Colleges: Reeves, Futch lift YVCC fastpitch

March 11, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Ashley Reeves went a combined 5 for 7 and Arlene Futch was 5 for 8 as Yakima Valley won a pair of non-league fastpitch games Saturday, 11-3 over Shoreline and 6-4 over Pierce.

The Yaks are off to a 6-1-1 start going into a game with the University of Idaho’s club team next Sunday.

Reeves was 2 for 3 with a triple and two runs scored against Shoreline, then went 3 for 4 with a pair of runs scored and one driven in against Pierce.

Courtney Cable was 3 for 4 in the first game and Tori Slobig doubled and drove in a run.

Krysta Beach also had four total hits, doubling and driving in a run against the Dolphins while scoring twice and driving in another run against the Raiders.

Yakima Valley 11, Shoreline 3

Shoreline 020 001 — 3 7 3
Yakima Valley 420 104 — 11 15 2

Overlock-Pauley and Reyland; McKinley and Reeves.

YVCC highlights: Arlene Futch 3-4, 2 runs; Ashley Reeves 2-3, 3b, 2 runs, RBI; Courtney Cable 3-4, 2 runs, RBI; Tori Slobig 2-3, run, 2b, 2 RBI; Krysta Beach 2-4, 2b, RBI; Jessie Ihly 2-4, RBI; Ariel McKinley 1-4, run, RBI.

Yakima Valley 6, Pierce 4

Pierce 100 300 0 — 4 5 2
Yakima 002 112 x — 6 10 2

Perry and Bezdicek; Marbet and Reeves.

YVCC highlights: Futch 2-4, run; Reeves 3-4, 2 runs, RBI; Slobig 1-3; Krysta Beach 2-4, 2 runs, RBI; Ihly 1-3, RBI.

Wildcats, Western canceled ||

BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Central Washington’s pair of GNAC fastpitch doubleheaders scheduled for Saturday and today at Western Washington have been canceled due to unplayable field conditions, according to the Vikings’ web site.


Yakima Valley splits with Lane ||

YAKIMA, Wash. — Brett Druffel scattered four hits over seven innings and Ryan King doubled, singled and drove in a run Saturday as Yakima Valley beat Lane 6-3 for a split of its non-league baseball doubleheader at Parker Field.

The Titans won the opener 9-2.

Dyllon Smith tripled, scored a run and drove in another in YVCC’s win while Jake Fife and J.R. Weigel added an RBI each.

Reid Martinez had two hits in the first game for the Yaks (4-2), who saw Lane score seven of its eight third-inning runs with two outs.

The Yaks host Vancouver Island Institute for a doubleheader today starting at 8 a.m.

Game 1

Lane 010 800 000 — 9 13 1
Yakima Valley 000 002 000 — 2 4 3

Van Engers, Guajardo (6), Yepiz (6), Sherrell (9) and Chagnon; Fife, Darling (4), Miller (5) and Smith.

YVCC highlights: Reid Martinez 2-4, run; Carson Miller 5 IP, 5 hits, 5 Ks.

Game 2

Lane 000 200 001 — 3 6 4
Yakima Valley 002 004 00x — 6 8 1

Johnson, McGuire (4), Eyster (6), Yepiz (7), Kayser (8) and Kiesse; Druffel, Valley (8), Schmit (9) and Smith.

YVCC highlights: Brett Druffel 4 hits allowed in 7 IP; Dyllon Smith 3b, run RBI; Ryan King 2-3, 2b, RBI; Jake Fife RBI; J.R. Weigel RBI.


Central wins 4 titles at PLU Invite ||

PARKLAND, Wash. — Three members of Central Washington’s women’s team and one from the men’s squad won championships Saturday in the PLU Invitational track and field meet.

Kelsey Kreft won the women’s 5,000 meters in 18 minutes, 38 seconds; Katharine Lotze won the women’s long jump in 16 feet, 21/2 inches; and Seanna Pitassi won the women’s 400 meters (1:00.83).

In the men’s competition, Quinton Agosta took top honors in the hammer throw (168-11).

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