MEDFORD — Roseburg Pepsi stroked 13 hits and defeated South Medford 9-2 in the first game of a Class A American Legion baseball nonleague doubleheader on Saturday.

South Medford won the second game 14-4 in six innings. The Bottlecaps are 4-6 overall and 1-3 in Area 4 North play.

Blake Watson went 2-for-3 with a home run, double and three RBIs for Pepsi in the opener. Logan Klopfenstein was 4-for-4 with two doubles, Sebastian Watson went 2-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs and Grant Berry had two hits in four at-bats and knocked in two runs.

Austin Takahashi was the winning pitcher, allowing three hits and two runs over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out three and walked two.

Berry and Klopfenstein each went 2-for-3 in the nightcap.

First Game


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Takahashi, Klopfenstein (6) and Paul; Douglas, Swell (6) and Wallace. WP — Takahashi. LP — Douglas. 2B — B. Watson (P), Klopfenstein 2 (P). HR — B. Watson (P).

Second Game


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Wayman, Smith (3), Percell (4), Muir (5), B. Watson (6) and Horton; Lauchstedt, Campbell (6) and Wallace. WP — Lauchstedt. LP — Wayman. 2B — Muir (P), Miller (SM), Lauchstedt (SM), Campbell (SM), Parnell (SM).

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