Braedon Dorohoy’s game-winning single scored Logan Olsen with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Emerald Ridge High School baseball team to a 3-2 victory against Curtis in 4A South Puget Sound League South action on Monday.
The win lifted the Jaguars (9-8; 7-4 4A SPSL South) out of their deadlock for third place in the league standings with Curtis (11-8; 6-5).
That means the three Puyallup-area schools – Puyallup, Rogers and Emerald Ridge – own the top three spots in the league standings.
The game was locked at 2 after four innings and stayed that way until the 10th. Nathan Packard struck out nine in eight innings for Emerald Ridge – and allowed just two hits – and La’akea Bissen also lasted eight innings, allowing eight hits and striking out three.
Wilson 10, Foss 2: Mac Larson struck out nine batters in seven innings and had two hits at the plate as the Rams cruised past Foss a 3A Narrows League win.
Larson only allowed three hits and the two earned runs. Wilson (7-7; 6-5 3A Narrows) trails North Thurston (8-6; 9-1), Central Kitsap (12-4; 9-2) and Shelton (10-7; 8-3) in the league standings.
Foss (7-10; 4-7) led 2-0 after the first inning before Wilson responded with four runs in the top of the second.
Sam Aown, Anthony Perez and Darius Zimmerman each had hits for the Falcons.
Gig Harbor 11, Olympia 1: Michael Toglia set the tone for the Tides with a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning. The senior also scored four runs as Gig Harbor won in six innings.
Matthew Henckel went all six on the mound for the Tides (11-5; 5-4 4A Narrows). The University of Oregon commit allowed four hits and one earned run and struck out seven.
Colton Robinson, RJ Green, and Jon Burghardt were each 2 for 4 at plate.
Tahoma 6, Kentlake 0: Daniel Nist hit a three-run home run as part of a four-run first inning for the Bears in a key win over the Falcons.
Jake Lambrow pitched six innings six strikeouts and Tyson Crownin was 2 for 4 with a double for Tahoma (13-7; 7-6 4A SPSL Northeast).
The win vaulted the Bears into sole possession of second place in the 4A SPSL Northeast behind Kentwood (15-2; 12-0) and ahead of Kentridge (10-10; 6-6) and Kentlake (9-10; 6-7).
Bethel 5, Graham-Kapowsin 3: Nolan Davidson struck out 10 in seven innings to earn the complete-game win for the Braves.
Keegan Lonyo was 2 for 4 at the plate for Graham-Kapowsin (8-9; 4-7 4A SPSL South), but his consecutive games with a home run ended at three.
The game was tied at 2 before Bethel (4-13; 2-9) pulled away with three runs in the sixth inning.