The Bend Elks finished up their 6-game road trip and could not scratch out a win during the week. Yesterday in Longview, Washington the Cowlitz Black Bears nipped the Elks, 4-3, handing Bend its 10th straight defeat.
The Elks are off until Thursday for the Westcoast League All-Star game which they host for the first-time tomorrow night.
Tonight at 7, it’s the league Home Run Derby featuring league-leader and former Summit standout Troy Viola who plays for the Bellingham Bells. Viola has hit 7 dingers this summer including two against the Elks last month. Gabe Gonzalez represents the Elks in the Derby which is FREE admission.