Baseball: Bandits fall twice at Bellevue tournament

July 13, 2012 

Seattle Stars 13, Kennewick Bandits 5: Matt Mendenhall was 2-for-2 with a home run, but it was not enough as the Bandits lost 13-5 at the Brandy Pugh Tournament in Bellevue.

Clayten Ayres was 2-for-2 and Jared Newbry was 2-for-3 for the Bandits, who will play Baden at 11 a.m. today.

On Thursday, Taylor Baseball beat the Bandits 8-7. Jarrod Gonzales was 2-for-3 in that loss.

Seattle Stars 13, Kennewick Bandits 5

Seattle Stars 150 70 — 13 11 1

Bandits 011 04 — 5 9 5

Kolterman and Walker. Pocasangre, Guin (3), Maurer (4) and Garrett Wilz. Highlights—Bandits: Jared Newbry 2x3, Matt Mendendall 2x2, HR, Clayten Ayres 2x2.

Thursday

Taylor Baseball 8, Kennewick Bandits 7

Taylor Baseball 100 034 0 — 8 8 1

Bandits 005 110 0 — 7 10 1

Strother, Wright (3), Greer (5) and Phelps. Taylor Sanderson, Sam Guin (7) and Dylan Maurer. Highlights—Bandits: Jarod Gonzales 2x3; Mendenhall 2B; Steve Sordahl 2x4, 2B.

Walla Walla Sweet Invite: Kyle LaFon had three hits and four RBIs, and Austin Steele drove in three runs with two hits to lead the Hanford Flames to an 18-11 win over Eastside American Legion at the Walla Walla Sweet Invitational in Walla Walla.

The Flames then dropped a game to the Tri-County Outlaws of Hermiston, 10-6. Syd Hall struck out five over five innings to earn the win for Tri-County, and Isaac Benard led the Flames with three hits.

The Flames will play two games today, beginning at noon.

Hanford 103 (12)00 2 — 18 15 1

Eastside AL 019 100 0 — 11 4 1

Corey Fenell, Finn McMichael (3), Garrison Becker (6) and Austin Taylor; Affuerbreet and Morrin. Highlights—McMichael (H) 2x4, 3R; Isaac Benard (H) 2x4; Austin Steele (H) 2x5, 3 RBI; Kyle LaFon (H) 3x5, 4 RBIs; Jordan Burge (H) 2x5, 2B; Brian Neal (H) 2B, 2 RBIs.

Hanford 200 400 0 — 6 12 2

Tri-County Outlaws 314 002 x — 10 8 1

LaFon, Trevor Jones (4) and Taylor; Syd Hall, Tom Bevington (6) and Price. Highlights—Benard (H) 3x4, 3B; Taylor (H) 2x3; Gabriel (TC) 2x3; Hall (TC) 5 Ks.

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