The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Mules sweep Kalama to remain tied for 1st

 

April 27, 2017

Diana Zimmerman

James Anderson allowed two hits, two runs, and struck out 11 in the first game of a doubleheader against Kalama last Thursday.

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team swept Kalama in a doubleheader last Thursday. The two wins brought their league record to 10-2 and maintained their tie for first place with Napavine in the Central 2 B league.

The Mules won the first game 4-2. James Anderson pitched all seven innings and got the win. He allowed two hits, two runs, and struck out 11.

On offense, Zach Brown's sacrifice hit in the second inning brought in two runs. Terris Record and Hank Ferguson contributed an RBI apiece.

Diana Zimmerman

Hank Ferguson hit the ball to second base and was thrown out at first in the bottom of the sixth.

The Mules won the nightcap 10-3. Z. Brown pitched the entire game and got the win. He allowed two hits, three runs, and struck out nine.

Ferguson went 1-3 at bat. He hit a double and drove in three runs. Luke Brown was 2-3 at bat, driving in two runs. Ashden Niemeyer had one RBI.

"James (Anderson) and Zach (Brown) both threw complete games and kept hitters off the bases," Coach Marc Niemeyer said. "We are going to have to quit making mental errors and clutch up more with runners in scoring position."

The Mules travel to Toledo today (Thursday) for a doubleheader. They travel to Toutle Lake for their last doubleheader of the regular season on Tuesday.

District play begins May 7. The Mules' current standing means they may get to start the playoffs at home.

 

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