The Walla Walla American Legion Grizzlies 16U picked up a sweep over the Moses Lake Sun Devils in Saturday’s doubleheader here at Murr Field.

The Grizzlies improved their record so far to 4-0.

The first game was a 7-1 victory as the Grizzlies got the offense going in the second inning when Jesse Berry brought in two runs with a two RBI double. 

Chase Fones brought in another run in the third inning with an RBI single. 

After the Sun Devils finally got on the board in the fifth inning, the Grizzlies blew the game wide open by scoring four runs in the bottom half of the fifth with Alex Mata, Javi Esparza,  Drew Worden and Carter Schreindl all driving in runs.

Charlie Garza picked up the win on the mound after pitching five innings. He gave up four hits, four walks and struck out three batters. 

Schreindl pitched two innings and gave up one hit and recorded one strike out.

In the second game, the Grizzlies picked up right where they left off as they put up six runs in the first inning thanks to Charlie Garza, Ben Norris, Alex Mata and Ryan Sellers who all drove in runs in the big inning.

Moses Lake got one run back in the second inning and then another in the top of the fourth before Walla Walla had another solid inning by scoring three runs. 

Peyton McLouth got it started with an RBI single the scored Carter Schreindl, Ben Norris would come across on an error and Ryan Sellers hit a sacrifice fly to score Alex Mata.

Carter Schreindl was the winning pitcher in this one after going six innings with two strike outs, and he gave up five hits and walked only one batter. 

Drew Worden came in and pitched one inning and gave up one hit and one walk and had zero strikeouts.


First game


Moses Lake0000100—152

Walla Walla021040x—783


Kevin, Mechuo (4), Fisk (5) and Weond. Garza, Schreindl (6) and Berry.

HR — none.

Hits — Moses Lake: Melby, Kevin, Fisk 2, Rodriguez. Walla Walla: Berry, Worden, Schreindl 2, Fones 2, Norris, Esparza.

Second game


Moses Lake0101010—362

Walla Walla600300x—9132


Elizide, Gerenger (4), Murray (6) and Weond. Schreindl, Worden (7) and Berry.

HR — none.

Hits — Moses Lake: Verdee, Kevin, Mechuo 2, Alekedo, Murray. Walla Walla: Berry 2, Worden, Schreindl, Garza 2, Norris 2, Mata 2, McLouth 2, Sellers.

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