Matt Mercer went 3-for-4, including a home run, and drove in three runs in Timberline’s 10-0 non-league victory over Bellarmine Prep. Brandon Olson pitched 52/3 innings of shutout ball, surrendering three hits and striking out six.
Elliot Loague pitched a shutout, striking out nine batters in Olympia’s 8-0 4A Narrows League victory over Yelm. Leo Valenti went 3-for-3 with three RBI for Olympia.
Brad Wallace and Elijah Camacho had two hits and two stolen bases each in River Ridge’s 4-1 loss to W.F. West.
North Thurston held Lincoln hitless in a 10-0 victory in the 3A Narrows League. Ryan Mets struck out seven in four innings for the Rams.
Black Hills improved to 5-0 with an 11-8 win over Capital.
Sophomore Maddy Stensby pitched a one-hit shutout in Olympia’s 14-0 non-league victory over Shelton. Gabby Braniff (3-for-4, two runs), Brianna Bell (3-for-4, two RBI) and Nikki Schroeder (2-for-4, two RBI) led the Bears’ offense.
Dominique Greeno and Mattesyn Davis each hit a home run in North Thurston’s 4-3 loss to Bellarmine Prep.
Sammy Williamson and Paige Schieferstein each went 2-for-4 and had two stolen bases as Capital beat Black Hills, 7-1.
Megan Mendonca went 4-for-4 with five RBI and was the winning pitcher in Yelm’s 20-6 win over Lincoln.
Megan Porche went 2-for-3 for Timberline, but the Blazers managed just four hits and committed six errors in a 9-1 loss to South Kitsap.Compiled by Meg Wochnick, firstname.lastname@example.org Follow South Sound high school sports by reading Meg Wochnick’s blog at theolympian.com/southsoundsports.