Baseball Round-Up: Mazama shuts out Cottage Grove



YREKA, Calif. — Mazama baseball was in the middle of two lopsided games Thursday at the Yreka Gold Nugget Tournament, as the Vikings followed up an 11-1 loss to Layton with a 9-0 win against Cottage Grove in a five inning game.

The tournament runs through Saturday.

Pac-12 Baseball

Oregon State hosts Washington for the first of three games Friday, with the 5:00 PM broadcast on 960 the Sports Legend tonight. The Beavers are off a 7-5 loss to Arizona last weekend, in which Michael Conforto hit his fourth home run of the year. Junior Tyler Smith is on a four-game hitting streak, leading the Pac-12 with a .463 average.

Meanwhile, the No. 23 Oregon Ducks host Arizona State in a top 25 tussle in Eugene. The Sun Devils are ranked No. 14. The first pitch is at 6:00 PM, with the Ducks trying to end a three-game losing streak, while ASU split its mid-week series with No. 13 Cal-State Fullerton.