Pilots rally to beat GP, come away with split


Ashland scored three sixth-inning runs to steal a 3-2 victory from Grants Pass and split the American Legion A doubleheader on Sunday.

Grants Pass won the nightcap, 5-4.

In Game 1, after two straight errors by Grants Pass put the tying runs on base to open the sixth inning, Garrett Tygerson cut the margin to one with a run-scoring single.

Luke Baldrica followed with a two-run double to left-center field, putting the Pilots (11-3) out in front for good.

Tygerson went the distance on the mound, allowing two runs &

both unearned &

on four hits, with no walks and seven strikeouts.

In Game 2, the Miners scored all their runs in the final two innings. Dylan Albertson's single tied the score 4-all, Logan Werner followed with a game-winning single.

In the fifth, Nick Hall and Ian Kendall had back-to-back RBI doubles for the Pilots.

The Pilots were led by 2-for-4 efforts by Kendall and Tygerson.


Ashland 000 003 0 "" — 8 2

Grants Pass 000 200 0 "" 2 4 2

Tygerson and Miller; Bars and Sager. W &

Tygerson (3-0). L &

Bars. 2B &

A: Baldrica.


Ashland 000 021 — "" 4 10 0

Grants Pass 000 002 — "" 5 7 0

Thomas, Stone (5), Kendall (6), Stone (7) and Scarminach; Werner, Suthann (6) and Sager. W &

Suthann. L &

Kendall (2-1). 2B &

A: Hall, Kendall.


The Ashland High football camp for students entering fourth grade through eighth grade will be held July 14-17.

The non-contact camp will emphasize fundamentals and techniques as well as good sportsmanship and teamwork.

Ashland head football coach Charlie Hall will head a staff of Ashland High School and Ashland Middle School coaches in addition to current Grizzly football players. The camp goes from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Cost is $60.

For more information contact Hall at 482-2377 (x121) or email charlie.hall@ashlandk12.or.us.


The 33rd annual Big Al's Tennis Tournament will be held July 18-20 in Ashland.

Entry forms are available at the Ashland Racquet Club. Players can also register online at (click "Tournaments," then enter ID 600109708).

Entry forms can also be obtained by calling 866-831-2401 or by e-mailing bigalstennis@yahoo.com.

The entry deadline is July 13.

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