Monday scoreboard: Banister and Nazzaro batter Silvers, Kalen and King deal for Cards
Puget Sound Collegiate League baseball
Olympia Athletics 13, Nisqually Silvers 4
Hawks Prairie Cardinals 5, Lacey Saints 1
Kameron Banister doubled three times and drove in five runs to lead the Olympia Athletics to a 13-4 win over the Nisqually Silvers in game one of a PSCL doubleheader at The RAC. JJ Nazzaro (Gardner-Webb) doubled, tripled, drove in three runs and stole two bases and Josh Moss (Saint Martin’s, Rochester HS), Anthony Kuntz (Saint Martin’s) and Austin Taylor (Centralia College) combined to allow four earned runs on seven hits for the A’s.
Jens Omdal (Houghton College, River Ridge HS) and Alex Bielaski (Saint Martin’s) each collected two hits and Bielaski and Cody Apilado (Olympic College) each drove in a run for the Silvers.
Ethan Kalen gave up one earned run on two hits with six strikeouts and Justin King pitched four scoreless innings in relief and the Hawks Prairie Cardinals knocked off the Lacey Saints 5-1. Cole Nagamine (Hawaii-Hilo) hit a two run homer in the eighth inning and Brandon Grimsley (Murray State College) went 2-for-4 and doubled in the first Cardinals run of the game in the third. Jeffrey Apigo (Skagit Valley College) scored the eventual game winner when Lucas Gately (Gonzaga) grounded into a double play in the fifth.
Mervin Rincon (Centralia College) went 2-for-4 with a triple and Chris McConnell (PLU) added two hits and scored the Saints lone run on a Jordan Potis (Centralia College, Northwest Christian HS) ground out in the fifth inning.