Shorewood opens District baseball tournament with Saturday victory over Marysville Getchell

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Thunderbird Max Wagner dives into 3rd base to beat the throw.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Shorewood opened play in the Northwest District 3A baseball tournament Saturday with a 10-0 home victory over Marysville Getchell in a game shortened to five innings by the Mercy rule.

Shorewood takes a 19-2 overall record into a tournament semifinal game with Glacier Peak (11-10) Tuesday at 7pm at Meridian Park School. The game will follow a 4pm semifinal game between Marysville-Pilchuck (16-5) and Mountlake Terrace (12-9).

Shorewood’s Ian Oxnevad hits a infield line drive.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

The semifinal winners will meet Saturday at 2pm at Meridian Park for the District championship and the district’s No. 1 and No. 2 berths in the regional round of the State 3A tournament. The Tuesday losers play in Wednesday elimination games with the winners of those games playing Saturday at 11am for the district’s No. 3 State berth.

Shorewood pitcher, Sam Boone, faces the first batter
who popped up to left field for the first out.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

In Shorewood’s Saturday tournament victory over Marysville Getchell, Jacob Bockelie had two hits, with a double and four runs batted in for the Thunderbirds. Teammate Kory Longaker added three hits, including a triple, and three RBI. Ian Oxnevad hit a double. Winning pitcher Sam Boone improved his record to 7-0.

Earlier, the T-birds had finished their regular season with a 4-1 home victory over Marysville-Pilchuck Tuesday. Boone was the winning pitcher. Shorewood teammate Harrison Jacobs hit a double.

Shorewood’s Spencer Jacobs, number 4, receives a “way to go”
from team mate Avery Foltz after crossing home plate for a score.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

With the Tuesday victory over Marysville-Pilchuck, Shorewood finished its regular season with a 15-2 Western Conference 3A record. The Shorewood junior varsity lost 8-3 at Pilchuck to finish with a 14-4 Wesco 3A record (16-4 overall).

Shorewood 4, Marysville-Pilchuck 1
At Meridian Park School, Tuesday, May 6

Marysville Pilchuck -- 000 001 0—1 4 1
Shorewood ----------- 013 000 x—4 7 2

Anderson and Valencia, Sam Boone, Ian Oxnevad (5), Andy Carpenter (7) and Jacob Bockelie

Shorewood shortstop, Arthur Pate, throws to first
and makes the last out of the game.
Photo by Wayne Pridemore

Shorewood 10, Marysville Getchell 0 (5)
At Meridian Park, Saturday, May 10

Marysville Getchell -- 000 00x x — 0 1 0
Shorewood ----------- 040 6xx x — 10 8 1

Faucett, Korte (4), Lechner (4) and Gardlin.
Sam Boone, Ben Tracey (4), Cole McKisson (5) and Jacob Bockelie.


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