Local report — Pak sweeps Hanford

June 13, 2012 by  

SELAH, Wash. — Hugo Lemus and Koleman Johns pitched complete games and combined for 12 shutout innings to lead Yakima Valley to a 5-1, 5-2 sweep over Hanford in Central Washington League Senior Legion baseball Wednesday at Carlon Park.

Avenging two losses at Hanford on Tuesday, the Pak improved to 4-3 in league and 10-4 overall.

Lemus faced only 24 batters in the opener and finished with a two-hitter. He got all the run support he needed when Yakima Valley broke out for three runs in the second inning.

Johns fanned six in the nightcap. Steven Wagar contributed a two-out, two-run single in the first inning, and Jace VanDeBrake also had two RBI.

Game 1

Hanford 000 100 0 — 1 2 1

Yakima Valley 031 100 x — 5 10 1

Becker and Browne; Lemus and Wells.

YV highlights: Hugo Lemus CG, 2-hitter, 3 K; John Piper 2-4, 2b, RBI; Chris Walker 2b, RBI; Jace VanDeBrake 2-3; Ben Wells 2b, RBI.

Game 2

Hanford 000 110 0 — 2 5 2

Yakima Valley 211 010 x — 5 7 1

Davine and Taylor; Johns and Wells.

YV highlights: Steven Wagar 2-2, 2 RBI; Jace VanDeBrake 2-2, 2 RBI; Koleman Johns 6 K.

Beetles split with Kennewick

LeVonte Allen was 4 for 4 and Zach Alexander drove in four runs to spark the Yakima Pepsi Beetles to a 13-11 victory over the Kennewick Bandits in the first game of a CWL doubleheader Wednesday at Parker Field.

Allen collected a triple and two RBI and Alexander had a double and home run as the Beetles pounded out 13 hits.

Nathan Giles, who hit solo home runs in each game, had the lone hit in the nightcap, an 11-1 loss.

The Beetles (2-4, 4-7) play the Portland Lobos today at 6 p.m. before opening their seven-team Bob Garretson Sr. Memorial Tournament on Friday.

Game 1

Kennewick 031 042 1 — 11 14 2

Yakima 052 204 x — 13 13 4

Molnar, Ayers (5) and Wills; Woodkey, Messmore (6) and Alexander.

Yakima highlights: LeVonte Allen 4-4, 3b, 2 RBI; Zach Alexander 2-2, 2b, HR, 4 RBI; Kris Janis 2-3; Jens Jensen 2-5; Hunter Hanson 2-5, 2 RBI; Nathan Giles HR.

Game 2

Kennewick 414 02 — 11 14 1

Yakima 010 00 — 1 1 2

Higley and Wills; Ford, Sauve (3), Juarez (5) and Martin.

Yakima highlights: Nathan Giles HR.


Case records ace at Country Club

Jim Case scored a hole in one during his round Saturday at the Yakima Country Club. Case aced the 141-yard 11th hole using an 8-iron.

Bill Boggess, Pete Gilmartin and Glenn Davis witnessed the shot.

Filed under All, Legion Baseball, Local Golf

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