MUKILTEO — Kamiak senior KeVaughn Escobar-Umayam allowed just one run on five hits over nine innings to lead Kamiak to the victory over Lynnwood and keep the Knights’ slim hopes alive for a Wesco 4A district playoff berth.
With the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, sophomore Dominic Nickerson was hit by a pitch, bringing the game-winning run home and giving the Knights the victory. Senior Jacob Long had three hits to lead the Knights, who must finish a sweep of the Royals to have any shot at a district berth. Kamiak would still have to win its final two games against Mariner and hope for Lynnwood to drop their final two against Jackson.
At Kamiak H.S.
Lucas Jungmann, Carson Hoerner (9) and Brady Girgus. KeVaughn Escobar-Umayam and Jacob Long. WP—Escobar-Umayam (3-5). LP—Hoerner (1-1). 2B—Geoffrey Lee (K). Records—Lynnwood 6-5 league, 10-5 overall. Kamiak 2-9, 4-12.