Mountaineers End Weekend With Split Against Wolves

MONMOUTH, Ore. – The Mountaineers took game one of Sunday’s doubleheader with Western Oregon, advancing to 6-5 on the season after finishing the weekend with a split.


In the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader showdown, Eastern Oregon jumped out to an early lead in the second inning, eventually holding off a late push from Western Oregon to take an 8-7 triumph.

Eastern Oregon got off to a solid start, posting four runs in the second inning to take an early lead. They added three more in the fourth and another in the seventh, building an 8-3 advantage. However, Western Oregon mounted a comeback, scoring a run in the seventh and three more in the ninth to narrow the gap before eventually falling short.

Mario Landeros was a standout for the Mountaineers, launching a home run and tallying three RBIs. Joey Freitas also contributed significantly, driving in two runs.

Western Oregon’s offense was led by Collin Irwin, recording three hits, and a combination of Tyler Mohler, Owen Bischoff, and Emiliano Alarcon, each notching two RBIs. Despite their late rally, the Wolves fell just short of completing the comeback.

Pitching 4.1 innings for the Mounties, Tyler Rebsom earned the win after allowing just two runs and tossing two strikeouts. Arturo Alvarez was credited with the loss for Western Oregon, allowing seven hits and the same amount of runs in 4.0 innings pitched.


Responding quickly after a loss in game one, the Wolves secured a commanding 13-1 victory against the Mounties to finish the weekend.

Western Oregon posted seven scores in the first three innings, including a five-run second inning. Eastern Oregon answered with a run of their own in the form of a Chase Nett home run, but the Wolves quickly scored six runs in the fifth inning to set the final score at 13-1.

Eastern Oregon struggled to find momentum offensively, managing just two hits and one run throughout the game. Chase Nett provided the lone highlight for the Mountaineers with his solo home run.

Irwin put up big numbers for the second straight game, tallying three hits and driving in two runs for Western Oregon. Bischoff and Alarcon also upped their production from the past game, responsible for three RBIs each.

On the mound, Jacob Memmott delivered an impressive performance for Western Oregon, allowing just one run over six innings while striking out six batters. Tyler Harper was credited with the Mountaineers’ loss, giving up four runs in an inning pitched.

Eastern Oregon will return to La Grande for next weekend’s series with Corban at Optimist Field, set to get started at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

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