Thursday, April 21, 2011

Vikings Hand Mustangs First Loss of Season

Tuesday marked the last day of crossover games between the Crown and Crest divisions, with divisional play on tap to close out the KingCo 4A schedule.

Tuesday 4A Results
Inglemoor 7, Redmond 1 - Senior Dustin Doucette was dominant in knocking off the lone KingCo 4A unbeaten, striking out 13 in a complete game win over the Mustangs. Doucette outdueled Redmond's Dylan Davis, allowing just a single run in the top of the first inning. Gonzaga bound Mitchell Gonsolus was 2-for-3 with a double and drove in 3, while Adam Mosebar tripled and had 2 RBI for Inglemoor. Senior Zach Abbruzza, who will join Gonsolus as a Zag in the fall, drove in the lone Redmond run. Inglemoor pulls into a second place tie with Woodinville, with the rivalry renewing on Thursday night at Inglemoor HS.

Bothell 8, Skyline 0 - Senior Brian McAfee's dominant season continued Tuesday in the Cougars 8-0 shutout win over Eastlake. McAfee threw his second straight one hitter and third of the season, striking out 6 Spartans in the complete game victory. Since allowing two runs to Roosevelt in the KingCo opener, the senior right hander has tossed 27 consecutive scoreless innings. He has allowed just 8 hits and struck out 39 opposing batters over that stretch, lowering his league ERA to a miniscule 0.44. Samuel Lee was 3-for-4 with 3 RBI and Jon Mercer homered and scored twice in the Coug win, upping their record to 8-2 on the season.

Newport 10, Roosevelt 0 - Junior right hander Billy Sahlinger struck out 6 in five shutout innings and seniors Jared Fisher and Cole Wiper combined for 7 hits as the Knights shutout Roosevelt, 10-0. Fisher finished the day 4-for-5 with a double and 2 RBI, while Wiper was 3-for-4 with a double and 2 runs scored. Newport is now 7-3 and will take on Issaquah Thursday in a battle for second place in the Crest Division. Zach Naon was 2-for-3 for the Roughriders.

Issaquah 4, Woodinville 3 - The Eagles continued their hot play, scoring two runs in the top of the eighth inning to down the Falcons, 4-3. Issaquah's Brandon Mahovlich and Woodinville's Spencer Greer both turned in strong performances on the mound before turning things over to the bullpens. Junior Ethan Kalin drove in one of the two Eagle extra inning runs, while Ben Roselini finished the night 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Clarke Bader homered for Woodinville, who is now 6-4 with 5 games left in the KingCo slate.

Garfield 3, Eastlake 1 - Spencer Scott was 2-for-3 with a double, triple and 2 RBI helping the Bulldogs pick up their second league win, 3-1 over Eastlake. Junior southpaw John Trupin went the distance, scattering 5 hits and a walk while striking out 8. Chandler Honican and Ruben Palmer were each 1-for-3 with a run scored for Garfield.