Baseball: Yakima Valley sweeps Columbia Basin

May 4, 2013 

A disastrous ninth inning cost Columbia Basin on Saturday, sending the Hawks to two home losses to Yakima Valley in Pasco.

The Hawks lost 2-0 and 9-6 to the visiting Yaks in an NWAACC East doubleheader.

Columbia Basin (20-20, 12-12) blew a 6-2 lead in the ninth of the second game, giving up seven runs as it took three pitchers to record the final three outs.

The losses knock the Hawks into sixth place in the East, putting them in big-time danger of failing to make the playoffs. The top four teams in the East advance.

In the opener, Tyler Bevington allowed just two unearned runs in 72⁄3 innings to take the loss.

Yakima Valley 000 000 020 — 2 6 1

Columbia Basin 000 000 000 — 0 6 1

Garvin and Mamuad. Bevington, Sorensen (8), Cantu (8) and Wolgamott. Highlights—YVC: Lau 1-3, 2B; Wardian 1-4, RBI; Snider 1-2, RBI, Garvin 0 BB, 2 K. CBC: Brunson 2-4, 2B; Wolgamott 2-3; Key 1-4, 2B.

Yakima Valley 000 200 007 — 9 12 2

Columbia Basin 004 010 100 — 6 9 3

Harker, Lemus (3), Messmore (7), Tassara (9) and Mamuad. Neville, Cantu (9), Sorensen (9), Danek (9) and Roletto. Highlights—YVC: Redal 2-4, Wardian 1-4, 2 RBI; Ito 2-5, 2B, 2 RBI; Lau 3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI. CBC: Brunson 3-5; Savas 2-4, 3B, 3 RBI; Pocasangre 1-2, RBI.

Tri-City Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service