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Partridge leads Rogers past SP

Rogers’ Jacob Partridge fell a single short of hitting for the cycle as the Pirates used 12 hits to outscore Shadle Park 13-10 Tuesday in a 3A regional game at Shadle.

Partridge went 3 for 3, knocking in three runs and scoring three runs. He also was the pitcher of decision.

Rogers (5-16) advances to take on West Valley of Yakima at 5 p.m. Friday at Shadle.

•In another 3A regional game: East Valley (7-14) saw its season end in a 7-5 loss to Hanford in Richland.

Hanford used five straight hits to score four runs in the sixth.

The Knights committed four of their five errors in the third when Hanford scored three runs. Of the five runs scored against EV pitcher Aaron Awbery, just one was earned. Awbery went 2 for 3 with two RBIs.

District 7 2A: Colville edged visiting West Valley 8-6 and Clarkston downed visiting Deer Park 8-6 in loser-out games.

Ben Pinkham had five strikeouts and two RBIs to lead Colville (13-6) and Nick Rimmelspacher went 2 for 4 with two RBIs to lead Clarkston (15-5).

In games today, Colville travels to Cheney (16-3) and Clarkston goes to Pullman (12-4). Both games are at 4.

District 7 1A: Freeman’s season continues thanks largely to Beau Barnes’ arm and bat.

Freeman needed just five innings to eliminate Chewelah 11-0 in a run rule-shortened game at Freeman.

Barnes limited Chewelah to four hits while striking out eight. At the plate, he was 2 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs. Teammate Steven Burke was 3 for 3 with three runs.

Freeman (17-6) advances to a crossover game against Omak on Tuesday in Wenatchee.

District 7 2B: Jeremy Caesar had five RBIs to lead Northwest Christian over visiting Springdale 19-3.

Springdale (14-8) advanced to face NWC by eliminating Lind-Ritzville (7-11) in an earlier game 16-15.

NWC (15-6) moves on to play St. George’s (16-2) Tuesday at Avista Stadium.

•The games scheduled at Republic were postponed and will be played today.

The Liberty-Davenport game is scheduled for 2 followed by the winner taking on Republic at 4.

District 9 2B: One player had three hits and five others had two each as Dayton handled visiting Tekoa-Oakesdale/Rosalia 10-0 in a 10-run rule-shortened game in six innings.

In another district game, visiting Waitsburg-Prescott, behind three RBIs from Joe Purdin, topped Garfield-Palouse 6-4.

Waitsburg-Prescott will face Dayton on Saturday at Colfax.

Boys soccer

District 7 2A: West Valley and Medical Lake advanced in loser-out matches.

Craig Norman scored both of West Valley’s goals in a 2-1 win over Riverside while Medical Lake shut out Clarkston 2-0 behind goals from Chris Schweikardt and Chad Linafelter.

WV (6-9) goes to Cheney (13-2) and Medical Lake (9-7) visits Pullman (11-5) in matches Thursday that will decide state berths. Both matches begin at 4.

Softball

Great Northern: Rachel Meagley struck out 17 to lead visiting West Valley to a 3-2 win over Clarkston in a nine-inning opener and the Eagles completed the sweep with a 5-0 decision in the nightcap.

In the opener, Meagley had a bases-loaded single to score two runs in the ninth. The Eagles scored their third run on a wild pitch.

Kelli Peckham threw a one-hitter to go with seven strikeouts in the second game. Leah Peterson went 2 for 3 with two runs and two RBIs and Katelyn Bauman went 3 for 3 and scored a run.

Bi-County tournament: Davenport pushed across single runs in the sixth and seventh to defeat Colfax 3-2 in the title game at Medical Lake. Davenport is the No. 1 seed and Colfax the No. 2 to the District 7 2B tournament, starting Tuesday at Medical Lake. Lind-Ritzville earned the No. 3 seed and Reardan the No. 4. Northwest Christian will play Panorama No. 4 Republic on Thursday for the final district berth.

Golf

District 8 3A: Chance Davis of Shadle Park and Savana Bezdicek of Mt. Spokane each fired 72s to earn medalist honors at Wandermere.

The top 20 boys and girls advance to regionals at Downriver on May 21.

•District 8 4A: Christian Alfaro of Lewis and Clark shot 68 and Chessey Thomas of LC had a 72 as they took the first-round lead at Wandermere.

The district tourney concludes today. The top 21 boys and top 16 girls will play in the final round Thursday at MeadowWood. The top six boys and girls advance to state.

Track and field

Bi-County League qualifier: The Colfax girls and Lind-Ritzville boys led team scoring during the district-qualifying meet at Colfax. Morgan Willson led Colfax’s girls, winning the 800-, 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs and running a leg on the victorious 1,600 relay. Kayla Johnson of Colfax swept the hurdles and ran a leg on the winning 400 relay. L-R’s boys received wins from Jordan Bilodeaux in the 110 hurdles, Cory Whitmore in the high jump, Casey Rios in the discus and James Coon in the javelin. Reardan’s Chace Bell won the 100, 200 and long jump. Among 2B schools, the top five athletes in laned events and the top seven in unlaned events and field events advance to district. For 1B schools, the top two in laned events and the top three in unlaned events move on.

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