LOCALS PLAY IN PACIFIC NW TOURNEY: Four baseball players from Edmonds-Woodway and Mountlake Terrace high schools participated in the sixth annual Pacific Northwest Championship games earlier this month.
Edmonds-Woodway pitchers Blaine Hardy played for the Washington Metro Class of 2005 team, while teammates Andrew Hutt and Ian Waldron, who are also pitchers, were selected for the Washington Metro Class of 2006 team. Mountlake Terrace infielder Bryan Barnes also played for the Class of 2006 squad.
The Class of 2006 team went 5-0 in the tournament and defeated Team British Columbia 4-0 in the championship game Aug. 17 at the University of Portland. The Class of 2005 team finished second to British Columbia.
The tournament featured the top high school players in graduating classes 2005-08 from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia.
E-W PITCHER THROWS NO-NO: Kellan Mackey, a junior-to-be at Edmonds-Woodway High School, pitched a perfect game for the Dow Baseball U-16 team at CABA regional tournament earlier this summer at Hartman Park in Redmond.
Mackey was the first Dow player to pitch a perfect game. Dow, the 2004 AAU Pacific Northwest Regional champion, won a bronze medal at the 24-team AAU Junior Olympic Games earlier this month in Des Moines, Iowa.