Brennon Vance scored on a wild pitch in the top of the eighth inning to lead Kalama past Woodland 5-4 on Monday in Woodland.
The Chinooks tallied four hits, scoring four runs in a fifth inning highlighted by Alex Dyer's three-RBI double. Tommy Brandenburg and Hayden Wilson also had doubles.
Brennon Vance allowed one hit through two innings, one of his three runs allowed earned. Noah Imboden went 2 innings of no-hit ball, Bradey Vance had 1 1/2 innings of one-hit ball and Brandenburg closed things out with 2 2/3 innings, striking out three.
Woodland collected three hits, including two from Brady Burns. Travis Pitner also went 1 for 3. On the hill, Ryan Cooney struck out three in four innings of scoreless ball. Wyatt Wooden also struck out three in two shutout innings.
The Chinooks (1-1) start Central 2B League play against Napavine at David Story Field on Wednesday. That contest is slated for 6:30 p.m. Woodland (0-1) plays Hudson's Bay at home on Wednesday.
Skyview 4, R.A. Long 1: Despite the defeat, coach Mark Hulings was pleased with the effort in the error-free game at the Lumberyard in Monday's season-opener.
"Everything they brought to the park today, I was extremely pleased with," Hulings said.
Ryan Plampin went 2 for 3 to highlight the Jacks' five-hit day. Elias Farland tossed two innings of one-hit ball, Jadon Williamson struck out three in two innings of shutout ball, Westin Scheurich allowed one hit in two innings of work and Kevin Barnett closed things out in the seventh.
Skyview picked up two of their runs on solo home runs.
R.A. Long (0-1) plays in the Ridgefield Tournament on Friday at the brand-new Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Complex, which will be the home of West Coast League's new team the Ridgefield Raptors.
Hudson's Bay 4, Mark Morris 0: The Monarchs hit the ball hard but collected just two hits in the nonleague defeat on Monday. Noah Jenkins doubled and Jamison Watson singled for the Monarchs.
On the hill, Jenkins went 4 1/3 innings, striking out four and allowing four hits. He took a no-hitter into the fifth inning. Peyton Williamson finished things out with 1 2/3 innings on the bump.
"(Jenkins) was pretty sharp," coach Greg Bussell said. "He pitched well enough to win. We just hit a lot balls right at them, and were way too timid on fastballs down the middle."
Mark Morris (1-1) takes on Kelso at 4 p.m. Friday at Rister Stadium.
Kelso 10, Camas 7: The Scotties scored three runs in the seventh to steal the nonleague win on the road Monday. Trevor Hartley picked up the win by going two innings of one-run ball to close the game out.
Justyc Ziegler got the start and lasted three innings, allowing three hits and one earned run, and Korbin Hiatt allowed three hits and two runs in two innings.
"Those early-season games, there's always a bit of nervousness," coach Tom D'Aboy said. "A lot of these guys haven't played at the varsity level."
Alex Ransom was 1 for 3 with an RBI and two runs. Nate Lonner knocked home two runs and Masyn Allison and Rees Hall each went 1-3 with an RBI.
Kelso (1-0) plays against Skyview at 4 p.m. Wednesday at David Story Field.
Naselle 14, Clatskanie 3: The Comets erupted for a 12-run second inning in the nonleague victory in Clatskanie on Monday.
Daniel Holt was 2 for 3 with three runs and two RBIs and Josh Townsen was 3 for 4 with three runs and three RBIs. Ethan Lindstrom struck out four, Cole Dorman punched out three and Townsen struck out three on the hill.
Cade Warren went 3 for 3 with a double for the Tigers, and Noah Patterson was 2 for 2.
Naselle (1-0) plays at Knappa on Thursday. Clatskanie (0-1) plays at Vernonia on Tuesday.
Woodland 7, Camas 0: The defending 2A champion Beavers opened the season with a show on Monday in Camas. Olivia Grey struck out 15 and allowed three hits in a complete-game shutout in the nonleague affair.
