Local report: Yakima Valley splits with Big Bend

April 12, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Getting good pitching and plenty of hitting, Yakima Valley pounded Big Bend 11-1 in the second game of their NWAACC East Region doubleheader, earning a split Wednesday at Parker Field.

Big Bend hung on to win the opener 8-6.

In the second game, Dan Eck, Seth Darling and Joe Valley combined on a two-hitter for Yakima Valley (7-3 league).

They were backed by a 13-hit attack led by J.R. Weigel, who went 3 for 5 with a triple, two doubles, two runs scored and an RBI. Drayson Ito was 2 for 5 with a triple and two RBI, and Reid Martinez had a two-run double.

In the opener, Martinez was 3 for 5, Kyle Thompson 2 for 5 with two runs and an RBI, and Will Chavarria had a two-run single in a five-run seventh.

Yakima Valley, now tied for first in the region with Treasure Valley, travels to Ontario, Ore., on Saturday for a doubleheader with the Chukars.

Game 1

Big Bend 402 000 110 — 8 13 5
Yakima Valley 100 000 500 — 6 9 0

Greenway, Barton (7), Shafer (7), Hall (8) and Noyola; Vetsch, Askvig (2), Miller (8) and Smith, Chavarria (3).

YVCC highlights: Will Chivarria 2-run 1b; Reid Martinez 3-5, 2b; Kyle Thompson 2-5, 2 runs, RBI.

Game 2

Big Bend 000 010 00 — 1 2 5
Yakima Valley 001 011 26 — 11 13 2

Johns, Lopez (8), Castellano (8) and Schmedding; Eck, Darling (5), Valley (7) and Smith, Chavarria (5).

YVCC highlights: J.R. Weigel 3-5, 2 2b, 3b, 2 runs, RBI; Kyle Thompson RBI 3b; Martinez 2-run 2b; Jake Fife 2b, 2 runs; Drayson Ito 2-5, 3b, 2 RBI.


Locals to play in girls All-State

CWAC player of the year Sammi Jo Blodgett of Wapato and five other Yakima Valley players will participate in the girls WIBCA All-State Games on Saturday at Seattle Christian in SeaTac.

East Valley’s Jamie Hodgson will play alongside Blodgett on the Class 2A team which will taken on the 1A at 4 p.m. The 1A squad will include Naches Valley’s Justine Benner and Fantasia Reyes of Granger.

The 2A-1A game will be preceded by the 2B, which includes White Swan’s Amber Jones and Riverside Christian’s Kendra Staymates, taking on the 1B at 2.

The 4A-3A game will cap the day at 6.

Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for students with an ASB card.


Klarich to play at Concordia

Granger High graduate Janae Klarich has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Concordia University in Portland.

The Cavaliers play in the Cascade Collegiate Conference of the NAIA.

Klarich, who helped the Spartans to three straight state and twice was an all-state first-team selection, had started at point guard the past two years at Walla Walla Community College.

The Warriors finished third in last month’s NWAACC tournament and second in 2011.



Girls team scores: Richland 326, Wenatchee 378, Walla Walla 389, Moses Lake 406, Chiawana 440, Davis 479, Eisenhower inc.

Medalist: Kristin Strankman (R) 69. At Yakima Elks, par 74.

Davis: Dayinera Weber 110, Pilar Hernandez 116, Blanca Manrique 124, Vicki Lopez 129, Annyce Armstead 145.

Eisenhower: Jennifer Freeman 123, Lindsay Schwehr 157.



Goldendale boys 174, Highland 237

Medalist: Riley Ross (G) 39. At Goldendale CC, par 36.

Goldendale: Ross 39, Andrew Wall 44, Mitch Anderson 45, Joel Gerchak 46.

Highland: Taylor Garent 52, Michail Heese 57, Harrison Reed 63, Zac Marko 65.

Goldendale girls 207, Highland inc.

Medalist: Bree Wanderscheid (G) 39. At Goldendale CC, par 36.

Goldendale: Wanderscheid 39, Sawyer Ross 52, Tessa Enwards 54, Natalie Hurst 62.

Highland: Haley Gredvig 53, Melissa Walkins 63, Austy Reed 69.



Team scores: Cle Elum 171, La Salle 178, Zillah 226.

Medalist: Rylee Iacolucci (CE) 31. At Rope Rider, Suncadia, par 36.

Cle Elum: Iacolucci 31, Ryan Selzler 40, Callahan Peters 50, TJ Webb 50, Forest Breyfogle 61, Zane Hays 68.

