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Prep highlights: Skyview rallies past Union in 4A baseball district tournament

Skyview advances to play Battle Ground on Thursday


Skyview rallied with two runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Union 2-1 in the 4A district baseball tournament on Wednesday.

Skyview advances to play Battle Ground in another loser-out game at 6 p.m. Thursday at Propstra Stadium. Battle Ground beat Heritage 8-6.

Daniel Copeland pitched seven innings, allowing one unearned run on four hits with four strikeouts for the Storm.

Union took a 1-0 lead in the second inning when R.J. Quirante led off the inning with single and came around to score on a two-out error.

Avery Schmidt led off Skyview’s half of the sixth inning with a walk and was sacrificed to second. He took third on Brody Barnum’s single.

Schmidt scored to tie the game when Michael Copeland reached on an error. Derek Monahan, who came in to run for Barnum, scored the go-ahead run on Carson Huseby’s single.

Daniel Copeland sealed the win with a 1-2-3 seventh inning, including two strikeouts.

Max Randle with 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI as Battle Ground beat Heritage. Cole Foley and Trevor Wharton hit home runs for Heritage.

Stars of the day

• Maleya Burns, Union softball, went 3 for 5 with three runs, three RBI and a home run in a 10-1 win over Evergreen.

• Anna Aguon, Union softball, went 4 for 5 with four runs, two RBI and a home run against Evergreen.

• Haylee Michaud, Woodland softball, threw a five-inning shutout and went 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI.

• Garrett McKee, Columbia River baseball, drove in the tying run and then scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch and throwing error in a 5-4 win over W.F. West.

• Grayson Burke, Columbia River girls track, won the 100 meters (12.29), the 200 (26.09) and the 400 (58.41) in a dual meet with Camas.

• Abby Runyon, Hockinson softball, limited Washougal to three hits and struck out seven in a 2-1 win over Washougal. She also had the go-ahead RBI.