GRANITE FALLS – The Granite Falls Tigers moved into a tie for first place with South Whidbey Wednesday with a 5-1 Cascade Conference victory over the Falcons.
Granite Falls (10-4 league, 13-6 overall) broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning on a Jon Pennington RBI-single and added three more runs in the bottom of the sixth to put the game out of reach. Pennington finished 3-for-4.
Tigers starting pitcher Jake Peden went the distance, scattering five hits and striking out five Falcons.
Granite Falls travels to Langley to play South Whidbey (10-4, 14-5) Friday for the Cascade Conference championship.
At Granite Falls H.S.
Shoudy and Parra. Peden and Kalma. WP-Peden (4-0). LP-Shoudy. 2B-Parra (SW), Pennington 2 (GF), Brown (GF). Records-South Whidbey 10-4 league, 14-5 overall. Granite Falls 10-4, 13-6.
Lakewood 5, Sultan 1: At Sultan, Sultan’s Tyler Ruddock hit a double in the fifth inning to break up Brandon Stauffer’s no-hit bid. The Lakewood pitcher finished the Cascade Conference game with a two-hitter.
At Sultan H.S.
Stauffer and Renouard. Gorman and Webster. WP-Stauffer. LP-Gorman. 2B-Ruddock (S). Records-Lakewood 8-6 in conference, 9-10 overall. Sultan 2-12, 4-13.
Archbishop Murphy 12, Cedarcrest 1: At Carnation, juniors Tony Ackerman and John-Paul Blair hit home runs with Blair adding two singles and five RBI for Archbishop Murphy in the Cascade Conference game.
At Tolt Middle School
Howe and Marshbank. Hollinger, Karney (6), Wilkinson (7) and Watts. WP-Howe (3-2). LP-Hollinger. 2B-Howe (AM), Muller (AM), Ackerman (AM). HR-Nelson (C), Ackerman (AM), Blair (AM). Records-Archbishop Murphy 9-5 in league, 10-5 overall. Cedarcrest 3-11, 3-15.
Jackson 8, Everett 2: At Everett, Travis Snider hit a home run and was 3-for-4 with three RBI to lead Jackson to the Wesco South win.
At Everett Memorial Stadium
Brown and Mohrweis. Gardner, Dye (6) and Herrick. WP-Brown. LP-Gardner (0-2). 2B-Emsley-Pai (J), Petosa (J) 2, Snider (J). HR-Snider (J). Records-Jackson 15-0 in league, 17-0 overall. Everett 4-11, 4-13.
Edmonds-Woodway 6, Mariner 5: At Edmonds, Zac Rockwell was 3-for-4 with one RBI and Drew Lockhart was 2-for-3 with one RBI to help lead Edmonds-Woodway to the Wesco South win.
At Edmonds-Woodway H.S.
Rush, Millof (5) and Degamo. Jones, Lockhart (5) and Houghton. WP-Lockhart. LP-Rush. 2B-Terwilliger (M) 2, Jones (E-W) Webber (E-W). 3B-Houvener (E-W). Records-Mariner 4-11 in league, 5-12 overall. Edmonds-Woodway 11-4, 13-4.
Shorewood 7, Meadowdale 2: At Shoreline, Tysen Allumbaugh scattered seven hits over seven innings and struck out five batters en route to a Wesco South victory for the host Thunderbirds.
At Shorewood H.S.
Anselment, Ramberg (6) and O’Neill. Allumbaugh and Giles. WP-Allumbaugh (3-4). LP-Anselment. Records-Meadowdale 5-10 in league, 5-11 overall. Shorewood 6-9, 6-11.
Shorecrest 20, Lynnwood 1: At Lynnwood, Conner and Pierce Rankin combined to drive in seven runs to lead Shorecrest to the Wesco South win. Ty Smith batted 2-for-3 for Lynnwood and Alex Hines was 2-for-2 for Lynnwood.
At Lynnwood H.S.
Robbins, reliever not reported (5) and C. Rankin. McPherron, Mann (1), Gordon (4) and Riojas. WP-Robbins. LP-McPherron. 2B-P. Rankin (S), Small (S) 2, Sweazey (S) 2. HR-C. Rankin (S). Records-Shorecrest 9-6 league, 9-8 overall. Lynnwood 1-14, 1-15.
