Poland leads LC in win
Sage Poland was dominant from the mound for the Lewis and Clark baseball team, allowing one run and two hits in five innings of work to lead the Tigers (2-0) over Greater Spokane League rival Ferris (0-2) 5-4 Friday at Hart Field.
Poland also did it at the plate for the Tigers, going 2 for 4 with three RBIs.
In other GSL games, David Borgman had a double and a home run with three RBIs and Corey Mack earned the win with three strikeouts in four innings as Central Valley (2-0) cruised past Rogers (0-2) 8-2 at CV. … North Central (1-1) ended an 18-game team losing streak, outslugging East Valley (1-1) 13-10 at EV. Jared Campasino went 2 for 4 at the plate with three RBIs and the Indians scored the last three runs of the game in the final two innings after sitting tied 10-10 after five. … Ian Craig-Scott went 2 for 4 with a three-run home run to lead the University (2-0) bats in a 15-5 pounding of host Gonzaga Prep (0-2). The Titans put the game away early, scoring seven runs during the second inning.
•Johnny Rake and Kasey Knigge pitched back-to-back stellar games for Lewiston (6-0, 5-0), which swept Post Falls (1-3, 1-3) 7-0, 6-2 in Inland Empire League 5A play at Lewiston.
Rake threw five innings of shutout ball in the opener, finishing with six strikeouts.
Knigge fanned seven in four innings and added a triple in the second game. Kyle Craig added an inside-the-park home run for the Bengals in the second game.
Jill Pecka had three hits with three RBIs and three runs scored, including the winning run on an RBI single by Katie Baggon in the sixth inning, as Mead came from behind to squeak past North Central (0-2) 9-8 at Mead.
The Panthers (3-0) trailed 8-3 after the fourth inning, but scored five runs on five consecutive hits in the fifth before Pecka crossed in the sixth to give the Panthers the lead for good.
In other GSL games, Devynne Johnson scattered three hits and one run over five innings of work to boost University (3-0) to an 11-1 victory over visiting Shadle Park (0-3). Alene Bethel went 3 for 3 at the plate for the Titans. … Central Valley (2-0) scored five runs in the fourth inning to take the lead for good, beating East Valley (1-2) 9-5 at Central Valley. Becky White and Jenna Gaskin each supplied three hits and two RBIs, while Lindsey Gibson struck out 10 in seven innings for the Bears. … Amy Schmidt extended her record to 2-0 for Gonzaga Prep (2-1), outdueling Lewis and Clark (0-3) pitcher Kendall Pavey in a 2-1 victory for the host Bullpups. … Abby Ricco’s RBI single scored M’liss Powles in the third inning and proved to be the difference as Mt. Spokane (2-1) held off Ferris (1-2) 3-2 at Mt. Spokane. The Saxons scored two in the seventh and had the tying run on second before the Wildcats recorded the game’s final out. Erika Santa Rossa had her second strong start in as many days for Ferris. After beating Shadle Park 10-7 with five strikeouts, she added a two-hit performance against the Wildcats.