Shorewood baseball edges Everett 6-5

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Supportive Shorewood baseball fans
Photo by Lisa Hirohata

Everett 5, Shorewood 6

Everett High came to Meridian Park's fields on Friday, March 30th to face the 2-2 Thunderbirds.

Junior pitcher Kaiden Graves got the start, going 4 solid innings. Everett put up runs on some defensive mis-steps, but Shorewood got two back in the third inning.

Relief Pitcher Kevin Hirohata
Photo by Lisa Hirohata

Relief pitcher Kevin Hirohata held Everett off with 3 scoreless inning. Entering the bottom of the 7th with Everett leading 4-2, Sam Mainwaring started off the comeback with a single, advancing to second on an error.

Connor Testerman makes the stretch
Photo by Tracey Miller

Shorewood batters David Snell and Brandon Main were hit by a pitch and walked to load the bases. A balk by the Everett pitcher scored Mainwaring to go 5-3.

Bryce Lindberg goes for the fly ball
Photo by Tracey Miller

Cameron Highet went to first after being hit by a pitch.

The excitement increased when Everett turned a double play to ring up two outs. Bryce Lindberg came up with a clutch single, scoring Main and Highet to even things up 5-5.

Grady Hampton gets a hit
Photo by Tracey Miller

Grady Hampton got on base with a swinging bunt, putting Kaiden Graves at the plate. He put the ball in play and the Everett third baseman was unable to execute, scoring Lindberg for the win!

T-birds games this week:

Mon 4/2 at Marysville-Getchel
Tues 4/3 at Lynnwood
Wed 4/4 versus Lynnwood at home

--Lisa Hirohata


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