Offenses took over at Summit High on Saturday, with the Storm and Gig Harbor (Wash.) combining for 18 runs in the nonconference baseball contest.
With a four-run sixth inning, however, the home team grabbed a three-run lead and held on for a 10-8 victory.
Summit’s Tyler Mullen got the scoring going in the sixth with a one-out, run-scoring single to bring in Austin Peters, and Tyler Palfrey came in as well on an errant throw. Mullen later scored on a wild pitch, and Erik Alvstad capped the inning by getting hit by a pitch with the bases loaded, forcing in Duncan MacDougall.
Jake Munsell gave up back-to-back doubles to open up the top of the seventh, but he settled down and retired the next three batters to seal the win.
Alvstad and D.J. Wilson each went 1-for-4 with three runs batted in to lead the Storm (8-9), and Mullen was 2-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI. Munsell picked up the win, pitching the final 3 1⁄3 innings while allowing just three hits and one run.
In other Saturday action:
Track and field
Foursome leads Sisters to third place: ELMIRA — Madison Boettner, Aria Blumm, Megan Calarco and Elizabeth Ausman teamed up to take first in the 3,200-meter relay as well as the distance medley, as the Outlaws finished third as a team with 110.94 points at the Elmira Relays. Elmira finished atop the nine-team standings with 125.94 points. Alisha Haken won the high jump for the Outlaws, and Tessa O’Hern tied for first in the pole vault. For the boys, Glatz Jacob and Timothy Street highlighted the day, tying each other for third in the high jump. Sisters was fifth in the 10-team field with 76.47 points, and Elmira won with 133.97 points.
Bears, Cougs post top-five finishes: CENTRAL POINT — Bend High’s girls team placed fourth and the Mountain View boys finished fifth at the 21-team Crater Classic. Emily Geddes paced the Lava Bear girls with a first-place finish in the pole vault after clearing 10 feet, and Grace Curran took third in the 800. The Cougar girls ended the day in eighth place, highlighted by Anna Roshak’s win in the shot put (39-043⁄4). Mountain View’s boys squad was led by Mitch Modin’s victory in the long jump (22-04) and Gabe Wyllie’s runner-up finish in the 400. Bend, which was 10th in the boys team standings, was led by Joel Johnson and Camden Stoddard’s 1-2 finish in the pole vault. Johnson added a second-place effort in the javelin and Caleb Hoffmann turned in a third-place performance in the 800.
Two Cowboys post wins on coast: COOS BAY — Competing at the 24-team Prefontaine Classic, Crook County’s Luis Rivera won the boys 800-meter distance race and the Cowboys’ 1,600-meter relay team of Sam Santiago, Alonzo Lopez, Rivera and Grayson Munn placed first to highlight the coastal trip for the Prineville school. Team scores were not reported. Munn and Chance Sutfin added a runner-up finishes in the 3,000 and discus, respectively. Cowgirl sophomore Laken Berlin sparked the girls team with a second-place effort in the long jump and a third-place finish in the 100. Kathryn Kaonis added a second-place toss in the shot put.
Simpson, Giacci lead Panthers: EUGENE — Redmond’s Cody Simpson cleared 13 feet, 11 1⁄4 inches to claim third-place honors in the 22-athlete boys pole vault at the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field. Teammate Gabriel Giacci took fourth in the discus with a throw of 148-03, beating out 18 others for the spot. Summit also saw top-10 finishers, with five athletes finishing seventh or better in six events. Michael Wilson was sixth in the 300-meter hurdles to go along with a seventh-place showing in the 400-meter dash. Luke Hinz (800) and Matthew Maton (1,500) took fifth in their respective events, and Eric Alldritt (1,500) and Calvin Aylward (javelin) took home sixth-place honors. For the girls, Summit’s 400-meter relay team finished fourth in the 30-team field, with the 1,600-meter sprint medley squad taking seventh. The Storm also took seventh in the 1,600 relay. Danielle Taylor tied for eighth in the high jump to highlight Summit’s individual events. Kiersten Ochsner led the Panthers with seventh-place performances in the 100 and 200. Running unattached in an open race, Summit senior Travis Neuman ran the men’s 1,500 in 3:57.26.
Bend 5, Hermiston 3: REDMOND — Federico Puga was a 6-2, 6-3 winner at No. 1 singles, and Aaron Banquer-Glenn won 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 at No. 3 singles for the decisive fifth point to give the Lava Bears the team victory in a match played at Sam Johnson Park. Bend also got a 7-6, 6-2 win from Steven Dougherty at No. 4 singles. In doubles play, the teams of Amit Chopra/Isaac Johnson (6-2, 6-2) and Jesse James/Jaden Boehme (6-4, 6-0) were winners for the Lava Bears.
Marist 13, Bend United 7: Bend United absorbed its first league defeat of the season, falling to the Spartans from Eugene at Summit High School. Tori Landin scored three goals to lead BU. Katie Alhart scored two goals and Allie Rockett and Kyra Hajovsky had one apiece as the Bend squad slipped to 4-3 overall, 4-1 in Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association South League play.
Centennial (Idaho) 13, Bend 8: The host Lava Bears led 5-4 after the first quarter, but Centennial of Boise, Idaho, outscored Bend 5-0 in the second period and went on to win the nonleague match. Cade Hinderlider and Hayden Baney each had three goals and an assist to lead the Bears (6-5 overall).