Top Performer: Aaron Furmer, Timberline, senior
2-3, 2B, R, RBI — Walk-off single in 5-4 win over Mount Rainer
4A West Central District tournament
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Timberline 5, Mount Rainier 4: Aaron Furman supplied an extra-inning, walk-off single for the Blazers (14-7, 9-3 4A Narrows) to overcome the Rams (10-14, 5-7 4A SPSL Northwest).
Austin Whalen hit a two-out double in the eighth inning to get the rally started. Furmer’s single brought in Whalen with the winning run.
Tucker Stroup also came up clutch for the Timberline offense. Stroup went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs.
The Rams scored the first three runs. Armond Swanson went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two RBIs. Austin Procter had a double and a run batted in.
The Blazers advance to play Jefferson at 1 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Park.
Jefferson 6, Kentlake 1: The Raiders (9-12, 6-6 4A SPSL Northwest) knocked off the Falcons (12-12, 6-6 4A SPSL Northeast).
The Raiders’ offensive production came mainly from two players. Jacob Swanson was 2 for 4 while driving in two runs. Blake Null went 1 for 3 with a two-run double.
Tahoma 7, Kentridge 2: Andrew Osterman spun a gem for the Bears (18-6, 8-4 4A SPSL Northeast) as he handcuffed the Chargers (11-14, 5-7 4A SPSL Northwest) in a loser-out game.
Osterman pitchedall seven innings, allowing six hits and two walks. The lefty struck out six and yieled one earned run.
Turner Sherick doubled and drove in two runs for the Bears.
Tahoma will face Emerald Ridge in a loser-out game at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Park.
Emerald Ridge 5, Olympia 1: The Jaguars (16-6, 9-3 4A SPSL South) got solid offensive production to get past the Bears (14-8, 7-5 4A Narrows).
A pair of Jaguars combined to drive in four runs. Cody Brantley went 2 for 2 while driving in two RBIs. Nathan Packard was 2 for 3 with a couple of RBIs.
Andrew Corran of the Jaguars went 5 2/3 innings, striking out six while giving up six hits, four walks and one earned run.
3A West Central/Southwest bi-district tournament
Bonney Lake 4, Hazen 3: After the Highlanders (14-7, 12-2 Seamount) tied the game in the fifth inning, the Panthers (18-5, 12-2 3A SPSL) answered with a run of their own.
Robby Pogue supplied the winning RBI in the bottom of the fifth. Pogue hit a sacrifice fly to left, bringing in Matthew Gretler, who led off with a triple. Adam Fashel went 2 for 3 while scoring two runs.
Bonney Lake will play Kennedy Catholic at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heidelberg Park.
Kennedy Catholic 4, North Thurston 3: Rhyse Frey delivered for the Lancers (17-7, 13-1 3A Seamount) as the senior shut down the Rams (10-12, 9-5 3A Narrows).
Frey pitched a complete game in dominant fashion, allowing two hits while striking out 10. The Lancers scored a run in each of the final three innings.
Auburn Mountainview 9, Prairie 2: The Lions (13-9, 9-5 3A SPSL) erupted for five runs in the first inning in beating the Falcons (9-12, 7-2 3A GSHL).
The early offense was more than enough for Alex McBee. The Lions picher went the distance, striking out eight while allowing one hit. Tanner Perry drove in three runs for the Lions.
Auburn Mountainview will play Sumner at 1 p.m. Saturday at Heidelberg Park.
2A West Central/SeaKing bi-district tournament
Steilacoom 10, Orting 3: Brennan Postal pounded the strike zone as he led the Sentinels (13-10, 8-6 2A SPSL) over the Cardinals (8-13, 6-8 2A SPSL).
Postal gave up eight hits, but struck out nine and went the distance.
Steilacoom’s J. J. Lemming went 2 for 3, with an RBI and two runs scored.
Steilacoom will play Sammamish at 1 p.m. Saturday at Franklin Pierce.
2A Southwest District Tournament
Tumwater 11, Centralia 5: The Thunderbirds (11-8, 3-62A Evergreen) scored nine runs in the first three innings and defeated the Tigers (11-10, 4-5 2A Evergreen).
Michael Wager’s triple drove in three runs in the bottom of the first. The Thunderbirds scored five runs in the third, capped by a two-run double from Jacob Dardano.
Tumwater will play W.F. West for the Southwest District Tournament championship at 5 p.m. Friday at Wheeler Field in Centralia.
Black Hills 13, Mark Morris 3: The Wolves’ (10-12, 3-6) offense was too much for the Monarchs (8-9, 6-6 2A GSHL).
Milo Ames went 2 for 2 with a triple and two RBIs, and Ethan Loveless was 1 for 3 with three RBIs.
Black Hills will play Centralia at 1 p.m. Saturday at Wheeler Field.