TCKL roundup: Ness blasts two singles, doubles, homerun for Hot Rods

Tribune Staff • Jul 6, 2018 at 11:13 PM

Here’s a recap of this past week’s action from the Tri-Cities Kids League

Boys Minor

Hot Rods 9, Lake Monsters 4

Jake Chasco hit two singles to fuel the Hot Rod’s offense, while his defense helped hold their lead with a clutch play at second base. Ethan Ness knocked two singles, two doubles and a home run to lead the offense, while Sawyer Harrison held command of the mound during the fourth inning to solidify the Hot Rod’s lead.

Boys Major

Yankees 14, Indians 11

For the Yankees, Jarod Morgan and Tyler Chute shined from the mound pitching a few strong innings each, while Cam Lakatos held down the field with great defense. All three players finished 2-for-3 from the plate with Chute picking up a triple.

For the Indians, Alex Girard played strong defense while finishing 2-for-3 from the plate, while Harrison put together a solid inning from the mound.

Boys Intermediate

Sun Devils 15, Rams 3

William Vanderstelt led his team with an RBI and a great play in the outfield while Jonathon Clausing scored a run and played two good innings of defense.

Logan Petrus led the game with six RBIs, while Jaden Binnendyk caught two fly balls in left field to led the defense.

Razorbacks 8, Jayhawks 2

The Razorbacks were led by Brixton Rose and Nolan Powell who each knocked in two-run doubles, while Hudson Shake also scored a crucial run. The Razorback pitching staff teamed up for a dominant performance.

The Jayhawks anchored their game on solid team defense and pitched well in the loss.

Hurricanes 10, Wolverines 9

Carson Clink led the Hurricanes with two hits and a save from the mound. Thomas Rasmussen played a great all-around game to chip into the win while Sam Kuiper reached base three times.

For the Wolverines, Declan Ellenwood pitched out of a bases-loaded jam for no runs, aided by a great catch by Andrew Brink to end the inning.

Boys Instructional

Storm 15, Thunder 6

The Storm overpowered the Thunder with a strong team-wide night at the plate. Will Harrison and Caleb Clausing both finished a perfect 3-for-3, while John Cryst turned in a strong performance from the field for the Storm.

For the Thunder, Finn Tran made an excellent play in right field to hold a promising hit to just a single. Elliot Lane tuned in a strong hitting performance, while Byron Nevins demonstrated great team spirit and sportsmanship in the loss.

Riverdogs 11, Rockhounds 7

The Riverdogs put together a spectacular offensive performance as every member of the team recorded a multi-hit game. Philip Young, Breslen Boersen, Jase Neiger and Chandler Bovee each recorded three hits in three plate appearances. Ryder Woodwyk, Grayam Beyer and Peirce Van Stratt each tallied for hits each.

For the Rockhounds, Jaiden, Tyson, Ryker and Cael each recorded three hits.

Muckdogs 7, Blue Rocks 3

Max Polston, Taylor Collins and Jonas Meeuwsen each drove home multiple runs at the plate to fuel the Muckdog’s hot night from the plate.

Girls Junior

Tigers 5, Diamondbacks 5

Jordan Smith, Alivia Perez and Audrey Detar each knocked base hits to lead the Tigers to victory over the Diamondbacks.

Tigers 14, Diamondbacks 10

Megan Norton made an excellent defensive play at shortstop, while Josie Ross played a solid game at first base. Alia Zuidema closed out the final inning from the circle, allowing no hits and no runs.

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