Lane rallies in ninth, then sweeps Bellevue
Tielar Murray scored on Hank Forrest’s sacrifice fly to center field with one out in the seventh inning as Lane rallied past Bellevue 2-1 in the opener of a baseball doubleheader Saturday, and two Titans pitchers combined on a five-inning no-hitter to win the second 13-1.
With the Titans down 1-0 entering the ninth, Lane’s Donovan Baldocchi scored on a bases-loaded walk to Jayden Hanna with one out to tie the score.
Tony Henricksen had given the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead in the third when he singled, took second on a groundout, stole third and scored on an error by Lane starter Dillon Larsen.
The Titans’ Jack Gordon (1-0) retired the final five Bellevue batters for the win. Larsen allowed three hits in 5 1/3 innings.
In the second game, Jesse Davis (1-1) threw the first four innings for the victory, striking out seven and walking six, and Harrison Grow got the final three outs despite walking two.
Forrest, Murray and Jimmy McDonald each had two hits and two runs to lead Lane, and Jackson Soto had a double and three RBIs.
Comeback carries Lane to split
LONGVIEW, Wash. — Lane rallied for three runs in the top of the sixth inning to down Lower Columbia 3-2 in a nonconference baseball game Friday.
Lane lost the second game of the doubleheader 6-2.
Thomas Rudinsky stroked a two-run single and Junny McDonals followed with a run-scoring hit in the key inning for the Titans (1-3). Rudinsky and Logan Zozaya each had two hits for Lane.
Riley Howard pitched 2 1/3 innings to earn the win and Aaron Hutchinson tossed the final two innings of hitless ball for the save.
Everett sweeps Lane in baseball
Everett swept Lane Community College in a nonconference season-opening baseball doubleheader at PK Park on Saturday. The Trojans won the opener 6-2 and then followed with a 7-4 victory in Game 2.
Jackson Soto hit a two-run home run for the Titans in the first game. Cade Kissel scored twice for Lane in the second game. Colton Sakamoto scored once in each game.