Hoquiam is making some noise in the 1A Evergreen League with its second straight victory over third-place Forks.
The Grizzlies got three first half goals en route to a 4-1 victory over the Spartans on Wednesday in Hoquiam.
Junior Jalen Hobucket scored on a header in the 12th minute followed by a goal from sophomore Daniel Cortes on a loose ball after a Grizzlies corner kick in the 19th minute.
With a few minutes left in the first half, sophomore Jose Fabian took a pass from junior Rene Garcia and converted a shot from just outside the 18-yard box for a 3-0 lead.
Garcia scored in the 71st minute to complete the scoring at 4-0.
“Tonight, these guys pulled together and started controlling the ball and moving it around the field to find opportunities,” said Hoquiam head coach John Johnson, adding several of his players were out due to injury. “I am happy with how these guys all played and we were able to see what some of the other players can bring.”
Forks 0 1 — 1
Hoquiam 3 1 — 4
First half — 1, Hoquiam, Hobucket (Avery), 12th minute. 2, Hoquiam, Cortes, 19th minute. 3, Hoquiam, Fabian (Garia), 36th minute.
Second half — 4, Hoquiam, Garcia, 71st minute.
Montesano 1, Tenino 0
Montesano got a goal late in the second half to defeat Tenino 1-0 on Wednesday in Montesano.
After an even first half, the Bulldogs (9-3, 8-3 1A Evergreen) applied more pressure in the second half and eventually converted one of its opportunities in the 66th minute.
Bulldogs freshman forward Felix Romero sent a corner kick toward the front of the Tenino net. Montesano’s Mateo Sanchez dove and got his head on the ball for the game’s only goal.
Montesano sits in second place in the 1A Evergreen League, one game ahead of Forks.
The Bulldogs also hold the tiebreaker over Forks, which is goals against versus playoff teams.
Tenino 0 0 — 0
Montesano 0 1 — 1
Second half — 1, Montesano, Sanchez, 66th minute.
Montesano 8, Eatonville 3
Montesano got three hits from Jackson Busz and another solid outing from pitcher Isaiah Pierce in an 8-3 win over Eatonville in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday in Montesano.
Busz went 3-for-3 with a double and scored three runs for a Montesano offense that scored eight runs on six hits and benefited from six Eatonville errors.
Pierce allowed three runs — none earned — on just three hits and three walks with three strikeouts. The senior right-hander was economical with his pitches, throwing 56 strikes in 89 pitches to pick up the complete-game victory.
Pierce and Zandar Ames also had RBI base hits in the victory.
Eatonville 102 000 0 — 3 3 6
Montesano 301 004 x — 8 6 4
Eatonville — Hanly (1-3, RBI), Lucht (1-2, 2R), Storm (1-3). LP – Meyer (5 IP, 2H, 5R, ER, 4K, 2BB).
Montesano — Busz (3-4, 2B, 3R), Z. Ames (1-3, 2RBI), Isaiah Pierce (1-4, R, RBI), Isaac Pierce (1-4, R), K. Ames (0-2, R, RBI). WP – Isaiah Pierce (7 IP, 3H, 3R, 0ER, 3K, 3BB).
Montesano 12, Eatonville 4
Montesano remained undefeated in league play with a 12-4 win over Eatonville in the nightcap of a twin bill on Wednesday at Vessey Field in Montesano.
Nine different players collected hits for Montesano, led by Isaac Pierce (2-4, 2R, 3RBI) and Bode Poler (2-3, 2R, RBI), each of whom had multi-hit games.
Cam Taylor picked up the win for Montesano (13-3, 8-0 1A Evergreen), allowing one earned run on six hits in four innings pitched.
Skylar Bove (2 IP, 0R, 0H, 2K, 3BB) and Tyler Johansen (IP, 0R, 0H, 2K) combined to allow no runs and no hits with four strikeouts in three innings of relief.
The two teams will meet up for the rubber match at 4 p.m. Friday in Eatonville.
Eatonville 200 200 0 — 4 6 5
Montesano 12 12 2
Eatonville — Storm (1-4, R), B. Hanly (1-1, 2B, R, RBI), Meyer (1-4), P. Hanly (1-3 RBI), Field (1-3, R), Curtis (1-2, R). LP – B. Hanly (5 IP, 7H, 7R, ER, 6K, 2BB).
