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ALL-STARS: Sandpoint 10U baseball takes down Hayden Red

by MAX OSWALD
Sports Reporter | July 3, 2024 7:30 PM

HAYDEN — Rowin Macdonald went 3-for-3 with a double, a triple, and three RBIs and Nash Oliver pitched two no-hit innings as the Sandpoint 10U All-Stars defeated Hayden Red 14-1 to start off the Idaho District 1 Little League Tournament held Wednesday at Croffoot Park in Hayden.

Sandpoint struck early, plating three runs in the first thanks to an RBI double from Dominik Watson, who finished the contest 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. In the third, Macdonald and Watson hit RBI doubles and Sandpoint put six more runs on the board to make it a 9-0 game. In the fourth, Macdonald hit an RBI triple, Lane Raykowski and Sawyer Olsen RBI singles and the Sandpoint 10U All-Stars scored five more runs to take a 14-0 lead.

On the mound, Oliver started off the game for Sandpoint and struck out six batters and walked just two over his two terrific innings. Isaac Inman pitched 1 2/3 innings in relief, giving up one hit, one unearned run, and one walk while striking out three batters. Grady Peak finished off the final out with a strikeout.

The Sandpoint 10U All-Stars will face Lewiston Purple at 3 p.m. Friday at Croffoot Park in Hayden.

Sandpoint 306 5XX — 14 13 1

Hayden 000 1XX — 1 1 6

Game called in fourth inning due to 10-run rule.

W — Oliver: 2IP, 0H, 0ER, 2BB, 6K. L — N/A: 2.2 IP, 8H, 7ER, 3BB, 4K.

HITS: SPT — Macdonald 3, Watson 2, Inman 2, Oliver 2, Peak 1, Olsen 1, Raykowski 1, Albertson 1. HAY — N/A.

2B — Watson 2, Albertson, Macdonald. 3B — Macdonald.

RBI: SPT — Macdonald 3, Watson 2, Olsen 1. HAY — None.