Adams holds off Rainier for All-State title

June 11, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Since he threw a full game for his summer team on Wednesday, Michael Rucker thought his pitching availability for the All-State Baseball Series would be best on Sunday. Good idea. The Auburn Riverside senior benefited from a sunny afternoon that was 20 degrees warmer than Saturday’s blustery skies, and Team Adams benefited [...]

Sunday’s All-State Baseball Series results

June 10, 2012 by  

ALL-STATE BASEBALL SERIESAt Yakima County Stadium Sunday’s resultsChampionship: Team Adams 7, Team Rainier 5.Consolation: Team St. Helens 5, Team Baker 3. Offensive MVP: Michael Rucker, Auburn Riverside.Defensive MVP: Dylan LaVelle, Lake Stevens. CHAMPIONSHIP GAMETeam Adams    012    310    00    —    7    11    1Team Rainier    004    010    00    —    5    9    4Bettinson, Mahovlich (3), Gonzalez (5), Rucker [...]

Local flavor: Area players key to victory in All-State Baseball Series

June 10, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — By the time Ellensburg’s Michael Wyatt and Davis’ LeVonte Allen and their Team Adams cohorts realized just how unseasonably cold it was Saturday afternoon at Yakima County Stadium it didn’t make any difference. The damage had already been done. And Wyatt and Allen did a lot of it. Lashing 10 hits in [...]

6/10/12 All-State Baseball Series photo gallery

June 10, 2012 by  

Photos from Saturday’s All-State Baseball Series doubleheader at Yakima County Stadium in Yakima, Wash. All photos by Andy Sawyer of the Yakima Herald-Republic.

Saturday’s All-State Baseball Series results

June 9, 2012 by  

ALL-STATE BASEBALL SERIES Saturday’s resultsGame 1: Team Adams 10, Team Baker 1Game 2: Team Rainier 7, Team St. Helens 6 Sunday’s gamesGame 3: Team Baker vs. Team St. Helens, third-fourth place, 10:25 a.m.Game 4: Team Adams vs. Team Rainier, championship, 1:35 p.m. GAME 1Team Adams    460    000    00    —    10    14    0Team Baker    000    000   [...]

Cross-country journey

June 9, 2012 by  

Allen’s baseball travels now taking him to Florida|| YAKIMA, Wash. — As LeVonte Allen entered his senior year at Davis, he imagined where his baseball career might take him. Regarded as one of the best high school first basemen in the region, there seemed to be options for staying close to home. But in August [...]

All-State Baseball Series: Double play — Davis’ Jensen a standout at multiple spots on the field

June 7, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — When Jens Jensen decided to turn out for football as a senior, he had to convince his parents and himself that it wouldn’t interfere or detract from his development and future in baseball. So what’s the first thing that happened? He blew up his left knee. “It was the very first day [...]

All-State Baseball Series rosters

June 7, 2012 by  

All-State Baseball Series, June 9-10At Yakima County StadiumSaturday’s games: Team Adams vs. Team Baker, noon. Team St. Helens vs. Team Rainier, 3:15 p.m.Sunday’s games: Third-place game, 10:25 a.m. Championship, 1:35 p.m. Here are the final rosters posted as of Friday at 9 a.m. at TEAM ADAMSCoach: Scot Meeker, Kelso.No.    Name    School    Pos.3    Michael Wyatt   [...]

Local Report: Six area players selected for All-State Baseball Series

June 4, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Six senior standouts from the Yakima region have been selected to play in this weekend’s All-State Baseball Series at Yakima County Stadium. Davis’ LeVonte Allen and Jens Jensen, East Valley’s Hugo Lemus, Ellensburg’s Michael Wyatt and Naches Valley teammates Noel Gonzalez and Cole Gilman were picked from a combination of in-season performance [...]

Pak gets bats going against Aberdeen

June 3, 2012 by  

SELAH, Wash. — Preseason concerns about the offense were put off for at least a day as the Yakima Valley Pepsi Pak had no trouble piling up runs in their Senior Legion season openers Saturday. Chris Walker led the assualt, going 5 for 9 for the day with two doubles, a home run and seven RBI [...]

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