Jalen DeVine pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and struck out three to lead the Hanford Flames as they avenged a 20-9 loss in the opener with a tight 3-1 win against the Twin City Titans in the nightcap of a split CWL Senior Legion twinball Tuesday.
Brennen Sutey backed up DeVine by driving home the go-ahead on a hit-and-run in the bottom of the sxith.
“It was a good play,” Hanford Flames coach Nat Roe said.
In the first game, Connor Moore and Drew Oord had three hits and a home run apiece to pace the Titans’ win.
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Twin City 264 044 0 — 20 17 2
Hanford Flames 210 213 0 — 9 11 3
Mason Hilty, Jacob Valdez (6) and Colton Shelby; Garrison Becker, Jordan Burge (4) and Austin Taylor. Highlights—TC: Nate Ruane 3x4, 5R; Connor Moore 3x3, 4R, HR; Jesse Houser 2x2, 3R; Drew Oord 3x4, HR; Castillo 2x4. HF: AJ Hoskins 3x3; Finn McMichael 2x4; Isaac Benard 2x4; Austin Steele 2x3
Twin City 100 000 0 — 1 1 1
Hanford Flames 010 002 x — 3 6 1
Houser and Ty Earley; Jalen DeVine and Kyle Lafon. Highlights—HF: Hoskins 2x4; Brennen Sutey 2x3; DeVine 7IP-3K.
Apple Valley 7-2, Kennewick 5-5: Jarrod Molnaar tossed a four-hit gem and Clayten Ayers put together a couple of hits to lead the Bandits to a split in their Central Washington League doubleheader with the Packers at Southridge High.
Conner O’Neil and Steven Sordahl each had two hits in the opener, which saw Kennewick dig itself a five-run hole before coming back to tie, and then lose it in the seventh.
“Our bats kept us in the game for the most part,” said manager Bryan Winston.
Apple Valley 500 000 2 — 7 9 1
Kennewick 100 040 0 — 5 10 0
Scott, Zoudina (5), Chipman (7) and Fagg; Stetson Plew, Daniel Neville (1) and Dylan Maurer. Highlights—Conner O’Neil (K) 2x4; Steven Sordahl (K) 2x4, 2B.
Apple Valley 000 001 1 — 2 4 1
Kennewick 000 320 x — 5 9 3
Johnson, Lewallen (6) and Smithson; Jarrod Molnaar and Garrett Wilz. Highlights—Jarod Gonzalez (K) 2B; Clayten Ayers (K) 2x3; Molnaar (K) 7IP-9K-4H.
WW Sweets 12, Wenatchee Applesox 0: Arturo Reyes scattered six hits and struck out four to earn the win as the Walla Walla Sweets shut down the Wenatchee Applesox in a West Coast League game at Paul Thomas Field.
And Luke West pitched two innings of relief starting in the eighth inning, striking out two and giving up just two hits to keep Wenatchee off balance.
Spencer O’Neil and Ryan Cooper backed up the Reyes-West machine with three RBIs apiece on the day. Cooper, O’Neil and Shane Zeile each produced a home run and Brett Jacobs drove in two runs.
Walla Walla 000 408 000 — 12 17 2
Wenatchee 000 000 000 — 0 8 3
A. Reyes (win), L. West (8) and J. Turner, J. Robinson; B. Kerns (loss), R. Wilkerson (5) and J. Rapacz. Highlights—WW: Brett Jacobs 1x4, 2 RBI; Spencer O’Neil 1x5, HR, 3 RBI; Shane Zeile 4x4, 2B, HR, RBI; Ryan Cooper 1x4, HR, 3 RBI; Reyes 7IP-6H -0R-0ER-1BB-4K; Luke West. Wen: Beau Kerns.
Yakima JR. Beetles 8-5, Hanford JR. Flames 5-9: Jamie Hopp had a home run and four RBIs total for Hanford as the Flames bounced back from a Game 1 loss to split a CWL Junior Legion contest against visiting Yakima Beetles.
Yakima Beetles 001 221 2 — 8 14 4
Hanford Flames 300 020 x — 5 11 5
Garrett and Trudeau; Sawyer Henry, Aaron Beitz (5) and Aaron Enderlin. Highlights—YB: Sibouts 2x3; Alvazado 3x3. HF: Brady Heid 2x4; Steven Quadrel 2x4, 2B; Jamie Hopp 3x3, 2 2B; Ryan Colson 2x4.
Yakima Beetles 200 200 1 — 5 8 4
Hanford Flames 320 004 x — 9 12 2
Mortensen, Krugor (5) and Rodriguez; Jacob Anderson, Cody McKee (7) and Jon Miles Highlights—HF: David Juergens 4x4, 3B; Hopp 2x4, HR, 4 RBI; Henry 2x3, 2B ; Colson 3x3.
Kennewick Phantoms 13-5, Prosser Mustangs 5-7: Kyle Kilian drove in two runs to help the Mustangs split on the road with the Phantoms in a Junior Legion nonleague doubleheader at Roy Johnson Field.
Larry and Charlie DeWitt each had two RBIs in the opener for Kennewick, which will play in the Duster Bowl at 10 a.m. Thursday against Richland.
Prosser 104 000 0 — 5 7 3
Kennewick 510 205 x — 13 14 2
Evan Jensen, AJ Goulet (5) and Payden Teel; Mark Driver, Jose Oliva (3), Matt Driver (5) and Dylan Wilbert. Highlights—Larry DeWitt (K) 3x5, 2B, 3B, 2 RBIs; Charlie DeWitt (K) 2x3, 2 RBIs; Dillon Plew (K) 2x3; Kyle Kilian (P) 2x3, 2B; Trevor Michener (P) 2x3, 3B.
Prosser 200 302 0 — 7 11 1
Kennewick 020 030 0 — 5 9 1
Ryan Fassler, Kilian (6) and Teel; Kaden Julian, Plew (5) and Matt Driver. Highlights—Plew (K) 2x4; C. DeWitt (K) 2x3; Jake Tolcacher (P) 2x4; Kilian (P) 3x4, 2 RBIs; Fassler (P) 2x4, 2 2Bs.
Little League: Jared DeVine pitched a five-hit complete game to lead the Greater Richland 11-year-olds to a 14-4 victory over Yakima in a loser-out game at the District 12 All-Star Tournament in Selah.
Mitch Powers, Aiden McMurdo and Drew Daves had two hits apiece to help GRLL advance to a 3:30 p.m. game on Thursday against West Valley.
And it was a nice comeback victory for Greater Richland.
Taylor Johnson hit a three-run homer in the first inning for Greater Richland but it wasn’t enough fuel as Selah climbed out of a 3-0 hole to earn an 8-5 win on Monday.
Yakima 310 000 0 — 4 5 4
Greater Richland 144 231 x — 14 13 3
Cudrusias, Pastrana (4), and Calhoun. DeVine and McMurdo
Selah 004 013 — 8 9 2
Greater Richland 300 011 — 5 4 3
Young, Andreas (1), Rasmussen (6), and Middlebrooks; McMurdo, Daves (5), Sutey (6), and Cowen.