BASEBALL: Federal Way Knights 10U win Yakima tournament
April 6, 2012 · Updated 2:32 PM
The Federal Way Knights 10 and under baseball team won the Yakima Swing into Spring Tournament April 1.
The Knights opened the tournament on Saturday against Eastmont of Wenatchee. With seven hits and timely base running, the Knights outscored Eastmont, 11-1, in five innings.
Saturday afternoon's opponent was the Dirt Dawgs of Yakima. A nine-run fourth inning sealed the 15-2 win. Sunday morning, the Knights finished pool play against a solid team from Othello. Balanced hitting, every player crossed home plate and great pitching shut down Othello, 14-3.
Eastmont worked its way into the Championship Game against the Knights, who finished with 14 hits during the 11-0 win. Knights pitching gave up only two hits, while striking out 12.
The team includes Nate Clow, Zachary Yoon, Adam Taylor, Lydge Bell, Spencer Sugg, Cole Bakker, Dylan O'Connor, Connor Ellingson, Justin Maggerise, Colin Heffernan, Carter Berry, Ethan Greene and Logan Jones. The team is coached by Steve Pearson, John Sugg and Scott Clow.