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Southridge grad helps Cowlitz win WCL rout

LONGVIEW -- Spencer O'Neil and Billy Flamion had two RBIs apiece as the Cowlitz Black Bears opened a three-game homestand against the Walla Walla Sweets with a 7-1 victory at Story Field in Longview.

O'Neil, a Southridge High School graduate, was selected Wednesday by the New York Yankees in the 33rd round of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft and has committed to play at the University of Oregon next year.

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Sean Santschi, Daniel Jewett (2), Derek Peterson (7) and Kevin Hawk; Ian Ekery, Richi Sandoval (7), Kevin Berry (9) and Cody Webster. Highlights--Peterson (WW) 5K; Kirk Cunningham (Cow) RBI; Spencer O'Neil (Cow) 2 RBI; Billy Flamion (Cow) 2 RBI; Webster (Cow) 2x3, RBI.