The 4A Narrows League baseball title will come down to Wednesday’s Olympia-Gig Harbor matchup at Crandall Field following the Tides’ 4-1 victory over the Bears on Monday in Gig Harbor. The loss is Olympia’s first of the season, snapping a 13-game winning streak. Wednesday’s game is scheduled for 4 p.m. Olympia’s Lief Hansen was roughed up for four runs in the first inning as the Tides strung together six consecutive hits with two outs. Hansen settled down after that, allowing one hit before being pulled in the fifth. Gig Harbor starter Nick Gagliardi pitched a complete game, allowing no earned runs and struck out five.
Kenzy Fowler pitched a complete-game, struck out nine batters and walked one in Capital’s 3-0 3A Narrows win over Foss. Fowler and Cameron Monda had a double apiece and Monda drove in two runs.
Leading 6-2 in the seventh, Northwest Christian survived a three-run rally by Naselle to hang on for a 6-5 Pacific 2B victory. Seniors Nick Mailhot (3-for-3, two runs) and Zach Carras (two RBI) combined for six stolen bases.
Nikki Schroeder (3-for-4, two RBI) and Megan Goodman (2-for-4, home run, four RBI) helped Olympia cruise to a 9-1 4A Narrows fastpitch win over Shelton to remain atop the league standings with a 5-1 record. The Bears scored seven runs in the first inning.
Capital scored a season-high 20 runs with three players – Alex Beckwith (3-for-4), Sammy Williamson (2-for-4) and Paige Schieferstein (3-for-4) combining to drive in 10 runs in a 20-0 win over Foss.
Liana McCann had Black Hills’ lone hit off W.F. West pitcher Ali Graham in the Wolves’ 10-0 five-inning loss.
Megan Mendonca led Yelm to a 2-1 3A Narrows win over Timberline, improving her record on the season to 4-2.
Compiled by The Olympian staff
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