Jaguars take baseball twin bill from Waitsburg-Prescott

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PASCO — The Waitsburg-Prescott baseball tam dropped a heartbreaker to Tri-Cities Prep, 10-9, in the first game of a Southeast 2B League twin bill here Saturday, and the Jaguars completed the sweep with a 14-8 victory.

In the opener, W-P scored four second-inning runs to take a 4-2 lead, and enjoyed the lead into the seventh, 8-7. After a solo run in the top of the seventh, W-P allowed Tri-Cities Prep a three-spot for the victory.

Starting pitcher Talen Larsen had three hits for W-P, while Jacob Dunn and Kyle Gradwohl each smacked a pair.

In the nightcap, the Jaguars jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the first inning.

W-P tied it at 3-all in the third, and took a 4-3 lead in the fourth. That lead increased to 6-3 in the fifth, but T-C Prep’s bats unloaded for 11 runs in the bottom of the stanza and cruised to the victory.

Kyle Dozier led W-P’s offense in the nightcap with a pair of hits.

W-P, now 4-6 overall and 1-2 in league play, travels to Garfield-Palouse on Tuesday.

First game

W-P 040 121 1 — 9 10 6

T-C Prep 210 022 3 — 10 4 2

Larsen, Gradwohl (4), Grant (7) and Dunn. Geist, Nelson (6) and Harlow.

W-P: Larsen 3, Dozier, Gradwohl 2, Dunn 2, Grant, Pearson. T-C Prep: Geist, Zilar, Harlow, Amato.

Second game

W-P 021 122 0 — 8 7 0

T-C Prep 300 0(11) 00 x — 14 14 0

W-P: Dunn, Leroue (3), Grant (5), Acevedo (6) and Leroue, Carter (3), Leroue (5). T-C Prep: Zilar, Nelson (2), Montelongo (5), Harlow (5), Coverdall (7) and Harlow, Zilar (5), Harlow (7).

W-P: Larsen, Dozier 2, Gradwohl, Leroue, Acevedo, Pearson. T-C Prep: Nelson, Montelongo, Giest 3, Zilar 3, Harlow, Lewis, Coverdall 2, Hinkson 2.

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