PREP SPORTS WRAP: Beamer’s Sunitsch throws two-hitter in win over Emerald Ridge

Todd Beamer senior Scott Sunitsch was pretty-much unhittable Tuesday afternoon during a 3-1 win over the Emerald Ridge Jaguars.

Todd Beamer senior Scott Sunitsch was pretty-much unhittable Tuesday afternoon during a 3-1 win over the Emerald Ridge Jaguars.

The Washington State-bound left-hander allowed just two hits during the win, striking out eight and walking only two. The victory moved the Titans to 8-2 overall and 5-2 in the SPSL South. Top-ranked Puyallup sits in first place in the division at 10-0.

Kepa Sharpe finished with an RBI double and Jalen Prather was 2 for 4 with a run and RBI.

Beamer also picked up a non-league win over Auburn Saturday at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, 4-3. Dillon O’Grady got the win on the mound and Ben Arata finished 3 for 3.

Jefferson — The Raiders (9-3 overall, 6-3 SPSL North) continued their impressive season with a 14-0 win over Kent-Meridian Tuesday. Alex Poltz got the win on the mound, throwing four innings of no-hit ball.

T.J Byrne led the offense, finishing 2 for 2 with a home run, two stolen bases and two runs. David Jaquish was 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Bryce Blanchard finished 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Poltz also had two hits and two RBIs and Michael Ziccarelli was 3 for 4 with two runs and an RBI.

The Raiders also beat Liberty in a non-league game Saturday at Tacoma’s Cheney Stadium, 8-6. Zicarelli was 1 for 1 with two runs, a double and stolen base and Garrett Schubert finished 2 for 2 with two RBIs. Chris Richards got the win on the mound.

Federal Way — The Eagles squeaked by the Curtis Vikings Tuesday, 7-6. Federal Way (5-4 overall, 4-4 SPSL South) got three hits from Gabe Togia and Rylan Cratsenberg finished 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Blake Koler got the win on the mound.

Decatur — The Gators (9-4 overall, 6-2 SPSL 3A) blew out Lakes Tuesday, 12-1, in five innings. Garrett Westberg allowed just two hits and struck out five to get the win on the mound. Westberg also finished 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBIs at the plate.

Offensively, the Gators pounded out 13 hits. Isaiah Hatch finished 2 for 4 with two runs and an RBI, Tyler Swanson was 2 for 3 with two runs and a double and Brooks Westrick was 2 for 2 with a run and RBI.


Beamer — The Titans tallied 11 runs in the bottom of the third inning on their way to a 14-2 win over Rogers Tuesday. Beamer had six hits, but took advantage of 10 errors by Rogers. The win kept the Titans on top of the SPSL South with a perfect 6-0 record.

Megan Jewett-Chan finished with two hits and four RBIs and Analee Scott was 2 for 3 with there RBIs. Maddy Rogers allowed two hits and struck out five on the mound in five innings of work.

Federal Way — Puyallup needed five innings to beat the Eagles Tuesday, 17-7. The win kept the Vikings unbeaten on the season and 5-0 in the SPSL South.

Federal Way took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first, scored two more runs in the third and three in the fifth. The Eagles got a pair of two-run home runs, one each from Jessica Kuhn and Tia Thomas.

Boys Soccer

Federal Way — The Eagles got a hat trick from Fernando Sanchez and beat Graham-Kapowsin, 6-1, Tuesday night. The win kept Federal Way in second place in the SPSL South with a 6-2-1 record.

The Eagles also got a pair of goals from Devin Pegues and single goal from Joseph Decena.

Decatur — The Gators shut out the Enumclaw Hornets, 2-0, Wednesday. Decatur’s goals came from Moses Griffin and Max Henry.

Girls Tennis

Jefferson — The Raiders remained unbeaten in the SPSL Central with a 5-0 win over Federal Way Tuesday. Jefferson lost a grand total of three games during the match.

The Raiders’ wins came from Rileigh Qualls at No. 1 singles over Melissa Duk, 6-0, 6-0, Makaylie Moore over Stephanie Paraza at No. 2, 6-0 6-0. In doubles’ action, TJ’s wins came from Cindy Park and Crystal Lee over Rozelle Schwyhart and Jenessa Ho, 6-0, 6-1, Coco Hernandez-Tagoe and Gloria Oh over Xenia Vezesco and Anna Rodriguez, 6-0 6-0, and Bethany Stellick and Kayla Stellick over Elsie Tibbs and Sydney Truong, 6-0, 6-2.

Decatur — The Gators lost a match to Bonney Lake Tuesday, 3-2. Decatur’s wins came from Maddy Bergstrom at No. 1 singles, 6-2, 6-2, and Maria de Miguel at No. 2 singles, 6-0, 6-4.

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