Vale Vikings baseball sweeps Hilanders


Vale’s Tanner Hamilton slides into home plate, beating the high throw to the Hilanders’ catcher during game one of two between Burns and Vale in Eastern Oregon League action. The two victories by the Vikings solidifies Vale into the second slot in the league standings. (Photo courtesy Burns Times Herald)

BURNS – Vale baseball made the trip to Burns worth the trip, grabbing two wins to remain in second place in the Eastern Oregon League.

The Viks started the week with a 16-3 victory over Parma on Monday, April 30, in non-league action.

Vale scattered 18 hits against the Panthers as Matt McBride, Cody Ross, Colton Kesey and Jason Ponce each picked up three hits. Keegan Mizuta and Kesey picked up the win on the mound for Vale.

Against Burns last Friday . . .