Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2013
UMATILLA - The Vale Vikings swept the Umatilla Vikings in a baseball doubleheader on Friday, April 26, 2013. It was a really nice spring day with the temperature around 85 degrees and plenty of sunshine.
Vale won game one 17-2 and game two 16-4.
Picking up action in the bottom of the fourth with Vale leading 5-0. It was not an insurmountable lead for Vale. Vale then scored a run in the top of the sixth to take a 6-0 lead.
Umatilla scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth to cut Vale's lead to 6-2.
Vale scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a 10-2 lead. Vale came right back in the top of the seventh to score six more runs and take a 16-2 lead.
Umatilla scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh. The first came on a wild pitch and the second came with two outs on a hit to right field bringing in the runner from third. A ground out ended the game with Vale winning 16-4.
Photos by Terry Aichele