Memorial sweeps series with Red JV

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Mason McIntyre dives back safely into first in the Millers' game with Edmond Memorial. (Photo by Chuck Reherman)

By Chuck Reherman
Sports Editor
Call it a brutal night all the way around.
On a blustery, cold night, Yukon couldn’t get much going and fell to Edmond Memorial, 10-3 Tuesday at Miller Field.
The win gave Memorial a sweep of the two-game series and dropped the Millers to 9-6 overall. Memorial won the first game 10-4.
Yukon managed only three hits on Tuesday and found themselves in an early hole. Memorial scored three runs in the first and two more in the second to take a 5-1 lead.
The Millers did cut the lead to 3-1 in the first when Carson Schultz scored as Jacob Russell reached on an error. Schultz was hit by a pitch and moved to third after stealing two bases.
Yukon cut the lead to 5-2 in the second and had a chance to put a bigger rally together. The Millers loaded the bases with two out and scored a run on a bases loaded walk to Schultz. The rally ended there as the next batter struck out.
Trailing 6-2, the Millers again tried to get a rally started in the bottom of the fourth. Yukon had two runners on and scored a run as Remy Plattner raced home on a passed ball, 6-3.
Memorial pushed four more runs across the plate in the fifth to open a 10-3 lead.
Memorial 10 Yukon 4
Memorial scored their runs in bunches, scoring six runs in the fifth inning to post a 10-4 win.
The Millers did take an early lead, scoring on a passed ball Schultz had singled, advanced to third and scored on the passed ball.
Memorial answered with four runs in the bottom of the second inning to take a 4-1 lead.
Hunter Brown’s two-run scoring double in the third inning cut the lead to 4-3 and a passed ball scored the tying run.
Memorial answered with six runs in the bottom of the fifth to open a 10-4 lead. Yukon did load the bases in the top of the sixth inning, but couldn’t get a run across the plate.
The Red team will host Edmond North at 6:30 p.m. Monday and travels to Edmond North Tuesday for a 6:30 p.m. game. The Millers host Edmond Santa Fe Friday at 6:30 p.m.