James Anderson tossed a no-hitter in the opener, and Wahkiakum won the nightcap via the mercy rule as the Mules swept a Central 2B League baseball doubleheader on Saturday in Mossyrock.
Wahkiakum (10-1, 10-0 league) won the opener 4-0, and took the nightcap 10-0 in five innings.
Anderson struck out seven batters. Beau Carlson went 2 for 3 with an RBI, Zach Brown had a double and an RBI, Luke Wilson had a single and an RBI, and Casey Wilson and Chance Cothren had a single apiece.
Zach Brown struck out five batters through four innings in the nightcap, with Terris Record striking out the side in the fifth. Ashden Niemeyer was 2-4 with three RBIs, Luke Brown was 2-3 with a double and two RBIs, and Cothren had a single and two RBIs. Zach Brown and Carlson each had a single and an RBI, and Wilson added a single.
Woodland 4, Mark Morris 1: RBI singles from Ryan Cooney and Christian Yager in the fourth inning broke up a 1-1 tie in Greater St. Helens 2A League play on Saturday in Woodland.
Ryan Cooney allowd two hits and struck out five through 3 1/3 innings, and Wyatt Wooden tossed 3 2/3 innings of three-hit relief with four strikeouts as Woodland moved to 7-5, 2-3 in league. The Beavers had four hits, with Yager going 2 for 3.
Jack Shipley allowed four hits and struck out five as MM fell to 1-7, 0-3 in league. The Monarchs had five hits, with Noah Mejia going 1-1 with two walks, and Anthony Morrow was 1-3 with a run scored. Kobee Heidler was a defensive standout at third base.
Toledo/Winlock United 10, Stevenson 0: Gustavo Barragan exploded for seven goals as United rolled to a Trico 1A Lerague victory on Saturday in Stevenson.
United (6-4-1, 6-1 league) led 5-0 at the break. Barragan scored unassisted goals in the second, 10th, 19th, 46th, 60th and 66th minutes, and converted a feed from Isaac Garibay in the 15th minute. Andreas Malunat also scored a first half goal off an assist from Nick Patching, and tallied an unassisted score in the second half. Hayden Farbo also had an unassisted score in the second half. Goalkeepers Allen Contreras and Dawson Hall combined for four saves.
Lower Columbia Invitational: Clatskanie’s Ryan Watson and Victoria Griffith each won an event at the 21-team meet held Saturday in St. Helens.
No team scores were available.
Watson won the boys’ 110-meter hurdles in 15.27 seconds. Finishing second were Jakob Harris in the pole vault (11-feet), the 4x100 relay of Crew Blodgett, Kees Tjaarda, Watson and Cooper Blodgett (44.05), and the 4x400 relay of Trent Berntsen, Crew Blodgett, Gabe Furnish and Tjaarda in 3:45.5. Finishing third were Cooper Blodgett in the 100 (11.56), and Nathaniel Strong in the discus (133-9).
For Rainier, placing third were Jacob Bruce (200, 23.82), Peyton Reed (300 hurdles, 43.04), and Easton Crape (shot put, 47-6).
In the girls’ meet, Griffith won the 100 hurdles in 16.25, and was second in the 300 hurdles in 48.77. Gina Limon placed third in the 3000 in 11:23.8.
Rainier’s 4x400 relay of Maria Alberto, Hailey Lane, Lilianna Flores and Sydney Crawford was fifth in 4:50.29.
Willamette Falls Invitational: Woodland’s Tyler Flanagan and Nicole Guthrie won an event apiece in the multi-team event held on Saturday in Oregon City.
No team scores were available.
Flanagan won the boys’ 300-meter hurdles in 41.67 seconds, was second in the 110 hurdles in 16.12, and fourth in the javelin with a toss of 163 feet 9. Also finishing in the top 10 for the Beavers were Alexander Bishop (third, high jump, 6-0), Isaac Hall (fourth, triple jump, 42-8 ½; 10th, long jump, 19-8 ¾), Damon Holland (fourth, shot put, 45- ½), Gabriel Garfield (eighth, high jump, 5-8), and the 4x100 relay of Luke Cook, Kyle Groce, Brock Murray and Gabriel Garfield placed 10th in 46.29.
For R.A. Long, Christopher Ofstun was second in the discus at 149-8 ½, and Nicholas Sarysz was fourth in the 3000 in 9:13.20. Placing fifth were Evan Davidson in the pole vault at 11-6 and Jonathan Stevens in the shot put at 42-7, the 4x100 relay of Anthony Broxton, Cole Kotera, Alberto Sanchez and Evan Davidson was sixth in 45.61, and Tanner Rybnikar was ninth in the discus at 124-1.
In the girls’ meet, Guthrie won the high jump at 5-4, and was ninth in the 100 hurdles in 17.79. Sarah Retter placed sixth in the 400 in 1:03.23, and tied for eighth in the high jump at 5-feet.
RAL had no girls placers in the top 10.
Red Devils split with Clackamas: Fifth-ranked Lower Columbia College needed an extra inning to claim victory in the opener, couldn’t find its offense in the nightcap in an NWAC South Region softball doubleheader on Saturday in Oregon City.
LCC (19-7, 11-3 region) won the opener 9-8 in eight innings, and fell 8-0 in the five-inning nightcap.
In the top of the eighth inning of the opener, Arielle Burnett led off with a double, moved to second on an infield out, and scored the game-winner on a sacrifice fly from Shanay Dotson.
LCC had 12 hits. Brianna Harvill was 3 for 5 with a double and two RBIs, Sarah Potwin was 3-4 with a double, two RBIs and scored twice, and Christine Robbins hit a home run and had three RBIs. Cheyenne Gilbertson was 2-3, and Dotson had two RBIs. Nizhoni Wheeler scattered eight hits and struck out two in the victory.
In the nightcap, the Devils were held to three hits. Dotson was 2-2 with a double, and Gilbertson added a hit. Caitlyn Grogan pitched into the second inning and allowed 11 hits with a strikeout, and Robbins tossed 1 2/3 innings of two-hit relief.