Legends take fourth in tourney

By Chris Baxter, The Observer June 20, 2012 08:20 am

 Legacy falls to Vallivue in third-place game, 4-3
 
 

CALDWELL, Idaho — The Legacy Legends settled for a fourth-place finish at the Vallivue wood bat tournament this weekend.

The Legends won their first two games of the tournament, but dropped two straight on Saturday and Sunday.

Legacy faced off with host team Vallivue Sunday in the third-place game, but fell 4-3.

The Titans built up a 4-0 lead after getting on the board in the first inning. 

But the Legands rallied late, getting two runs in the sixth and another in the seventh, only to come up short.

Seth Madsen was two for four with a triple, while Jake Chamberlain was one for four.

Mitch Workinger was saddled with the loss after coming in in relief of starter Kaleb White.

“All in all we played well this weekend,” coach Brian Chamberlain said.

“I’m proud with our pitching and defense, and that’s what you gotta do at wood bat tournaments.”

Legacy 10, Meridian 9 (8 innings)

The Legends defeated the Meridian Rangers 10-9 in eight innings on Friday.

The game was tied at nine in the bottom of the eighth inning when when Tyson Wicklander reached base for Legacy.

Wicklander eventually made his way to third base and was able to score the winning run on a hit to second base by Logan Lankford, lifting the team to victory.

Jake Chamberlain had five RBIs, including a two-run double and a two-run triple.

Madsen was two for three, and Lankford was one for four.

Workinger got the win, allowing two hits and striking out one.

Barons 1, Legends 0

The Legends dropped a 1-0 contest to the Boise Barons on Saturday.

Josh Gambill hit two batters in the first inning and the Barons took advantage, getting the only run of the game.

Legacy had three runners picked off on the base paths, ruining scoring opportunities.

Lankford, Chamberlain and Jordan Rogers all had hits for the Legends.

Legacy hosts The Dalles Tuesday at 1 p.m. for a doubleheader.