The Hermiston Dawgs 12-and-under baseball team beat the Pendleton Power, 5-4, on Sunday at the Mother’s Day Classic youth baseball tournament in Hermiston.

Both teams went into the game with 0-2 records in pool play.

John-Henry Line provided the big blast in the third inning when he crushed the first home run of his career, a 3-run shot, to fuel the 4-run inning.

Griffen Mattson, Bob Gibbs, Seth Holden and Slade Gritz all pitched for the Dawgs. Tournament rules restricted pitchers to just two innings of work with Mattson throwing the first two, followed by a pair by Gibbs.

Layton Winebarger went 2 for 2 in the game while Holden hit a double. Gritz also had a multi-hit game with a 2 for 3 day at the plate.

In other divisions, the Hermiston Dawgs 11U club went 1-2 with its only win coming against the Pendleton Pride while and the 10U team beat the La Grande Wolfpack for its only win. They also went 1-2.

The Lewiston (Idaho) Titans won the 12U division. The Eagle (Idaho) Thunder won the 11U and the Pendleton Hustlers won the 10U crown.

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