KENNEWICK 1, HANFORD 0: Jason Cortes scored on an assist from Fernando Negrete, and the league-leading Lions staved off the Falcons (7-5, 6-4) at Lampson Stadium.
Xander Flannery made six saves to preserve the shutout for Kennewick (9-2, 7-2).
OTHELLO 4, QUINCY 2: Juan Tapia and Reese Jones each had a goal and an assist to lead the Huskies to a road win in CWAC play.
Tapia opened the scoring with a 12th minute strike assisted by Frankie Ramos, which keyed a flurry that put Othello up 3-0 at halftime. Luis Gomez scored in the 14th off an assist from Tapia, and Sebastian Ruiz scored in the 31st with help from Jones.
Jose Gomez made four saves for the Huskies.
WOODINVILLE 3, RICHLAND 2: Brandi Andrews went 3-for-4 and Addison Pettit hit a solo home run, but the host Bombers couldn’t muster quite enough offense to come all the way back from an early 3-0 deficit, falling to the top-ranked team in the state.
After getting no-hit by Lauryn Rhinehart on Friday, the Bombers (8-2) looked more comfortable against the Falcons’ star this time around. Rhinehart still got credit for the win, but gave up a run on three hits and two walks in her four innings of work while going 3-for-4 at the plate.
Freshman Kaylie Northrop recovered marvelously from a rocky start in the circle for Richland, as she kept Woodinville off the board from the fourth inning on. The only time she struggled in the later innings was in the top of the seventh when she gave up a double and a single to lead it off, but she got out of it unscathed with a strikeout and two ground outs.
WOODINVILLE 10, KAMIAKIN 3: Erin McGrath drove in four runs and went 2-for-4 with a triple to lead the Falcons past the Braves in a nonconference showdown in Richland.
Kamiakin (7-3) took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third on back-to-back two-out RBI doubles by Macy Christianson and Lexi Brown off Woodinville starter Olivia Riener. But the Falcons rallied back with five runs in the bottom of the frame to reclaim the lead for good.
Brown paced the Braves at the plate, smacking a couple of doubles on her 3-for-4 day. Christianson went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored, and Mya Moore and Makenna Morgan pounded out two hits each.
Mya Moore and Andria Skeels pitched three innings each for Kamiakin and combined to give up just three earned runs.
OTHELLO 15-9, TOPPENISH 0-0: Dominique Martinez threw a perfect game in the first half of the doubleheader, and Audisey Sauceda tossed a no-no in the nightcap to give the host Huskies a CWAC sweep.
Martinez struck out 10 in the first game and Sauceda seven in the second. Martinez also hit two doubles in the second game.
Niki Velazquez went 4-for-5 on the day to pace the Othello attack, and Riley Heist smacked a double in the first game and went 3-for-3 in the second.
WARDEN 12-16, COLUMBIA-BURBANK 0-4: Jizelle Pruneda gave up just two runs and struck out 14 in eight innings of work, Bailey Whitney and Jocelyn Chacoya each had monster days at the plate, and the host Cougars rolled to doubleheader sweep in SCAC East play.
Whitney went 5-for-7 on the day seven RBIs, a home run and a double. Chacoya homered in the first game and went 3-for-3 with two triples in the second.
Haylee Flowers tripled for Burbank in the first game and Shelbie Johnson went 2-for-3 with two doubles in the second.
LIBERTY CHRISTIAN 14-18, WHITE SWAN 4-3: Tiffany Calhoun went 6-for-8 on the day with seven RBIs, Katie Steele drove in seven runs and scored six times, and the visiting Patriots were easily handed the Cougars a sweep in the EWAC doubleheader.
Calhoun went 4-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs scored to pace the LC attack in the first game. Natalie Barber gave up four runs on eight and struck out six in her complete game performance, Melody Bush went 3-for-3 with three runs scored and Jasmine Horne crossed the plate four times.
In the second game, Abigail Croskrey and Katie Steele each pounded out four hits for the Patriots, with Steele picking up two doubles, four runs scored and five RBIs. LC’s first three batters — Croskrey, Horne and Bush — each scored three times.
Natalie Barber got the win for LC, pitching all five innings and giving up three runs on five hits with seven strikeouts.
