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Saturday (Better Late Than Never) Scores: Saints Clinch Playoff Spot

 College baseball

Saint Martin’s 11, Central Washington 6 – Box score
LACEY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
CWU (17-14) 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 6 11 4
SMU (14-17) 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 6 X 11 20 2
W: Anthony LaDue (2-0) L: Davis Engel (0-1)

Tied at 5-5, Saint Martin’s erupted for six runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to win their fifth straight game with an 11-6 victory over Central Washington. The win, combined with a pair of losses by Northwest Nazarene to Montana State-Billings, secured third place in the GNAC and a spot in the championships next week.

Needing a big win, the Saints pounded out 20 hits including a 3-for-5, three RBI performance from Travis Shaw and three hits each from Zack Larsen, Zach Raczok and Chris Womac.  Game two of the doubleheader was rained out and was not needed to be played after the Saints clinched the playoff spot.

The Saints travel to Monmouth, Oregon to play in a round-robin tournament beginning on Thursday against #1 seed Western Oregon at 10:00 AM.

College softball

Highline 7, SPSCC 1 – Box score
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
SPSCC (0-15 WEST) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 2
HCC (7-8 WEST) 4 0 0 3 0 0 X 7 11 1
W: Kayla Andrus (8-9) L: Amanda Rupright (0-25)
Highline 15, SPSCC 2 – Box score
1 2 3 4 5 R H E
SPSCC (0-16 WEST) 0 0 2 0 2 2 6 0
HCC (8-8 WEST) 6 0 5 4 X 15 11 0
W: Hayley Craddock (5-7) L: Amanda Rupright (0-26)

High school baseball

North Thurston 2, Timberline 1
NT (11-1 3A Narrows), TIM (10-2 3A Narrows)

North Thurston claimed the 3A Narrows League regular season title with a 2-1 win in a game that was started on April 23rd before being rained out. Riley Storedahl pitched a complete game two hitter to lead the Rams to the #1 seed in the 3A Narrows League tournament. They move directly to the championship game at The RAC on Friday while Timberline will take on Wilson on Wednesday.

Roller derby

The Big O Tournament – Eugene, Oregon

Oly Rollers 219, Treasure Valley 84


PacCoast Championships – Boise, Idaho

Life West Gladiators 34, Budd Bay Buffaloes 24

Today (11/16): Cougars Volleyball in Semis; T-Birds Football Faces Sehome; SPSCC Men Tip-Off

High school volleyball
4A State Tournament – Marcus Pavilion – 8:00 AM – Bracket

3A State Tournament – Marcus Pavilion – 9:45 AM – Bracket
Consolation: Timberline vs. Prairie – Court #3 – 9:45 AM

2A State Tournament – Pierce College, Steilacoom – Bracket
Consolation: Tumwater vs. East Valley (Spokane) – Court #1 – 11:00 AM
Semifinals: Capital vs. Sehome – Court #1 – 1:00 PM

High school football

2A State Tournament First Round
Tumwater vs. Sehome – Tumwater Stadium – 7:00 PM

College volleyball

Saint Martin’s vs. Montana State-Billings – Capital HS – 7:00 PM

Men’s basketball

SPSCC vs. Concordia JV – SPSCC Gym – 7:00 PM


Budd Bay Buffaloes vs. Portland Pigs – The RAC – 2:30 PM

Today (11/9): Saints Senior Day; T-Birds, Blazers Football Playoffs; Volleyball, Soccer Districs; Buffaloes Rugby

Men’s soccer
Saint Martin’s vs. Seattle Pacific – SMU Soccer Field – 1:00 PM

High school football

3A Bi-District Playoffs (winner to state, loser out)
Timberline vs. Meadowdale – South Sound Stadium – 1:00 PM

2A District 4 Playoffs (winner to state, loser out)
Tumwater vs. Aberdeen – Tumwater Stadium – 7:00 PM

High school volleyball

4A Bi-District Playoffs (loser out)
Olympia vs. Union – Kentwood HS, Kent – Noon

3A Bi-District Playoffs
North Thurston vs. Enumclaw – Auburn Mountainview HS – 10:00 AM (loser out)
Timberline vs. Prairie – Auburn Mountainview HS – Noon (winner to state)

2A District 4 Playoffs
Capital vs. Centralia – Black Hills HS – 11:00 AM (winner to state)
Tumwater vs. Ridgefield – Black Hills HS – 11:00 AM (winner to state)
Black Hills vs. Capital/Centralia – Black Hills HS – 1:00 PM (loser out)