La Salle: Beau Wangler 35, Ty Lighty 42, Jack Sutton 44, Brian Snyder 57.

Zillah: Kent Comer 45, Brady Widner 53, Kennedy Tannehill 58, David Greene 70.


Team scores: La Salle 211, Cle Elum 225, Zillah 255.

Medalist: (tie) Sarah Winebrenner (CE) 47, Grace Martin (LS) 47. At Rope Rider, Suncadia, par 36.

La Salle: Martin 47, Claire Moorer 48, Cassie Voelker 56, Elena Holbrook 60, Cheyenne Taylor 64.

Cle Elum: Winebrenner 47, Raechelle Gumeson 54, Erin Dellinger 61, Cheyenne Henrichsen 63, Krystyne Soderstrom 65.

Zillah: Shelby Barrett 57, Suzi Huizar 62, Shaunacy McMurray 64, Amanda Prado 72.




Team scores: Chelan 265, Riverside Christian 295, Oroville 314, Manson 383, Waterville inc.

Medalist: Derrick Phelps (RC) 40. At Desert Canyon, par 36.

Riverside Christian: Phelps 40, Gage Neiffer 43, Eric Forsee 45, Matt Guchee 47, David Whittlesey 58, Richie Hochrein 63.


Team scores: Chelan 141, Riverside Christian, Oroville, Manson and Waterville inc.

Medalist: (tie) Sam Cooper 45, Quinn Cooper 45. At Desert Canyon, par 36.

Riverside Christian: Ashley Borello 50, Mary Peggins 74.




Teams: Zillah, Naches Valley, La Salle, Highland, Yakama Tribal.


100: Oliver Ames (Z) 117. 200: Ames (Z) 23.6. 400: Angel Rodriguez (Z) 54.1. 800: Matt Schwittay (L) 2:10.6. 1600: Jack Espinoza (H) 4:46. 3200: Espinoza (H) 11:05.5. 110H: Daniel Whitmore (NV) 17.0. 300H: D. Whitmore (NV) 46.2. 4×100: Zillah 45.1. 4×400: Zillah 3:40.9.

Shot: Jake Callaghan (NV) 55-11. Disc: Callaghan (NV) 115-6. Jav: Josh Chronister (H) 144-8. HJ: Thane Pierson (NV) 6-4. LJ: Pierson (NV) 20-63/4. TJ: Pierson (NV) 40-21/4.


100: Tiffany Kelley (Z) 13.7. 200: Emma Avalos (L) 28.3. 400: Julia Garcia (L) 1:07.2. 800: Allie McGree (L) 2:49.1. 1600: McGree (L) 6:22. 3200: Claire McIntyre (H) 14:09. 100H: Beth Wise (Z) 17.7. 300H: Regine Standley (L) 50.2. 4×100: La Salle 53.6. 4×200: La Salle 1:54.2. 4×400: La Salle 4:38.4.

Shot: Kelsie Taylor (NV) 35-4. Disc: Taylor (NV) 104-7. Jav: Taylor (NV) 113-7. HJ: Emily Seaman (Z) 4-8. LJ: Standley (L) 15-9. TJ: Standley (L) 33-1.



Othello boys 3, Wapato 2

Singles: Cesar Marino (W) d. Michael Carlton 6-3, 4-6, 6-4; John Rapanut (W) d. Jacob Suarez 6-1, 6-1

Doubles: Alee Montemayor-Ben Taft (O) d. Rodolfo Benedicto-Jose Marquez 6-2, 6-0; Austin Roylance-Gabe Harris (O) d. Jose Andrade-Juan Pulgarin 6-1, 5-7, 6-3; Marty Garza-Juan Gutierrez (O) d. Marcus Guevara-Chip Strom 6-4, 6-4.

Wapato girls 3, Othello 2

Singles: Alexia Botello (W) d. Amelia Royland 6-3, 6-3; Michelle Cachero (W) d. Keeston Anderson 6-3, 7-5.

Doubles: Yanitta Cantu-Jocelyn Cantu (O) Beverly Dosono-Josefa Zarco 6-0, 6-0; Bethany Vargas-Katrina Montemayor (O) Sierra Davis-Joanna Tugade 6-3, 6-4; Maricruz Escobedo-Jamaica Castro (W) d. Araceli Flores-Zarah Gaeta 6-3, 6-2.

Filed under All, Basketball (Girls), Cle Elum, College, Davis, East Valley, Eisenhower, Goldendale, Granger, Highland, La Salle, Naches Valley, Riverside Christian, Wapato, White Swan, Yakama Tribal, YVCC Baseball, Zillah

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