Tim Trower at the Mail Tribune did a nice story about Crater Baseball’s first state championship. Check it out at https://mailtribune.com/sports/prep-sports/when-a-drought-ended-for-crater-baseball.
Middle School Baseball tryouts are at 1:00 on February 23rd at Anhorn Field. For more information contact Coach Campbell at email@example.com.
High school preseason workouts are underway. Pitchers and catchers are working Mondays and Wednesdays at Scenic Middle School from 6 to 7:15 p.m.. Fielders are meeting on the Crater football field from 4 to 5:15 on Tuesdays for defensive work, and hitters are meeting in the cages from 4-5:15 on Thursdays. Contact Coach Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Crater alum Larson Kindreich is off to a hot start for Biola University. He fanned twelve batters in his first outing of the season, leading Biola to a 4-2 victory. Larson is 2-0 on the season and has a 13 inning scoreless streak going. You can read more about Larson here: https://athletics.biola.edu/news/2020/2/7/baseball-kindreich-ks-12-in-win.aspx
CENTRAL POINT COMETS LEGION 2019
6/8 ROSEBURG PEPSI ANHORN 4:00 (2)
6/10 ASHLAND ANHORN 5:30
6/12 ASHLAND ANHORN 5:30
6/14 EAGLE POINT EAGLE POINT 5:00
6/16 KLAMATH KIGER 12:00 (2)
6/19 SOUTH MEDFORD S. MEDFORD 2:00 (2)
6/21 EAGLE POINT EAGLE POINT 5:00
6/23 HIDDEN VALLEY HIDDEN VALLEY 12:00 (2)
6/26 NORTH MEDFORD ANHORN 5:30 (2)
6/28-30 EAGLE POINT TOURNEY EAGLE POINT TBA
7/1 GRANTS PASS ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/3 ASHLAND NORTH MTN. PARK 3:00 (2)
7/7 CASCADE/RR ANHORN 3:00 (2)
7/10 HIDDEN VALLEY ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/12 SOUTH MEDFORD ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/15 NORTH MEDFORD N. MEDFORD 3:00 (2)
7/17 EAGLE POINT ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/18 ROSEBURG RANDOLS ANHORN 5:30
7/20 GRANTS PASS GRANTS PASS 3:00 (2)
7/21 KLAMATH ANHORN 5:30 (2)
7/27-31 STATE TOURNEY ROSEBURG TBA
8/8-12 REGIONALS CODY WYOMING TBA
Crater plays at Silverton on Wednesday the 22nd in the first round of the 5A State Playoffs. Silverton finished 4th in the Mid-Willamette League behind Central, Crescent Valley, and West Albany, but they’re ranked 5th in the state overall. Crater, meanwhile, won seven of its final ten after returning from the Fresno Tournament. The winner moves on to the quarter finals on Friday against the Putnam/Thurston winner. For the complete bracket, click here.
Crater grad Dylan Pearce earned a win during his first career start for the 12th-ranked Oregon State Beavers baseball team. You can check out the recap here. Pearce gave up seven hits and five runs over five innings against Oregon. He’s 3-2 on the season with a 2.61 ERA and 2 saves. Hum Babe, Dylan!
Crater and Grants Pass co-host the annual Spring Break Tourney beginning Tuesday, March 26th. Ridgeview, Scappoose, Wilson, and West Salem are this year’s participants.
Tuesday, March 26th
1 pm Crater vs Ridgeview
4 pm Scappoose vs West Salem
4 pm Wilson vs Grants Pass (at Grants Pass HS)
Wednesday, March 27th
10 am Ridgeview vs West Salem (at GPHS)
10 am Wilson vs Scappoose
1 pm Ridgeview vs Grants Pass (at GPHS)
1 pm Wilson vs Crater
4 pm West Salem vs Grants Pass (at GPHS)
4 pm Crater vs Scappoose
Thursday, March 28th
11 am West Salem vs Crater
2 pm Ridgeview vs Wilson
2 pm Scappoose vs Grants Pass (at GPHS)
Schedule subject to change.
The Crater Baseball middle school program will have a parent meeting on February 13th at 7 p.m. in the Scenic MS Library. Tryouts will take place at 1:00 pm at Anhorn Field on February 24th.
High school baseball begins Monday, February 25th. Interested candidates should contact Coach Campbell at Scenic, or check-in with Coach Powell at the Crater School of Business. Students wishing to play need to have completed all paperwork and have completed a sports physical. Contact the Athletic Department for details. Crater has three teams: a Varsity, a Junior Varsity, and a Freshmen team.