SHS Baseball Wins, Golf Split, Soccer Falls; NM Golf Split, Soccer Falls
The Shelton baseball team doubled up Gig Harbor Tuesday for their second South Sound Conference win as the Highclimbers beat the Tides 8 to 4. Shelton gave up two runs in the first inning but tied the game in their half of the fourth. GH took back the lead in the bottom of the fourth and it was 3 to 2 until the sixth inning when the ‘Climbers scored two runs to lead 4 to 2. Shelton added four more runs in the seventh.
Max “Falcon” Johnson was 3 for 3 at the plate, batted in two runs and had a double. Brenden Engstrom was 2 for 3 with an RBI and a double. Max Johnson was 1 for 3 with two RBI. Caeleb Hitsman went 2 for 4. And Ty Smotherman was 1 for 3. Engstrom got the win pitching six and a third innings allowing four runs on four hits and striking out nine.
Shelton is now 6-and-1 on the season, 2-and-1 in the SSC. They host Gig Harbor at 4 PM today, March 28th. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the game live.
The Shelton boys’ soccer team shut out Yelm two-nil (2 to 0) Tuesday. The Highclimbers are now 2-5-and-1 on the season, 2-and-4 in the South Sound Conference. They host Peninsula Thurday.
The Shelton boys’ golf team slipped by Capital Tuesday 63 to 61. The Highclimbers’ Tim Mail led the way shooting a 37 for one over par at Alderbrook. In girls’ golf, Shelton 92, Capital 101. The Lady ‘Climbers’ Dreann Merriman shot a 42.
The North Mason boys’ soccer team was shut out at Port Angeles seven-nil (7 to 0). The Bulldogs are 1-4-and-2 on the season, 1-and-4 in the Olympic League. The boys from Belfair host Kingston Friday.
No report on Mary M. Knight vs. Oakville baseball.
High School Sports Schedule for Wednesday, March 28, 2018:
Golf: Gig Harbor vs. North Mason at Lakeland Village 3 PM
Girls’ Tennis: North Kitsap at North Mason 4 PM
Baseball: Gig Harbor at Shelton 4 PM on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC; North Mason at North Kitsap 4:15 PM
Softball: North Thurston at Shelton (game moved to MCRA field #7) 4 PM; North Mason at North Kitsap 4:15 PM