The Shelton baseball team couldn’t keep up with Yelm Wednesday as the Highclimbers fell to the Tornados 10 to 2.
Shelton struck first with two out in the 1st inning when Brenden Engstrom stole third base and scored on a error by Yelm’s catcher.
The Tornados evened the game in the bottom of the 4th.
Shelton responded in the 5th again with two outs. Brenden Wagner hit a double that scored Austin Ramsfield.
The rest of the game belonged to Yelm scoring four runs in the bottom of the 5th and five runs in the 6th.
For the Highclimbers, Wagner finished 1 for 3 at the plate with the RBI double. Engstrom was 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored. Ramsfield was 1 for 3 and scored a run. Trey Dehning was 2 for 3 with a double.
Shelton drops to 6-and-11 on the season, 3-and-8 in the South Sound Conference. The teams play again Thursday. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the game. First pitch is 4 PM.
The Shelton fast pitch softball team lost at Gig Harbor Wednesday 12 to 2. The Lady Highclimbers are now 3-and-10 on the season, 1-and-8 in the South Sound Conference. The Tide sweep their season series with Shelton. The ‘Climbers host Timberline Monday.
The North Mason baseball team lost to Olympic Wednesday 7 to 4. The Bulldogs had an early lead but the Trojans pulled away with three runs in the 4th inning and insurance runs in the 6th and 7th. The boys from Belfair’s Preston Macomber, Jakob Stark and Ethan Collins (hit a double) each batted in a run. Trevor Deardorff was 2 for 3 at the plate with a double. North Mason is now 9-and-9 on the season, 6-and-5 in the Olympic League. The Bulldogs are currently third in the standings – a half a game ahead of Sequim. The top four teams from the Olympic League qualify for the 2019 West Central District 3 2A Baseball Tournament. The boys from Belfair have two games left in the regular season. They host North Kitsap Friday and travel to Klahowya Monday.
MasonWebTV Powered by HCC would like to know if there is any interest in live broadcasts of North Mason baseball in the District Tournament. Please send an email to Sports@MasonWebTV.com. Please note, broadcasts of District level events come with broadcast rights fees.
The North Mason girls’ tennis team beat Port Angeles Wednesday 4 to 3. The Lady Bulldogs travel to Chimacum Monday.
High School Sports Schedule for Thursday, April 25, 2019:
Golf: Shelton boys vs. Gig Harbor at Alderbrook Golf Course 2:45 PM
Track & Field: North Mason, Olympic & Chimacum at Klahowya 3:15 PM; Mary M. Knight at Hoquiam 3:30 PM
Girls’ Tennis: North Thurston at Shelton 3:30 PM
Boys’ Soccer: Shelton at Capital 7 PM