Columbia Basin Riverdogs 11, Palouse Patriots 6
PULLMAN — The Riverdogs held on in a high-scoring affair to claim the win against the Patriots.
Up 4-2 headed into the sixth, both the Riverdogs and Patriots put up four runs apiece in the inning before the Columbia Basin squad was able to pull away with three more runs in the top of the seventh.
The Riverdogs went for 13 hits in the game, with three errors in the field. Dalton Kentner finished 3-3 in the game, scoring three runs and adding three RBIs. Evan McLean went 2-3, scoring three runs as well.
The Patriots finished with six runs on six hits with just one error. The Riverdogs moved to 6-2-2 on the season.
Centralia 11, Central Washington Spuds 6
MISSOULA — A late surge of runs from Central sealed the fate for the Spuds, with 10 runs allowed in the fifth and sixth innings. Scoreless through three, Centralia opened up the scoring with a run in the fourth before the Spuds responded with four runs themselves in the top of the fifth.
10 runs over the next two innings stretched the lead, with two runs from the Spuds in the top of the seventh just not enough to claw back. Centralia knocked 11 runs on 10 hits on the day with just one error.
The Spuds knocked in six runs on eights hits on the day. Kaeden Vasquez went 2-4 on the day for Central Washington, adding three RBIs on the day. The Spuds sit at 0-15 on the year.
Othello Red Raiders 10, Yakima Valley Peppers 7
SELAH — The Red Raiders came on late to beat Yakima. Down 3-0 after the first, both teams went scoreless until the fourth when the scoring opened up a little bit.
The Red Raiders poured in five in the fourth, before adding five more in fifth, and one in the sixth to stretch out a lead. The Peppers responded, knocking in three runs over the final four innings themselves, but weren’t able to match the scoring of the Othello squad.
Concepcion Sauceda finished 2-3 on the day, scoring two runs, with three RBIs. Sebastian Muñoz went 3-4, scoring three runs, while Bryce Corrales went 2-3 scoring three runs.
The Red Raiders finished with 10 runs on 13 hits, although they did have five errors in the field. Yakima finished with seven runs on six hits, with just one error.