BURLEY, Idaho – The Mission Valley Mariners stayed alive at the Class A Northwest Regional American Legion baseball tournament with an 11-5 win over Wheatland, Wyo., on Sunday afternoon.
Jacob Young went 3 for 5 and Dalton Molzhon pitched a complete game, allowing six hits and four walks while striking out three.
The Mariners took advantage of nine Wheatland errors, including four in a five-run sixth inning.
Mission Valley will play another elimination game Monday at 6 p.m. against Burley, the only team that hasn’t lost a game in the tournament.
M. Valley 202 005 020 – 11 6 3
Wheatland 002 001 200 – 5 6 9
LEADING HITTERS – Mission Valley: Young 3-5 (2 R). Wheatland: Hageman 1-2 (2B, R, BB, HP).
PITCHERS – Mission Valley: Molzhon (W) 9 IP. Wheatland: Geile (L) 5.1 IP, Becker 3.2 IP.