2B District 4 Playoffs (winner to state)
Northwest Christian vs. Toutle Lake – South Bend HS – Noon

Girls soccer

4A Bi-District Playoffs (winner to state, loser out)
Olympia vs. Puyallup – Art Crate Stadium – 10:00 AM

3A Bi-District Playoffs (winner to state, loser out)
Timberline vs. Bonney Lake – Highline Memorial Stadium, Burien – Noon

2A District 4 Playoffs (winner to state, loser out)
Capital @ Hockinson – Battle Ground Stadium – 3:00 PM

1A District 4 Playoffs (championship, both to state)
Rochester vs. Elma – Tumwater Stadium – 2:00 PM


Budd Bay Buffaloes vs. ORSU – The RAC – 2:00 PM

Today (10/12): Capital City Invite, Saints, Geoducks highlight busy day of volleyball

High school volleyball

Capital City Invite – Olympia HS – All day

Teams appearing: Olympia, Capital, Black Hills, Tumwater, Timberline, North Thurston, Bothell, Gig Harbor, Mark Morris, Puyallup, Sequim, Central Kitsap, North Kitsap, Burlington-Edison, Selah, Ellensburg and Lynden. The championship game is scheduled for 5:00 PM.

Women’s rugby

Budd Bay Bandits vs. Tacoma – Rainier Vista Park – Noon

Girls soccer

Capital vs. Crosspoint Academy – Ingersoll Stadium – 1:00 PM

Men’s soccer

Evergreen vs. Northwest University – Evergreen Pitch – 1:00 PM

College volleyball

Evergreen vs. College of Idaho – CRC Gymnasium – 7:00 PM
Saint Martin’s vs. Simon Fraser – Marcus Pavilion – 7:00 PM

Today (6/15): Friends of Mia soccer, Tatunka 7s rugby tournaments; Racing at the Speedway


Friends of Mia Alumni Soccer Cup – The RAC – 9:00 AM

FoMCrestMediumThe second annual Friends of Mia Alumni Soccer Cup gets underway today with pool play beginning at 9:00 AM on Field 4 at The RAC. Capital, North Thurston, Olympia, River Ridge, Timberline and Tumwater will battle for the title in support of families fighting pediatric cancer at Children’s Hospital in Seattle and pediatric cancer research. Here is today’s tournament schedule…

Tumwater vs. Capital – Field 4 – 9:00 AM
North Thurston vs. River Ridge – Field 3 – 10:15 AM
Olympia vs. Timberline – Field 4 – 10:15 AM
River Ridge vs. Capital – Field 3 – 11:30 AM
Timberline vs. Tumwater – Field 4 – 11:30 AM
Capital vs. North Thurston – Field 3 – 12:45 PM
Olympia vs. Tumwater – Field 4 – 12:45 PM
Timberline vs. North Thurston – Field 3 – 2:00 PM
Olympia vs. River Ridge – Field 4 – 2:00 PM

Following the action today, O’Blarney’s is hosting a post-tournament party beginning at 4:00 PM. O’Blarneys will donate 20% of all tabs opened between 4:00 and 10:00 PM and there will be a variety of items up for auction including a Seattle Sounders jersey signed by the entire team.

The tournament continues on Sunday at 9:00 AM with the championship game getting underway at 1:15 PM.


Budd Bay Rugby’s Tatunka 7’s – Evergreen State College – 10:00 AM

The annual Tatunka 7’s rugby tournament hosted by Budd Bay Rugby kicks off the 7s season in the Pacific Northwest. The tournament will feature three divisions – men’s competitive, women’s open and men’s open – and last year featured 22 teams in a double elimination tournament. The Tatunka 7s tourney used to accompany Super Saturday, the celebration on Evergreen’s campus the day after graduation but has stood on it’s own since the funding for Super Saturday was cut.

Auto racing


Street Stocks, Legends, Baby Grands, Bumblebees and Outlaw Compacts – South Sound Speedway – 6:30 PM

Sunday scoreboard: Saints split in Canada; Bielaski walk off homer tops Central; Oly Rollers gas Toxic 253

College softball

Saint Martin’s 8, Simon Fraser 4
Simon Fraser 2, Saint Martin’s 0 – Recap from

Despite giving up four runs in the first three innings of game one, Sam Munger picked up here 17th win of the season in #21 Saint Martin’s 8-4 victory over Simon Fraser in Burnaby, British Columbia. Down 4-2 through five innings, Taviah Jenkins tied the game with a two run double and then scored the eventual game winner on a passed ball in the sixth. The Saints tacked on three more in the seventh to secure their 32nd win of the year.

