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KLOG Monday Sports

Posted on 31st May 2016 at 09:05

The Mariners defeated the Padres 9-3 yesterday as Kyle Seager’s two-run homer broke a 2-2 tie in the 6th inning. The M’s and Padres play again today, KLOG 11:30 am…..Washington and Gonzaga made the field for the NCAA baseball tournament. The Huskies play in the Nashville Regional while the Zags are at the Fort Worth Regional. Oregon State did not make the tournament…..Yakima Valley beat Everett 5-2 to win the NWAC baseball crown at Story Field yesterday. It’s the Yaks first title since 1983. LCC ended up 4th in the tournament…..Vincent Murphy of Puyallup won the Cowlitz County Amateur golf tournament in a three-hole playoff with Matt Hartley…..In case you missed it, Toledo won the State 2B baseball title while Toutle Lake won the 2B softball championship.

KLOG Friday Sports

Posted on 27th May 2016 at 07:02

Kade Kryzsko pitched seven shutout innings to lead Lower Columbia to a 9-0 victory over Bellevue in the opening round of the NWAC baseball championships at Story Field. The Devils advance to play Pierce at 7:35 pm tonight…..The Mariners and Felix Hernandez take on the Minnesota Twins tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Action is underway at the State softball tournament. Kelso is playing at the 3A in Lacey and R.A. Long is at the 2A in Selah. Rainier is hosting Amity in the Oregon 3A today at 5 pm…..The Rainier baseball team hosts Glide in the Oregon 3A state today at 3:30 pm…..R.A. Long’s Ethan Sterkel took 2nd place in the long jump at the State 2A track meet. Trent Beavers of Kelso was 3rd in the 3A pole vault and Kirsten Mury of Kelso was 3rd in the javelin.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Posted on 25th May 2016 at 08:48

Leonys Martin hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the 9th to give the Mariners a 6-5 win over the Oakland A’s. Robinson Cano’s two-run shot in the 8th set up Martin’s heroics. The M’s and A’s play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..On the eve of the NWAC Baseball Championships at LCC, the coaches for the final 8 will take part in a webcast interview show tonight at 6 pm on the nwacsports.org website…..Austin White of Mark Morris fired a two-over 74 at the State 2A golf tournament, good for second place. Troy Parrish of R.A. Long shot an 84 and made the cut to today’s second round…..Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski has been granted a final year of eligibility on a medical redshirt after back surgery. He played in five games will be eligible to return next season.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

Posted on 24th May 2016 at 07:21

The Kelso Lassies won three straight games yesterday to qualify for the State 3A softball tournament. Kelso beat Hazen 7-0, downed Auburn-Riverside 4-1 and defeated Central Kitsap 8-0. Megan Holt got two of the victories. Kelso will open State 3A play Friday at the RAC Fields in Lacey…..Rich Hill went eight shutout innings to lead the Oakland A’s to a 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The LCC baseball team has been working hard as baseball players and groundskeepers as they are getting ready for the start of the NWAC Baseball Championships Thursday at Story Field. The defending champs have the additional chores that make hosting the tournament even more difficult. The Red Devils open play Thursday night at 7:35 pm.

KLOG Monday Sports

Posted on 23rd May 2016 at 09:01

The Mariners completed a three game sweep in Cincinnati with a 5-4 win over the Reds on Sunday. Leonys Martin had four hits to lead the way. The M’s open a home stand against the Oakland A’s tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Kelso baseball team was eliminated in the 3A playoffs with a 3-1 loss to Arlington on Sunday…..The Kelso Lassies finally resume 3A Bi-District plat with a must win game against Hazen today at 11:00 am in Tacoma…..The LCC softball team took 5th place at the 16-team NWAC Championship tourney in Portland. Bellevue eliminated the Devils 11-4 yesterday…..The field is set for Thursday’s opening day of the NWAC Baseball Championships at LCC. The defending champion Red Devils will play Bellevue at 7:35 pm Thursday night at Story Field.

