AquaSox clinch postseason berth

Everett wins 1st-half Northwest League North Division title with victory over Boise.

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BOISE, Idaho — The Everett AquaSox clinched the first-half Northwest League North Division title and a postseason berth with a 5-1 win over the Boise Hawks on Sunday.

Ryan Garcia and Connor Hoover each recorded three hits for Everett (20-17).

Down 1-0 in the first inning, Boise tied the game when Willie MacIver hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Cole Anderson.

After Everett added a run in the third on a double by Josh Stowers, the AquaSox added to their lead in the fifth inning when Ryne Ogren hit a run-scoring single, scoring Ryan Ramiz.

The AquaSox later tacked on two runs in the seventh when Garcia scored on a groundout and Hoover scored on a wild pitch.

Boise missed a scoring opportunity in the fifth when Anderson struck out with the bases loaded to end the inning.

Everett pitcher Noah Zavolas (2-2) got the win with three innings of scoreless two-hit relief.

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