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Dec. 10, 2023

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King’s Way Christian, La Center out of 1A state baseball

Both eliminated at regionals


The Trico League fell out of the 1A state baseball tournament with King’s Way Christian and La Center both losing at their regionals.

King’s Way Christian went 1-1 with a win over Naches Valley before losing to Cedar Park Christian.

La Center lost in the opening round game to Royal 7-6.

CEDAR PARK CHRISTIAN 9, KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN 2 — A six-run third inning got Cedar Park rolling in the final game of the regional played at Skagit Valley Community College in Mount Vernon.

The Knights scored the game’s first run in the top of the third inning on an error. Then Cedar Park went on its run.

Isaac Pisarczyk had an RBI double in the fifth inning for the Knights (21-5)

KING’S WAY CHRISTIAN 9, NACHES VALLEY 7 — The Knights held off Naches Valley in its opening game, getting out of a no-outs bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the seventh.

Pisarczyk was 3 for 3 with an RBI, Makani Geisen was 2 for 3 with two RBI, and Ben Garl was 1 for 4 with three RBI.

ROYAL 7, LA CENTER 6 — The Wildcats season came to an end with the loss at the Anacortes regional.

Royal led 7-4 after three innings, but La Center scored once in the fifth on Levi Giles sacrifice fly, and in the sixth Justin Fuller had a run-scoring single to make it 7-6.

La Center threatened to get more in the sixth, but left two runners in scoring position.

In the bottom of the seventh, La Center had runners at the corners when the third out occurred.

Smith Stimmel had a two-run double in the third inning for the Wildcats (16-7).

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