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!