Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Opening Day (3/23) Results

Opening day featured a couple blowouts in the Crest Division, with three games that came down to the wire in the Crown Division...

Crest Division
  • Newport 4, Redmond 1 - Senior right hander Jeff Gonzales allowed just one run on 4 hits in 5 1/3 innings of work against an impressive Redmond lineup as the Knights won their KingCo opener, 4-1 over the Mustangs. Gonzales struck out 8 before giving way to junior Jared Fisher, who allowed just a hit in picking up a 5-out save. Trace Tam Sing was 2-for-3 and Dan Spray was 1-for-2 with an RBI for Newport, who gave junior Dylan Davis his first career loss (7-0 in 2009). Junior Michael Conforto homered in a losing cause for Redmond.
  • Issaquah 16, Garfield 2 - Senior Shane Yarnell starred at the plate and on the mound in the Eagles resounding 16-2 win over the Bulldogs on Tuesday. Yarnell was 2-for-2 with a triple, home run and 5 RBI, and also pitched a 5-inning complete game, scattering 7 hits and 2 runs while striking out 8. Junior Ben Rosellini was 3-for-4 with two doubles and a home run to help pace Issaquah's 17-hit attack. Senior Frank Pavia homered for Garfield, who found themselves down 9-0 after just an inning and a half.
  • Skyline 12, Eastlake 2 - Senior Sean Penberthy starred for the Spartans, going 4-for-4 with a double, home run, 3 runs scored and 4 RBI as the Spartans scored in every inning, routing the Wolves, 12-2. Junior Nate Litka was 3-for-3 with a triple and 5 RBI and senior Anthony DeMatteo added 3 hits and 3 runs scored in the Skyline victory. Jim Carnes worked three innings for the win, allowing all four Eastlake hits while striking out 3.

Crown Division

  • Inglemoor 4, Bothell 3 (8 inn.) - In an exciting game between two bitter rivals, Ethan Yeo's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth scored senior Craig Jacobson with the game-winner, as Inglemoor topped the Cougars 4-3. Junior Dustin Doucette was dominant in relief of starter Spencer Trautman, allowing a single hit while striking out eight in his four innings of work to pick up the win. Evan Hudson was impressive through 4 innings for Bothell, allowing just 2 hits and a run before giving way to the Cougar bullpen. Yeo drove in two runs and Marc Dickerson was 2-for-4 in the Viking win.
  • Lake Washington 2, Ballard 0 - A pitcher's duel went the way of the Kangs as senior Trevor Dunlap outdueled fellow senior Charlie Beaudoin in a 2-0 Lake Washington win. Dunlap went the distance on just 86 pitches, allowing 2 hits and a walk while striking out 3. Beaudoin allowed just 1 run in his six innings of work, walking in the game-winning run in the top of the 5th inning. Seniors Colin Tremblay and John Shimabukuro drove in the lone runs of the game. Oliver Guarino doubled in a losing cause for the Beavers.
  • Woodinville 12, Roosevelt 11 (8 inn.) - A wild affair featuring 23 runs and 21 hits took extra frames to decide, as a walk-off single by sophomore Spencer Greer in the bottom of the eighth gave the Falcons a 12-11 win over Roosevelt. Both teams got on the board early and often, with Woodinville taking a 10-5 lead after just two innings. The Roughriders fought back with 4 runs in the fifth and 2 in the sixth to take an 11-10 lead. They could not hold on however, as Woodinville tied the game on a passed ball in the 7th and won it in the 8th. Greer picked up the win in relief in his KingCo debut, while senior outfielder Jake Dammrose had was 3-for-4 with two doubles. Senior Matt Stefansson and junior Sean Sellers added two hits a piece for the Falcons. Senior Spencer Stevenson was 2-for-2 with 3 RBI to lead the Roosevelt attack.