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As the World Series winds down in Houston, Taylor Adams stands in the on-deck circle a thousand miles away on Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Taft High varsity baseball coach Matt Hilgers has been named athletic director at the school, filling a void left this semester when first-year AD Aaron Longo resigned in December.
2019 Lincoln City Youth League Home Run Derby winners:
Taft High's Tyee Fisher hit two grand slams this season, but the senior outfielder has delivered a parting shot by joining junior Eli DeMello as a first-team all-state baseball player in 2019.
Santiam Christian broke open a 4-4 tie late in the game Friday to defeat Taft High 12-6 in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Baseball Championships.
Junior starter Eli DeMello collected four hits in four trips and visiting Taft used a five-run fifth inning and shutout relief from senior Bleiz Kimbrough to hold off favored Irrigon 5-3 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Baseball Championships.
The Taft High baseball and softball teams will open the OSAA's 16-team State tournament Wednesday afternoon in quest of being crowned Oregon Class 3A champions.
Taft High made short work of visiting Clatskanie in an 11-1 five-inning Special District 2 league playoff victory Thursday that set the stage for next week's Class 3A State baseball playoffs.
Taft High beat the heat and host Clatskanie twice by lopsided margins Friday for two Special District 2 victories that propelled the Tigers into the league baseball playoffs with their fifth win in a row and 10th in their last 12 games.
Taft High junior Eli DeMello homered twice, doubled and closed out the game in relief Tuesday to help improve the Tigers to 13-10 overall...