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Saturday, September 30, 2023
Sept. 30, 2023

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Prep highlights: Columbia River baseball rallies for two in seventh to beat Mark Morris

By , Columbian Assistant Sports Editor

The Columbia River baseball team rallied for two runs in the top of the seventh to beat Mark Morris 3-2, handing the Monarchs their first loss of the season.

Kaden MacDonald opened the rally with a one-out double. After the second out, Austin Habets doubled MacDonald home to tie the game 2-2. Then Noah Larson singled to center to score Habets with the go-ahead run.

Noah Coakes came on in the bottom of the seventh to record the save with help from Cole Backlund throwing out a runner trying to steal third to end the game.

Stars of the day

Brady Davis, Skyview baseball, went 3 for 4, including a three-run home run in the top of the seventh to lift the Storm to a 4-1 win over Battle Ground.

Jarod Oldham, Hockinson baseball, struck out 10 over 6.2 innings as Hawks score four in the sixth beat R.A. Long 5-1.

Jacob Bellamy, Washougal baseball, went 2 for 4 with 3 RBI, including the go-ahead run in a three-run sixth for Washougal beat Woodland 8-6 at Propstra Stadium.

Travis Gibson, Washougal baseball, struck out 11 and allowsed just one hit in a complete-game shutout in a 9-0 win over Fort Vancouver, the Panthers’ second win Saturday at Propstra.