Grizzlies end up winless in Arizona

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Ashland managed just two hits against Castle View pitchers Tyler Henninger and Mitch Bivona and left Arizona winless in three tries after an 11-1 setback Friday at Moon Valley High School.

Max Montgomery and Aaron Scott had one hit apiece for the Grizzlies (0-3), who fell behind 3-0 in the first inning when Castle View (3-3) of Castle Crock, Colo., took advantage of four base on balls and an error.

Ashland starter Jerry Carroll was pulled in the first inning and replaced with Tommy Hulick, who surrendered two runs in 4 2/3 innings.

Kyle Milgrim took over in the top of the sixth and was tagged for six runs, five earned, on eight hits, including back-to-back RBI doubles by Trevor Smeeton and Tyler Eickstaedt.

Needing a run to extend the game, the Grizzlies couldn't threaten against Sabercats' relief pitcher Mitch Bivona, who struck out the side.

Scott's single to right brought home Vince Cammarota for Ashland's only run of the game in the fifth.

Castle View 310 016 — 11 15 1

Ashland 000 010 — 1 2 3

Henninger, Bivona (6) and Paul; Jer. Carroll, Hulick (1), Milgram (6) and Glick. W — Henninger. L — Jer. Carroll. 2B — CV: Smeeton, Clemens, Eickstaedt, Witonsky. 3B — CV: Smeeton.


At Gilbert, Ariz., Ashland native Jason Allred won the fourth tournament of the All-American Gateway Tour's spring season Friday, surviving a three-player, five-hole playoff at Trilogy Golf Club at Power Ranch.

Allred, who lives in Scottsdale, Ariz., birdied the 18th hole to get into the playoff, then made two birdies and three pars to outlast Joel Dahman and Darren Angel. He earned $13,000.

Dahman is third on the season money list and Angel 10th.

Allred had rounds of 66, 65 and 69 on the par-71 layout.

Earlier in the week, Allred attempted to Monday qualify for the PGA Tour's Valero Open. He shot a 71, four off the score needed to get into playoff. There were four spots available.

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