Evan McLean conjured up the same mastery that allowed him to pitch a perfect game in the state semifinals Saturday for the Riverdogs.
McLean tossed a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and Columbia Basin beat the Washington Wave 8-0. The Riverdogs finished their weekend slate of games 2-1-1. The Riverdogs tied Rock Creek 6-6, defeated the Seattle Tides 6-3, beat the Wave 8-0 behind McLean’s no-no and lost to the Idaho Cubs on Sunday 6-3.
Dominic Signorelli doubled and drove in two runs against Rock Creek. The Riverdogs rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Tides; Signorelli doubled and scored twice.
Riverdogs 17U finished weekend 0-4
The Riverdogs’ 17U program lost four games over the weekend.
The Richland Bombers took a 4-0 lead early to beat the Riverdogs 6-1. Dragon Elite scored eight runs in the fourth inning to pull away and win 11-5. RSP Baseball shut out the Riverdogs 8-0 and another Riverdog program beat the 17U squad 14-10.
Spuds stumble through weekend schedule
Central Washington fell to 0-19 this summer after losing four games in Montana.
The Walla Walla Bears won on a walk-off sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to beat the Spuds 5-4. Zach Valdez and Kaeden Vasquez doubled for the Spuds.
Lewis and Clark took an early 5-0 lead and held off the Spuds 7-3. The Missoula Mavericks blanked the Spuds 9-0; Kamden Kuykendall managed the lone hit for Central Washington.
The Spuds lost their tournament finale to Centralia 12-6. Andrew Frey homered and drove in four runs.
Red Raiders go 2-2 on the weekend
The Red Raiders won two and lost two through the weekend.
Sebastian Munoz pitched a complete game, two-hitter and the Red Raiders shut out Walla Walla 7-0. The Red Raiders scored five runs in the first inning and outlasted Lakeside Recovery 7-4.
The Columbia Gorge River Bandits won on a game-ending error 8-7 against the Red Raiders. The Red Raiders lost another close game to the Yakima Valley Peppers 5-4.
— Staff report