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Friday, October 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Home Runs Carry Shadle To Victory

GSL/FL baseball

The Greater Spokane League baseball race began Tuesday, although Shadle Park waited until the fifth inning to get up to full steam.

Jeff Lafferty and Eric Hayden hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth to rally the Highlanders over visiting Rogers 12-9.

Robert Townsend added a solo homer in the sixth and Shane Hughes scored four times for Shadle. Taylor West and Daryn Steeneck had three hits apiece for the Pirates.

Shadle Park 12, Rogers 9

Rogers 102 122 1 - 9 9 1

Shadle Park 024 141 x - 12 12 6

Carlson, West (6) and Liberty. Hayden and Womach. W-Hayden (1-0). L-Carlson (0-1).

HITS: Rogers-Steeneck 3, Carlson, West 3, Liberty, Anderson. Shadle Park-Heuett. Womach 2, Lafferty 2, Hayden, Hughes 2, Smell 2, Bender, Townsend. 2B-Heuett, Womach, Smell 2, West, Liberty. 3B-West. HR-Lafferty, Hayden, Townsend.

Central Valley 9, LC 8

Joe Paventi’s RBI single in the seventh allowed the Bears to hold off the visiting Tigers.

CV’s Raif Jochim had a three-run homer in the third.

LC 023 030 0 - 8 7 5

C.Valley 005 300 1 - 9 7 4

One out when winning run scored.

Strasser, Larson (4), Bruderson (7) and Kastell; Bartlett, Chance (5) and Folkins. W-Chance (1-0). L-Larson (0-1).

HITS: Lewis and Clark-Wheaton 2, Flatt, Bruderson, Kastell, Adams, Lewis. Central Valley-Adamson, Nelson, Jochim, Eigenhuis, Miller, Folkins, J.Paventy. 2B-Flatt, Adams, Adamson. HR-Jochim (1).

Mead 4, North Central 3

Seth Winterer and Evan Thomas had run-scoring singles in the sixth to rally the Panthers over the visiting Indians.

Mead starter Grant Reeves walked just two in 6-1/2 innings, but trailed 3-1 after 5-1/2. Thomas finished 3 for 4.

No.Central 010 110 0 -3 7 3

Mead 000 112 x -4 8 1

Grigsby, Starr (6) and Farr; Reeves, Johnston (7) and Hess. W-Reeves (1-0). L-Grigsby (0-1).

HITS: North Central - Bowser, Williams, Corigliano 2, Schwarzer, Grigsby 2. Mead - Thomas 3, Strate, Hess, Elmer, Winterer, Hougham. 2B-Corigliano 2, Williams. 3B-Thomas.

U-Hi 11, G-Prep 3

Rusty Davis and Robert Bartlett had two RBIs apiece to support Sean Ruscio’s six-hit pitching in the Titans’ win over the visiting Bullpups.

Ruscio pitched a complete game, striking out five. Davis went 2 for 3 and teammate Kyle Sale hit a solo homer in the bottom of the sixth.

Gonzaga Prep 001 000 2 - 3 6 3

University 070 011 2 - 11 9 3

Frankovic, Blakesly (2) and O’Connor; Ruscio and Haiar. W-Ruscio (1-0). L-Frankovic (0-1).

HITS: Gonzaga - Kocharhook 2, O’Connell, Comfort 2, Murphy. University - Fryer, Haiar, Powell, Davis 2, Bartlett 2, Dunham, Sale. 2B-O’Connell, Bartlett 2, Davis. HR-Sale.

Frontier League

Cheney 10, East Valley 6

Matt Conrath’s bases-loaded triple during a five-run seventh helped the first-place Blackhawks (3-0) beat the Knights (2-2).

Cheney’s Trevor Webber added two RBIs. EV’s Bill Tincup had three RBIs.

Cheney 022 010 5 - 10 10 2

East Valley 300 000 3 - 6 6 5

Caston, Conrath (5), Urdahl (7) and Randall; Lamarche, Allen (7) and Morgan. W-Caston (1-0). L-Lamarche (2-1).

HITS: Cheney-Stiffler, Urdahl 2, Webber 4, Collins, Conrath, Randall. East Valley-Ruiz, Allen, Tincup 2, Shaffer 2. 2B-Shaffer. 3B-Urdahl, Webber 2, Conrath, Allen, Tincup.

Colville 4, Pullman 2

Jason Spears (2-0) allowed two hits and no earned runs in six innings as the visiting Indians (3-0, 2-0) stayed on Cheney’s tail by beating the Greyhounds (2-3, 1-3).

Spears didn’t allow a hit until Matt Wilson’s infield single in the fifth. Colville’s Josh Salina and Shane Meinhold had RBI singles in the second. A two-out throwing error in the third let Pullman tie the game. Colville scored two unearned runs in the fourth.

Colville 020 200 0 -4 8 2

Pullman 002 000 0 -2 2 5

Spears, Watkins (7) and Noble; McDonald, Burns (5) and Hobbs. W-Spears (2-0). L-McDonald (0-3).

HITS: Colville-McGlothern, Fox 2, Noble, True, Salina, Meinhold, Spears. Pullman-Chamberlain, Wilson. 2B-Fox, Noble, True.

West Valley 10, Riverside 7

Jeremy Isherwood (1-0) struck out seven and allowed four hits in six innings as the Eagles (2-2) beat the visiting Rams (1-3).

WV’s Brian Lawler was 2 for 4 with three RBIs. Sean Deleo went 2 for 3 for the Rams, who had six unearned runs.

Riverside 220 300 0 - 7 4 5

West Valley 232 003 x - 10 8 6

Beckham, Morrow (6) and Vangrimvergen; Isherwood, Hall (7) and Lawler. W-Isherwood (1-0). L-Morrow. Sv-Hall (1).

HITS: Riverside-Beckham, Deleo 2, Schurtz. West Valley- Hilsabeck, Isherwood, Lawler 2, Johnson, Howe, Brown 2. 2B-Hilsabeck. 3B-Brown. HR-Lawler (2).

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