Kaily Christensen was 2 for 4 with an RBI, Payten Foster was 2 for 3 with a double and Gwen Elkinton smacked an RBI triple.
The Beavers continue nonleague action with Skyview on Wednesday in their first game back at home since winning last year's state championship.
Clatskanie 8, Mark Morris 2: Shelby Blodgett struck out six batters in four innings and Kaity Sizemore allowed just one hit in three innings of work as the Tigers dispatched the Monarchs in nonleague play on Monday in Clatskanie.
Olivia Sprague was 1 for 3 with a triple and three RBIs, Trinity Hamm hit a three-RBI double and Alexis Smith smacked a triple.
For Mark Morris, Stephanie Burns tossed all six innings, striking out nine in a strong showing against an OSAA 3A State semifinalist team that returns most of its roster from a season ago.
Burns also was 2 for 3 with an RBI and a double. Mackynzee Powers-Powell also got a single for the Monarchs' only other hit.
MM (0-1) plays Fort Vancouver at Seventh Avenue Park on Wednesday. Clatskanie (1-0) plays at Vernonia on Tuesday.
Small School Big Dreams Tournament: R.A. Long went 2-2 at the tournament in Redding, Calif, over the weekend. The Jills topped Etna, Calif., 13-4, and Modoc, Calif., 6-2, and lost to Quincy, Calif., 6-3, and Trinity, Calif., 18-0.
Cassidy Donaldson had five hits in the tournament and Kamryn Holmdahl, Miranda Bergquist and Savannah Fesler each had three hits in the tournament.
Kelso 3, Mark Morris 1: Angel Hernandez and Alan Luff scored first-half goals and the Scotties rolled away with the nonleague win on Monday in Kelso. The Scots added to their lead on an own goal in the 42nd minute, before Mark Morris stole one back in the 60th. The Monarchs' goalscorer was not reported.
"We played pretty well for three quarters of the game," Kelso coach Kemal Vejo said. "We kept playing and making good opportunities."
Kelso (1-0-1) takes on Battle Ground on Wednesday on the road. Mark Morris (0-1) plays W.F. West at Northlake Elementary on Tuesday.
Toledo/Winlock 0, Woodland 0: The teams played to a scoreless nonleague draw on Monday in Woodland. Treyson Thrall had two saves for the Beavers and Alan Contreras made six for United.
"We had a lot of good looks in the second half," Woodland coach Bryan Vogel said. "We just couldn't find the finishing touch tonight."
Aidan Thrall was applauded for his play.
"Woodland is a good team with a lot of technical players," United coach Horst Malunat said. "I thought we did a pretty good job."
Woodland (0-0-2) plays at Hudson's Bay on Wednesday; United (0-0-2) travels to W.F. West on Saturday.
Kelso 213, Washougal 238: Liz Dolan earned medalist honors with a 42 for Kelso at Orchard Hills on Monday. Christine Alexander shot a 53, Kelli Rakoz had a 56 and Kylee Gibbs carded a 62 for the Lassies.
"We haven't had much time to practice because of the weather, and the scores will go down," coach Jim Langenbach said.
Kelso plays at Three Rivers Golf Course on Thursday against R.A. Long and Union.
R.A. Long 3, Heritage 3: Heritage won 8-7 on sets in the nonleague match at R.A. Long on Monday. R.A. Long swept the doubles' matches.
Kailey Sirnio and Shelby Stevens won 7-6, 6-1; Reagan Gosselin and Shalya Nguyen won 5-7, 6-4, 6-3; and Faliha Amjad and Keely Morgan won 7-6, 3-6, 6-2.
TRACK AND FIELD
Montesano jamboree: Wyatt Partridge (100 meters) and Brooke Wirkkala (long jump) earned wins for Castle Rock in Monday's meet.
Wirkkala, a freshman, recorded a 16 feet, 5 inch mark in her first varsity meet and Partridge clocked an 11.73.