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 22, Clover Park 0: Tanner Knapp hit his team-leading fifth home run of the season and Kyle Mozzone hit his first to lift the Trojans in five 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.
Gig Harbor 2, Olympia 1: Colton Robinson scored the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning to lift the Tides.
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.
Wilson 7, Foss 0: Cyrus Maxon allowed just two hits and struck out seven in seven shutout innings for the Rams second win over the Falcons this week.
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.
Sumner 8, Peninsula 5: Taurus Kukahiko broke a 5-all tie in the top of the seventh with an RBI-single and scored the Spartans’ third run of the inning on a sacrifice fly to lift Sumner in the nonleague game.
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.
Vashon 3, Cascade Christian 2: Chet Pruett broke a 2-2 tie with a walk-off double in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Pirates.