The Titans snatched the lead late in the game in a 16-12 victory over Gresham Varsity Gophers on Friday. The game was tied at 12 with West batting in the bottom of the fifth when an error scored one run for the Titans.
Noah Ramos collected four hits in four at bats to help lead West Salem to victory. Ramos singled in the second, singled in the third, doubled in the fifth, and singled in the fifth.
Gresham Varsity Gophers opened up scoring in the first inning.
Gresham Varsity Gophers scored four runs in the fourth inning. Gresham Varsity Gophers's big inning was driven by by Tallon Davis, a single by Jadyn Dowden, and an error on a ball put in play by Brayden Bodine.
Tyler Rock led the Titans to victory on the hill. The righthander went one inning, allowing three runs on two hits, striking out one and walking one.
Casey Julkowski started the game for Gresham Varsity Gophers. The righty surrendered seven runs on five hits over three innings, striking out three and walking one. Bodine and Jameson Frost entered the game from the bullpen, throwing one and two-thirds innings and one-third of an inning respectively.
Joel Spencer started the game for West Salem. The righty lasted four innings, allowing six hits and nine runs while striking out four
Ramos led West with four hits in four at bats.
Gresham Varsity Gophers racked up eight hits in the game. Julkowski, Frost, and Dowden each collected multiple hits for Gresham Varsity Gophers.