Basin roundup: Warden baseball takes home SCAC East league championship

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COLLEGE PLACE ­— It was a de facto league championship game to decide the South Central Athletic Conference East Tuesday between Warden and College Place.

With its ace on the hill, Warden was able to pull away early and beat College Place 11-1. Ryan Arredondo pitched a complete game, two-hitter with nine strikeouts.

Arredondo hit a two-run single and Chase Conahan added an RBI single to give the Cougars an early 3-0 lead in the first inning. The Cougars tacked on three more runs in the second inning to give Arredondo plenty of cushion.

Warden scored four more runs in the sixth inning to enact the 10-run rule. Wade Visker, Julian Egia and Arredondo drove in two runs apiece.

Moses Lake 9, Sunnyside 0

SUNNYSIDE ­— Moses Lake scored nine runs over the final four innings and shut out Sunnyside 9-0.

The win clinched the Columbia Basin Big Nine league championship for the Chiefs. Evan McLean totaled two hits, two runs and an RBI. McLean also pitched six innings with seven strikeouts.

The Chiefs were able to take advantage of six Grizzly errors in addition to their eight hits.

Royal 12, Connell 5

ROYAL CITY — Royal nailed down the No. 2 spot in the SCAC East with a win over Connell 12-5.

Royal rallied from a 2-0 deficit with 10 unanswered runs. Kevin Reyes and JC Worsham both doubled; Worsham also pitched 5 2/3 innings with five strikeouts.

Other Basin results:

Ephrata 6, Prosser 4


Ephrata 20, Toppenish 0

TOPPENISH ­— Ephrata scored 15 second-inning runs and beat Toppenish 20-0.

Rylee Peters and Jocelyn Eisen combined to strike out nine. From the plate, Peters was 4-for-4 with a triple.

Kylar Heston, Jacey Heston, Kamryn Shannon and Kaidyn Johnson also had multi-hit games.

Other Basin results:

East Valley 18-23, Quincy 1-1

Boys soccer

Other Basin results:

Wahluke 2, College Place 0

Grandview 3, Othello 0

College softball

Big Bend 3-11, Walla Walla 6-2

MOSES LAKE ­— Big Bend reached 20 NWAC East wins after a split with Walla Walla.

The Vikings lost the first game 6-3 before winning the second 11-2.

Lynsey Valverde and Taryn Mathews both homered in the nightcap.


Davis boys 6, Moses Lake 1

Davis girls 4, Moses Lake 3

Othello girls 5, Ellensburg 0

— Staff report

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