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Area roundup: Community Colleges of Spokane unleashes offense during home baseball sweep

From staff reports

Aaron Fritts homered twice in the second game Wednesday to help cap Community Colleges of Spokane’s 15-5, 12-2 baseball sweep over Blue Mountain at Spokane Falls CC.

Fritts finished 3 for 5 with five runs batted in and three runs as the Sasquatch (31-9, 18-4 Northwest Athletic Conference) invoked the 10-run rule with one out in the seventh inning.

Jadan Vandervert finished 4 for 5 with five RBIs and two runs and CCS ended the opener with one out in the eighth.

Also in the opener, Justin Lutz went 3 for 5 with a double, homer, two RBIs and two runs; Brayden Olson was 2 for 4 with three runs; and Christian Padilla finished 2 for 3 with four runs and two RBIs.

Reliever Connor Grytdal earned the win with two hitless innings, striking out two.

In the second game, starter Cody Wagner picked up the win, allowing two runs in five innings while striking out six.

Vandervert had another big game, finishing 2 for 5 with a double, triple, two RBIs and two runs. Mitch Dean added three runs and Padilla had two RBIs.

The Timberwolves dropped to 19-23, 8-14.

CCS trails East Region leader Yakima Valley (38-6, 20-2) by two games with six games remaining. The Sasquatch will travel to Yakima for a doubleheader Saturday.

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