Local report: Snelson sweeps at Renegade

August 18, 2011 by  

PARKER, Wash. — Derek Snelson was a double winner Wednesday night, sweeping the feature events at Renegade Raceway’s Night of Fire.

Snelson directed his Warhawk Jet Funny Car to a top speed of 261 miles an hour — just off his track record of 267 set earlier this year — in a final run set with a 6.11 ET.

The first-year track manager also claimed the Nitro Funny Car match race, topping Arctic Thunder at 165 mph. Veteran ace Twig Zeigler earned the runner-up finish.


Nitro Funny Car match race: 1, Derek Snelson, ET 4.50, 165 mph; 2, Twig Ziegler, ET 6.54, 137 mph.
Super Pro: 1, Cheryl Wentz, ET 10.55, 137.50 mph; 2, Shawn Herbst, ET 8.97, 137.69 mph.
Pro: 1, Charles Hamil, ET 11.95, 113.09 mph; 2, Dick Parker, ET 10.39, 133.21 mph.
Sportsman: 1, Troy Adams, ET 15.67, 84.48 mph; 2, Don Wright, ET 13.19, 103.36 mph.


Seward pitches 3-hitter for win

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Mark Seward threw a three-hitter and was backed by a big offensive explosion as the Northwest Naturals opened play in the North America Fastpitch Association Class A World Series with a 10-2 victory over the Kansas City Angels on Thursday.

The Naturals, who feature several players from the Yakima Valley, play again this morning in the 40-team tournament that concludes Sunday.

Pat Sagdal led the offense going 3 for 3 with three runs, while Steve Sebesta added two hits and four RBI.

Kansas City Angels       010 01 — 2 3 2
Northwest Naturals      334 0x — 10 10 0
Ward, Barron (1) and Esquive; Seward and Scheibner.
Highlights: Pat Sagdal (NN) 3-3, 3 runs; Steve Sebesta (NN) 2-3, 4 RBI; Will Villafane (NN) 1-3, 2 RBI; Mark Seward (NN) 2 K’s.

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