Dalton Kentner struck out 11 in a two-hitter and went 2 for 4 with a double and four RBIs as Almira/Coulee-Hartline (23-1) beat Odessa (18-4) 10-0 in the State 1B championship game at Parker Faller Field in Yakima on Saturday.
Cooper Correia went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, Chase Gerard went 2 for 4, scoring two runs out of the leadoff spot, and Reece Isaak drove in a pair of runs for ACH.
The Warriors led 2-0 entering the fifth inning and broke it open. Gage Burchill and Gerard led off with back-to-back singles and Burchill scored on Kentner’s one-out single.
Maguire Isaak singled in another run and Reece Isaak’s single later in the inning drove in two, making it 9-0.
Kentner had a 1-2-3 first inning with a pair of groundouts and a strikeout, struck out the side in the second and got out of a two-on, two-out jam in the third with another groundout.
Odessa’s leadoff hitter in the fourth reached on an error, but Kentner struck out the next three batters to escape any damage. The senior stranded a runner at second in the fifth with another strikeout and produced a 1-2-3 sixth to finish it off.
ACH swept Northeast 1B league foe Odessa in three games this season.
The Warriors’ only loss this season came to Brewster – which finished third in 2B – on April 9 in the second game of a doubleheader.
Chelan 7, Colville 2: Connor Wilson struck out six over six innings and the Mountain Goats (20-3) beat the Indians (19-4) in the State 1A third-place game at County Stadium in Yakima.
Colt Corrigan went 3 for 4 with two run and an RBI and Quinn Stamps went 2 for 2 with two RBIs for Chelan.
John Knight went 2 for 4 for Colville, which qualified for the state final four for the first time in program history.
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