Thursday's Mid-Columbia roundup

June 13, 2013 

Colton Plew struck out eight batters in five innings for the Kennewick Bandits while tossing a complete-game 14-0 shutout over the Columbia Basin Spuds during a Senior Legion doubleheader Thursday in Kennewick.

The Bandits (9-2) also took Game 1 to complete the sweep, as Steven Sordahl drove home Vince Gonzalez with one out in the bottom of the ninth with a sharp single to left, giving Kennewick a 5-4 win.

The Bandits will host the Bandit Bash today through Sunday at Waits Field in Richland and Roy Johnson Field in Kennewick.

Columbia Basin 000 003 100 — 4 8 7

Kennewick 001 210 001 — 5 10 4

One out when winning run scored. Tungstel, Moser (8) and Sage; Addison Spivey, Mark Driver (6) and Dylan Wilbert. Highlights—Clayton Ayres (K) 2x4; Kaden Julian (K) 2x4; Driver (K) 6 Ks; Raymond (CB) 3x5, 2B, HR; Ball (CB) 2x4; Tungstel (CB) 2x3.

Columbia Basin 000 00 — 0 4 0

Kennewick 440 6x — 14 11 0

Ball, Reyes (3) and Sage; Colton Plew and Wilbert. Highlights—Sage (CB) 2x2, 2B; Cole Henderson (K) 3x4, 2B, 4 RBI; Wilbert (K) 2x3, 2 RBI; Ayres (K) 2x2, 3 RBI; Plew (K) CG, 8 Ks, 0 BB.

Father’s Day Classic: Pocatello topped the Richland Knights 8-1 after Trevor Bowers no-hit the Knights over seven innings in Nampa, Idaho. The junior American Leigon Knights will play two more games today and another Saturday.

Pocatello 032 020 1 — 8 11 1

Richland 000 000 1 — 1 0 3

Trevor Bowers and Corey Meyer; Marcus Sparks, Cody Follett (5) and Collin Doyle.

Burbank Diamondbacks 13, Kiona-Benton 12: Jimmy Gifford doubled with two outs in the 10th inning and scored on Matt Reardon’s fourth single of the game as the Diamondbacks pulled out a Senior Babe Ruth thriller on the road.

The teams were slate for a pair but had to reschedule the nightcap as daylight got short.

Burbank seemed to have the game in hand after Devin Percifield’s fourth-inning grand slam opened a 9-2 lead. But Ki-Be rallied for 10 runs in the fifth and sixth innings.

Burbank 320 420 100 1 — 13 19 3

Kiona-Benton 101 037 000 0 — 12 12 3

Donovan Percifield, Kendall Lee (6), Jyamen Cortez (6), Daniel Percifield (6), Tim Ellis (7) and Paden Kottwitz; Carl Robb, Peck (4), Darling (5), Robb (6) and Thomas, Rossine (6). Highlights—Devin Percifield (B) 2x5, GS HR, 6 RBI; Jimmy Gifford (B) 4x6, 2 2B, 2 RBI; Matt Reardon (B) 4x6, RBI; Marques Johnson (B) 3x5; Manson (KB) 2x5; Nate Rossine (KB) 2x4; Robb (KB) 2x5; Ochoa (KB) 2x6; Stevens (KB) 2x5.


The Washington Angels 18U Gold softball team will hold a clinic for younger players from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Columbia Playfields in Richland.

Cost is $60, which will help defray costs for travel to ASA Nationals in Clearwater, Fla., on July 21-27.

Call Tammy Benson (528-4469) or Darin Richards (521-3713) or email Donations also can be made at Banner Bank on Jadwin Avenue in Richland.

Little League

Dyllan Clark picked the perfect time to be near perfect, throwing a no-hitter to lead Probuild to a 1-0 win over Wildlands in the AAA Division A City Little League Tournament championship Tuesday at Badger Field in Richland.

Clark struck out 11 and walked two. The game’s only run came when Nathan Nevilles stole home in the second inning.

Late Wednesday

Pepsi Pak 3-5, Flames 1-8: Isaac Benard went 4-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs, and Trevor Jones had three hits and two runs for Hanford in an 8-5 Game 2 win over Yakima as the Flames split with the Pepsi Pak in a CWL Senior Legion doubleheader at Selah High School.

“Jones and Colin Serkowski had big RBI doubles for us in the fifth,” Hanford skipper Nat Roe said of the Flames’ four-run rally that put them ahead 6-2. “Ryan Colson pitched his butt off, holding them to five,” before Brandon Peterson closed out the game in the seventh.

Yakima won the opener 3-1 behind Dylan Peters’ complete game five-hitter.

Hanford 001 000 0 — 1 5 2

Yakima 000 003 x — 3 5 0

Dylan Peters and Ben Wells; Jake Browne, Trevor Jones (6), Jake Anderson (7) and Aaron Enderlin. Highlights—Finn McMichael (H) 2x3, R.

Hanford 110 042 0 — 8 13 1

Yakima 100 102 1 — 5 8 3

Coleman Johns, Tim Schademan (6) and Wells; Ryan Colson, Brandon Peterson (7) and Enderlin. Highlights—Isaac Benard (H) 4x5, 2R, 2 RBI; Jones (H) 3x4, 2R; Colin Serkowski (H) 2x4, RBI; Enderlin (H) 2x3.

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