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Tag: Baseball


Baseball: All-Narrows League 4A, 3A teams

All-Narrows League 4A

MVP—Cabe Reiten, sr., Olympia

Pitcher of the Year—Nick Gagliardi, jr., Gig Harbor

Coach of the Year—Chuck Peterson, Stadium.

First Team
Pitchers—Trever Hauser, sr., Olympia; Michael Wood, jr., South Kitsap.
Catcher—Alex Sablan, sr., South Kitsap.
Infield—Conner Jensen, sr., Bellarmine Prep; Gabe Padukiewicz, jr., Olympia; Vince Sablan, sr., South Kitsap; Jacob Veith, so., Stadium; Michael Nelson, sr., South Kitsap.
Outfield—Jake Ayers, sr., Gig Harbor; Jon Devine, sr., Mount Tahoma; Cameron Frost, jr., Olympia; Michael Fairchild, jr., Olympia.
Utility—Leif Hansen, so., Olympia.
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2A WCD Baseball: Kingston topples Sumner in finals, 7-3

SILVERDALE – Sumner baseball coach Casey Adcox was walking off the field at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds when he glanced up at the clear skies with warm sunshine all around – the soggy days that wreak havoc on spring sports a distant memory – when he uttered what every high school coach guiding an active team in Western Washington must have been thinking.

“It doesn’t get much better than this,” the fifth-year coach he said before pausing. “Well, maybe if you get a ‘W.’”

In the Class 2A West Central District title game, Sumner fell to Kingston, 7-3, Saturday afternoon.

The Buccaneers jumped on the Spartans early, taking a 2-0 lead on a couple errors in the first inning. Kingston extended its edge to 3-0 in the third.
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Baseball: Roundup of first-round district tournament action

Here’s a look at what happened in the first round of the baseball bi-district tournaments on Tuesday. Links to updated brackets are included, too.

Class 4A West Central/Southwest Bi-District
Tahoma stunned Narrows League champion Olympia 8-7, and here’s a photo gallery from the game, too.

Kentwood routed Gig Harbor 11-0 in five innings.

In other games, Beamer ended the 11-game winning streak of GSHL champion Skyview, beating the Storm 6-0. Titans pitcher Matt Bower struck out 10 and walked one, while Lawyer Braun went 4-for-4 with a triple and two doubles. … Puyallup beat South Kitsap and will meet Kentwood in the semifinals in a rematch of the SPSL title game. … Stadium, Rogers, Auburn Riverside and Kentridge won loser-out games.
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Baseball: West Central District tournament brackets

The official West Central District baseball tournament brackets have not been updated here, but here’s what they’ll look like.

The tournaments begin Tuesday at various sites.

4A West Central/Southwest Bi-District Tournament
First Round, Tuesday
At Russell Road

Game 1: Stadium vs. Emerald Ridge, 7 p.m. (loser out)
Game 3: Graham-Kapowsin vs. Rogers, 4 p.m. (loser out)
At Propstra
Game 2: Beamer vs. GSHL No. 1, 5 p.m.
At Curtis HS
Game 4: Tahoma vs. Olympia, 4 p.m.
At Heritage Park
Game 5: GSHL No. 2 vs. Auburn Riverside, 4 p.m. (loser out)
Game 6: Kentwood vs. Gig Harbor, 7 p.m.
At Kent Memorial
Game 7: Kentlake-GHSL No. 3 vs. Kentridge, 4 p.m. (loser out)
Game 8: South Kitsap vs. Puyallup, 7 p.m.
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Baseball: SPSL 4A playoffs pushed back to Friday, Saturday

UPDATE: Rain and unplayable fields forced today’s SPSL 4A baseball playoff games to be rescheduled.

Here’s the updated schedule:

At Heritage Park

Graham-Kapowsin vs Kentlake, 4 p.m.
Beamer vs. Tahoma (after GK-Kentlake)

At Curtis HS
Auburn Riverside vs. Emerald Ridge, 4 p.m.


Puyallup vs. Kentwood
Rogers vs. Kentridge


Baseball: (UPDATE) Narrows 4A tournament called off; 3A rained out, too

UPDATE (10 a.m. Thursday): Steady, heavy rain has forced the cancellation of the Narrows League 3A tournament title game today. Based on the teams’ finish in the league standings, they will be seeded to the bi-district tournament in this order: Timberline, Yelm and Capital.

The Narrows League 4A tournament was called off Wednesday night. Here’s my story regarding that:

There won’t be a winner of the Narrows League 4A baseball tournament.

Rain washed away the first-round games on Tuesday, pushing those contests back to Wednesday. The delay meant the finals would not be played on Thursday, as originally scheduled.

“We couldn’t get all the games in,” Portenier said, “so there’s no sense playing after the loser-out games.”
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