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Legion Roundup — Eagles teams close out long road trips

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File photo – Ethan Pesch had a big game for the Eagles on Tuesday.

The Humboldt Eagles 17U closed out a long road trip with a 15-6 win at Lassen on Tuesday.

Nick Dugan led the offensive onslaught, finishing 4-for-5 with a double and four RBIs, while teammate Jenner Christiansen continued his impressive summer with the team and was 3-for-5.

Ethan Pesch also had a big game both on the mound and at the plate.

Pesch pitched 2.1 innings in relief of starter Curtis Edge for the win, while helping his own cause with a pair of hits at the plate.

Christiansen and Brody Tomlin each also pitched in relief for the Eagles, who returned to winnings way after falling 14-0 at Galena in Reno on Monday.

Bode Joyner also had two hits in Tuesday’s win, while Zac Anderson added a double.

Edge and Lane Thrap rounded out a 15-hit team performance.

The Eagles return to Humboldt to play the touring Team Australia at at the Arcata Ball Park on Thursday at 2 p.m. in what will be a very bust week for local baseball.

Eagles 19U fall at Medford

The Eagles 19U closed out a long road trip with a 6-4 loss at Medford on Sunday, the team’s second straight loss.

Gannon Cyphers led the way at the plate, finishing 3-for-3 as the Eagles finished up their road trip with a record of 8-4 and are now 14-6 overall.

C.J. Van Meter also had a big game, pitching three scoreless innings in relief, although it was not enough to overcome an early 6-1 deficit.

The Eagles had previously swept two games from Medford on Friday.

After being on the road for nine straight days, during which they played 12 games in three different states, the Eagles return to Humboldt to play 10 straight games, including a doubleheader against the touring Team Australia on Wednesday evening at Bomber Field in Eureka.

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