The rosters for the Lower Columbia Area Senior All-Star Game are set.
The annual games at Lower Columbia College will start with the girls at 6:15 p.m. followed by the boys at 8:15 p.m. at Myklebust Gym. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students, youth and seniors.
Leading the girls’ red squad, coached by Lucas Myers, will be Kelso’s Jordyn Dole, Woodland's McKenna Flanagan, Mark Morris’ Madison Mosier and Libby Bartleson, Rainier’s Dseirae Hansen, Wahkiakum’s Maddy Mace and Woodland’s Dana Glovick. Also on the team is Napavine’s Melissa Lee and Mossyrock duo Stephanie Fried and Paige Moorcroft.
On the white squad, coached by former Kelso coach Lacey DeWeert, locals include MM’s Kalina Makaiwi and Alexis Troy, Castle Rock’s Nakayla Ehrhorn, Kelso’s Turner Joy and Ilwaco trio Makenzie Kaech, Eliza Bannister and Madeline Jacobson. Out-of-area players include W.F. West’s Julia Johnson and Kiara Steen and Napavine’s Mollie Olson.
On the boys’ red squad, coached by RAL coach Jeray Key, the team consists of all locals. Toledo’s Reece Wallace and Junior Arroyo, Kelso’s Emmitt Kinch, Reece Tack and Anders Gamble, Rainier’s Caymon Rea, R.A. Long’s Conner Wallace, Woodland’s Palmer Dinehart, Castle Rock’s Parker Patching and MM’s Zach Rismoen.
Composing the white squad, coached by Chris Bannish, are Wahkiakum’s Zach Brown, Kelso’s Jon Bowlby, Toutle Lake’s Nate Hoff and Cam Swanson, and MM’s Tanner Vaillencourt, Tyler Berger and Garrett Berger. Other players include Vernonia’s Clay Sullivan, Ridgefield’s Kade Ramey and Adna’s Cody Young.
North Idaho 86, Lower Columbia 68: The Red Devils fell in the opening round of the NWAC Tournament late Saturday night in Everett. North Idaho jumped to a 42-21 halftime lead, and LCC couldn’t claw back.
Brandon Cotton scored 17 points, Spencer Sweet added 12 points and Kyle Daugherty finished with 10 points and seven rebounds. Wesley Gilbert came off the bench to score 10 points and nine rebounds. LCC shot just 21-59 from the field, while NIC connected on 35 of 62 shots.
LCC’s first season sans Jim Roffler ended at 20-9.
Evergreen 10, Mark Morris 0: Dawson Fritz broke up a no-hitter in the sixth inning with a single, and Noah Jenkins slammed a seventh-inning double to make up the Monarchs only two hits in the nonleague affair. Fritz also made a diving catch at second base, and Brayden Harris had a good defensive outing in center field, MM coach Jason Mackey said.
Toutle Lake 7, Onalaska 1: Logan Grabenhorst went 2-4 with a double. Austin Sweet went 3-4 with a double and three RBI, and the Ducks rolled to the Central 2B League victory over the Loggers. Lincoln Kessler started and went three innings of three-hit ball, Ridge Moss struck out four in three innings and Zach Vetter pitched a perfect seventh.
Wahkiakum 3, Pe Ell/Willapa Valley 0: James Anderson, Zach Brown and Terris Record combined to no-hit the Titans in the Central 2B League opener Monday. Anderson tossed three innings of no-hit ball, striking out six; Brown tossed three perfect innings, striking out six; and Record earned the save with a pair of strikeouts in the seventh.
Offensively, the Mules capitalized on just three hits as Record connected on a three-run blast in the sixth inning. Tristan Collupy added a double.
Kalama 10, Woodland 5: For Kalama, Bradey Vance blasted a sixth-inning homer, Hayden Wilson was a blast away from the cycle, Brennon Vance went 3-4 with four RBI and Alex Dyer went 2-3 with a pair of RBI in the nonleague victory.
Bailey Huston homered for Woodland.
Rainier 11, Vernonia 0 (5 inn.): Making his first varsity start, junior Austin Cantrell struck out 14, including the first nine, in a no-hitter for the nonleague win.
Joey Tripp added a pair of hits, Jordan Kangas went 3-3, Darian Guerr drove in two in a 2-2 day, and Hunter Boulch had a double.
Knappa 19, Clatskanie 0 (5 inn.): James Helmen collected both of the Tigers’ hits in the season opener against the defending 2A champions.
Clatskanie 23, Colton 4 (5 inn.): Olivia Sprague and Olivia Warren each went 3-4 in the season-opening shellacking. Sprague hit a double and Warren connected on a pair of two-baggers. Jayden Makinson went 2-4 with a triple and Alexis Smith went 1-3 with a triple as the Tigers collected 15 hits. Shelby Blodgett started and threw two innings of no-hit ball with three striekouts.
Woodland 4, Prairie 0: Portland State University commit Olivia Grey struck out 13 in seven innings of no-hit ball, walking just three. The junior had to sit out last season after transferring from Kalama due to transfer restrictions. Justice Holcomb added two hits and Carleigh Risley went 2-3 in the nonleague victory.
“She was just overpowering,” coach Tom Christensen said of his pitcher. “No one could catch up to her speed.”
Rainier 11, Vernonia 0 (5 inn.): Taleah King struck out 10 and allowed just two hits in five innings of shutout baseball as the two-time defending champion Columbians opened the season with a victory. Rylee O’Brien went 2-3 with a triple, Reese Schimmel went 1-2 with a triple and Jaedyn Larsen homered.
Mark Morris 14, Fort Vancouver 4: No other information was reported.
Kelso 4, Mark Morris 0: Sebastian Valencia scored and assisted a goal and the Scotties rolled to a season-opening victory Monday at Northlake Elementary. Martel Victoriano and Alan Luff added first-half goals and Angel Hernandez scored a late one off an assist from Jesus Vidal.
Carlos Enrique-Cruz and Blake Sweider combined for the clean sheet.
R.A. Long 3, Heritage 3: Manny Cabrera scored two goals in the opening 10 minutes, Amilyonno Puc added another right before halftime and the Jacks settled for a draw in their season opener in Vancouver.
Juan Reyes made six saves, and Eric Martinez, Andrew Casillas and Brian Lopez saw their first varsity action in the Jacks’ defense.
Fort Vancouver 2, Woodland 1: Aidan Thrall scored an unassisted goal for the Beavers. Marques Lies and Gaige Pilot were applauded for their play.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to add McKenna Flanagan to the list of players competing in Tuesday's LCC All-Star Game. This story has also corrected who hit Wahkiakum baseball's game-winning home run. Terris Record hit the three-run blast.