BASEBALL: Eagles remain unbeaten in SPSL South action; Beamer outlasts Curtis
By CASEY OLSON
Federal Way Mirror Sports editor
April 1, 2011 · Updated 9:42 AM
The Federal Way Eagles tallied a run in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday to break a tie and beat the Graham-Kapowsin Eagles, 5-4, in a South Puget Sound League South Division contest. The victory kept the Eagles unbeaten in the SPSL South at 4-0 and in a tie for first with Emerald Ridge and Puyallup.
Federal Way jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead with three runs in the first and one in the second. But Graham-Kapowsin fought back to tie the game by scoring two runs in the top of the sixth.
Eagle senior Nick Tanielu finished 1 for 3 with an RBI and also threw two innings on the mound to pick up the win. Brett Evans was also 1 for 3 with an RBI.
Federal Way is scheduled to host Puyallup on Tuesday and Emerald Ridge Wednesday.
Beamer 4, Curtis 3
The Titans (3-2 SPSL South, 6-2 overall) scored two runs in the top of the seventh and held on for the victory against Curtis Thursday in University Place.
Junior Matt Bower threw the first 6 1/3 innings and picked up the win for the Titans.
Jeff Apigo finished 2 for 4 with two runs, Richie Apigo was 2 for 3 with a run and Adam Bolf was 2 for 3 with an RBI Thursday. The Beamer offense ended up with 10 hits.
Auburn Mountainview 7, Decatur 0
The Gators (2-4 overall) were one-hit Tuesday by Auburn Mountainview's Shawn Guinn Tuesday in SPSL 3A Division action. The loss dropped Decatur to 2-1 in league play.
Guinn struck out eight and walked four during his seven innings of work. Zach Jacobs took the loss for the Gators.Contact Federal Way Mirror Sports editor Casey Olson at email@example.com or (253) 925-5565 ext. 5056.