YAKIMA — Houston Castillo of Richland was 2-for-2 and scored three runs, and the Dodgers escaped a 6-5 deficit with a nine-run charge in the fifth inning of an 18-11 championship victory over the Braves Sunday at Parker Field.
The Athletics scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth en route to a 10-4 win and third-place finish over the Cardinals.
Braves 102 300 0 5 — 11 16 2
Dodgers 010 491 3 x — 18 16 2
Rusty Shellhorn, Nick Dohrman (3), Tracy Chelini (5), Alex Evans (6), Ian Miller (7) and Derek Johnson, Sean Simpson (6); Kramer Champlin, Jeremy Gendlek (5), Doug Joyce (7) and Taylor Ausbun. Highlights—Braves: Kevin Meyers (Stadium) 2B, 2RBI; Michael Blake (Heritage) 2x3, 2B, BB; Tracy Chelini (Battle Ground) 3x5, 2B, RBI; Colby Sokol (Emerald Ridge) 2x3, 2 BB; Derek Johnson (Wenatchee) 2RBI. Dodgers: Houston Castillo (Richland) 2x2, BB, 3R; David Olson (Auburn) HR, 3RBI; Doug Joyce (Stanwood) 3x3, 2RBI, 3R; Jay Skilton (Stadium) 2x4, RBI, 3R; Kris Carlson (Wenatchee) 2x2, 2RBI, 2R; Kyle Macy (Anacortes) 2x4, 2RBI.
Athletics 10, Cardinals 4
Cardinals 002 020 0 0 — 4 6 4
Athletics 000 040 0 6 — 10 12 2
Alex Phillips, Drew Pettit (5), Jason Jones (7) and Brice Herrick; Colton Bielaski, Evan Morris (4), Kevin Elkins (6), Matt Burrows (7) and Cody Ryckman. Highlights—Cardinals: Bryndon Ecklund (Elma) 2B, RBI; Eric Lane (Port Angeles) 1x1, 2R; Patrick Claussen (Lindbergh) 2x3, 2B, 2RBI; Jason Jones (Kamiakin) RBI. Athletics: Logan Bushnell (Emerald Ridge) 2x5, 2B, 3B, 2RBI; Ethan Hargraves (Snohomish) HR, 2RBI, 2R; Cody Ryckman (White River) 2x4, 2B.