KITTITAS 21-21, TRI-CITIES PREP 0-7: Piper Williams and Marta Sobrino combined for a five-inning no-hitter in the first game, and the Coyotes’ bats were hot the whole way through as they rolled to a sweep of the EWAC doubleheader at home.
Williams pitched the first 4 2/3 innings of the first game before Sobrino got the final out as the Coyotes got just two runners aboard via walks. Williams also hit two of Kittitas’ five home runs in the contest, driving in six runs.
Payton Hyatt and Natasha Vincett each went 4-for-5 in the second game, and Lainey Allemand went 3-for-4 with a homer. Emily Dickson went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored for TCP.
DAYTON 36-22, LYLE-WISHRAM-KLICKITAT 0-0: Megan Robins fired a one-hitter in the first game, and the Bulldogs racked up 58 runs on 34 hits in their sweep of the EWAC doubleheader.
Tatumn Laughery went 3-for-4 with five RBIs in the first game, Hanna Becker went 5-for-6 and Heidi Dobbs drove in six runs.
In the second game, Dobbs went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and Megan Robins drove in five runs in her 3-for-5 performance. Savannah McFarland gave up two runs — both in the first inning — on six hits in her complete game performance for Dayton.
EPHRATA 16-9, PROSSER 3-2: Gunnar Falstad went the distance on the mound for the Tigers in the first game, then went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the second to help Ephrata pick up the sweep in CWAC action.
The Mustangs struggled to figure out Falstad in the first game as he gave up just three unearned runs on two hits and struck out seven. Parker Ball went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs to lead Ephrata.
In the second game, Collin Dragoo and Cristian Campos banged out a couple hits each at the top of Prosser’s order, but the Mustangs struggled to get much else going. Zach Berryman and Falstad each had two hits for the Tigers.
KIONA-BENTON 7-3, ROYAL 6-0: Abe Rheinschmidt had four hits on the day and a winning relief appearance in the first game to lead the visiting Bears to a sweep in SCAC East play.
Rheinschmidt fired two perfect innings of relief to close out the first game and get the win for Ki-Be (12-0, 8-0), and he also went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored at the dish. Kaden Jenks hit a double and a home run for Royal, which led 3-1 in the early going and tied it at 6-all with a run in the bottom of the sixth.
Lino Rivera gave up five hits over six shutout innings and struck out nine for the Bears in the second game, which was enough to out-duel Jenks (5.2IP-6H-3R-2ER-8K-1BB). Robert Russum set the Knights down in order in the seventh to get the save.
COLLEGE PLACE 16-18, RIVER VIEW 6-8: Kyle Morris went 6-for-7 on the day with three doubles, and the host Hawks got two mercy-rule wins in their doubleheader sweep in SCAC East action.
Kyle Morris and Matt McKenzie each had three hits for CP in the first game. Morris had two doubles, two runs scored and two RBIs, and McKenzie had a double and four runs scored. Dreyden Devers went 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored to lead River View.
Silas Shumate — CP’s starting pitcher in the first game (4.2IP-9H-6R-4ER-7K-3BB, W) — and Morris each went 4-for-4 and scored three runs in the second game. Shumate smacked two doubles and drove in four runs.
Spencer Weatherby went 2-for-4 and scored two runs for River View, which claimed a 6-5 lead in the middle of the fourth before the Hawks sprinted to a mercy-rule win.
TRI-CITIES PREP 11-6, KITTITAS 1-1: Trent Mercado and Jared Hartwig each fired a gem to lead the host Jaguars to a doubleheader sweep against their EWAC foe.
Mercado gave up an unearned run on two hits and struck out five, going the full five innings for TCP in the first game.
Carter Ritala and Chase Wilson each pounded out three hits in the first game, with Ritala picking up two doubles, three RBIs and two runs scored. Max Nelson had a two-bagger and drove in three runs as well.
Hartwig took the hill for the Jaguars in the second game and also yielded just an unearned run, giving up three hits in his six innings of work. Jacob Amato paced the bats, going 3-for-3 with a double and two runs scored. Logan Mercado walked all three times he came to the plate and scored a run.
LIBERTY CHRISTIAN 10-24, WHITE SWAN 1-0: Riley Sullivan scored six runs and stole nine bases on the day, and Mason Sullivan and Noah Hayden combined to throw a two-hit shutout in the nightcap to lead the host Patriots to a sweep in EWAC play.
