Sweets 23, Lobos 2: Southridge’s Spencer O’Neil homered and scored three runs as Walla Walla hammered visiting Portland on Sunday in West Coast League action.
The Sweets scored nine second inning runs, roughing up all three Portland pitchers. Jared Jordan was 2-for-5 with a home run and six RBIs, while Kalani Brackenridge was 2-for-6 with a homer and four RBIs. Richland’s Brett Jacobs added two solo home runs.
Zach Brandon allowed one run on two hits with a walk and three strikeouts in five innings to earn the victory.
Walla Walla banged out 23 hits, while Portland committed five errors in the losing effort.
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McCallister, Mood (2), Delgado (6) and Wertz. Brandon, West (6), Virant (7), Ruff (8) and Robinson. Highlights—WW: Vilter 2x6; Jacobs 2x5, 2 HRs; O’Neil 3 R, HR; Cooper 2x3, 2B; Paulino 2x3, 3B; Jordan 2x5, HR; Garza 2x6, 3 RBIs, 2B; Brackenridge 2x6, 4 RBIs, HR.