KENNEWICK -- John Mantanona, Jared Deatherage and Noah Hammon each homered as Kennewick National 10-runned Toledo 14-4 in five innings at the Cal Ripken 60-foot 12s Southern Washington State Tournament in Kennewick.
Gabe Duran started on the mound for National, striking out two over 2 1/3 innings, and Hammon struck out four over the remainder of the contest.
Aaron Mansfield, Malik Sitler, Cory Dearing and Julio Gonzales had two hits apiece for National, which will play Cowlitz at 2 p.m. today and Puyallup at 8 p.m.
Kennewick American shut out Western 15-0 and will play Castle Rock/Trout Lake at 10 a.m. today and West Lewis County at 4 p.m.
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Toledo 022 00 -- 4
Kennewick National 702 23 -- 14
One out when 10-run rule invoked. Bermilyen, Kuzninsky (1) and catcher unidentified; Gabe Duran, Noah Hammon (3) and Jake Kirchhoff.
Highlights--Kuzninksky (T) 3K; Duran (K); Aaron Mansfield (K) 2x4; Malik Sitler (K) 2x3; Cory Dearing (K) 2x4; John Mantanona (K) 1x3, HR; Jake Kirchhoff (K) 1x3; Julio Gonzales (K) 2x4, 2B; Jared Deatherage (K) 3x4, HR; Hammon (K) 1x2, HR; Matt Rowell (K) 1x2.
Thursday's other scores
Puyallup 12, Cowlitz 11 (11)
West Lewis County 8, Castle Rock/Trout Lake 1
Kennewick American 15, Western 0
Hoquiam 10, Kelso 0
Black Hills 12, Central 1
Cal Ripken 11s
LONGVIEW -- Blake Loftus had four RBIs on the day as the Kennewick American defeated both Western (4-3) and Castle Rock (14-0) during the first day of play at the Cal Ripken 11s Southern Washington State Tournament in Longview.
Dillon Plew had a home run against Western and went 3-for-4 with both a two-run homer and a three-run homer against Castle Rock.
American will play Black Hills at 1 p.m. today and follow with a contest vs. Puyallup at 5 p.m.
Western 102 000 -- 3
Kennewick American 200 11x -- 4
Two outs when winning run scored. D. St.Jean, C. Rochon (6) and unidentified catcher; Brycen Kelly, Dillon Plew (5) and Noah Weber. Highlights--Tyson Daniels (K) 2x3, RBI; Plew (K) 1x3, game-tying HR; Weber (K) 1x2; Bryce Grigg (K) 1x3, 3B; Blake Loftus (K) GW RBI.
Kennewick American 082 4 -- 14
Castle Rock 000 0 -- 0
Andrew Gilliam, Caleb Cope (3), Matthew Oldham (4) and Weber, Plew (3); Porter, Titus (3), Carrol (4) and unidentified catcher. Highlights--Plew (K) 3x4, 2R HR, 3R HR; Loftus (K) 1x2, 3 RBI 3B; Kelly (K) 2x2; Andrew Gilliam (K) 2x3; Blake Collier (K) 2x3; Daniels (K) 1x2; Cope (K) 1x2.
-- Cooper Ellison had two doubles and six RBIs for Kennewick National in a 16-1 zapping of Kelso.
Tyson Brown had three hits and a double for National in its 9-6 loss to Mt. Rainier in the nightcap.
National will play West Lewis County at 3 p.m. today in an elimination game.
Kelso 000 1 -- 1 4 1
Kennewick National 394 x -- 16 15 2
O'Niel, Thomas (3) and unidentified catcher; Cory Schouviller, Hunter Mulderig (3) and Tyson Brown. Highlights--Cooper Ellison (K) 3x3, 2 2B, 6 RBI; Shouviller (K) 2x2, HR, 5 RBI; Brown (K) 2x2; Kyler Lee (K) 2x2.
Kennewick National 400 020 -- 6 12 4
Mt. Rainier 313 2x -- 9 8 3
Chase Meilleur, Ellison (3) and Drake Ofsthun; Mt.Rainier battery not available. Highlights--Schouviller (K) 2x4, 2B, HR; Brown (K) 3x3, 2B.