James Anderson hit two grand slams and finished with 12 RBI in Wahkiakum’s twinbill sweep of Winlock on Monday.
The Mules won 16-0 in the opener and 30-3 in the Central 2B League nightcap. Zach Brown was 7-7 on the day with six RBI, Luke Brown went 7-8 with four RBI, while Ashden Niemeyer was 3-4 with four RBI in the nightcap.
Wahkiakum (6-1, 6-0) allowed two hits combined in the opener, James Anderson struck out four over two innings and Niemeyer did the same, while Brody Carlson struck out the final three.
Zach Brown pitched the first two innings of the nightcap and struck out six, while also striking out the first three batters of the game on nine pitches.
Luke Brown pitched the final three frames and struck out two.
Columbia River 9, Mark Morris 0: Trystan Brown and Anthony Morrow combined for seven strikeouts in the Monarchs’ Greater St. Helens 2A League loss on Monday. Mark Morris (1-6, 0-2) was no-hit by the Chieftains, but drew five walks.
Knappa 10, Naselle 4: Corey Gregory pitched 3-⅔ innings, while Chase Haatia tossed the other 2-⅓ in Naselle’s nonleague loss on Monday. Haatia also plated three, while Ethan Lindstrom, Joe Strange and Jimmy Strange each went 1-2 with a run apiece.
Kelso 10, Fort Vancouver 0 (5 inn.): The Scotties tallied six runs in the first inning and never relented, collecting seven hits and five walks in the Greater St. Helens 3A League win. Alex Ransom went 3 for 3 with a double, Taite Hensley went 1-2 with a double and John Roberts and Bryce Guttormsen finished 1-2 with two RBIs. Trey Hartley tossed two innings of two-hit ball and Hensley struck out four in three innings of two-hit ball for the Scotties (4-1 league, 5-3).
Woodland 10, Hockinson 4: The Beavers pulled to an 8-1 lead and held on for the GSHL 2A win on the road Monday. Christian Yager went 2 for 5 with a double, Wyatt Autrey was 2-4 and Ryan Cooney went 1-2 with two RBIs as the Beavers collected six hits and 12 walks. Cooney also struck out five in four innings and Wyatt Wooden struck out four in three innings.
Catlin Gabel 14, Clatskanie 9: The Tigers had 10 hits in the Lewis and Clark League opening defeat. Cade Warren was 3 for 3, Ryan Bochner was 2-4 and Noah Patterson was 2-4 with a home run.
Rockets split with Stevenson: The Rockets were no-hit in the opener, losing 3-0, before unleashing on the Bulldogs in the nightcap to the tune of 21-3. Parker Patching struck out 11 in six innings of the opener. He also went 3 for 4 with four RBIs in the nightcap. Erik Titus was 5 for 6 with four RBIs and Austin McQuilliams was 3-6.
Castle Rock 14, R.A. Long 1 (5 inn.): The Rockets tallied 12 hits and coasted to the nonleague victory on Monday in Castle Rock. Kyndil Kirkendoll went 2 for 4 with two RBIs, Emily Ashby was 2-3, Kerianne Cline was 1-2 with a triple, Zoe Naugle was 3-3 with a double, Logann Golden was 2-2 with a double and Taylor VanCamp was 1-3 with two RBIs. Trinity Naugle struck out seven and allowed three hits in four innings for the win.
For R.A. Long, McKinzie Todd went 2-3 and Saige Kochis went 2-2.
Ducks earn sweep: The Ducks earned 15-2 (six innings) and 12-6 victories over Kalama on Monday in Toutle. In the opener, the Ducks scored five runs in the sixth inning to secure the victory. They tallied 15 hits, led by Keeley Studebaker Smith’s 3-for-4 performance. She had a triple and two RBIs. Katelynn Redmill also went 3-4 with two doubles. Baylee Ranta was 2-4 with a double and Sienna Rudd was 2-4 with a double. Kaylee Florek tossed 2 2/3 hitless innings.
In the nightcap, Toutle Lake collected 14 hits, as Redmill went 2-3 with a home run and five RBIs. Florek, Stevi Jones, Redmill and Studebaker-Smith all doubled. Studebaker-Smith also went 4-4. Florek struck out five in five innings of one-hit ball.
Kalama was paced by Macey Sykes, who had three hits, including a double on the evening. Cheyanne Meyer and Ryann Bailey added two hits apiece.
Toledo sweeps Mossyrock: The Indians swept Mossyrock 16-6 in the opener and 18-3 in the nightcap of a Central 2B League doubleheader on Monday.
Jessica Hull pitched two innings with one strikout and Kendra Coverdell pitched three innings with three punchouts in the opener. Amaya Thomason went 2-4, with a three-RBI triple.
Haleigh Holmes worked a inside-the-park homer, scoring three runs, and Gracie Madill went 3-4 on the day while pitching all three innings of the nightcap.
Ridgefield 2, Mark Morris 1: The Monarchs went up 1-0 in the eigth minute on a breakaway by Sam Dawkins, Blake Bonner earning the assist.
Goalkeeper Adam Burckhardt finished with 13 saves, while Eber Navarrete also had three saves between the posts.
Ridgefield scored the winning goal with five minutes left in match.
Castle Rock 5, Montesano 0: The Rockets scrapped out two three-set wins to earn the sweep and move to 2-0 in league play. Madeline DelCastillo (6-0, 4-6, 7-5), Cinamin Aalund (6-1, 6-1) and Jenna LaFontaine (6-3, 6-1) earned singles wins. Erica Thwaites and Paige Mershon (6-3, 7-5) and Megan Keeling and Hanna Lair (4-6, 7-5, 6-3) earned doubles wins.
Daily Astorian Invite: Ilwaco brought home six winners across the Columbia River and Naselle had one champion at the annual meet, this year held at Seaside High School. No team scores were reported.
For the Ilwaco boys, Daniel Whiting won the 1500 (4:35.08) and the 3000 (10:19.74) and Alex Kaino won the 300 hurdles (41.35). On the girls’ side, Elizabeth McMullen won the 100 hurdles (16.52) and Eliza Bannister won the 200 (28.59) and 400 (1:07.4).
Naselle’s Cody Condonwon the pole vault (9-6). Lilli Zimmerman finished second in the shot put (35-5.5).
Lower Columbia 8, Pierce 0: Yancy Bird struck out seven in five innings of three-hit ball, and Jared Akin allowed just one hit over the next four innings to give the West Region win to the Red Devils at Mount Tahoma High School on Monday. LCC collected eight hits and committed just one error. Kyle Sandstrom was 3-5 with a double, JT Strickler was 1-4 with a double, GJ Hurst was 2-2 with a double and three RBIs.
Lower Columbia 13, Centralia 2 (7 inn.): After departing Tacoma’s suburbs in the morning, the Red Devils showed no fatigue in dispatching West Region opponent Centralia in the afternoon. Justin Solt struck out four in six innings and Travis Paynter pitched a perfect seventh for the win to move the Red Devils to 4-1 in region play and 13-5 overall.
The Devils scored nine runs in the fourth inning, including three home runs. Kyle Sandstrom was 3-4 with a home run and three RBIs and Blayze Arcano was 3-4 with a home run and five RBIs.
“That was pretty much our offense right there,” coach Eric Lane said.
The Devils take on West Region leader Tacoma on the road Saturday.