3A baseball: Mount Spokane 9, Shorewood 4 (9)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

From our news partner, The Seattle Times

Down to its last out with the bases empty, Shorewood rallied for a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to send the third-place game into extra innings. The Thunderbirds then lost in the ninth to Mount Spokane (21-6). 
Shorewood (20-4) was down a run with two outs when Kory Longaker doubled and tied the score on a single by Steffen Torgeson. 
Shorewood junior left-hander Ian Oxnevad was replaced in the ninth inning after throwing 132 pitches, 82 of them strikes. Mount Spokane struck quickly after that, scoring five times in the top of the ninth inning.

See the full Seattle Times story here

In the Saturday loss in Pasco to Mount Spokane for third place, Andy Carpenter was the losing pitcher; Torgeson hit 2 for 5, with the game-tying RBI.

Shorewood had lost 12-3 to Bonney Lake in a Friday semifinal game. Losing pitcher Sam Boone dropped his season record to 7-2.

 O’Dea of Seattle defeated Bonney Lake 12-0 in the Saturday championship game.

The Seattle Times said this about Shorewood’s Friday loss to Bonney Lake:

Shorewood built an early 3-0 lead but gave up six walks, three hits and an error in the second inning to help Bonney Lake score 10 runs against three pitchers. 
Bonney Lake (16-10) had only seven hits in the game, but took advantage of seven walks. 
Shorewood hadn’t given up more than five runs in any single game this season.

See the rest of the Seattle Times story here.


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