Losses for Shelton Baseball, NM Baseball, Soccer & Softball

The Shelton baseball team lost at North Thurston Friday 8 to 4. The Rams had a 3-0 lead heading into the 3rd inning when the Highclimbers got their first run on an RBI single by Trey Dehning. Shelton took the lead with three runs in the top of the 5th inning with two out when Brenden Engstrom hit a two run double followed by Max “Falcon” Johnson’s RBI single. North Thurston took back the lead in the bottom of the 5th scoring five runs on five hits.
The Highclimbers were led in the loss by Engstrom who was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI. Johnson was 1 for 3 with an RBI. Dehning was 1 for 2 with an RBI. Ty Smotherman, Caeleb Hitsman and Matthew Osberg were each 1 for 3.
Shelton drops to 7-and-12 on the season, 4-and-9 in the South Sound Conference. The Rams and the Highclimbers play again Monday to wrap up the regular season. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the game.

The North Mason baseball team was held to two hits by North Kitsap Friday in an 8 to 0 loss to the Vikings. Brenden Kimball and Mason Fisher had the Bulldogs’ hits. The boys from Belfair dropped to 9-and-10 on the season, 6-and-6 in the Olympic League. North Mason is now fourth in the standing, a half game behind Sequim. The Bulldogs have a non-league game at Klahowya Monday to wrap up the regular season while the Wolves’ play at Olympic. A Sequim win Monday would finalize the standing.

The North Mason boys’ soccer team was blanked at Sequim Friday seven-nil (7 to 0). The Bulldogs drop to 5-9-and-1 on the season, 3-and-8 in the Olympic League. The boys from Belfair wrap up the season Monday at North Kitsap.

The North Mason fast pitch softball team couldn’t match North Kitsap’s four-run 6th inning Friday as the Lady Bulldogs lost to the Vikings 7 to 4. Amber Johnson led the girls from Belfair going 3 for 4 at the plate with a double, an RBI and two runs scored. Jill Maiuri and Natalie Mathews batted in a run each. North Mason drops to 6-and-8 on the season, 4-and-5 in the Olympic League. The Bulldogs host Port Angeles Wednesday.

High School Sports Schedule for Saturday, April 27, 2019:

Track & Field: 59th Annual Shelton Invite 1 PM

Girls’ Rugby: Shelton vs. Rainier at Oakland Bay Junior High 2 PM