SUTHERLIN — Payton Hope fanned seven batters in four innings of work for the Sutherlin Bulldogs as they defeated St. Mary's 5-2 Tuesday in a Special District 4 baseball game. 

The Bulldogs (7-7, 4-0 SD4) are tied with Brookings (13-1, 4-0) for first place in the league standings.

Hope went 2-for-3 at the plate and had two RBIs and a walk. Cade Meisner struck out seven batters and allowed no hits in relief of Hope. Steven Hagar had and RBI and went 2-for-2 with a walk. 

The Bulldogs will face St. Mary's for a doubleheader on Friday. 


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Eilar, Haynes (6) and Aldrich; Hope, Meisner (5) and Peterman. WP — Hope LP — Eilar. S — Meisner. 2B — Meisner (S), Hagar (S).

Josh Nutter is a part-time sports reporter for The News-Review. He can be reached at jnutter@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4220. Or follow him on Twitter @Nutterduece2.

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