Colleges: Fife, Yaks sweep Walla Walla

May 12, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Jake Fife’s two-hitter in the first game propelled Yakima Valley to a 4-0, 6-1 doubleheader sweep of Walla Walla on Saturday at Parker Field, and gave the Yaks a share of the East Region title. YVCC (19-9 region, 29-13 overall) tied for the championship with Columbia Basin. The Hawks had carried a [...]

Local report: CWU splits twin bill with Billings

May 5, 2012 by  

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Brandon Rohde pitched a two-hitter with 13 strikeouts Saturday as Central Washington beat Montana State Billings 4-1 for a split of their GNAC doubleheader on senior day at the CWU baseball field. A senior left-hander from Gig Harbor, Rohde allowed a single and triple to MSUB’s Matt Comer and held the rest [...]

Local report: Yaks edge CBC

April 30, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Reid Martinez scored on a wild pitch to lift Yakima Valley past Columbia Basin 8-7 on Sunday at Parker Field. The game was originally scheduled as the second game of a doubleheader on Wednesday. With the victory, Yakima Valley (13-7) moves into a second-place tie with Columbia Basin, one game behind first [...]

Local report: Yaks split twin bill with Wenatchee

April 29, 2012 by  

WENATCHEE, Wash. — Will Chavarria’s 12th-inning sacrifice fly boosted Yakima Valley to an 8-7 win over Wenatchee Valley on Saturday and enabled the Yaks to escape with an East Region doubleheader split. YVCC, which lost the first game 8-0, remained third in the tightly bunched East going into today’s home game against second-place Columbia Basin. [...]

Local report: CWU splits with Saints

April 23, 2012 by  

LACEY, Wash. — Brett Bielec had three RBI to help lead Central Washington past Saint Martin’s 13-2 in the second game of a baseball doubleheader on Sunday. Saint Martin’s won the first game 3-1. CWU pitcher Jason Lotzer allowed three runs on eight hits in eight innings in the opener to take the loss. Ethan [...]

Local report: YVCC sweeps aside Spokane

April 22, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — It took awhile for Yakima Valley’s bats to come alive Saturday during the Yaks’ East Region doubleheader with Spokane. But as effective as YVCC’s pitchers were, it didn’t matter. With Jake Fife and Seth Darling combining on a four-hit shutout in the first game and Kyle Garvin scattering five hits in the [...]

Fastpitch: Yakima Valley knocks off Skagit

April 20, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Kiley Dunn was 3 for 3 with six runs batted in and Tori Slobig pitched a complete-game victory in her first Yakima Valley start Friday as the Yaks beat Skagit Valley 12-4 on Sophomore Day at Dunbar Field. Dunn had a two-run single in a three-run first inning, an RBI single in [...]

Local report: Yaks sweep Columbia Basin

April 15, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Ariel McKinley and Karyssa Marbet pitched back-to-back complete games with just one earned run each to power Yakima Valley to a 10-1, 10-2 sweep over Columbia Basin in NWAACC East play Saturday at Dunbar Field. Kiley Dunn was 3 for 3 with a double, triple and five RBI in the opener, and [...]

YVCC’s Henton moving on to Boise St.

April 14, 2012 by  

EV’s Zimmer will play for Yaks || YAKIMA, Wash. — An early season knee injury didn’t stop high-scoring Brandi Henton from returning to the Division I ranks. The 5-foot-9 standout, who averaged nearly 25 points per game for Yakima Valley before her season ended just nine games in, signed a letter of intent Friday to [...]

Local Report: Sterkel powers CWU baseball to victory

April 10, 2012 by  

SPOKANE, Wash. — Ethan Sterkel had three hits, including a two-run home run, and three RBI as Central Washington routed Whitworth 13-0 in first game of a non-league baseball doubleheader Tuesday. Whitworth (18-11-1) turned the tables in the second game, winning 12-1 to gain the split. In the opener, Central (12-18) collected 15 hits, with all [...]

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