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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 […]

WWCC splits with Yakima

Walla Walla Community College and Yakima Valley started and ended a crucial baseball doubleheader on Wednesday tied for second place, even as East Region standings shifted slightly in the Northwest Athletic Conference.

Yakima handed the Warriors a 6-5 come-from-behind loss in the first game, before Walla Walla bounced back with a 10-2 victory, at WWCC’s Tausick Way field.

Walla Walla (17-11 overall) and Yakima now both have 9-5 records in the league — only now they’re a half-game farther behind first-place Columbia Basin (11-3 in the East), which picked up back-to-back wins at Spokane on Wednesday.

Fourth-place Treasure Valley (8-6 in the East), […]

Warriors bounce back to beat Wenatchee and earn split

WENATCHEE — Walla Walla Community College’s baseball team split a Northwest Athletic Conference Eastern Region baseball doubleheader with Wenatchee Valley here Saturday.

The Knights, behind the three-hit pitching of Connor Cardinel, rolled to an 11-0 victory  in game one — a contest called after six-and-a-half innings due to the mercy rule.

WWCC rebounded for a 7-1 triumph in the nightcap. Results were not available at press time.

“We didn’t show up ready to play in game one and Wenatchee took it to us,” Walla Walla coach Dave Meliah said. “We competed a lot harder in game two and Carson did a great job […]

WWCC plays to split with Sasquatch

It took nearly seven hours to accomplish very little Thursday in NWAC East Region baseball action.

Walla Walla Community College used a four-run sixth inning to overcome a three-run deficit, and went on to defeat Spokane, 6-4, in the opener.

It took the Sasquatch 15 innings to pull out a 3-2 win in the nightcap to gain a split.

Spokane and Walla Walla entered Thursday play tied for the East Region lead at 6-2. The two teams left Thursday tied for the East Region lead at 7-3.

“It’s always nice to get one,” Warrior coach Dave Meliah said. “But when you win that first […]

Victorino paces WWCC at Hawk Invite

RICHLAND — Walla Walla Community College’s Lauren Victorino finished the Hawk Invitational tied with Madi Brown of North Idaho atop the individual leaderbaord here at Horn Rapids Golf Course on Monday.

Victorino needed only 77 strokes — five over par — including four birdies to complete the course before squaring off with Brown in a sudden death playoff at the first hole.

However a long approach resulted in Victorino two-putting, while Brown hit the green to score a par 4 and clinch the first-place medal.

“Lauren played her career best today,” Walla Walla coach Mike Rostollan said. “After good drives, Lauren’s approach was […]

Schoessler leads Warriors to sweep of Spokane

Walla Walla High grad Brandi Schoessler picked up a pair of softball victories in the circle for Walla Walla Community College on the Warriors’ field on Sunday.

In the opener of the NWAC East Region matchup against Spokane, Schoessler had two strikeouts and won a five-inning decision, 11-2, over the Sasquatch.

In the nightcap, Schoessler relieved starter Anna Williams in the first inning and hand three strikeouts as she led WWCC to a 9-6 victory.

Warrior Erin Ware led the offense with four hits in the doubleheader.

Lyndzie Parker had a home run for WWCC in the first game.

The Warriors are now 11-5 in […]

Warriors sweep Blue Mountain


PENDLETON — Walla Walla Community College used offense and pitching here Saturday in NWAC East Region baseball action to sweep Blue Mountain Community College.

The Warriors pounded out 16 hits in defeating the Timberwolves 12-5 in the opener. After spotting Blue Mountain a 4-0 lead after one, the bullpen shut out the Timberwolves the rest of the way and the Warrior bats came to life as Walla Walla completed the Sweep with a 9-4 second-game win.

A Josh Kutzke three-run double sparked the Warriors to a four-run second in the opener. The Warrior 4-0 lead was short lived. The Timberwolves got it […]

Softball takes two from CBC

Walla Walla Community College crushed Columbia Basin, 14-1, to complete a doubleheader sweep in Northwest Athletic Conference softball action here on Wednesday.

The Warriors had held off Columbia Basin for a 5-3 win in the first game of their East Division matchup.

The sweep gave Walla Walla (14-8 overall, 9-5 in the division) sole possession of third place in the East, as Treasure Valley settled for a split with Blue Mountain on Wednesday and slipped to fourth place.

McLoughlin High School alumnus Makayla Kelly joined Ashley Hicks in hitting home runs as they helped the Warriors to a lopsided victory in the nightcap.

Walla […]

Warrior Baseball splits with Chukars

The WWCC baseball team wins the opener, 10-4, before Treasure Valley salvages the split with a 9-2 win in the nightcap.

One big inning keyed both Walla Walla Community College and Treasure Valley to a victory, as they split a Northwest Athletic Conference East Division baseball doubleheader here on Wednesday.

The Warriors scored seven runs in the fifth inning for a 10-4 win in the opener, but then surrendered five runs in the seventh inning of the nightcap, a 9-2 loss.

“We put some pressure on them in the first game, and had a big inning that gave us some separation,” Warriors coach […]

Warriors split pair of softball doubleheaders

Walla Walla split a pair of Northwest Athletic Conference East Region softball doubleheaders over the weekend on the road.

The Warriors dropped the first end of a twin bill at Big Bend in Moses Lake Friday by a score of 3-0 but bounced back to win the nightcap 8-2.

In a Saturday pair at North Idaho College in Coeur d’Alene, WWCC claimed the first game 6-3, but lost the second 9-7.

The splits left the Warriors with an 8-6 record in the East, 13-9 overall.

North Idaho now stands 6-3 and 12-5 while Big Bend, which also split a pair of home games Sunday […]