Federal Way senior Brandham Ponce. Kevin Hanson/Enumclaw Courier-Herald

Federal Way senior Brandham Ponce. Kevin Hanson/Enumclaw Courier-Herald

High school baseball round up

Federal Way Eagles secure 13th win of the season on Wednesday, remains in top spot of NPSL.

Federal Way baseball topped Enumclaw for the 13th win of the season on Wednesday, April 17.

Carter Berry pitched five shutout innings for the Eagles (10-1, 13-3) before the Hornets (6-3, 9-5) rallied back with five runs in the sixth inning, powered by a three-run homer from Enumclaw’s Cam Jarvis.

But the Eagles finished on top 6-5 with Brandon Ponce and Alex Bradshaw leading the way with two hits and one home run each. The Eagles have 14 home runs this year with four games remaining in their regular season. The Eagles finished third in the state for 4A in 2018.

At Auburn Mountainview 11, Thomas Jefferson: Nate Weeldreyer recorded his second no-hitter of the season striking out 13 of the 17 batters he faced as the Lions moved to 8-3 in the league.

The Raiders drop to 1-9 and 1-12. Thomas Jefferson has five games remaining in the regular season.

Auburn Riverside 7, at Decatur 2: The Ravens (5-6, 8-9) collected 14 hits to defeat the Gators (4-6, 6-9) on Wednesday.

Decatur has five games remaining in the regular season.

At Todd Beamer 3, Auburn 2: Willy Hernandez’s walk-off sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Todd Beamer Titans (4-7, 5-10) past the Auburn Trojans (4-7, 4-12).

Marques Richards pitched the Titans to victory, allowing only one hit and zero runs over five innings.

Todd Beamer has three games remaining including Auburn and two against Thomas Jefferson. In 2018, Beamer lost in the state quarter-final to Richland, who was the eventual 4A state champion.

The top five teams in the NPSL’s Olympic division advance to play the top five teams in the NPSL’s Cascade division in a one game crossover playoff on April 30. This crossover playoff will determine seeding in the district tournament. All 10 NPSL teams in the crossover playoff advance to the District 3 and 4 baseball tournament May 4–11.

Thursday, April 18:

Todd Beamer 4, at Auburn 1: Nate Clow pitched the complete game win for the Titans (4-7, 5-10), on Thursday allowing four hits and giving up only one run and one walk in seven innings while striking out 11 batters. Clow also had two hits in the game, including a double and a two-run home run. The Titans have two games remaining in the regular season both against Thomas Jefferson.

At Federal Way 6, Enumclaw 0: Junior Tyler Hoeft pitched a no-hitter, giving up no walks with 11 strikeouts and keeping the Eagles (11-1, 14-3) in solid first place in the division with three games remaining in their regular season.

At Thomas Jefferson 4, Auburn Mountainview 3: Senior Garrett Lutz pitched the complete game as the Raiders (2-9, 2-12) picked up a big win over the Lions (8-4, 9-9) on Thursday. TJ has four games remaining.

At Auburn Riverside 4, Decatur 1: The Gators (4-7, 6-10) dropped their second game in a row to the Ravens (6-6, 9-9) on Thursday night moving Decatur down to sixth place in the division, but with four games remaining in their regular season. Decatur’s Brady Houston pitched the complete game.


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Federal Way junior Carter Berry. Kevin Hanson/Enumclaw Courier-Herald

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