Montesano — Isaac Pierce (2-4, 2R, 3RBI), Poler (2-3, 2R, RBI), Kling (1-3, R, RBI), Taylor (1-1), Wills (1-4, 2R, RBI), Busz (1-4, RBI), K. Ames (1-3, 2R), Olsen (1-3), Sigler (1-1), Isaiah Pierce (0-2, 2R), Delgado (0-1, RBI). WP – Taylor (4 IP, 6H, 4R, ER, 2K, 3BB).
Hoquiam 4, Castle Rock 0
Hoquiam made the most of its opportunities in a 4-0 win over Castle Rock on Wednesday in Hoquiam.
The Grizzlies (3-12, 0-8 1A Evergreen) scored a run in the second on a Todd Meford ground out to take a 1-0 lead.
In the bottom of the third, Hoquiam’s Dom Standstipher scored on a wild pitch, Jake Templer on a steal of home and the Grizzlies went up 4-0 when Logan McMinn scored on a Kort Gordon double — the Grizzlies’ only hit of the game.
Meford earned the win, holding the Rockets scoreless on two hits and three walks with six strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings pitched.
Castle Rock 000 000 0 — 0 2 1
Hoquiam 013 000 x — 4 1 1
Castle Rock — N/A
Hoquiam — Gordon (1-2, 2B, RBI). WP – Meford (6.2 IP, 2H, 0R, 6K, 3BB).
PREP GIRLS TENNIS
WF West 5, Aberdeen 1
Aberdeen lost 5-1 to WF West on Tuesday in Aberdeen.
Singles — Claire Kuykendall (WF West) defeated Maddie Machowek (Aberdeen) 6-0, 6-0. Laura Yip (W) def. Kallie Knutson (A) 6-2, 6-2. Hadley Ritter (A) def. Anna Alexander (W) 6-0, 7-5 (4-1).
Doubles — Mari Ceesay/Kaylynne Dowling (W) def. Macy Cogburn/Charlize Gutierez (A) 6-1, 6-1. Emma Weerasinghe/Katlyn Wood (W) def. Maritza Guzman-Lopez/Clowe Stolen (A) 6-0, 6-1. Emma Hamilton/Olivia Carr (W) def. Maddie Casey/Monse Lopez (A) 6-0, 6-1.
Tumwater 6, Aberdeen 0
Tumwater defeated Aberdeen 6-0 on Wednesday in Aberdeen.
Singles — Olivia Kee (Tumwater) defeated Kallie Knutson (Aberdeen) 6-2, 6-0. Kendall Gjurasic (T) def. Hadley Ritter (A) 6-3, 6-1. Zoe Giuntoli (T) def. Char Gutierrez (A) 6-3, 6-7 (5-7), 10-5.
Doubles — Aubrey Amandela/Regan Brewer (T) def. Macy Cogburn/Lizbeth Cisneros (A) 6-0, 6-0. Makenna Jenson/Brooke Borovec (T) def. Maritza Guzman Lopez/Clowe Stolen (A) 6-0, 6-1. Emily Meek/Palisades Diaz (T) def. Maddie Casey/Monse Lopez (A) 6-0, 6-1.
PREP GIRLS GOLF
Aberdeen 102, Shelton 59
Led by another outstanding round by top golfer Britt Rajcich, Aberdeen defeated Shelton 102-59 on Wednesday at Alderbrook Golf Course in Union.
Rajcich scored 31 points (Stableford scoring system) to lead the Bobcats and earn Medalist of the Match honors.
“After playing the tournament on Monday and a league match today, we seem to be becoming familiar with Alderbrook,” said Aberdeen head coach Dan Sundstrom, adding Aberdeen’s Keara Burns (15 points) and Sarah Harder (14 points) nearly doubled their season averages. “With that course knowledge, every single player played well above her season average.”
Aberdeen will face WF West on Tuesday.
Aberdeen (102) — Britt Rajcich 31, Saylor Heikkila 19, Kaitlyn McCracken 18, Alice Earley 19, Keara Burns 15, Sarah Harder 14.
Shelton (59) — Kaia Johnson 27, Taylie Budge 12, Alena Hall 13, Gabby Stevens 7.
Raymond 9, South Bend 6
Raymond 11, South Bend 1