Clatskanie baseball lost a pair of close games in Mesa, Arizona on Wednesday, March 27, according to Clatskanie Middle/High School Athletics Director Ryan Tompkins.
The Tigers played Evergreen’s junior varsity team, of Colorado, and lost 9-8 in five innings. Luke Roth was 2-3 with three runs batted in (RBIs) and Sam Shockley had a pair of hits. Jack Boothe took the loss on the mound.
In their second game, the Tigers held a five-run lead that slipped away in the final two innings in a 14-12 loss to Lake Oswego’s junior varsity team. Luke Roth led the way going 2-2 with two doubles. Dawson Evenson was 2-3 with one RBI and Cade Warren and Jack Boothe each had two hits.
Foster Evenson pitched well in relief with 4.1 innings, allowing one earned run. Andre’ Combs took the loss in relief.