Prep highlights: Athletes make college signings



Columbia River held a signing ceremony for two of its athletes Wednesday.

Sophie Kuehl, a member of The Columbian’s All-Region volleyball team, signed with the University of San Francisco.

Isaiah Smith, the All-Region boys basketball player of the year, made it official when he signed with Cal State Monterey Bay.

Skyview also announced two of its volleyball players will be playing college ball in the fall.

Larissa Hamilton is going north to Saint Martins University in Lacey, where she plans to study education.

Kelsey Oliver is headed east, to play at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, N.J., where she plans to study biology.

Stars of the day

• BASEBALL: Alex Torson threw a four-hit shutout as Mountain View scored in the bottom of the sixth on Michael Nadig’s single to beat Prairie 1-0.

• BASEBALL: Joel Warden allowed two runs in seven innings across two games in a split with R.A. Long. He finished his complete game as the Hawks won 14-6 in the completion of a suspended game, then added three shutout innings in the second game, a 3-2 loss in nine innings. Thomas Kirschenbaum went 3 for 4 with two RBI in the first game and 2 for 4 in the second, with a total of three doubles.

• SOFTBALL: Katelyn Lukes went 3 for 3 with a double and a home run as Mountain View beat Hudson’s Bay 17-1.

• SOFTBALL: Irene McGuire went 2 for 3 with three RBI and threw a five-inning, one-hit shutout as Prairie beat Fort Vancouver 19-0.

• SOFTBALL: Emma Alfonso continued her strong week. She struck out seven and got the win plus she had two hits and drove in two runs as Union beat Heritage. Alfonso threw a no-hitter on Monday.

• SOFTBALL: Carly Hershberger went 3 for 4 with a home run and drove in four runs, leading Battle Ground to a 14-3 win over Evergreen.

• BASEBALL: Ian Hamilton threw a six-hit shutout for Skyview, which took a two-game lead in the 4A GSHL with an 9-1 win over Heritage.

• BASEBALL: Abram Hartwig had a two-run double to score the go-ahead runs in Union’s 4-2 win over Camas.

• SOFTBALL: Madisen Baldwin went 2 for 3 with two doubles and 3 RBI as Washougal beat Hockinson 8-5.