American Legion

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS — Dixon hits grand slam in Reno

Jared Dixon is enjoying an outstanding year on the baseball fields, and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down any.

After a big spring playing for the Del Norte Warriors, the soon-to-be senior has carried that momentum into the American Legion season.

Playing for the Northern Humboldt Giants, Dixon has been a consistent presence in the infield and at the plate.

On Friday, he broke a 1-1 tie with a grand slam in the top of the eighth inning to lead the Giants to a 7-1 win on the opening day at the Reno tournament.

Check out our video highlight of Dixon’s game-winning grand slam above.

Later in the day, the Giants fell to the Reno Muckdogs 10-0 in five innings and they are now 21-3-1 on the season.

The Giants continue tournament play with two games on Saturday.

File photo – Jared Dixon in action for the Giants earlier this summer.

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