College Sports

Ruff leads Walla Walla past Kelowna

Ben Ruff went 4-for-4 and Richland High grad Brett Jacobs hit a three-run homer as the Walla Walla Sweets defeated the Kelowna Falcons 7-3 in West Coast League action at Borleske Stadium.

J.J. Robinson picked up the victory for the Sweets, going 7 innings, scattering five hits and striking out five while surrendering just one earned run.

Ruff’s RBI double in the fifth inning put Walla Walla ahead for good at 2-1. Alex Bonczyk added two hits for the Sweets.