With a rough week, La Grande
dropped out of the state's top 25 rankings. La Grande fell from No. 18 to No. 30 after going 0-2 over the past week. The Tigers are ranked No. 3705 in the nation, and have an overal record of 14-10. Ontario
(17-7, 11-1) is red-hot, having won four straight games, the longest such streak in 4A Greater Oregon. The streak was extended by another game over the past week, an 11-1 victory over Mazama. Brady Baker
led Ontario's offense with three hits and three RBIs this week.
The Tigers boasted the best pitching over the past week, holding opponents to the league's fewest hits and issuing the fewest walks. Ontario has given up a mere 146 hits on the year, while striking out 180 opposing hitters. Tanner Alexander
is the leader in that category with 80 Ks on the season.
The week's strikeout crown belonged to Zayne Sather
, who turned in four Ks for the Tigers. With 34 strikeouts this year so far, he ranks second in the league. Zayne Sather
was an RBI machine on Friday, as he knocked in six runs during Ontario's 11-1 win over Mazama.