Andy Potter planted the seed and Tim Moering brought in the crop Thursday.
Potter (1-0) and Moering combined to no-hit Lewis and Clark in Lake City’s 7-0 non-league high school baseball decision at Coeur d’Alene.
Potter, who pitched the first four innings, and Moering combined to strike out 12 and walk two. Sean Moglia of the Timberwolves (3-0) drove in two runs.
No-hit fever was in the air, as Matt Hanson and Trent Duffey of St. Maries combined to shut down opposing batters in a 20-1, five-inning non-league win at Potlatch.
Hanson struck out three in three innings. Duffey, a freshman, whiffed five in two innings. The Lumberjacks’ Brian Lounsbury went 4 for 5, with four runs batted in and three runs scored.
First-year varsity player Joey Davis scored three goals to guide visiting Coeur d’Alene to a 6-2 North Idaho League win over Lakeland at Rathdrum.
Jeff Waggoner and Ty Kovatch of the Vikings took turns feeding each other in the first 15 minutes for a 2-0 lead. The Hawks tied the match on scores by James Wa and Wes Sabo, then Davis’ first goal started a streak of four straight for CdA.
Danny Clark finished with three goals and one assist as visiting Lake City (3-0) beat Bonners Ferry 15-0.
Philimon Tudor added two goals and one assist, and reserve goalkeeper Erik Morris had a pair of goals late in the first half.
Freshman pitcher Kaylene Fountain stranded Megan Carpenter on third base in the seventh inning to preserve Ferris High’s 5-4 non-league win over Lake City (1-3) at Coeur d’Alene.
Greater Spokane League softball opened with three routs and one nail-biter.
At Shadle Park, Rachelle Stockman pitched a three-hitter to help the Highlanders over visiting Rogers 1-0.
In other openers, Cheryl Andrizzi escaped a shaky first inning to pitch defending champion University to a 12-2 win over visiting Gonzaga Prep.
At Mead, winning pitcher Shata Stucky, Janessa Karstens and Ambre Miller each went 2 for 3 to lead the defending district champion Panthers over North Central 12-0.
At Central Valley, Kristen Hewett’s three-run homer in the first and Jen Shields’ bases-clearing double in the fifth - both with two outs - led the Bears over visiting Lewis and Clark 14-3.