MEDFORD — The Klamath Falls Falcons dropped their first game of the Coach K Memorial Tournament Thursday afternoon, falling 12-2 in five innings to the Corvallis Marketmen.
It was a hot start for the Marketmen with five runs in the top of the first inning. A pair of walks and and pair of singles set the table for Corvallis’ Ben Leid who tripled in the inning.
The scoring wouldn’t end for Corvallis. The Marketmen would add three more in the second inning and two more in the third.
Through the first three innings, the Marketmen collected 11 hits and 10 runs. Meanwhile, it wasn’t until the third inning that the Falcons were finally able to breakthrough. John Tacchini walked and would come around to score. Caden Bolanos singled and would later score in the inning.
However, Klamath Falls wouldn’t find much success at the plate outside of the third inning. Drew Raebel had the teams only extrabase hit with a double in the second inning. Cade Fanning had a pair of singles as did Nick Campbell.
The Falcons will take on the Danville Hoots today at noon. Saturday, the Falcons will face the Austraillia Perth Heat at noon. Depending on the outcomes of those two contest will determine who the Falcons will face on Sunday.