Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports…
Sandblasters wrap up regular season with loss on the road.
The Three Rivers Sandblasters ended the regular season with a 15-4 6 ½ inning loss to the Withnell Dodgers in Salem last night. The Blasters finished with a 9-and-9 record in Area III, in fourth place overall and will advance to Super-Regional play this coming Friday at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.
The Springfield Titans wrapped up their first-ever league championship in Area III with a 15-6 win over West Salem/Dallas. They secured an automatic bid to the state tournament at Concordia University next week. The Withnell Dodgers also secured an automatic bid…they ended the season with an identical 12-6 record, but the Titans won the two teams’ three-game series during the regular season. The Dallas Dirtbags ended 11-and-7 in third place and will host the Area III Super Regional.
Hawks halt Ems win streak
The Boise Hawks held the Eugene Emeralds scoreless and snapped a six-game win streak with a three-nothing win over the Ems last night in Eugene. The Emeralds will be in Vancouver this evening for a double header against the Canadians… the nightcap is a makeup for their June 30th contest that was rained out.