Game Rundown: McNary blew open a close game in the top of the fifth with a six run outburst. West Salem starting pitcher, Hector Amador, was able hold the Celtics to just one run through four innings, but would not make it out of the fifth. Kyle Kronenberg entered the game in the fifth to relieve Amador. Jackson Lowery closed out the game for the Titans pitching two innings. McNary took advantage of West's mental lapses in the field along with high quality at-bats to quiet the Titans and their fans. It was an impressive offensive display for McNary as they collected 19 hits on the day against the Amador, Kronenberg, and Lowery.
Players of Note: Tanner Keene (1-4, 1 run, 1 RBI), Kyle Mitsuyasu (1-3, 1 run, 1 RBI), Andrew Zellner (1-2, 1 RBI)
Inside the Numbers: McNary outhit West 19 to 6. Noah Bach was 4-4 with 3 runs out of the 8 spot in the lineup for McNary. Robert Bendon and Nigel Harris each had three hits for the Celtics. Seven McNary players collected at least two hits in the game.
Up Next: West Salem heads to Sprague on Thursday for a league match-up. The Titans sit at 4-2 in the league, while the Olys are half a game behind at 3-2. Sprague is currently on a two game slide, having lost to Bend 5-4 and Union (WA) 9-1 in their last two outings. Both teams will be looking to get back in the win column when they face off at 5:00 PM at Sprague.