Legion Ball

Twin City sweeps Moses Lake in senior legion twinbill

Logan Jackson drove in Sheldon Liikala with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, giving Twin City a 4-3 win in Game 1 of a senior legion win Saturday over Moses Lake in Richland.

David Marshall tossed six innings, striking out six to get the win for the Titans.

Game 2 wasn’t nearly as close, as Twin City scored two runs in each of the first three innings, plus three more in the fourth, to take a 9-0 lead. Trystan Drury led the offense with four RBIs, while Stuart Moore and Connor Craig added two RBIs apiece in the 9-2 win.

“We just hit the ball well and scored runs,” Titans manager Pete Marquez said.

Moses Lake 102 000 0 — 3 6 1

Twin City 100 020 1 — 4 11 4

Two outs when winning run scored. Tunstall and Sage; David Marshall, Mason Hilty (7) and Ty Earley. Highlights—Logan Jackson (TC) 2 hits; Sheldon Liikala (TC) 2 hits, 2 RBI; Hilty (TC) 2 hits, 2 RBI; Marshall (TC) 6 Ks; Tunstall (ML) RBI.

Moses Lake 000 002 0 — 2 8 0

Twin City 222 300 x — 9 9 1

Ball and Sage; Gibson McGeorge, Garret March (6) and Tyler Kjarmo. Highlights—Jackson (TC) 2 hits; Trystan Drury 2 hits, 4 RBI; Stuart Moore (TC) 2 RBI; Connor Craig (TC) 2 RBI; Raymond (ML) 2 hits.

Junior Bandits into semifinals: The Kenenwick Junior Bandits are 2-2 at the Eastlake Wood Bat Invitational in Sammamish, putting them in today’s semifinals against host Eastlake at 10 a.m.

The Junior Bandits dropped a 7-2 game to Woodinville Baseball on Saturday morning before beating Ellensburg Nine Pine 6-5.Against Ellensburgh, Kennewick scored one run in the bottom of the seventh for the win.

Kyle Harvey led off the bottom of the seventh with a single. After a sacrifice fly sent harvey to second base, Ellensbugh walked Brent Schafer and Tate Spivey to load the bases, then walked Matthew Oldham to send Harvey across the plate for the winning run.

The Junior Bandits lost a 6-5 game to Eastlake on Friday.

“We pitched well enough to win, we just couldn’t get it done,” Kennewick coach Tim Sanders said.

Kennewick Junior Bandits 100 010 0 — 2 5 0

Woodinville Baseball 310 300 x — 7 11 0

Jake Bauman, Chad Crider (5) and Jake Kirchhoff; Hittimer and Jackson. Highlights—Brent Schafer (K) 3B, RBI. They hit it we didn’t

Ellensburg Nine Pine 130 100 0 — 5 10 1

Kennewick Junior Bandits 300 110 1 — 6 9 2

Starke and Henderson; Jordan Dawson, Tyler Dupuis (4), Ethan Sanders (7) and Charlie Landefeld. Highlights—Nate Newbry (K) 3B, Ryan Sanders (K) 2B, RBI, Matthew Oldham (K) 2x3, 2B.

Late Friday

Kennewick Junior Bandits 200 003 0 — 5 7 2

Eastlake 003 030 x — 6 3 0

Ryan Sanders, Kyle Harvey (5) and Jake Kirchhoff; Jones and Jeffries. Highlights—Brent Schafer (K) 2x2, 2 RBIs.

Senior Babe Ruth: Lui Carrasco struck out seven batters for the Burbank Diamondbacks in his first start of the year, getting the win in an 11-2 Game 1 doubleheader victory over the Tri-City Badgers in Richland.

Jeff Hawk turned the tables on the D-backs (16-4) in Game 2, however, striking out 10 batters to earn the ‘W’ in the nightcap. Andrew Goueloui had two hits in each game for the Badgers.

Burbank 224 010 2 — 11 11 0

TC Badgers 001 010 0 — 2 3 4

Lui Carrasco and Paden Kottwitz; Mer Wyatt and Joe Jackson. Highlights—Kottwitz (B) 2x2, 2B; Jake Smith (B) 2x3, 2 2B; Carrasco (B) 3x4, 7 Ks; Andrew Goueloui (TC) 2x3, 2B.

Burbank 200 010 0 — 3 6 2

Tri-City 000 024 x — 6 7 4

Jim Gifford, Andrew Wattenberger (6) and Daniel Percifield; Jeff Hawk and Jackson. Highlights—Tucker Simington (B) 2B; Matt Reardon (B) 2x3; Goueloui (TC) 2x4; Hawk (TC) 10 Ks.

Wolfpack 5, Sun Devils 1: Chad Bettinson struck out 18 batters over nine innings, walking just one in Kennewick’s nonleague Senior Babe Ruth win over host Pasco.

Bettinson also helped himself at the plate for the Wolfpack (10-13), going 2-for-4 with a run and an RBI. Zach Garcia went 2-for-3 with a triple and a run to lead the Sun Devils.

Kennewick 110 030 000 — 5 10 3

Pasco 000 000 100 — 1 5 3

Chad Bettinson and Jake Ebberts; Isaac Nelson, Leo Bermudez (5) and Grady Graff. Highlights—Bettinson (K) 18Ks, 1 BB, 2x4, RBI, R; Tyler Maus (K) 3x5, 2B, R; Ethan Langlois (K) RBI; Rylan Crawford (K) 2x4, R; J.R. Guffey (K) RBI; Bermudez (P) 5 Ks; Zach Garcia (P) 2x3, 3B, R; Jesse Briones (P) RBI.