Friday Scores: Saints Season Ends; Blazers Take Narrows; Cougs Advance
|Western Oregon 4, Saint Martin’s 2 – Box score|
|W: Spenser Watkins (7-3) L: Zach Carter (6-4) SV: Jesse Pratt (3)|
|Central Washington 2, Saint Martin’s 0 – Box score|
|W: Brandon Williams (9-3) L: Josh Moss (3-10)|
The Saint Martin’s baseball team’s season came to an end on Friday afternoon after their 2-0 loss to Central Washington dropped them to 0-2 at the GNAC Championships. Earlier in day, the Saints fell 4-2 to the host Western Oregon.
Both starting pitchers for the Saints pitched well. Zach Carter gave up four earned runs on four hits over eight innings in game one against the Wolves and Josh Moss allowed just two unearned runs over eight innings in game two.
The Saints finished their season at 18-30 overall.
High school baseball
Narrows League Tournament championship game
|Timberline 8, North Thurston 1|
|Blazers (#2 seed), Rams (#1 seed)|
Timberline scored two runs in the first, three runs in the second and three more runs in the third to build an 8-0 lead and Brandon Olson threw a two hitter to lead the Blazers to an 8-1 win over North Thurston in the 3A Narrows League championship game. With the win, the Blazers get the #1 seed to districts and earn a first round bye. They next play on Wednesday at 7:00 PM in Tacoma. The Rams will face a loser-out game on Tuesday at 7:00 at Heidelberg Park in Tacoma.
District 4 Playoffs
|Capital 5, Black Hills 2|
|Goals: CAP – El-Sokkary (2), O’Neill (2), Castillo-Lopez BH – Duff, Cutler|
Nigel El-Sokkary and Kellan O’Neill each scored two goals and Capital opened up districts with a 5-2 win over Black Hills at Ingersoll Stadium. The Cougars will face the winner of Saturday’s Centralia/Hockinson game on Tuesday night while the Wolves will get the loser of that game.
|Centralia 17, SPSCC 2 – Box score|
|SPSCC (0-19 WEST)||1||0||0||1||0||2||3||4|
|Centralia (17-2 WEST)||7||3||2||5||X||17||18||0|
|W: Kalynn Randt (13-5) L: Amanda Rupright (0-28)|
|Centralia 15, SPSCC 1 – Box score|
|Centralia (18-2 WEST)||4||1||4||5||1||15||14||0|
|SPSCC (0-20 WEST)||0||0||1||0||0||1||4||6|
|W: Brooke Williams (13-5) L: Amanda Rupright (0-29)|
International Basketball League
|Bellingham Slam 139, Olympia Reign 106 – Box score|
|REIGN (0-1 IBL)||23||26||21||36||106|
|SLAM (2-2 IBL)||35||31||28||45||139|
|OLY: Kyle Calhoun – 29 points, Virgil Matthews – 23 points
BELL: Nick Moore – 31 points, Blake Poole 21 points, 18 rebounds
The Olympia Reign made their debut in Bellingham but it was an Evergreen grad and a Saint Martin’s grad that starred for the Slam in their 139-106 win. Ex-Greener Nick Moore scored 31 points and Saints great Blake Poole scored 21 and pulled down 18 boards in the win.
2013-2014 Geoduck Kyle Calhoun led the Reign with 29 points and Virgil Matthews added 23 in the loss.
The two teams were set to meet in Olympia on Saturday but the game has been cancelled because of some kind of problem at the Sound Sound Sports Center in Tumwater.