The Siskiyous American Legion Post 122 U19 baseball team won two games and dropped four contests last week.

On Wednesday, Siskiyous took down Klamath Falls 7-3 in a home contest at Hibbard Field in Yreka. The team also plays home games in Mount Shasta. Friday through Sunday, Siskiyou was in Eureka for five games. They played a U19 squad from Australia that split into two teams. Siskiyous downed the one of the Australia Colts teams 10-0 on Saturday and lost to the other twice: 12-8 on Saturday and 9-4 on Sunday. On Friday, Siskiyous had a league doubleheader against Southern Humboldt, losing two close games, 6-2 and 3-2. The team is now 7-7 for the year.

“We played some pretty good baseball but we let games slip through our fingers,” head coach Jake Wilson said.

Yreka Game

Against Klamath Falls in Yreka Wednesday, Kekai Ferguson earned the win for Siskiyous and pitched 4.3 innings. He finished with four strikeouts, while giving up three hits. Wilson said that he was pleased with how well the bullpen pitched and was able to have six pitchers on the mound on Wednesday.

Kaden Wood went 2-for-4 with a double. Kaden Riccomini finished 1-for-1 with two walks. He hit a double with the bases loaded to bring in two runs. Nolan Johnson finished 2-for-3 with a double, a single, and an RBI.

“We played well today,” Wilson said on Wednesday after the game. "I think today's game proved what we're capable of,” he said.

Eureka Games

In the 6-2 game one loss to Southern Humboldt, Wilson said that Braxton Barnes pitched well and threw a scoreless sixth inning in relief.

In game two, Wilson said the score was tied 2-2 in the bottom of the seventh, when Humboldt scored the winning run on a single with two outs. Ian Allen threw five innings for Siskiyous and gave up one earned run and three hits. He finished with two strikeouts. Riccomini pitched two innings and had a strikeout while giving up a hit. Siskiyous is now 2-2 in league play.

The lone win in Eureka came Saturday versus the Australia Colts team two, 10-0 in five innings. Jaeden Fraley pitched lights out for Siskiyous and gave up a single hit while striking out nine batters to earn the win. Kaimana Ferguson finished 2-for-3 with a double.

This week, Siskiyous is set to host Oroville in a doubleheader league matchup Saturday at Martindale Field in Mount Shasta. The first game begins at 1:30 p.m.