The Kennewick Outlaws swept the visiting Columbia Basin Spuds on Monday, winning the first game 17-7 in six innings, and the nightcap 9-2.
In the opener, the Outlaws pounded out 21 hits, led by Troy Simpkins, Andrew Townsend and Blake Loftus, who had three hits apiece.
In the second game, Gerald Hein struck out 14 in seven innings of work, while Mason Martin went 2-for-3 and drove in four runs.
Highlights: Cameron Duke (C) 2x5, Cody Godwin (C) 2B; Nate Ball (C) 2x4; Troy Simpkins (K) 3x5; TJ Rea (K) 2x4; Dillon Plew (K) 2x4, 2 RBIs; Garrett Dixon (K) 2x4, 3 RBIs; Ben Garza (K) 2x3, 2B; Trent Simpkins (K) 2x4, 2B; Andrew Townsend (K) 3x3, 3 RBIs, 2B; Skylar Morby (K) 2x4, 2B; 3 RBIs; Blake Loftus (K) 3x4, 3 RBIs.
Highlights: Nate Ball (C) 2x3; Trent Sellers (K) 3x4, 2B; Mason Martin (K) 2x3, 2B, 4 RBIs; Trent Simpkins (K) 2x4, 2 SB; Andrew Townsend (K) 2B, 2 RBIs; Blake Loftus (K) 2x2; Dillon Plew (K) 2 SB; Gerald Hein 7IP, 14K, 3H, 1BB.
Challenger Sports will hold a youth soccer camp June 27-July 1 at Leslie Groves Park in Richland.
The camp is split into two parts. Mini Soccer (ages 4-6) runs from 8:15-9:45 a.m. and costs $119. The half-day camp (ages 6-12) runs from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and costs $145. Each participant receives a free soccer ball, T-shirt, poster and certificate of achievement.
The staff is comprised of qualified soccer coaches from the United Kingdom. They specialize in working with younger age groups to develop their technical and tactical soccer abilities through a variety of drills, games and coached scrimmages.
Register at www.challengersports.com, or by calling Richland Parks and Recreation at 942-7541.
Richland will participate in the “world’s largest swimming lesson” at 3 p.m. Friday at George Prout Pool. Participants will join waterparks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe to bring awareness that swimming lessons save lives.
Lifeguards will be on hand to teach Starfish Swim Lesson curriculum. Columbia Basin Dive Rescue will also have staff in attendance.
The event is free and open to all ages.