EVERETT — The Tri-City offense pounded out 11 extra-base hits and 18 hits total as the Dust Devils routed Everett 15-6 on Wednesday night at Funko Field, handing the first-place AquaSox their second straight defeat.
AquaSox pitchers Stephen Kolek and Igor Januario were on the receiving end of most of the damage. Kolek started and allowed five runs on seven hits in four innings. Januario entered in relief and gave up eight runs, three earned, on six hits in just 1.1 innings of work. Ben Onyshko settled things down after that by allowing only one run on three hits over the next 2.2 innings, before infielder Connor Hoover took the mound and gave up a run on two hits in the ninth inning.
Austin Shenton and Zach DeLoach and stayed red-hot for the Everett (39-21) offense. Shenton doubled, homered and drove in two runs, and DeLoach went 2-for-5 with a solo home run. Patrick Frick added two hits and two runs batted in to raise his average to .314 in the season.
Livan Soto went 4-for-6 with a triple, two doubles and four runs batted in, and Brendon Davis, Adrian Rondon and Keinner Pina each had three hits for Tri-City (24-37).