Kamiak 5, Mountlake Terrace 4: At Mukilteo, Kevin Guinn pitched a scoreless seventh inning to notch his first win for Kamiak in the Wesco South game.
At Kamiak H.S.
Knudsen and Clingan. Tarver, Soloski (5), Guinn (7). WP-Guinn (1-0). LP-Knudsen. Records-Mountlake Terrace 9-6 league, 9-8 overall. Kamiak 11-4, 11-6.
Snohomish 4, Arlington 2: At Snohomish, Snohomish earned a 4A District 1 playoff berth with its Wesco North win. Relief pitcher Derrick Jones pocketed his second save and doubled for Snohomish as did Nick Hammons and Geoff Kuth, who had two RBI.
At Snohomish H.S.
Ayers and Spear, Luckie (5). West, Jones (7) and Hennessey, Chandler (7). WP-West (4-1). LP-Ayers. S-Jones (2). 2B-Wells (A), Dettrich (A), Jones (S), Kuth (S), Hammons (S). Records-Arlington 3-10 league, 5-10 overall. Snohomish 9-4, 12-4.
Oak Harbor 9, Mount Vernon 0: At Oak Harbor, Marshall Lobbestael pitched four shutout innings with five strikeouts and was 3-for-5 at the plate with two runs scored and three RBI to lead Oak Harbor to the Wesco North victory.
At Oak Harbor H.S.
Monson, Scott (2) and Etringer. Lobbestael, Lang (5) and Encinas. WP-Lobbestael (2-3). LP-Monson. 2B-Encinas (OH), Lobbestael (OH). 3B-Kendrick (MV). Records-Mount Vernon 2-10 league, 4-11 overall. Oak Harbor 7-6, 9-8.
Cascade 9, Stanwood 3: At Everett, Evan Crawford was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI, starting pitcher Brian Pearl pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts and Mike Stone hit a double, home run and had four RBI to lead Cascade to the Wesco North victory.
At Cascade H.S.
Adkins, Brody (5), McVey (5) and Joyce. Pearl and Chiarelli. WP-Pearl. LP-Adkins. 2B-Stone (C), Shaw (C). 3B-Pearl (C). HR-Stone (C). Records-Stanwood 5-8 league, 7-10 overall. Cascade 11-2, 13-3.
Monroe 3, Lake Stevens 1: At Monroe, Bearcats starter Ian Parmley scattered five hits over seven innings for the Wesco North victory.
At Marshall Field
Warbis and Gilbertson. Parmley and Rintala. WP-Parmley (6-0). LP-Warbis. Records-Lake Stevens 6-9 in league, 9-9 overall. Monroe 11-2, 13-3.
Edmonds-Woodway 396, Mountlake Terrace 410, Mariner Incomplete:
Walter Hall G.C.
18 holes, par 72
Edmonds-Woodway-Beach 73 (medalist), Pinneo 78, McCray 79, Hyde 80, Tucker 86. Mountlake Terrace-Shoemaker 77, Vanisko 77, Wall 81, Cheever 87, Whalen 88. Mariner-Umbinetti 85, Murray 89, O’Dell 94, Vonparchanh 134.
Oak Harbor 388, Arlington 399, Mount Vernon 428, Stanwood 450:
At Gleneagle G.C.
18 holes, par 70
Oak Harbor-Holmly 74 (medalist), Davis 76, McCardle 77, Steitenroth 80, Tercero 81. Arlington-Cook 76, Hedlund 77, Heise 78, Godden 80, Daggett 88. Mount Vernon-O’Laughlin 76, Jensen 80, Coselman 85, Smiley 93, Austin 94. Stanwood-Tafoya 79, Salerno 89, Epperson 90, Pennington 96, Tobin 96.
Snohomish 389, Lake Stevens 398, Monroe 401, Cascade 406, Marysville-Pilchuck 417:
At Snohomish G.C.
18 holes, par 72
Snohomish-Stensland 73 (medalist), Merisko 75, Brown 77, Cummins 82, Jaeger 82. Lake Stevens-Holman 75, Howes 76, Danas 79, Montgomery 81, Brierly 87. Monroe-Epstein 74, Claybrook 76, Warnick 82, Partridge 83, Gorman 86. Cascade-Shewfelt 75, Mugge 79, Baskett 83, Snel 84, Lee 85. Marysville-Pilchuck-Saunders 77, Wilcox 82, Freeman 83, Clark 85 , Michel 90.