Klamath Falls wins series at Kelowna

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KELOWNA, B.C. — The Klamath Falls Gems play at home on Friday. When they left for this recent road trip on July 4, the Gems were on a slight up-swing after a tough start to the year.

The team will return home sustaining their momentum.

The Gems had two three-run innings in the first three against the Kelowna Falcons Wednesday night and held on to win 10-4 and take the three-game series.

While Conner George, Austin Byler and Nick Rulli each tallied two hits and Parker Miles hit a home run, the night again belonged to Josh Wong. Following his go-ahead home run in the 10th inning of Klamath Falls’ 5-4 win on Tuesday with a 4-for-5 performance from the plate on Wednesday. Wong hit his sixth double of the year and brought in three runs.

Next up: Gems vs Walla Walla | 7:05 p.m. – July 13 – Kiger Stadium | (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend)

Other West Coast League Scores – Wednesday

Walla Walla 3, Cowlitz 1
Wenatchee 4, Corvallis 0

Thursday Games

Bellingham at Bend – 6:35 p.m.
Walla Walla at Cowlitz – 6:35 p.m.
Kelowna at Wenatchee – 7:05 p.m.

West Coast League Standings
(from WCCBL.com)

East Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Wenatchee AppleSox 22 10 0.688 - 1W 3-7
Bellingham Bells 20 10 0.667 1 2W 7-3
Kelowna Falcons 18 12 0.600 3 2L 5-5
Walla Walla Sweets 14 16 0.467 7 2W 7-3

West Division W L PCT GB STREAK LAST 10
Corvallis Knights 20 14 0.588 - 1L 2-8
Bend Elks 14 14 0.500 3 1L 5-5
Cowlitz Black Bears 12 18 0.400 6 4L 4-6
Klamath Falls Gems 11 19 0.367 7 2W 9-1
Kitsap BlueJackets 9 27 0.250 12 4L 3-7

Box Score – Gems 10, Kelowna 4

GAME DATE: 07/11/2012
Klamath Falls Gems  10 AT Kelowna Falcons  4

                                 YTD                                   YTD
Klamath            AB  R  H BI   AVG  Kelowna            AB  R  H BI   AVG
P.Miles 2B          2  3  1  1  .390  C.Alvarado RF       1  0  0  0  .273
C.George SS         5  1  2  0  .239   T.Alexander PH,RF  2  0  1  0  .234
A.Byler 3B          5  2  2  0  .378  J.Conrad 2B         2  0  0  0  .333
G.Velazquez RF      4  2  1  1  .347   P.Gray 2B          2  0  0  0  .091
K.Davidson LF       4  1  1  2  .265  J.McClanahan LF     3  0  0  0  .364
J.Wong 1B           5  1  4  3  .326  G.Friesen 1B        4  0  0  0  .333
N.Rulli CF          5  0  2  2  .200  A.Firth 3B          4  2  2  0  .319
B.Cornish C         3  0  0  0  .125  J.Munoz DH          3  0  0  0  .267
M.Merten DH,P       4  0  0  0  .000  K.Moses CF          3  1  1  2  .263
 E.Yardley P        0  0  0  0  .000  T.Qualls C          2  1  0  0  .321
                                       B.Elias PR         0  0  0  0  .250
                                      P.Johnson SS        3  0  1  0  .253
                                       N.Senior PH        1  0  1  0 1.000
                   37 10 13  9                           30  4  6  2

Klamath              3 0 3   1 0 0   0 0 3 - 10 13  0
Kelowna              0 3 0   0 0 1   0 0 0 -  4  6  1
2B--C.George (7), A.Byler (9), J.Wong (6), A.Firth (7). HR--P.Miles (2).
RBI--P.Miles (22), G.Velazquez (9), K.Davidson  2 (14), J.Wong  3 (17),
N.Rulli  2 (4), K.Moses  2 (15). HP--P.Miles (6). SF--K.Moses (3).
SH--B.Cornish (0). SB--P.Miles (4), C.George (1), K.Moses (4), T.Qualls 2
(4), P.Johnson 2 (9). CS--K.Davidson (1), J.Wong (1). E--J.Padilla (2). 
LOB--Klamath 6, Kelowna 8. DP--C. George(SS) - J. Wong(1B). 
                                                                YTD
                                 IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR     ERA
 Klamath
T.Thorpe (W,2-0)                3.2   3   3   3   4   4   0    3.72
N.Bunch                         3.1   2   1   1   1   1   0    4.12
M.Merten                        1.1   1   0   0   2   0   0    1.77
E.Yardley                       0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0    6.35
                                9     6   4   4   7   5   0
 Kelowna
D.Ernst (L,2-1)                 3.0   8   7   7   3   1   1    3.30
B.Hermes                        3.0   1   0   0   0   2   0    1.17
H.Wood                          2.1   2   2   1   1   2   0    1.50
J.Padilla                       0.2   2   1   0   0   1   0    7.36
                                9    13  10   8   4   6   1
WP--T.Thorpe (1). HB--D.Ernst (3). SO--P.Miles, A.Byler, K.Davidson 2,
M.Merten 2, C.Alvarado, P.Gray, J.McClanahan, G.Friesen, J.Munoz.
BB--P.Miles 2, G.Velazquez, K.Davidson, C.Alvarado, T.Alexander,
J.McClanahan 2, J.Munoz, T.Qualls 2. BF--T.Thorpe 18 (40), N.Bunch 12
(168), M.Merten 7 (83), E.Yardley (51), D.Ernst 19 (120), B.Hermes 10 (32),
H.Wood 10 (53), J.Padilla 4 (73). P-S--T.Thorpe 74-39, N.Bunch 31-19,
M.Merten 23-13, E.Yardley 1-1, D.Ernst 68-40, B.Hermes 25-17, H.Wood 42-25,
J.Padilla 8-6. 
T--3:00.  A--722

Weather: Sunny
Umpires: Plate Ump - Cale Ethier, Field Ump #1 - Steve Boutang