Weekend Roundup: PWV baseball trounces Life Christian in twin bill sweep

PREP BASEBALL

PWV easily sweeps Life Christian Academy

The Pe Ell-Willapa Valley Titans breezed past Life Christian Academy, sweeping a doubleheader 21-0 and 21-2 on Saturday at Pe Ell High School.

PWV (4-4, 4-2 Pacific 2B) collected 24 base hits and benefited from 10 Life Christian errors in the twin bill.

PWV 21, Life Christian Academy 0

The Titans scored all 21 runs in the first inning en route to a 21-0 three-inning victory in Game 1.

Kollin Jurek was one of four Titans to have a multi-hit, multi-RBI game, going 2-for-3 with three runs scored and a team-high four RBI.

Hunter Hoke, Hudson Barnum and Kaden Ritzman joined Jurek with multi-hit games with more than one RBI.

Hoke got the victory, allowing one hit with two strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings pitched.

The Eagles (0-10, 0-8) committed seven errors in the game, leading to seven unearned Titans runs.

LCA 000 — 0 1 7

PWV (21)0x — 21 11 1

WP — Hoke (2.2 IP 0 ER, H, 2 K, BB); LP — Clow (2 IP, 14 ER, 11 H, BB)

Top Players — Jurek (2-3, 3 R, 4 RBI); H. Barnum (2-3, R, 3 RBI); Ritzman (2-3, 2 R, 3 RBI); Hoke (2-3, 2B, R, 2 RBI); Luke Gerow (1-1, 3 R, 2 RBI).

PWV 21, Life Christian Academy 2

The Titans’ offense continued to hammer Eagles pitching, belting 13 hits en route to a 21-2 four-inning victory in the nightcap of Saturday’s doubleheader.

Luke Gerow put up a gaudy stat line against LCA pitching, going 4-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and six RBI.

PWV catcher Kollin Jurek had another great game at the dish, going 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBI.

Frank Roonsburg earned the win for PWV, allowing two runs on three hits while striking out seven with four walks in 2 2/3 innings pitched.

Max Smith closed out the game for the Titans, throwing 1 1/3 innings of hitless shutout baseball, striking out three and giving up one free pass to close out the game.

PWV 290 (10) — 21 13 0

LCA 200 0 — 2 3 3

WP — Roonsburg (2.2 IP, 0 ER, 3 H, 7 K, 4 BB); LP — Garrison (o IP, 5 ER, 2 H, 2 BB)

Top Players: PWV — Gerow (4-5, 3B, 3 R, 6 RBI); Smith (2-4, 3 R, 2 RBI); Jurek (2-4, 3B, 2 R, 3 RBI); H. Barnum (2-4, 2 R, RBI); Kobe Hoffman (1-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI); Ritzman (1-2, 2B, 3 R, RBI); Donny Ward (1-3, R, RBI).

Other Scores

Ilwaco 3, South Bend 2

Ilwaco 11, South Bend 0

Northwest Christian 0, North Beach 0

Northwest Christian 3, North Beach 1

PREP SOFTBALL

Puyallup 16, Montesano 1

Montesano struggled against a powerful Puyallup offense in a 16-1 loss on Saturday in Puyallup.

The 4A Vikings (6-0, 3-0 SPSL) put the game away early with five runs in the first inning and seven in the second off Montesano starting pitcher Lindsay Pace.

Montesano (5-3, 1-1 Evergreen 1A) scored its lone run of the game in the fourth inning when Matti Ekerson followed Katie Granstrom’s leadoff double with one of her own. Granstrom’s run cut the score to 13-2 and prevented the shutout.

Pace took the loss, allowing 10 earned runs on 12 hits with six strikeouts and seven walks.

Montesano’s defense committed five errors in the game, leading to six unearned Vikings runs.

Montesano 000 10 — 1 2 5

Puyallup 571 3x — 16 12 0

WP — Sidney Booth (4 IP, ER, 2 H, 11 K, BB); LP — Pace (4 IP, 10 ER, 12 H, 6 K, 7 BB)

Top Players: Montesano — Ekerson (1-2, 2B, RBI); Granstrom (1-2, 2B, R). Puyallup — McKennah Ulrey (2-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI); Autumn Murphy (2-2, 3 R); Sierra Edwards (1-2, R, 4 RBI).

Other Scores

South Bend 13, Ilwaco 8

Ilwaco 17, South Bend 5

COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Grays Harbor drops three over the weekend

The Grays Harbor college softball team is still searching for its first victory of the season after dropping a doubleheader at Chemeketa Community College, 8-0 and 13-5, on Saturday.

The Chokers woes continued on Sunday, losing at Southwest Oregon CC 10-4.

In Sunday’s game, Grays Harbor allowed three runs in each of the first two innings to fall behind 6-1 heading into the third frame.

The Chokers (0-14, 0-8 NWAC) scored a pair of runs on Andrea Dicion’s two-run double in the third inning. Emma Skinner and MiKaila Nielson scored on the play to cut SWOCC’s lead in half at 6-3.

But the SWOCC (8-14, 4-5) responded with a pair of runs in both the fourth and sixth inning off Grays Harbor starter Kalena Quilt to pull away from the Chokers and pick up the win.

Grays Harbor first baseman Kamimi Papp led the Chokers with three hits and two runs scored.

Quilt took the loss for GHC, allowing 10 earned runs on 12 hits with a strikeout and five walks in six innings pitched.

GHC 012 010 0 — 4 9 1

SWOCC 330 202 x — 10 12 0

WP — Ali Jennings (7 IP, 4 ER, 9 H, 10 K, 3 BB); LP — Quilt (6 IP, 10 ER, 12 H, K, 5 BB)

Top Players: GHC — Papp (3-4, 2 R); Dicion (2-4, 2B, 2 RBI); Ally Ancich (1-2, RBI); Skinner (1-3, R, RBI); Nielson (1-3, R); Erika Snider (1-4).