Raiders pick up first win in league opener
Mount Hood Conference
|David Douglas (3-6)|
PORTLAND — After trading runs in the early innings, the Reynolds baseball team put on a series of two-run spurts to skip away with a 7-1 win over David Douglas the Mount Hood Conference opener Monday.
Spencer Verdieck scored what proved to be the winning run in the fourth inning when David Douglas fired a throw across the infield, opening the door for him to scamper home from third base.
The Scots loaded the bases with no out in the bottom of the fourth, but were unable to get anyone home.
The Raiders put the game out of reach 5-1 with Ronnie Hurt's two-run double over the center fielder in the sixth inning.
The win marked the first of the season for Reynolds.
The teams meet in Game 2 of their series at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Reynolds Middle School.
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