KLOG Friday Sports

Posted on 20th May 2016 at 08:51

The Mariners beat the Orioles 7-4 in Baltimore yesterday. Adam Lind’s three-run homer was the key hit. The M’s begin a three game set at Cincinnati today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Lower Columbia softball team has begun NWAC Championship play today in Portland. The action continues through Monday…..The Kelso Lassies open 3A Bi-District softball today with a 12 pm game against Capital at Sprinker Fields in Tacoma. R.A. Long’s opening 2A District game with Washougal was rained out yesterday and rescheduled for today at 4 pm in Centralia…..The Kelso baseball team begins 3A State action tomorrow against Arlington at Mount Vernon HS, KLOG 9:55 am…..The Kelso track teams begin 3A Bi-District today in Sumner. The 2A District track meet with RAL and MM is at Centralia today.

KLOG Thursday Sports

Posted on 19th May 2016 at 07:54

The Orioles beat the Mariners 5-2 last night as former Mariner Chris Tillman was the winning pitcher. The M’s and O’s are playing a day game today, KLOG 8:30 am…..The R.A. Long softball team begins 2A District play this afternoon in Centralia. The Jills play Washougal at 4 pm…..Aunica Rybar of Mark Morris took fifth at the girls 2A golf District at Mint Valley. Rybar qualifies for State and she’ll be joined by RAL duo Josie Nickerson and Sierra Norris who tied at 15th place…..Blazer assistant coach Jay Triano is leaving the team to become the lead assistant for the Phoenix Suns…..The Kelso baseball team opens the State 3A tournament in Mt. Vernon Saturday against Arlington, KLOG 9:55 am. The venue has been changed from Skagit Valley College to Mt. Vernon HS.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

Posted on 18th May 2016 at 09:02

Anacortes broke up a scoreless duel with three late goals to defeat R.A. Long 3-0 in the 2A State boys soccer playoffs. The Jacks fine season ends at 13-6-1…..The top 31 made the cut to today’s final round of the 2A girls golf District at Mint Valley. Aunica Rybar of MM was the best local score of 86, good for second place…..The Mariners blasted the Orioles 10-0 last night as Nelson Cruz led the way with a homer and five RBI’s. The M’s and O’s play again today at Camden Yards, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The LCC softball team was seeded sixth into the 16-team NWAC Championships. The Devils play Everett in the first round Friday at 10 am. The tourney is at Delta Park in Portland.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

Posted on 17th May 2016 at 08:16

The R.A. Long boys soccer team is fired up and ready to host a 2A State playoff game tonight. The Jacks take on Anacortes in a 6 pm game at Longview Memorial Stadium. Toledo/Winlock United takes on University Prep in a 1A playoff at Centralia tonight at 7 pm…..The Mariners are in Baltimore for a game with the Orioles today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Blazers have signed head coach Terry Stotts to a three year contract extension through 2020. Former Blazer and Sonic head coach Nate McMillian is the new head coach of the Indiana Pacers…..The girls 2A District golf tournament is underway at Mint Valley. The tourney runs today and tomorrow…..The LCC softball team is still waiting for the draw of the NWAC Championship tournament three days before the start Friday in Portland.

KLOG Monday Sports

Posted on 16th May 2016 at 09:23

The Mariners head out on the road after being swept by the Angels over the weekend. L.A. won 3-0 yesterday. The M’s and Orioles play tomorrow in Baltimore…..The LCC baseball team clinched the school’s 38th division crown with a Sunday sweep at Grays Harbor 15-2 and 3-2. The Devils get the automatic berth into the NWAC Championships May 26-30 at Story Field…..The Kelso baseball team took second at the 3A Bi-District with an 8-4 loss to Central Kitsap Saturday night. The Scotties advance to State and will play Arlington Saturday morning at 10 am at Mt. Vernon…..The R.A. Long boys soccer team is ready to open State action at home tomorrow night against Anacortes…..New York City FC beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 yesterday.