Ryan Vela went 4-for-6 with a double and drove in five runs to lead the Kennewick Wolfpack past the Richland Raptors 16-6 in Three Rivers Senior Babe Ruth action at the Horn Rapids Babe Ruth Complex on Tuesday.
Kennewick (7-6, 4-5 league) led 6-2 after three innings and was never challenged.
Phillip Chen drove in three runs for the Wolfpack, while Skyler Morby scored four times.
Jake Smith went 3-for-5 with two doubles for Richland.
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Kennewick 151 020 43 — 16 14 3
Richland 110 011 02 — 6 7 4
Mike Perez, Ryan Vela (6), Lane Dahl (8) and Phillip Chen; Kyle Rossine, Kendrick Graber (7), Derek Feely (8) and Jake Smith. Highlights—Chen (K) 3x5, 3 RBIs; Vela (K) 4x6, 2B, 5 RBIs; Skyler Morby (K) 4R; Jeremy Carson (K) 3x5, 3R; Rossine (R) 2x4, 3R; Jake Smith (R) 3x5, 2 2B.
Southridge Bandits AA 1-3, Walla Walla Bruins 6-1: The Bandits scored all the runs they needed in the fourth inning of Game 2 to salvage a split with the Bruins at Southridge High School.
Back-to-back doubles by Tate Spivey and Ryan Sanders scored all three Southridge runs, with Sander’s hit driving in two.
Trenton Nett threw 6 1/3 for the win, striking out seven. Ethan Sanders got the save.
In the opener, Ryan Kimball pitched a complete game for Walla Walla, striking out eight.
The Bandits (10-10, 5-1) will play in the Nick Kimmell Classic in Moses Lake this weekend.