Weekend College Baseball: Blazers Fall to Everett, Big Bend
By The Chronicle
EVERETT — Centralia fell to Big Bend early and Everett in the nightcap in NWAC Baseball action here on Sunday.
The Blazers fell to Big Bend 12-2 in their first game of the day. Adrian Stacy started on the mound for Centralia and pitched five innings, allowing two earned runs on four hits with three walks and two strikeouts.
At the plate, James Hook was 2-for-3 with a triple. Josh Parks was also 2-for-3 and Nole Wollan had an RBI for the Blazers.
Big Bend’s Sam Fagerness — a Napavine alum — was 2-for-5 with a run, RBI and a walk.
Centralia scored two in the first for a 2-0 lead but Big Bend scored a run in the second and fifth to tie the game at two. The Vikings scored two runs in the sixth, two more in the seventh and six runs in the eighth to put the game away for good.
In the nightcap, Everett defeated Centralia 11-1 in seven innings. Parks had a hit and an RBI and Hook was 2-for-2 with a walk. On the mound, Cameron Hale started and pitched 5 and ⅓ innings, allowing five hits, seven earned runs, two walks and two strikeouts.
It was a scoreless game until the fourth with a run by Everett. Centralia tied the game in the top of the fifth, but Everett added a run in the bottom of the fifth to retake the lead. The Trojans tallied seven runs in the sixth inning before capping the win with two runs in the seventh.
Centralia (0-4) hosts Clark on Saturday in a doubleheader, with the first game set for first pitch at noon at Wheeler Field.
Everett, Spokane Take Down Centralia
EVERETT — Centralia opened the season with games against Everett and Spokane here on Saturday, losing both in NWAC non-divisional baseball action.
The Blazers opened the day against host Everett, falling 10-0 in seven innings. Cole Doughty started on the mound and pitched one inning, allowing three runs on one hit and four walks.
Colton Titus had a triple and Tysen Paul had a double
Everett scored three runs in the first inning to take an early lead, followed by six runs in the fourth and one more run in the sixth to complete the win.
Centralia faced Spokane in the afternoon game and played much better but still lost, 4-2. Josh Myer started for the Blazers, throwing five innings while allowing one hit, one earned run, two walks and seven strikeouts.
Colton Titus had a hit, an RBI and two walks and James Billotti also had a hit, RBI and walk. James Hook had two walks and two runs for the Blazers.
Each team scored a run in the fifth inning to break up a scoreless game. The Blazers gained a 2-1 lead after Titus brought home Hook in the bottom of the seventh. The lead was short lived as Spokane scored three runs in the eighth to take the lead and held on for the win.
TROJANS 10, BLAZERS 0 (7 inn.)
Centralia 000 000 0 — 0 2 0
Everett 300 601 X — 10 10 0
Batteries: Centralia — Cole Doughty, R. Escuadro (2), Dylan Stakelin (6) and Kyle Combs; Everett — Brycen Allen and Marcus McCannel
SASQUATCH 4, BLAZERS 2
Spokane 000 010 030 —4 4 0
Centralia 000 010 100 —2 5 2
Batteries: Spokane — Marcus Cain, Colton Charnholm (6), Reed Harrington (9) and Ryan Gross; Centralia — Josh Myer, Zach Vetter (6), Marco Quintero (8), Zach Blake (9) and Gavin O’Donnell
VIKINGS 12, BLAZERS 3
Big Bend 010 012 260 —12 11 2
Centralia 200 000 010 —3 5 1
Batteries: BIg Bend — Cameron Maciel, Noah Soltero (7), Emmanuel Eudave-Marin (8), Kyle Adams (9) and Dylan Miller; Centralia — Adrian Stacy, Zach Weinert (6), Zack Blake (8), T. Hensley (8) and Tysen Paul
TROJANS 11, BLAZERS 1 (7 inn.)
Centralia 000 010 0 — 1 4 3
Everett 000 117 2 — 11 8 0
Batteries: Centralia — Cameron Hale, Connor Bensen (6) and Gavin O’Donnell; Everett — Paul Falco, Christian LaPierre (6) and Marcus McCannel