South Whidbey baseball breaks Granite Falls’ win streak

LANGLEY — South Whidbey used a five-run fifth inning and a strong outing from Colton Sterba to beat Granite Falls 5-4 and snap the Tigers five-game winning streak.

Sterba struck out seven batters in a complete-game outing that improved his record to 5-0.

In the fifth, the Falcons got five hits, including four RBI singles, to push across five runs and take a 5-3 lead. Ricky Muzzy had one of the RBI singles and later tripled to lead South Whidbey offensively.

Riley Larsen had a double for Granite Falls, which faces Coupeville on Thursday and then hosts South Whidbey on Friday for the rubber match of their three-game series.

At South Whidbey H.S.

Granite Falls3000010—470

So. Whidbey0000500—570

Chris Gentry, Greg Barnett (3) and Griffin Chapman. Colton Sterba and Brent Piehler. WP—Sterba (5-0). LP—Barnett (record). 2B—Riley Larsen (GF). 3B—Ricky Muzzy (SW). Records—Granite Falls 11-5 league, 12-6 overall. South Whidbey 11-6, 13-6.

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