WALLA WALLA — Travis Turner went 4 for 4 with two doubles and three RBI to help the Yakima Valley Peppers beat Olympia 9-1 in the Junior Legion state tournament on Sunday.
Kyle Dexter and Connor Davis both pitched for the Peppers, giving up one earned run while striking out 10 combined.
Noah Minnick went 2 for 3 with two RBI and Chase Wells went 2 for 3 with two runs scored and a RBI for Yakima Valley.
Also Sunday, Eastlake defeated the Yakima Junior Beetles 16-1.
Darin Wilkens had a sacrifice fly for the Junior Beetles, driving in Jacob Haas for the lone run.
The Peppers will play the Junior Beetles today at noon in a loser-out game.
Yakima Valley Peppers 9, Olympia 1 (YVP: Kyle Dexter and Connor Davis 1 ER, 10 K; Travis Turner 4-4, 2 2b, run, 3 RBI; Noah Minnick 2-3, run, 2 RBI; Chase Wells 2-3, 2 runs, RBI).
Eastlake 16, Yakima Junior Beetles 1 (YJB: Brett Williams 1-2; Jacob Mortensen 1-2; Max Strain 2-3, 2b; Jacob Haas 1-1, 2b, run; Darin Wilkens RBI).