Courtesy of The Register-Guard
LONGVIEW, Wash. — Lower Columbia swept a doubleheader on Friday with Lane, 2-1 and 8-3.
The Red Devils scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to win the first game, spoiling six innings of shutout pitching by Lane's Mitchell Bell. Bell struck out one and scattered four hits over six complete innings. Charlie Patterson and Austin Skelhorn each gave up a run in relief.
In Game 2, Lane again gave up a one-run lead, as Lower Columbia scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth to erase a 3-2 deficit. Curtis again had a hit and an RBI in the second game, as he went 1-for-2 with a bases loaded walk that drove in a run. Matt Dallas had a hit and an RBI, and Henry Lovecamp also had a pair of walks and went 1-for-1 at the plate with an RBI for Lane.
Lane (3-3) and Lower Columbia (4-2) play another doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday.