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    APRIL 22, 2015
HERMISTONHERALD.COM
A6 WEDNESDAY,
SPORTS
PREP TENNIS • PREP GOLF • PREP BASEBALL • PREP SOFTBALL • SCHEDULE
Bucks nip The Dalles’ big fifth dooms Hermiston
Riverhawks plate
Dawgs on seven runs with
two outs
tennis court
BY SAM BARBEE
BY MATT ENTRUP
EO MEDIA GROUP
Not much was deter-
mined when the War on
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the girls tennis season
Monday with Pendleton
hosting rival Hermiston
at West Hills Intermediate
School.
While the Buckaroos
earned the 5-3 victory,
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have gone either way, and
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tain after watching four
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ing third sets was how
close their two squads
were competitively.
“Every match was well
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Hermiston coach Jason
Sivey, who also had the
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the mind. “It makes me
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we’re going to do for
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making some little chang-
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close the scores were,
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Pendleton swept the
top two singles and dou-
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nah Flanagan provided
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Mackenzie Hill 7-6 (4),
6-4.
The Buckaroos’ oth-
er two singles wins were
even closer, as Meagan
Flanagan closed out Kate-
lyn Millard with a 10-3
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Cittadini edged Jaycee
Ternes 10-7 in their tie-
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The Buckaroos didn’t
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Christina Thompson and
Kiana Sperl had one of
the most decisive victo-
ries of the afternoon with
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Markwick and Whitney
McMahon.
Pendleton
No. 1’s Keren and Kezi-
ah Hampton also swept,
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6-4 and 7-5 over Briana
Wolfe and Cheyenne Pe-
terson.
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came from Athen Reid
and Tania Jamie-Sanchez,
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said it was the Bulldogs’
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singles, however, that re-
ally made the afternoon
for him.
Devyn Wolfe defeated
Pendleton’s Aieleia Sayre
in singles, while Breana
Wadekamper and Reed
Middleton pulled togeth-
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win for all three fresh-
men.
Wolfe’s 6-3, 6-1 win
over Sayre was the most
decisive of the afternoon,
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showed why Sivey felt
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sity recently.
“Devyn came out and
played really well, and
(Wadekamper and Mid-
dleton), they didn’t stop,
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ing,” he said. “It was fun
to watch, for one, and it
was good to see a couple
of freshmen getting a win
that they’ve worked real-
ly hard for.”
The teams will meet
two more times during
the regular season with
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day at Hermiston High.
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match is today when it
hosts The Dalles at 4 p.m.
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PENDLETON 5,
HERMISTON 3
Singles
Meagan Flanagan (P) def. Katelyn Millard 2-6,
6-4, (10-3)
Matilde Cittadini (P) def. Jaycee Ternes 4-6,
7-5, (10-7)
Hannah Flanagan (P) def. Mackenzie Hill
7-6 (4), 6-4
Devyn Wolfe (H) def. Aieleia Sayre 6-3, 6-1
Doubles
Keren Hampton/Keziah Hampton (P) def.
Briana Wolfe/Cheyenne Peterson 6-4, 7-5
Christina Thompson/Kiana Sperl (P) def.
Kylee Markwick/Whitney McMahon 6-4, 6-2
Athen Reid/Tania Jamie-Sanchez (H) def.
Sam Bixler/Jenna Senter 3-6, 6-4, (10-8)
Breana Wadekamper/Reed Middleton (H)
def. Anna James/Julia Livingston 6-7 (1),
6-4, (10-6)
GO SEE IT
Wednesday, April 22
Girls Tennis
Hermiston vs. The Dalles, 4 p.m.
Boys Tennis
Hermiston @ The Dalles, 4 p.m.
Thursday, April 23
Softball
Umatilla vs. Walla Walla Academy, 4 p.m.
Tennis
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Friday, April 24
Girls Golf
Hermiston @ Mt. Spokane (WA), 9 a.m.
Boys Tennis
Hermiston @ Capital Tournament, 9 a.m.
Girls Tennis
Hermiston @ Capital Tournament, 9 a.m.
Boys Golf
Hermiston @ Crook County Invite, 11 a.m.
Echo @ Big River Golf Course, 10 a.m.
Lacrosse
Hermiston vs. Burns, 5 p.m.
Baseball
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Softball
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Saturday, April 25
Boys Tennis
Hermiston @ Capital Tournament, 8 a.m.
Girls Tennis
Hermiston @ Capital Tournament, 8 a.m.
Track and Field
Hermiston @ 30th Annual Kiwanis Invitational, 10
a.m.
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Echo @ Condon, 11 a.m.
Baseball
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Umatilla vs. Grant Union (DH), 1 p.m.
SAM BARBEE PHOTO
HERMISTON HERALD
Hermiston senior catcher
For four innings on Tues- Jay Lindeman attacks a pitch
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with two runs scored.
The Dalles.
The Riverhawks plated
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to put The Dalles up 8-4.
When all was said and
done, The Dalles walked
away from Armand Larive
Middle School with a 10-8
win and took two of three in
the season-opening home-
and-home CRC series.
Hermiston senior right
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and an RBI, and senior
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in the game.
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We should’ve come out
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didn’t fall our way.”
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many opportunities to score
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when it mattered.
In the second, the Bull-
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one run. In the fourth, the
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strike ended the threat with
none pushed across. In the
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the corners with no outs,
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out Hermiston’s suicide
squeeze, and the Bulldogs
couldn’t do any more.
Head coach Lance Haw-
kins was frustrated with the
amount of missed opportu-
nities.
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and focused to say, ‘I’m
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na do what I need to help
the team,’ and we’re not
doing that,” he said. “Re-
ally, we haven’t done that
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them.”
Despite the Bulldogs’
lack of situational hitting,
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en of the Riverhawks’ 10
runs came with two outs,
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In the second, after
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hitters with his own glove,
starter Chase Root allowed
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single to erase a 3-1 lead.
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straight walks ended his
day in favor of Smith, who
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then allowed four straight
singles to turn a 4-3 lead
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“We gotta close,” Haw-
kins said. “When we (had)
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innings. There was an error
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inning.”
After The Dalles plat-
ed a run in the top of the
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Jay Lindeman, and Dylan
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to plate Smith and Root
to put Hermiston up 3-1.
The Dalles answered with
two more in the second to
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Root singled home Linde-
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second to take a 4-3 lead.
The score didn’t change
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runs. Smith, who allowed
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the zone, and The Dalles, a
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made him pay.
Hermiston pushed three
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Mitch Brown singled home
Smith, and then Michael
Gossler singled with the
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tend the lead in the seventh,
however, with two more
unearned runs on an error.
On Saturday, Hermis-
ton heads to Hood River to
take on the hot Eagles, and
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hard-throwing Washington
State signee Ryan Ward at
some point.
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Smith said. “(We) gotta get
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going down there.”
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at noon.
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THE DALLES 10,
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1 — 8 12 6
P. Eaton, B. Bate and K. Mathisen; C. Root, C.
Smith and J. Lindeman.
2B: D. Hoffman (TDR), R. Kohl (TDR), C. Smith
2 (HHS), M. Gossler (HHS),
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the Irrigon Knights slipped past earned, on nine hits, and he walked
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game Tuesday evening in Irrigon. an inning, Thyler Monkus allowed
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was 3-for-4 with an RBI, and Tony
The loss snapped Stanfield’s
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nine-game winning streak. Stan-
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Oregon League. First pitch is set
for 1 p.m. (MT).
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R. Bailey, T. Monkus, H. Barnes, D. Grogan; Verly and Kroske.
2B: R. Bailey 2 (SHS), T. Flores (SHS), S. Allan (SHS). 3B:
Blackman (IHS), Rice (IHS).
Riverhawks down Lady Bulldogs
The Dalles take
third straight from
Hermiston
BY ERIK SKOPIL
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The Bulldogs sought to
remedy a weekend sweep
against The Dalles Tuesday
at Rocky Heights Elemen-
tary.
Instead, they found more
disappointment.
Behind a four-run third
inning, the Riverhawks
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The defeat places Hermis-
ton (6-10) in a three-game
hole in league play and
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consecutive league loss dat-
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dog coach Kylee Lete said.
It was something the
Bulldogs could ill afford.
After taking a pair of one-
run defeats to the River-
hawks (11-5, 3-0 CRC),
hopes were high that a third
meeting would provide a
different result.
Senior Madisen Led-
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the circle for the Bulldogs
Tuesday. The right-handed
pitcher’s season premier
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ing home plate. The River-
hawks (11-5, 3-0 CRC) did
all of their damage in her
three innings, racing out to
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hurler Taylor Betz entered
and shut things down.
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plenty for the visitors.
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to get to The Dalles pitcher
Maddy Bradford until lat-
er in the game. She retired
nine of 11 to open. She is-
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two innings, however and
the Bulldogs took advan-
tage plating those walks on
hits from Makenzie Juul in
the fourth and Makayla Ko-
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said. “We couldn’t put the
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Three Hermiston errors
in the opening third of the
contest added to the Riv-
erhawks’ edge. Twice left
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turned to a wave, sending
two runners in for runs.
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0-3 we’re going to have
a lot more drive that we
loss coming on a walk-off
home run, and the Bull-
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ed down 5-4 in the top of
the seventh in the second
game.
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in control. The Bulldogs
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the third, Kopacz, who
was 5-for-6 on the day,
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followed to put Hermiston
up 5-1.
The Riverhawks got a
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In the nightcap, Herm-
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iston
trailed. Though the
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Bulldogs scored runs con-
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Kalene Wheeler’s two-run
single, they were down
5-3 heading into the top of
the seventh. The Bulldogs
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The Riverhawks swept ald sports reporter Sam
the Bulldogs 6-5 and 5-4 Barbee contributed to this
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should’ve had going into
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said of the slow start. “Go-
ing to Hood River, none
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We’re going to play our
hardest.”
Hermiston opens up
its conference series with
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pair of road games on Sat-
urday. They host the Eagles
on Tuesday.
“We started off in our
pre-game with a lot of ener-
gy, so I’m not sure what the
change was,” Lete said. “I
wish I knew.”
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Riverhawks sweep
Hermiston
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most challenging round of the season
Monday at the Tetherow High Desert
Challenge.
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to mimic the competition seen at the
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tightly grouped with a team score of
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mit won the team title with a 305,
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with a 339.
Paden LaCoursiere and Zac Adams
each carded 80 to lead Hermiston in a
tie for 17th. Keegan Crafton shot an
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tral Oregon on Friday for the Crook
County Invite at Meadow Lakes Golf
Course in Prineville.
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Tetherow High Desert Challenge
at Tetherow Golf Club, Bend
Team Scores — 1, Summit 305; 2, Bend 311; 3, Cascade Christian
317; 4, Hermiston 325; 5, Central Catholic 328; 6, Pendleton 339;
7, Clackamas 342; 8, St. Mary’s 345; 9, North Medford 352; 10,
Roseburg 363; 11, David Douglas 370; 12, The Dalles 372; 13,
Liberty 388; t14, Crater 408; t14, North Valley 408.
Individual leaders
1, Ryan DeCastlihos, Bend
2, Jack Loberg, Summit
3, Reilly Hegarty, Pendleton
4, Josh Wu, St. Mary’s
5, Four tied with 77
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73
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76
Hermiston scores — Paden LaCoursiere 80; Zac Adams 80;
Keegan Crafton 81; Anders Lind 84; Jared Thacker 93.