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Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Dec. 5, 2023

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Prep highlights: King’s Way Christian baseball sweeps two from La Center

The Columbian

King’s Way Christian rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh to win the first game, then Makani Geisen threw a three-hit shutout in the nightcap as the Knights baseball team swept La Center in a Trico League doubleheader on Tuesday.

The wins — 3-2 and 3-0 — moved King’s Way Christian into sole possession of first place in the Trico League.

Down 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh in the opener, King’s Way Christian loaded the bases on a dropped third strike, a walk and a single.

Then walks drawn by Isaac Pisarczyk and Jack Somarakis brought home the tying and winning runs for a 3-2 win.

In the second game, Geisen struck out eight and walked two over seven shutout innings. Geisen, Pisarczyk and Jace Barnes drove in the runs for the Knights.

Stars of the day

Lucas Peterson, Seton Catholic baseball, pitched a five-inning shutout on just four hits and six strikeouts as the Cougars beat Columbia-White Salmon 12-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. He went 2 for 4 with three runs in the second game, which Seton won 17-4.

Trey Williams, Hockinson baseball, went 3 for 3 with a run, double and RBI as Hockinson beat Fort Vancouver 14-2.

Logan Wall, Hockinson baseball, went 3 for 3 with two runs and two RBI for the Hawks.

Sydney Aman, Columbia-White Salmon softball, hit for the cycle, going 4 for 5 with a single, double, triple and home run in the Bruins’ 21-4 win over Seton Catholic. She also scored five runs and drove in four.

Sophia Acosta, Columbia-White Salmon softball, went 3 for 4 with three runs, two doubles and three RBI as the Bruins completed a doubleheader sweep of Seton Catholic with a 16-1 win.

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