Renegades Finish Second in Brian Cox Memorial Tournament
The host I-5 Jeep Renegades finished second in the Brian Cox Memorial Tournament on Sunday, beating Ridgefield in the semifinals but falling to VW of Olympia in the finals.
The Renegades topped Ridgefield, 9-3, on Sunday morning, with Colton Baker, Ryan Pedersen, Trent Peters and Kalen Hazen each recording two hits. Christian Dunivan worked all seven innings, holding Ridgefield to four hits to get the win.
The offense, however, couldn’t quite keep up with VW of Olympia in the tournament finale on Sunday afternoon, with the Capital High School-based squad tallying 11 hits in a 15-4 win.
“I think we definitely got better as the tournament went on,” Chehalis coach Cody Ray said, “but we obviously have a lot to work on.”
The Renegades beat Lower Columbia, 12-0, on Saturday morning. Daniel Fagerness threw three scoreless innings to start the win, with Trent Peters and Brady Hinds closing things out.
The Chehalis squad closed out Saturday with a 7-0 win over Aberdeen that featured 11 hits for the winners. Ryan Pedersen and Luke Bennett each had three hits, with Bennett and Hinds both pitching.
Note: The Renegades had lost 10-0 to the Olympia club, made up primarily of players from Capital High School, on Friday night in their tournament opener. … The Renegades play at Montesano on Tuesday night at 6 p.m., and host Montesano at the same time Thursday night.