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RiverHawks sweep BlueJackets

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The Spokane RiverHawks finished their West Coast Collegiate League home season with a doubleheader sweep over the Kitsap BlueJackets on Sunday at Spokane Falls Community College.

Matt Oye (2-0) tossed a complete-game four-hitter and Stewart Davis singled in a run in the bottom of the seventh to give Spokane a 1-0 win in the opener.

Jon Staats (3-1) scattered 10 hits in eight innings of work and Levi Garrett went 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run scored to lead the RiverHawks to a 6-4 win in the second game.

Spokane improved to 10-20 on the season, while Kitsap fell to 10-21.

•Lewiston earned the No. 1 seed to the Idaho Senior American Legion state tournament with a 14-6 victory over Coeur d’Alene in the second game of a district tourney doubleheader at McEuen Field in Coeur d’Alene.

CdA, which heads to state as the No. 2 seed, forced a third game with a 17-8 win in the opener.

•Kennewick scored 10 runs over a three-inning span and held on to beat Lewis and Clark 11-8 in a winners’ bracket game at the Junior American Legion state tournament in Chehalis, Wash.

Newport and West Valley stayed alive in the loser’s bracket. West Valley beat Cedars of Vancouver 9-4, while Newport edged Enumclaw 5-4.

•Jacob Olsufka scattered seven hits in a complete-game effort to lead Gonzaga Prep to a 6-4 victory over University No. 2 in a loser-out game at the Junior A American Legion state tournament at Al K. Jackson Field.

In the other loser-out game, Stanwood took advantage of six University No. 1 errors to cruise to an 11-1 win.

Also at the tourney, Jose Meza went the distance after a shaky start and Yakima remained unbeaten with a 7-4 win over Lakeside Recovery. Jesse James had three hits and three RBIs as Curtis outslugged Ridgefield 10-8 in the other winners’ bracket game.


Mica’s Joe Kopp took the lead with six laps remaining Saturday and won his second AMA Ford Quality Checked Flat Track Championship motorcycle race in as many weeks, at Hagerstown, Md.

Kopp’s ninth career victory pulled him within 23 points of series leader Chris Carr.

•Spokane’s Frankie Volz, Jr. won both ends of the 7-Up Modified Smackdown held Friday and Saturday night at Chaparral Speedway near Boise.

Couer d’Alene’s Blaine Sneva set a new track qualifying record with a 15.788-second lap on Friday. He finished second in Saturday’s race.

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