Saturday scoreboard: #21 Saints split in Bellingham; Cougars, T-Birds pick up EvCo wins
Saint Martin’s 3, Western Washington 1
Western Washington 5, Saint Martin’s 2 – Recap from SMUSaints.com
Dani Wall went 3-for-3 and drove in all three Saint Martin’s runs and reigning national player of the week Sam Munger gave up just one earned run on three hits to lead the #21 Saints to a 3-1 game one win over Western Washington. Munger won her 16th game of the season and Madi Davis had a pair of hits in the win.
In game two, the Saints and Vikings were tied at two through five innings but a catcher’s inference and two errors led to three runs for Western in their 5-2 victory. Taylor Bakos went the distance and gave up two earned runs but picked off the loss due to five Saint Martin’s errors. Wall continued her perfect day going 2-for-2 with an RBI and Munger added three hits in the loss.
Saint Martin’s remains in first place in the GNAC at 13-5 and are now 31-12 overall. They head to Canada tomorrow and will take on Simon Fraser in doubleheader action beginning at 1:00 PM.
High school baseball
Capital 4, Black Hills 3
Tumwater 2, Aberdeen 1
Capital’s Tom Kerr was touched up for three runs in the first inning but pitched five scoreless innings, striking out 14 Black Hills batters to lead Capital to a 4-3 win. The Cougars broke through with runs in the fourth and fifth innings before taking the lead with two runs in the bottom of the sixth. Joe Conley relieved Kerr in the seventh to pick up the save.
Tumwater moved into third place in the 2A EvCo with a 2-1 win over second place Aberdeen. Garrett Terrell drove in a run in the first inning and Riley Owen drove in what proved to the game winner in the fourth for the T-Birds.
Yelm 6, Black Hills 2
Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union Championships
Budd Bay 54, Salem 28
Budd Bay moves into championship round on Sunday. They will place Corvallis at 1:00 PM in Bend, Oregon.
Spring college women’s soccer
Saint Martin’s 3, Concordia 0
Saint Martin’s 0, Portland State 0