Braden Fjeld plated the game-winning run with two outs and the bases loaded to lift the White River High School baseball team to a 2-1 victory over Franklin Pierce on Wednesday for a key 2A South Puget Sound League win.
The win puts White River (11-7; 9-3 2A SPSL) two games ahead of Franklin Pierce (10-6; 7-5) for the second spot in the league standings with two games to play.
The Hornets entered the final inning trailing Franklin Pierce 2-1.
Dustin France pitched seven innings for White River, allowing two runs on seven hits and striking out eight on 109 pitches. John Sammons struck out seven and allowed three runs (one earned) in 6 2/3 innings.
Fife (15-2; 11-1 2A SPSL) outscored Clover Park (0-14; 0-11) 40-0 in the two games against the Warriors this week.
Michael Toglia allowed one run in seven innings and struck out nine for Gig Harbor (12-5; 6-4 4A Narrows). He was also 1 for 3 at the plate for the Tides, which are tied for third in the 4A Narrows League with Yelm (13-5; 6-4) and a half-game behind Timberline (13-3; 6-3).
Alex Harrison shut out Olympia (4-14; 3-9) over the final three innings, allowing just two hits.
Maxon was also 2 for 3 at the plate with two RBIs.
Those two wins over Foss (7-11; 4-8 3A Narrows) have helped Wilson keep the No. 4 spot in the 3A Narrows standings. The Rams trail Shelton (11-7; 9-3) for third with two league games to play.
Johnny Staley pitched all seven innings for Sumner and allowed five runs (three earnred) and struck out four on 111 pitches.
Peninsula led 5-0 after the first two innings, but Sumner bounced back with five runs in the top of the third to tie it.
Ben Weymiller was 2 for 4 with an RBI and pair of runs scored and Robert Kvinsland was 2 for 4 with a pair of RBI for the Seahawks.
Kukahiko had three RBIs for the game.