Utecht leads Bombers to MCC sweep

April 26, 2013 

April Utecht was 6-for-6 with eight RBIs and three home runs as Richland swept a Mid-Columbia doubleheader with Chiawana, 13-0 and 16-3, on Friday at Columbia Playfields in Richland.

Kayla Andrews added six hits with six RBIs, a double and two homers as Richland cruised. Paige Goulet threw a shutout in the opener for the Bombers.

Whitney Weber was 4-for-4 with a double and two runs scored for Chiawana.

Chiawana 000 00 — 0 6 1
Richland 264 1x — 13 13 0
Martin and Heine. Paige Goulet and April Utecht, Paige Liikala (5). Highlights—Chiawana: Whitney Weber 2-2. Richland: Kayla Andrews 2-3, 2 Rs, 3 RBIs, HR; April Utecht 3-3, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR; Stephanie Merwin 2-3, 2 Rs, 3 RBIs, 2 2Bs; Monika Hebky 1-3, 2B, RBI; Gilliam 1-1, 2 Rs, 2B.
Chiawana 102 00 — 3 6 3
Richland 345 4x — 16 16 2
Martin and Heine. Andrews, Abby Perryman (3) and Utecht, Liikala (5). Highlights—Chiawana: Whitney Weber 2-2, 2 Rs, 2B. Richland: Andrews 4-4, 3 RBIs, 2B, HR; Utecht 3-3, 2 Rs, 5 RBIs, 2 HRs; Reilly Bramlett 3-3, 2 Rs; Goulet 2-3, 3 Rs, RBI, 2B; Courtney Kent 1-4, 2 Rs, 2 RBIs, 3B; Merwin 1-3, 1 R, 2 RBIs; Liikala 2B.

Southridge 9-9, Kennewick 7-5: Sarah Gilliam was 5-for-11 with a triple, two home runs and eight RBIs in a Mid-Columbia Conference road sweep for the Suns.

She also picked up both victories in the circle, including pitching all nine innings in the opener.

Gaby Nava was 4-for-9 with a double and a triple for the Lions.

Southridge 101 200 104 — 9 5 3
Kennewick 000 040 102 — 7 11 6
Sarah Gilliam and Mackensie Meyer. Brianna DeRoos, Eva Guizar (7) and Natalie Mullan. Highlights—Southridge: Gilliam 3-6, GS HR, 4 RBIs; Danielle Tolleson 2x4; Chelsea Klepper 2x4, 2 RBI; Allyssa Allen 3x4; Hayley Miller 2x4. Kennewick: Gaby Nava 2-5, 3B; Karissa Shiflet 2-5; Amanda McDaniel 3-4; Julissa Gonzalez 2-4.
Southridge 140 211 0 — 9 6 5
Kennewick 011 010 2 — 5 10 1
Gilliam and Meyer. DeRoos, Guizar (6) and Mullan. Highlights—Southridge: Gilliam 3-5, 3B, HR, 4 RBIs; Klepper 3x4; Makensie Meyer 3x4; Allen 2x4; Miller 2x4. Kennewick: Nava 2-4, 2B; Shiflet 3-4; Amanda McDaniel 3-3; Gonzalez 2-3, 2B.

Kamiakin 6-9, Hanford 5-8: Cylie Richards had three hits, inclulding a two-run homer that opened some breathing room in the first game.

Jessica Edminster went 4-for-4 for Kamiakin in the second game as the two teams combined for 16 runs in their final two turns at the plate.

Kadi Patterson was 5-for-5 for the Falcons in the opener.

Hanford 021 000 2 — 5 14 3
Kamiakin 010 104 x — 6 10 3
Kayla De La Paz and Whitney Nash; Kate Austin, Emily Benson (5), Cassie Ramsey (7) and Sam Booth, Tawny Becker (4). Highlights—Kadi Patterson (H) 5x5, RBI; MaKenna Hall (H) 3x4, 2R; Elaine Wilkerson (H) 2x3, 2B; Hunter Schneitter (K) 3x4, RBI; Melanie Oord (K) 3x4; Cylie Richards (K) 3x3, 2B, HR, 2 RBIs.
Hanford 000 035 0 — 8 15 5
Kamiakin 000 162 x — 9 11 2
Kadi Patterson, De La Paz (5) and Nash; Ramsey, Benson (5), Ramsey (6), Austin (7) and Becker. Highlights—De La Paz (H) 2x4, 2B; Emma Garcia (H) 2x4, 2 RBI; Whitney Nash (H) 2x3; Molly Bishop (H) 2x3, 3B, RBI; Lexi Alaniz (H) 2x4; Oord (K) 2B; Carly Richards (K) 2x4; Jessica Edminster (K) 4x4; Cy. Richards (K) 2x4.

Prosser 16-18, Toppenish 5-0: Makayla Morrow picked up two wins on the day, including a no-hitter in Game 2, to give the Mustangs a CWAC home doubleheader sweep.

Ariah Yager drove in four runs in the opener for Prosser, while Brook Haringa went 3-for-3 with a three-run triple and a home run in the nightcap.

Brittany Keller added a two-run homer for the Mustangs in Game 2.

Toppenish 200 03 — 5 3 6
Prosser 650 5x — 16 4 1
Ivana Aguilar and Veronica Benavides; Makayla Morrow, Hanna Beckwith (5), Cheyenne Silva (5) and Ariah Yager. Highlights—Morrow (P) 5 Ks; Brook Haringa (P) RBI 3B; Yager (P) 2x4, 3B, 4 RBI; Beckwith (P) RBI 2B.
Toppenish 000 00 — 0 0 6
Prosser 972 0x — 18 11 0
Aguilar and Benavides; Morrow and Yager. Highlights—Haringa (P) 3x3, 3B, HR, 4 RBI; Morrow (P) 2B, 3 Ks; Silva (P) 3B, 2 RBI; Caity Goodboe (P) 2x2, RBI; Brittany Keller (P) 2-run HR.

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