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No. 1 Lakeridge rolls again, No. 4 West Linn shuts out Sprague, No. 7 Clackamas wins again.

PMG PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego senior Blaise Heher (shown earlier this season) led the Lakers to a 5-1 upset of No. 2 Jesuit on Wednesday, May 25.The state baseball playoffs hit top gear on Wednesday, May 25.

After kicking off with Class 6A playoffs two days earlier, the state's best 5A and 4A baseball players joined the fray on the diamonds Wednesday.

Here's what happened with our best area teams. To read about Wilsonville's 3-0 win over Silverton, click here.

Lakeridge 9, Westview 2

The Result — No. 1 Lakeridge knocked off No. 17 Westview 9-2 at Lakeridge High School.

The Stats — Senior Mason Utech went 3 for 3 at the plate with two RBIs and three runs, senior Gus Rogers was 1 for 1 with two RBIs, Zach Johnson went 3 for 4 and scored twice, while Johnson threw six innings, allowing two runs on two hits and three walks while striking out seven.

The Records — Lakeridge improved to 24-5 overall after winning the Three Rivers League; Westview finished its year at 13-15 after finishing third in the Metro League.

What's Next — No. 8 Sherwood at Lakeridge, 5 p.m. Friday, May 27.

West Linn 4, Sprague 0

The Result — No. 4 West Linn shut out No. 13 Sprague 4-0 at West Linn High School.

The Stats — Senior Jeremy Levasseur had two hits and scored once against Sprague, senior Kace Naone added two doubles, with one RBI and one run, while junior Drew Talavs threw five strong innings and junior Drake Gabel pitched the final two frames to combine for a two-hit shutout.

The Records — West Linn improved to 22-7 overall after finishing second in the Three Rivers League; Sprague finished its year at 22-7 after winning the Mountain Valley Conference.

What's Next — No. 21 Sheldon at West Linn, 5 p.m. Friday, May 27.

Clackamas 3, Roseburg 2

The Result — No. 7 Clackamas edged No. 10 Roseburg 3-2 at Clackamas High School.

The Stats — Senior Ashton MacClanathan went 2 for 3 at the plate and scored twice, senior Nick Holm was 2 for 3, junior Garrett Strube was 1 for 2 with a homer, two RBIs and one run, while junior Matthew Tacheny threw six innings, allowing one earned run on three hits and four walks while striking out four.

The Records — Clackamas improved to 25-4 overall after winning the Mt. Hood Conference; Roseburg finished its year at 18-9 after finishing second in the Southwest Conference.

What's Next — No. 18 Lake Oswego at Clackamas, 5 p.m. Friday, May 27.

Lake Oswego 5, Jesuit 1

The Result — No. 18 Lake Oswego stepped up to upset No. 2 Jesuit 5-1 at Jesuit High School.

The Stats — Senior Blaise Heher was 2 for 4 at the plate with one RBI and one run, junior Grant Maxwell and sophomore Vince Williams both went 2 for 4 and scored once, and Heher threw all seven innings, allowing just one run on eight hits and no walks while striking out three.

The Records — Lake Oswego improved to 15-13 overall after finishing fifth in the Three Rivers League; Jesuit finished its year at 25-4 after winning the Metro League.

What's Next — No. 18 Lake Oswego at Clackamas, 5 p.m. Friday, May 27.

La Salle 5, West Albany 3

The Result — No. 12 La Salle broke through to upset No. 5 West Albany 5-3 at West Albany High School.

The Stats — Senior Aiden McGuire went 2 for 2 at the plate with one run, senior Aidan O'Brien was 1 for 2 with one RBI and one run, and O'Brien threw six innings, allowing one run on three hits and five walks while striking out six.

The Records — La Salle improved to 16-12 overall after finishing third in the Northwest Oregon Conference; West Albany finished its year at 19-7 after finishing second in the Mid-Willamette Conference.

What's Next — La Salle at No. 4 Willamette, 5 p.m. Friday, May 27.

Putnam 8, Hood River Valley 2

The Result — No. 10 Putnam extended its season by upsetting No. 7 Hood River Valley 8-2 at Hood River Valley High School.

The Stats — Sophomore Shannon Pando went 3 for 3 at the plate with two RBIs and one run, junior Leo Renzema was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and one run, freshman Ian Pollard went 2 for 3 with three runs, while sophomore Jackson Fera threw six innings, allowing no earned runs on three hits and five walks while striking out four.

The Records — Putnam improved to 20-8 overall after finishing second in the Northwest Oregon Conference; Hood River finished its year at 19-8 after winning the Intermountain Conference.

What's Next — Putnam at No. 2 Wilsonville, 5 p.m. Friday, May 27.

Mazama 6, Gladstone 0

The Result — No. 11 Gladstone saw its season end in a 6-0 loss to No. 7 Mazama at Mazama High School.

The Stats — Junior Brycen Bryan collected the Gladiators' lone hit in the contest, a one-out single in the top of the first, while junior Hayden Smith threw five innings, allowing three earned runs on five hits and one walk while striking out six.

The Records — Gladstone ended its season at 17-10 overall after finishing second in the Tri-Valley Conference; Mazama improved to 18-8 after finishing second in the Skyline Conference.


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