Sports

Oaks remain alive in Stan Musial World Series

 

Mike Reiling and Grant Nelson each hit a home run, Tyler Duran pitched five solid innings of relief and the Palo Alto Oaks beat the Lombard Orioles, 6-5, in the Stan Musial World Series on Friday at Baseball USA in Houston.

Shane Parsons added two hits and drove in two runs for the Oaks, who clinched at least a fourth-place finish in their first ever trip to the World Series.

Palo Alto (2-1, 22-2-1) was scheduled to meet defending champion Bayamon Vaqueros on Saturday. The Vaqueros are the only undefeated team remaining in the tournament. The Oaks, meanwhile, are again facing elimination.

The Oaks took a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the third, but the Orioles got to starter Blake McFarland and tied the game in the fourth.

Duran held Lombard to a run on three hits over five innings to earn the win.

The Oaks scored all six of their runs against starter and loser Matt Erickson, who allowed nine hits and walked three over 5 2/3 innings.

Reiling finished the day 3-for-5, with two RBI and three runs scored. He's hitting .417 (5-for-12) with a pair of doubles for the tournament.

The Braintree White Sox and Canton Stallions meet in the other semifinal.

Alaskan League

Stanford sophomore Jake Stewart finished his season with the Alaska Goldpanners with a .270 batting average (20-for-74), a home run and 11 RBI.

The Goldpanners completed their season with a record of 35-24.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

What is community worth to you?
Support local journalism.

Comments

Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Don't be the last to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Nationally renowned Indian restaurant expanding to Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,835 views

Summer travel: Is anything changing?
By Sherry Listgarten | 16 comments | 1,273 views

Premarital and Couples: "Our Deepest Fear" by Marianne Williamson
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,038 views

Cap On? Cap Off? Recycling Bottles is Confusing
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 916 views

Swimming with the kids
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 687 views