Shorewood to play Ferndale at home in District baseball semifinals Tuesday after 9-1 victory over Stanwood Saturday

Monday, May 6, 2013

Shorewood’s starting pitcher, Sam Boone,
throws the game’s first pitch.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Shorewood will meet Ferndale in a Northwest District 3A tournament semifinal game at Shorewood’s home Meridian Park Fields Tuesday after the Thunderbirds defeated Stanwood 9-1 in a first-round game at home Saturday.

Shorewood takes a 19-2 record into the game with Ferndale (14-7) at 7pm Tuesday in the second game of a district semifinal double header, with Glacier Peak and Meadowdale meeting at 4pm.

Thunderbirds Kory Longaker, number 13, and
Avery Foltz make a good attempt to catch a fly ball in the outfield.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

The semifinal winners qualify for the District finals at Meridian Park Saturday for the District’s No. 1 and No. 2 berths in the regional round of the State 3A tournament.

Shorewood’s Steffen Torgersen puts the tag
on the Stanwood runner at second base.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

The loser of the Shorewood-Ferndale game plays Wednesday against the winner of a Tuesday game between Marysville-Pilchuck and Oak Harbor with the winner of the Wednesday game advancing to a Saturday game for the District’s No. 3 State berth.

Shorewood first baseman Josh Wilkes
makes the catch for an out late in the game.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

In Shorewood’s 9-1 victory over Stanwood, Avery Foltz hit 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and 6 RBI; Thunderbird teammate Ben Andrews had a double an RBI and 3 runs scored; and winning pitcher Sam Boone struck out 5, walked 2 and gave up 1 hit and no earned runs.

Shorewood’s Spencer Jacobs is safe at first after the umpire ruled
that the first baseman’s foot was off the bag.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Shorewood finished its Western Conference 3A schedule Tuesday with a 15-2 league record after a 3-0 home victory over Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday. The Shorewood junior varsity finished with a 13-4 Wesco 3A record (15-5 overall) after a 6-2 loss at Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday.


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