FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Following a second straight win to open play on the Fairfield Indians Memorial Day Match, the Medford Mustangs couldn’t preserve momentum going and ended Sunday’s motion with an 8-3 loss to the Chico Nuts.
The Mustangs (2-1) opened the day with a 5-3 win over Napa Valley Baseball Membership U19.
A day after going 4-for-5 on the plate in Medford’s season opener, Tanner Douglas scattered six hits over 4 innings of labor to choose up the win towards Napa Valley. AJ Balsiger threw two shutout innings to shut issues out and get the save.
Jace Miller went 1-for-3 with 2 RBIs, together with a run-scoring single within the high of the fifth to drive in Eli Westrick and provides Medford a 5-3 lead. Westrick scored a pair of runs, whereas a trio of Mustangs — Darin Marsh, Chase Costanti and Aiden Horsley — additionally drove in runs. Costanti had the Mustangs’ lone extra-base hit towards Napa Valley with a second-inning double.
The Mustangs led 2-1 within the nightcap due to an RBI single by Miller and a Horsley sacrifice fly to proper, however Chico took management with two runs within the third and 4 extra within the fifth to go forward 7-2.
Chico completed the sport with 15 hits.
Miller completed with 2 RBIs towards Chico. Marsh was the lone Mustang with a multi-hit recreation, going 2-for-3.
The Mustangs wrap up match play towards one other opponent from California, Yuba Metropolis, at 9 a.m. this morning.
Medford 013 010 — 5 5 2
Napa Valley 101 100 — 3 7 4
Douglas, Balsiger (5) and Robbins; Saitz, Schnaible (3), Whipple (5) and Haven, Zudema (6). W — Douglas (1-0). L — Saitz. 2B — M: Costanti; NV: Migotto.
Chico 102 040 1 — 8 15 1
Medford 020 001 0 — 3 7 0
Giovannoni and Banning; Borraggine, Newmann (6) and Zanni. W — Giovannoni. L — Borraggine (0-1). 2B — C: Bradbury 2; M: Zanni, Ankeny.