Yaks bang out 19 hits in nightcap, hand WWCC baseball split

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WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Community College and Yakima Valley split an NWAACC Eastern Region baseball doubleheader on a sun-kissed Saturday afternoon at Warrior Field.

The Warriors got a complete game from right-hander Jake Campeau in the opener and emerged victorious by a 6-1 count.

YVC banged out 19 hits in the nightcap and earned a split with a 14-9 triumph.

WWCC is now 2-2 in league and 10-10 overall.

Campeau scattered nine hits in game one, but allowed just two hits after the fourth inning. He struck out six and did not walk a batter.

Offensively, Jarod Gonzales collected two hits, an equal number of RBIs, and scored once to lead Walla Walla.

The Warriors came up short in the second game despite a 17-hit attack. Kevin Toon and Ryan Neal led WWCC with three hits apiece.

“Jake Campeau had another outstanding outing,” Walla Walla coach Dave Meliah said. “We had some clutch at-bats to help us extend the lead in the first game.

“The second game was a back-and-forth slugfest,” Meliah said.

The Warriors continue league play Wednesday at Big Bend.

First Game

YVC 100 000 000 — 1 9 2

WWCC 101 010 03X — 6 11 1

Garvin, Charbonneau (8) and Ramos; Campeau and Holbrook.

HR — WWCC: Gonzales.

Hits — YVC: Thomson 2, Ito 2, Martinez, VonDracek, Redal, Snider, Wardian; WWCC: Gonzales 2, Poznanski 2, Morris 2, Neal 2, Wolfe, Toon, Jones.

Second Game

YVC 105 130 103 — 14 19 1

WWCC 032 200 200 — 9 17 3

Lau, Vetsch (4), Tassara (7), Lemus (8) and Mamuad; Plew, Bettinson (3), Brockman (5), Schmidt (7) and Turner.

Hits — YVC: Martinez 4, Ito 4, Redal 2, Wardian 2, Snider 2, Leone 2, Thomson, Mamuad, Boley; WWCC: Neal 3, Toon 3, Morris 2, Gonzales 2, Salas 2, Jones 2, Turner 2, Wolfe.

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