Shorewood seeks sweep over Marysville-Getchell in home game Friday after Wednesday road victory

Friday, April 13, 2012

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Shorewood seeks a two-game baseball sweep over Marysville Getchell in a Friday home game after the Thunderbirds defeated Marysville-Getchell Wednesday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Shorewood takes a 2-5 Wesco 3A record (3-8 overall) into the game with Marysville-Getchell (1-8. 1-12) at Meridian Park School at 4 p.m. Friday.

Shorewood defeated Marysville Getchell 18-2 Wednesday after losing at Oak Harbor, 2-1, Tuesday. The Thunderbirds had beaten Oak Harbor, 2-0, at home four days earlier.

Shorewood’s 18-2 victory over Marysville Getchell came when the game was called after 5 innings by the 10-run mercy rule.

Steffen Torgenson went 3-for-5 with a double and four RBI for Shorewood. Six Shorewood players hit doubles, including Chris Jiles, who had two doubles and knocked in three runs. Kory Longaker went 2-for-4 with a double and four RBI for Shorewood.

Shorewood scored 11 runs in the first inning and seven more in the fourth. Starter Ben Andrews was the winning pitcher.

In Shorewood’s 2-1 loss at Oak Harbor Tuesday, the Thunderbirds broke a scoreless tie with a run in the top of the seventh inning, but Oak Harbor scored two in the bottom half of the seventh.

The Shorewood junior varsity also goes for a sweep over Marysville-Getchell Friday at Marysville-Pilchuck, after the Thunderbird JVs defeated Marysville-Getchell, 8-4, at home Wednesday. The T-bird JVs had defeated Oak Harbor, 6-0, at home Tuesday after losing at Glacier Peak, 11-2, Monday. The Shorewood JVs are 6-1 Wesco 3A and 8-2 overall.


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