Shorewood baseball off to a good start

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mason Foltz gets the ball into Matt Wanke
Photo by Tracey Miller

Shorewood baseball has gotten off to a good start with a 2-1 varsity record. The season opening game versus Timberline on Wednesday, March 14th was a test for this young team, which return only 2 seniors from the 2017 varsity squad.

Defensive struggles resulted in a 6-2 loss.

Kenji Miller on the mound
Photo by Tracey Miller

The Tbirds began to get their bearings in their second game at Glacier Peak on Tuesday March 20th. Senior Mason Foltz started a rally in the top of the seventh inning, tying the game at 3-3. Trent Hynek started the 8th inning with a single, and hits from Joe Lynch and Cameron Highet led to the winning run. Stellar pitching performances were turned in by David Snell and Kenji Miller.

SW 4, GP 3.

Kaden Graves gets a hit
Photo by Tracey Miller

Shorewood was led to a win Friday, March 23rd versus Monroe by starting pitcher Kaden Graves. He pitched 6-2/3 innings, with 9 strikeouts, and had two hits on the day. It was a 0-0 game until the bottom of the sixth inning when hits by Bryce Lindberg, Brandon Main and Kevin Hirohata scored the go-ahead run. Shorewood added insurance runs on a costly error by Monroe and a hit by Kaden Graves. The Tbirds were able to shut down the Bearcats in the top of the seventh to secure the shutout.

Monroe 0, SW 3.

--Lisa Hirohata


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