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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Prep baseball playoffs: Top-seeded Mt. Spokane loses to Kennewick in extras

From staff reports

It was another rough day for Greater Spokane League baseball teams against the Mid-Columbia Conference as the three in action were outscored by a combined 32-5 and outhit 31-11.

The GSL went a combined 1-7 against teams from the MCC in the first-round games.

This is the second consecutive season the GSL went 1-7 against MCC foes in the first round of District 8 3A play.

Kennewick 5, Mt. Spokane 4: The Wildcats held a 3-1 lead in the fifth inning, but JT Smith was unable to hold off the Lions (15-6) in extra innings.

Mt. Spokane’s Mikey Tsuchida had three hits, including a double.

Mt. Spokane plays Shadle in a loser-out game at home Tuesday at 4 p.m.

Kamiakin 11, Shadle Park 0: Trystan Vrieling tossed five innings of one-hit ball, striking out nine, and the sixth-seeded Braves (10-12) beat the third-seeded Highlanders (11-10).

Kyle Starcher had three RBIs for Kamiakin and Brock Leinweber doubled for Shadle Park. Kamiakin advances to battle North Central in a loser-out game Tuesday at NC.

Kennewick 16, North Central 1: Easton Stevens slugged two doubles and the fourth-seeded Lions (16-6) beat the fifth-seeded Indians (7-14).

North Central was outscored 16-0 before it got on the board in the top of the fifth.

The Indians were outhit 13-2.

Kennewick advances to play at second-seeded Southridge on Tuesday.