Shelton Softball Wins, Baseball Falls in Season Finale, NM Baseball Wins

The Shelton fast pitch softball team scored five runs in the bottom of the 7th inning with two out and the Lady Highclimbers beat Timberline 6 to 5 Monday. Shelton got on the board first in the 3rd inning on a wild pitch. The Blazers responded in the 4th inning with four runs and added a run in the top of the 7th.
In the ‘Climbers’ half of the final frame, Timberline errors helped Shelton pick up their second South Sound Conference win:
With two out and a runner on 1st, Taya Gouley reaches on an error.
Kamryn Hyland then bats in a run.
Alex Walters is hit by a pitch to load the bases.
Freshman Emma Schultz hits a three-run double to tie the game at 5.
Phoenix Miller then hits a ground ball and reaches on an error while Schultz scores the winning run.
The Highclimbers with hits: Kamryn Hyland (1 for 3 with an RBI), Emma Schultz (1 for 3 with a double & 3 RBI) and Kayla Zembas (1 for 3).
Shelton improves to 4-and-10 on the season, 2-and-8 in the SSC. The Lady-‘Climbers host North Thurston Wednesday. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the game live.

The Shelton baseball team wrapped up the 2019 season with a 10 to 2 loss to North Thurston Monday.

The Highclimbers couldn’t keep up with the Rams as they pounded out 14 hits including two home runs by Shea Thomas and a solo homer by Payton Clark.

NT jumped out to a three-run lead in the 1st inning on Thomas’ two-run HR and Van Barney’s sacrifice fly.

Shelton got their first run in their half of the 1st on a sacrifice fly by Max “Falcon” Johnson that scored Ty Smotherman.

The Rams’ Thomas hit his second home run in the 2nd inning, increasing North Thurston’s lead to 4 to 1.

NT added another run in the 4th inning on a double by Thomas Arend.

The Highclimbers got their second run in their half of the 4th as Caeleb Hitsman scored on a wild pitch.

The rest of the game belonged to the Rams who scored two runs in the 5th (a home run by Clark and a RBI double by Conran Carr) and three runs in the 6th (a two-run double by Thomas and an RBI single by Zack Sharp).

Thomas finished 3 for 4 at the plate with two home runs, a double and five RBI.

For Shelton, Ty Smotherman, Breden Engstrom, Caeleb Hitsman and Austin Ramsfield each had a hit. Max “Falcon” Johnson had an RBI.

The Highclimbers finish the season 7-and-13, 4-and-10 in the South Sound Conference.

The North Mason baseball team jumped out to a 6-0 lead at Klahowya Monday and held on to beat the Eagles 7 to 5 in the regular season finale. The Bulldogs scored four runs in the 1st inning and a run each in the 3rd, 4th and 6th innings. Klahowya got two runs in the 4th and three in the 5th.
Blake Haegele led the boys from Belfair going 3 for 4 at the plate with two RBI.
Brenden Kimball was 1 for 2 with two RBI.
Mason Fisher was 2 for 4 with two doubles.
Mason Shumaker and Trevor Deardorff each batted in a run.
North Mason finished the regular season with a 10-and-10 regular season record, 6-and-6 in the Olympic League. The Bulldogs take 4th place and will play either River Ridge or Lindbergh in the first round of the 2019 West Central District 3 2A Baseball Tournament. The game is set for 9 AM Saturday at Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma.

The North Mason boys’ soccer team wrapped up the season Monday with a three-nil (3 to 0) loss to North Kitsap. The Bulldogs finish with a 5-10-and-1 overall record, 3-and-9 in the Olympic League.

The North Mason girls’ tennis team beat Chimacum Monday 5 to 2. The Lady Bulldogs host Sequim Wednesday.

High School Sports Schedule for Tuesday, April 30, 2019:

Golf: North Mason in the Olympic League Golf Championships at the Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course in Sequim 11 AM; Shelton boys vs. Capital at Olympia Country Club 2:45 PM; Shelton girls vs. Capital at Olympia Country Club 3:15 PM

Track & Field: Shelton in the Bob Atwell Classic at South Sound Stadium in Lacey 3:30 PM

Softball: Quilcene at North Mason 4:15 PM

Boys Soccer: Central Kitsap at Shelton 7 PM