Wins for NM Baseball & Softball, Loss for Shelton Softball

North Mason‘s Brenden Kimball pitched a one-hitter Monday as the Bulldogs’ baseball team shutout Kingston 16 to 0. In seven innings, Kimball struck out 13 and walk two. Offensively, the boys from Belfair pounded out 16 hits and exploded for 10 runs in the top of the 7th inning. Preston Macomber led the way going 2 for 5 at the plate, batting in four runs. Mason Fisher was 2 for 4 with two RBI. Blake Heagele was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Troy McCormick and Jacob Stark batted in two runs each. Ethan Smith, Trevor Deardorff and Spencer Davis each had an RBI. North Mason improved to 9-and-8 on the season, 6-and-4 in the Olympic League. The Bulldogs host Olympic Wednesday.

The North Mason fast pitch softball team held off Kingston Monday 19 to 7. The Lady Bulldogs scored four runs in the 1st inning, six runs in the 2nd, three in the 3rd and 6 in the 4th. Taylor Hendrickson led the girls from Belfair, batting in five runs and hit a triple. Carlie Craig batted in four runs. Tuesday Palmer was 3 for 5 at the plate with a triple, two RBI and four runs scored. Natalie Mathews hit a triple and batted in two runs. Amber Johnson was 2 for 3 with a triple and three runs scored. Emma Crabtree went 2 for 4 with an RBI. And Kaylee Huffman had an RBI. North Mason improved to 6-and-7 on the season, 4-and-4 in the Olympic League. They host North Kitsap Friday.

The Shelton fast pitch softball team lost at South Sound Conference leading Yelm Monday 14 to 4. The Lady Highclimbers were led in the loss by Kamryn Hyland who was 2 for 3 at the plate with a double and three RBI. Kayla Zembas was 1 for 2 with a double and a run scored. Maleah Walsh walked three times and scored three runs. Shelton drops to 3-and-9 on the season, 1-and-7 in the SSC. The ‘Climbers travel to Gig Harbor Wednesday.

High School Sports Schedule for Tuesday, April 23, 2019 (weather permitting):

Golf: Shelton boys in the Kitsap Invitational at Gold Mountain Golf Course 10 AM; North Mason vs. Klahowya at Gold Mountain Golf Club 2 PM; Shelton girls vs. Olympic at Alderbrook Golf Course 3:15 PM

Girls’ Tennis: Shelton at Gig Harbor 3:30 PM;

Boys’ Soccer: Bremerton at North Mason 6:45 PM; North Thurston at Shelton 7 PM