Top performer: Kyle Bastrom, Washington, jr.: 3-3, HR, 2 2B, 5 RBIs, 4 R
Washington 11, Franklin Pierce 6: Bastrom’s red-hot bat helped the Patriots (6-14, 5-9 2A SPSL) storm past the Cardinals (8-11, 6-8) in a big win.
Bastrom went 3 for 3 with a couple doubles and also smashed a home run. He tallied five RBIs and scored four times.
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Washington scored runs in six out of seven innings, including three runs in the first inning.
Auburn Mountainview 11, Auburn 1: A combined one-hitter from the Lions’ (11-8, 9-5 3A SPSL) pitchers shut down the Trojans (7-12, 5-9).
Shane Buchanan started the game and went four innings giving up just one run and a single hit. He struck out five.
In relief, Nate Weeldreyer was nearly perfect with just one walk over the final two innings with a couple strikeouts.
Spanaway Lake 6, Bethel 4: A late surge from the Braves (3-17, 3-10 4A SPSL South) was not enough to overtake the Sentinels (5-14, 1-12) in a tight contest.
Spanaway Lake had a 6-0 lead headed into the fifth when back-to-back two-run innings from Bethel cut into the deficit, but the rally was not enough.
Trey Bretana and Brendan Floyd provided the offense with identical stat lines: 2 for 4 with two RBIs and one run scored.
Graham Kapowsin 11, Kennedy Catholic 6: The Eagles’ (9-11, 6-6 4A SPSL) early offense proved too much to overcome for the Lancers (16-5, 13-1 3A Seamount).
The Eagles scored 10 runs in the first three innings. Cole Chambers drove in four runs while going 3 for 3 at the plate. Keegan Lonyo drove in three runs and scored two runs for the Eagles.
Beau Blowers was the winning pitcher after only allowing one hit and two walks through four innings.
Enumclaw 16, Auburn Riverside 0: Garrett Rismiller and Kyle Dunning teamed up for a no-hitter and the Hornets (12-8, 9-5 2A SPSL) blanked the Ravens (4-15, 4-9 3A SPSL).
The duo recorded 12 of the 15 outs by strikeout. Rismiller got the start and pitched 3 innings, striking out seven batters. Dunning pitched the final two innings, striking out five.
Travis Smith gave a stand out offensive performance driving in three runs and Duncan Somera drove in two runs for Enumclaw.
Top performer: Kendra Meritt, Orting, jr. 5-5, HR, 6 RBIs, 5 R
Todd Beamer 19, Kent-Meridian 6: The Titans (11-8, 13-4 4A SPSL) made short work of the Royals (1-17, 0-17) behind Jourdin Hering.
Hering delivered in each phase of the game. She tossed three innings allowing four runs and had three strikeouts. From the plate, she went 3 for 5 with a triple, a double, four RBIs and two runs scored.
Todd Beamer was able to coast in this game after dropping nine runs on Kent-Meridian in the first inning.
Jefferson 9, Federal Way 6: Leanne Bryant was dominant on the mound and at the plate and the Raiders (14-4, 13-4 4A SPSL North) defeated the Eagles (12-5, 12-5).
Bryant went 3 for 3 with a double and a triple, driving in two runs and scoring three.
She also pitched a solid game with eight strikeouts.
Orting 30, River Ridge 8: The Cardinals (14-0, 10-0 2A SPSL) remained undefeated as they flew past the Hawks (5-9, 3-7).
A pair of grand slams aided the offensive outburst from the Cardinals. Kendra Meritt went 5 for 5 and hit one of those grand slams to go along with 6 RBIs and five runs scored. Mckenzie Behnke, who hit the other grand slam, finished up going 1 for 2 on the day.
Abigail Goetsch had a nice day at the plate for the Hawks. Goetsch went 3 for 3 with a double and a home run, driving in three and scoring two runs.