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Warriors win Super Regional to advance to NWAC Championships

BELLEVUE — Walla Walla Community College’s baseball team picked up a pair of NWAC Super Regional victories on Friday, 6-2 over Centralia and 11-7 over Bellevue, to advance to again play Bellevue on Saturday.
On Saturday afternoon, Bellevue, with a run in the bottom of the eighth, pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Warriors.
With the win, Bellevue forced a loser-out battle with the Warriors on Sunday morning, with WWCC winning 12-9 to advance to the NWAC tournament, and end the Bulldogs’ season.
“I’m so proud of these guys for competing and fighting the way that they did,” Warriors coach Davd Meliah […]

Warrior softball finishes 3rd at NWAC Championship Tournament

SPOKANE — Walla Walla Community College picked up two victories on Friday, 3-2 over Lower Columbia and 8-0 over Mount Hood, and another on Saturday, 9-6 over North Idaho.

In the Warriors’ opener on Friday morning, Rachel Collins pitched into the sixth inning, striking out two Red Devils, before Brandi Schoessler took over to close out the victory.

Walla Walla scored solo runs in the each of the first three innings, while Lower Columbia managed two runs in the third inning.

Emily Thornton had three of WWCC’s 10 hits in the victory.

In Friday’s second matchup, the Warriors rode Schoessler’s complete-game one-hitter to the […]

Adams leads WWCC golfers to 5th

BANDON, Ore. — Walla Walla Community College men climbed up to fifth place, with Zac Adams tied for sixth on the individual leaderboard, on the final day of the Southwestern Oregon Invitational here on Monday. 

Playing at Bandon Trails, the Warriors combined to shoot a 296 (a 17-stroke improvement over Sunday at Pacific Dunes). They finished only three strokes behind fourth-place Skagit Valley.

Adams finished as WWCC’s top individual, thanks in large part to a 1-under-par 70 on Sunday. He followed with a five-over 76 that included not only a birdie but also a pace of play penalty at Bandon Trails.

The Warrior […]

Warriors take East #3 seed to Regionals

YAKIMA — Walla Walla Community College cemented a playoff spot, although not the No. 2 East region seed, here Saturday in NWAC East Region baseball action.

Yakima Valley, with a one game lead over the Warriors for the No. 2 seed, took the opener 8-4. The Warriors got an eight inning six-hit effort from Carson Woolery in the night cap to post a 4-3 win and split the double dip.

The Warriors take the No. 3 East seed to the playoffs. WWCC finishes at 17-11 while the Yaks hang onto the second seed at 18-10.

Yakima took control early in the opener taking […]

Warriors split with Spokane

SPOKANE — Walla Walla Community College and Spokane, two of three teams battling for the NWAC East’s final playoff spots, split their baseball doubleheader here on Wednesday.

Spokane handed Walla Walla a 7-3 loss in the first game, but the Warriors bounced back with a 6-3 win in the nightcap.

Treasure Valley, the other team in the mix, split its Wednesday twin bill at Blue Mountain.

By day’s end, Walla Walla remained in third place with a 16-10 record.

The Warriors are one game ahead of Treasure Valley (15-11), two up on Spokane (14-12), and the regular season will end with three big doubleheaders […]

WWCC Softball rolls to sweep of Columbia Basin

PASCO — Walla Walla Community College won a Northwest Athletic Conference softball doubleheader here at Columbia Basin on Wednesday.

The Warriors rallied in the seventh inning to force extras before pulling off a 7-4 win in nine in the opener, and then completed the sweep with a 7-0 victory in the nightcap.

“We had a great fighting spirit, coming back to take the first game,” WWCC coac Justin Speer said. “Thing weren’t going that great for us early on. We made some costly mistakes, but then we were able to get back in it, get some momentum, and do what we needed […]

WWCC takes care of Wenatchee twice

Walla Walla Community College’s baseball team ended the home portion of its 2017 schedule Saturday afternoon by sweeping a Northwest Athletic Conference East Region doubleheader from last-place Wenatchee Valley at Warrior Field.

WWCC knocked off the Knights in the opener, 12-1, behind a 12-hit attack and four-hit pitching by Robby Heiberg.

Walla Walla built an early 4-0 lead in the nightcap before holding on for an 8-5 triumph.

The Warriors improved to 15-9 in league and 23-15 overall while dropping WVC (3-21, 3-31) deeper into the abyss of the East standings.

Walla Walla used an eight-run second inning to obliterate a 1-0 deficit and […]

Warrior Men finish strong at Liberty Lake

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.  — Walla Walla’s men’s team shot 292 and matched the best score of the day here Sunday at the MeadowWood Golf Course during the second and final round of the Bigfoot Invitational golf tournament.

But the Warriors began the day eight shots off the pace and the best they could do was climb two rungs in the team standings to finish fourth in the final Northwest Athletic Conference tournament of the regular season.

North Idaho began the day in third place, two shots behind Bellevue and Southwest Oregon after Saturday’s round at Liberty Lake Golf Course. But the Cardinals […]

Warriors win opener against Blue Mountain

Walla Walla Community College came within three outs of sweeping Blue Mountain Community College in NWAC East baseball doubleheader action here Saturday.

The Warriors got solid pitching from Robby Heiberg, six strikeouts in 6 + innings, and Dimick Wood, plus a two run home run from Josh Kutzke to beat the Timberwolves 7-4 in the opener.

The nightcap was all Jacob Haas for seven innings. The Warrior starter blanked the Timberwolves for seven innings on only two hits while striking out six.

The Warriors used a run-scoring single from Larry DeWitt in the first and a sac fly from Brandon Wagstaff in the […]

Warriors win in extra innings to earn split with Columbia Basin

Walla Walla Community College split a doubleheader with Columbia Basin in Northwest Athletic Conference East Region baseball action here on Saturday.

The Warriors lost the first game, 5-2, before bouncing back with a 7-6 victory in 13 innings.

“Our guys just kept scratching and clawing and believing that something great was going to happen,” Warriors coach Dave Meliah said. “We got a lucky break too, when (Robby) Heiberg’s double in the 12th got lost in the lights and we were able to tie it up. But, the guys never gave up. I’m really happy for Justin Macdonald. He’s a guy who doesn’t […]