Friday, April 8, 2011

Thursday Results

Most of the scheduled games were played on Thursday, with the KingCo 4A unbeatens remaining unscathed with a showdown on the horizon for Monday...

KingCo 4A
Issaquah 10, Garfield 8 - The Eagles scored four times in the top of the seventh to take the lead and held on for a 10-8 win over Garfield. Issaquah had trailed 7-6 going into the final frame, but was able to push across the tying and go ahead runs. Junior right hander Scott Boydston worked three innings in relief to pick up the win. Senior Ben Roselini was 3-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI, while juniors Jake Bakamus (2-for-3, double, triple, 3 runs scored) and Brandon Mahovlich (2-for-4, 2 RBI) also contributed in Issy's 15-hit attack. Spencer Scott was 3-for-3 with a double and 3 RBI and Sam Kennard was 2-for-3 with 2 runs scored for Garfield, who dropped to 1-6 with the loss.

Bothell 10, Eastlake 0 - Week 2 KingCo 4A pitcher of the week Brian McAfee led the unbeaten Cougars past Eastlake with his arm AND his bat. The senior had half of Bothell's hits, going 3-for-3 with a double, home run and 3 RBI. He also shutout Eastlake over 5 innings, scattering 5 hits and a walk while striking out 9 in a 10-0 win. Senior shortstop John Mercer doubled and drove in three for the Cougars, who improved to 6-0 with a date with unbeaten Redmond set for Monday night.

Woodinville 6, Skyline 0 - Oregon State bound Marty Luckenbach struck out 10 in a 4-hit shutout as the Falcons downed Skyline, 6-0. Woodinville jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings, and their 6'5" junior right hander took care of the rest. The Falcon offense scratched across six runs despite collecting just four hits, as three Spartan errors made a tough luck loser out of Matt Lunde. Clarke Bader (1-for-2, double) and Carl Svanevik (1-for-2, triple) were the offensive stars for 4-1 Woodinville.

Redmond 5, Ballard 4 - Junior Peter Hendron doubled and drove in three runs and senior Michael Conforto homered, as the Mustangs stormed back from an early deficit to stay unbeaten with a 5-4 win over Ballard. Things were looking good for the Beavers early, as they took a 4-0 lead into the fifth. However, they could not hold off the potent Redmond attack, as the 'Stangs tied the game with a four-run fifth and took the lead in the 6th. T.J. Whidby earned the win with two shutout innings in relief, with Conforto picking up another save, punching out two Ballard hitters in a hitless seventh inning. Oliver Guarino drove in two of the Beavers four runs in defeat.

KingCo 3A
Mount Si 8, Bellevue 5 - Junior Reece Karalus homered and drove in four runs and Trevor Lane struck out 7 in six shutout innings as the Wildcats won their KingCo 3A opener 8-5 over the Wolverines. Mount Si scored four in the first and another single run in the second to jump out early on Bellevue starter Drew Quinlan. They extended the lead in the bottom half of the fifth, with Max Brown and Karalus driving in the Wildcat runs. The Wolverines made things interesting scoring four times in the top of the seventh, but Shane Dixon struck out Jeff VanOrman to end the game. Lane needed just 74 pitches in his six innings of work, while Brown helped the offense with a 3-for-4 day, doubling and driving in 2. Mount Si will play host to Juanita on Friday, with Bellevue welcoming Liberty to their house.

Interlake 9, Liberty 0 - Junior Carl Snaring was dominant on the mound, going the distance in a one-hit shutout as the Saints bounced back from Wednesday's loss with a 9-0 win over Liberty. Snaring struck out 11 Patriot batters, allowing just the one hit and three walks along the way. Sophomores Kamana Adriano and Austin Strothers led the Interlake offensive attack with Adriano homering with 4 RBI and Strothers collecting 2 hits and driving in 2.