LA GRANDE — Karson Lani and Jack Monkman combined for a one-hit shutout Wednesday to lead the Pepsi Diamondjaxx to a 9-0 road victory over La Grande.

Lani struck out five in three innings, while Monkman allowed the lone hit to Cesar Rodriguez.

Aiden Gunter had a double and drove in two runs for Pepsi, while Collin Primus drove in two runs, and Kobe Fell hit a triple and had an RBI.

In the second game, the Diamondjaxx trailed 7-3 after three innings, but they scored five runs in the fourth and five more in the fifth to take the lead for good.

Jim Smith hit a pair of doubles and drove in six runs for Pepsi, while Primus went 3-for-4, and Fell hit another triple.

Blane Peal picked up the win, pitching 1⅔ innings, striking out three.

Defensively, La Grande had seven errors, leading to several Pepsi unearned runs.

The Diamondjaxx are back in action Friday at a tournament in Spokane.

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