Mason Sullivan went 4-for-6 at the plate on the day, hitting two doubles in the first game and scoring three times in the second. Ryan Hansen went 3-for-4 with a two runs scored and two RBIs in the second game, and Ky Moo Young went 3-for-5 with four runs scored and two RBIs.
PENDLETON INVITE: Kamiakin’s Bolton Dauenhauer shot a 5-over 77 to take third, and Parker Morgan finished a shot behind him to lead the Braves to a second-place finish at the eight-team tournament at Wildhorse.
McGuire Hanson (82) and Will Koskinen (85) also played well for Kamiakin, helping the team finish just two strokes behind host Pendleton for the team title.
Gabe Cach shot an 82 to lead Hanford to a sixth-place finish. Jackson Cheer also had a nice day for the Falcons, carding an 84.
Pendleton’s top two shooters — Nathan Som (74) and Brayden Pulver (77) — finished 1-2 in the individual standings.
COLUMBIA BASIN 4-6, BLUE MOUNTAIN 3-5: Isaiah Hatch collected five hits on the day, Griffen Halle homered in the first game and tripled in the second, and the host Hawks swept the NWAC doubleheader against a visiting team that features a lot of familiar faces.
Blue Mountain’s roster features nine players from the Mid-Columbia, seven of whom are Tri-City natives.
For the locals, TJ Rea (Kennewick) had an RBI double in the first game and later scored, and Rodney Scarver (Prosser) went 2-for-3 with a triple and a run scored in the second. Chase Root (Hermiston) and Kaden Enriquez (Kamiakin) combined to pitch the final 2 1/3 innings of the second game for Blue Mountain, each giving up a run on three hits.
For CBC, Carter Steele pitched four innings of shutout relief in the first game, allowing just one hit. Austin Bergdahl started the second game and went five innings, giving up a run on four hits.
Othello at Quincy
Girls: Othello 3-2. Singles: Zoee Roylance (O) d. Caitlin Wind 6-4, 6-3; Brynn Neiuwenhuis (Q) d. Crystal Torres 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: Rachel Faw-Natalie Thompsen (Q) d. Tanaya Andersen-Katie Walker 7-5, 6-2. Daishawn Roylance-Macy Hampton (O) d. Alysha Donoran-Mariana Ramirez 6-3, 6-1; Janae Freeman-Jenny Walker (O) d. Erica Camacho-Victoria Carillo 6-2, 6-4.
Boys: Othello 3-2. Singles: Louis Merred (Q) d. Levi Garza 6-3, 6-0; Palani Barragan (O) d. Sam Ronish 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Doubles: Gates Peterson-Randy Hodges (Q) d. Collin Freeman-Kyler Villarreal 6-4, 6-4; Josh Valdez-Sterling Roylance (O) d. Noah Hoger-Joahan Fregoso 6-0, 6-1; Tyler Wagner-Asai Villarreal (O) d. Taggart Hodges-Lucas Guerrero 6-2, 6-2.
Ephrata at Prosser
Boys: Ephrata 5-0. Singles: Ian McDonnell (E) d. Isaias Valasquez 2-6, 6-5, 8-6; Conner Quist (E) d. Peter Felicijan Jack B 6-4, 6-1. Doubles: Christion Pugh (E) d. Alan Salinas-Caleb McMurtrey 6-0, 6-0; Allen Phaw-Griffin Allen (E) d. Angel Rivera-Nate Dixon 6-1, 6-2; Eli Whetstone-Hien Duong (E) d. Ryan Winder-Jose Montano 6-0, 6-0.
Girls: Ephrata 5-0. Singles: Brianne Kliphardt (E) d. Karina Acosta 6-0, 6-4; Angelina Chesnakov (E) d. Rachel Blount 6-1, 6-2. Doubles: Kayla Mullings-Mackenzie O'Donnell (E) d. Jamie Fassler-Cyndal Johnson 6-2, 6-1; Hannah Goodspeed-Roslyn Martin (E) d. Joanna Ramos-Valeria Covarrubias 6-1, 7-5; Taylor Perez-Hannah Robinson (E) d. Sofia Klingele-Gentri Gray 6-2, 6-0.