In game two, The Clan’s Kelsey Hawkins spun a gem allowing just three hits in a 2-0 shutout. Taylor Bakos went the distance for the Saints allowing just two runs in the third inning and fell to 13-7 this season.

Saint Martin’s is now 32-13 and remains in first place in the GNAC at 14-6, one game ahead of Central Washington. The Saints return home on Saturday with a pair of games against Northwest Nazarene and another pair on Sunday against Central.

College baseball

Saint Martin’s 5, Central Washington 4 (10 innings) – Recap

Alex Bielaski hit a solo walk off home run in the tenth inning to lead Saint Martin’s to a 5-4 win over Central Washington in game one today’s doubleheader. Bielaski led the way with three hits as the Saints picked up just their fifth win of the season. Anthony Klonitsko picked up the win working 2 2/3 scoreless innings in relief. Brad Banker got the start for the Saints and allowed two earned runs over 6 2/3 innings.

Game two of the doubleheader was suspended in the top of the fifth inning with Central Washington leading 5-3. The two teams will resume their game tomorrow at 1:30 PM.


PNRFU Division III championship game
Corvallis Brewers 27, Budd Bay Buffaloes 24

With a 27-24 loss to Corvallis, Budd Bay took second place at the Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union championships in Bend, Oregon. The Buffaloes move on to the Pacific Coast Division II playoffs in San Francisco on May 4th and 5th.

Roller derby

Oly Rollers USARS 247, Toxic-253 20

PHOTO GALLERY: Budd Bay Buffaloes vs. Seattle Quake

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Budd Bay thoroughly dominated the Seattle Quake winning 60-5 (unconfirmed) on Saturday afternoon at Rainier Vista. Surprisingly, the weather held out until just minutes after the final whistle when it started pouring. Sadly, no extremely muddy pictures. But thankfully, I stayed mighty dry.

Saturday scoreboard: Saints take three in California; T-Birds top Wolves; Budd Bay shakes up Quakes

College softball

Saint Martin’s 5, CSU-Monterey Bay 1
Saint Martin’s 7, Academy of Art 6 (8 innings)
Saint Martin’s 5, Chico State 1 – Recap from

Saint Martin’s moved to 5-0 at the Tournament of Champions in Turlock, California with a 5-1 win over CSU-Monterey Bay, a 7-6 extra innings win over Academy of Art and a 5-1 win over Chico State. The Saints are now 25-10 on the season and will take on Chaminade at 1:00 PM in the semifinals.

Boys soccer

Tumwater 4, Black Hills 2
Capital 3, Aberdeen 2 (OT)


Budd Bay Buffaloes 60, Seattle Quake 5

Roller derby

Oly Rollers Bella Donnas 162, Rainier Roller Girls 131

Today (4/6): Rugby, soccer in the rain

The hearty souls that don’t play ball and stick games will be out today and tonight in this awesome weather starting first with some rugby at noon and continuing with 2A EvCo soccer this evening.

The Budd Bay Buffaloes men’s rugby team isn’t afraid of a little rain. They will take on the Seattle Quake at Rainier Vista beginning at noon. It should be a muddy good time.

In boys soccer action, the first place Aberdeen Bobcats come to town to take on third place Capital at Ingersoll Stadium. The Bobcats are 5-0 in conference and undefeated overall while the Cougars sit at 3-2 in EvCo play. First kick is set for 7:00 PM.

And the Pioneer Cup also kicks off at 7:00 PM at Tumwater Stadium. Tumwater comes into the game struggling to regain their form from last season and sit at 2-2 in conference. Black Hills has just plain struggled and are 0-4 and in last place.

Saturday scoreboard: Saints softball splits; Rams, Olympia beat non-conference foes

College softball

Saint Martin’s 5, Corban 2
Corban 11, Saint Martin’s 1 – Recap from

High school baseball

North Thurston 3, Sumner 1
Olympia 5, Stadium 0

College baseball

Northwest Nazarene 8, Saint Martin’s 6
Northwest Nazarene 9, Saint Martin’s 8 – Recap from

Roller derby

San Diego Starlettes 137, Undefground Derby 94

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