YAKIMA, Wash. — Jared Sires drove in five runs and Angel Morales scored three time but wasn’t quite enough to survive a slugfest with the Spokane Crew, which remained unbeaten in the Garretson Invitational with a 17-14 win over the Yakima Pepsi Beetles on Saturday.

With the game tied 14-14 through six innings, the Crew plated three runs in the top of the seventh to finish 4-0 in the National Division of the eight-team tournament.

The Beetles followed up with a second game Saturday night and fell to the Dirt Dawgs 12-8 to complete their National record at 2-2.

Yakima will play Benz Baseball of Seattle for third and fourth place at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday at Parker Faller Field. The Crew will play Chaffey (2-1-1) in the championship game at 2.

Crew 17, Yakima 14

Crew 440 510 3 — 17 18 0

Yakima 223 133 0 — 14 14 2

Crew unavailable; McDonald, Clampitt (5), Morrow (5) and Sires.

YV highlights: Angel Morales 1-4, RBI, 3 runs; Coden Skahan run; Diego Sosa 3-4, 2b, RBI, 2 runs; Dillan Morrow RBI; Dylan Clampitt run; Geoff Edgar 2-3, RBI, 3 runs; Jared Sires 3-4, 2b, 5 RBI, run; John McDonald 2-4, 2 RBI, 2 runs; Nate Uriostegui 2-5, RBI, run; Nolan Monahan 1-4, 2b, RBI.

Dirt Dawgs 12, Yakima 8

Dirt Dawgs 052 210 2 — 12 10 1

Yakima 210 040 1 — 8 6 4

Dawgs unavailable; Graf, Morales (4) and Sires.

YV highlights: Morrow 1-3, 2b, RBI, 2 runs; Clampitt 1-2, 2b, 2 RBI, run; Sosa run; Hunter Kleinow 1-4, 2 RBI, run; Isaac Briones 1-4; McDonald 1-3, RBI, run; Uriostegui 1-3, RBI.

Saturday’s other scores: Benz 8, Cannons 0; Crew 8, Chaffey 2; Gems 12, Bandits 4; Chaffey 9, Bandits 0.

Pak edged by Danville

RENO, Nev. — Brandon Bruner was 2 for 3 with a double and two runs scored in Yakima Valley’s 5-3 setback to Danville, Calif., in the Reno Summer Classic on Saturday.

Riley Seed had two RBI for the Pepsi Pak (13-5), which wraps up bracket play on Sunday.

Yakima Valley 102 000 0 — 3 2 2

Danville 010 121 x — 5 7 2

Groth, Gutierrez (5) and Collett; Price, Salisbury (5), Durant (6) and Ansel.

YV highlights: Brandon Bruner 2-3, 2b, 2 runs; Riley Seed 2 RBI; Jack Van De Brake 2 BB, run.


Yakima extends streak

CENTRALIA — Yakima United’s women kept their momentum in high gear on Saturday, defeating the Twin City Union 3-1 for the team’s fourth straight victory.

Yakima improved to 4-2 with 12 points in the Northwest Premier League. No scoring details were available at press time.

Yakima United will host Black Hills FC on June 29 at Yakima Valley College.


Sutterlict shines for East

SPOKANE — Wapato’s Janealle Sutterlict put together 10 points, five rebounds and five steals in the East’s 89-84 loss to the West in the Class 3A-2A All-State girls basketball game on Saturday.

Ellensburg’s Brinley Hagemeier added five points and six boards for the East.

Grace Terrill of Cle Elum contributed nine points, four steals and three assists to help the East win the 1A game 76-51.

The Sunnyside Christian trio of Jenna Andringa, Madi Candanoza and Sydney Banks combined for eight points as the East prevailed 84-80 in the 2B-1B contest.


Schloss triple winner

KENNEWICK — Kahlani Schloss, who will be a senior at Davis in the fall, swept all three throwing events at the Inland Northwest Junior Olympic Championships on Saturday at Southridge High School.

Competing in the 17-18 age division, Schloss captured the shot (34-9.5), discus (115-5) and javelin (102-6). Eisenhower’s Kathaleen Croffut was second in the discus (115-1).

Schloss advances to the Region 13 Junior Olympic meet in Tacoma on July 4-7 with an opportunity to qualify for nationals.


Holter scores ace

Alan Holter recorded a hole-in-one at Mount Adams Country Club on June 18. Holter used a 7-iron on the 140-yard par-3 18th hole.

Moses Garcia, Albert Trevino, Dave Myers and Joel Tannehill witnessed Holter’s second career hole-in-one.



West Valley Baseball Club 14, Yakima Valley Peppers 2 (WV: Blake Leaverton 2 hits, 2b; Cody Wells 2 hits; Drew Johnson 5 IP, 5 K).