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Prep highlights: Mountain View baseball hands Kelso first league loss

By Columbian staff
Published: April 12, 2023, 9:29pm

Mitch Johnson went 3 for 4 with a home run as Mountain View baseball beat Kelso 10-1, handing the Hilanders their first 3A Greater St. Helens League loss of the season Wednesday.

Johnson had an RBI single in the first inning as Mountain View jumped to a 4-0 lead. The Thunder tacked on five more runs in the top of the second inning.

That was more than enough for Joey Wilcox, who allowed four hits and struck out five over 6 1/3 innings.

Jett Hamilton and Michael Gordon each drove in two runs for Mountain View (4-6, 4-3), which snapped a four-game losing streak.

Kelso (5-5, 3-1) had won four of its previous five games.

Stars of the day

  • Liam Ostrom, Ridgefield baseball, drove in the tying and winning runs with a two-out single in the bottom of the eighth in a 6-5 win over Washougal. He went 3 for 5 with four RBI.
  • Emily Hughes, Woodland softball, went 2 for 3 with two home runs, three runs scored and five RBI in a 20-0 win over Fort Vancouver.
  • Delaney Bollman, Evergreen softball, went 3 for 3 with a grand slam, a double and six RBI in a 11-0 win over Mountain View. She was also the winning pitcher, allowing two hits and striking out six over five innings.
  • Boston Jensen, Camas baseball, allowed two hits and no runs over six innings, striking out six in a 7-4 win over Battle Ground.
  • Nia Tate, Prairie softball, went 3 for 4 with two doubles and four RBI in a 11-6 win over Camas.
  • Olivia Muller, Hockinson girls tennis, rallied from one set down to with the second set 7-6 and the third 6-2 in her No. 3 singles match as the Hawks beat Ridgefield 5-1.
  • Ben Borton, Columbia-White Salmon baseball, went 3 for 4 with two runs, two RBI and two doubles as the Bruins beat Stevenson 13-8 to finish a doubleheader sweep.
  • Chanz Flores, Hudson’s Bay baseball, went 6 for 7 with four runs, two doubles and a triple as the Eagles swept Fort Vancouver in a doubleheader, 10-0 and 12-2.
  • Jamie Maas, Washougal girls track and field, won the 400 meters, the 800 meters and was on the winning 800 relay team in a meet against Woodland and Mark Morris.
  • Brandi Damos, Hudson’s Bay girls track and field, won the 400 meters, the high jump and was on the winning 1,600 relay team in a meet against Hockinson, R.A. Long and Toledo.