Baseball

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]