entering the bottom of the sixth.
Other tournament action this week:
Monday’s game: Baker 23, Union County 0
Anoah Kuhl, Dawson Linscott and Brenden Golar each had two hits to lead the Baker rout, which ended by 10-run rule after four innings.
Baker 9 6 4 4 — 23
Union Co. 0 0 0 0 — 0
WP — Linscott.
Monday’s game: Baker 14, Harney County 4
Zander Arriaga had a double and a triple and stole three bases, and Ethan Myers and Dawson Clarke each had two hits for Baker, which scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth to end the game by 10-run rule.
Baker led 11-0 after three innings, but Harney County scored four runs in the top of the fourth.
Baker rebounded from a 17-7 loss on Monday to beat Pilot Rock Tuesday.
Baker will play Pendleton again today at 4 p.m. If Baker wins, the two teams would play again for the chamipionship Friday at 3 p.m.