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YOUTH SPORTS: The North 14U finishes second, 16U third at SGFSA Summer Classic

| June 11, 2024 1:00 AM

SPOKANE — After five games each, The North 14U and 16U travel softball teams both finished among the top of their respective brackets at the SGFSA Summer Classic held June 7-9 at the Dwight Merkel Complex in Spokane.

The North 14U placed second in the gold bracket after defeating Swarm Sports 14U of Spokane (13-3), Villains 14U of Spokane Valley (17-2), 406 Playmakers 14U of Billings, Mont. (9-8) and Elevate Elite Fastpitch 14U of Woodinville, Wash. (13-5). The team’s only loss came in the championship game against the Okanagan Elite 15U of British Columbia, Canada.

The North 16U placed third in the gold bracket, going 3-2 on the weekend. The girls defeated the PNW Chaos 16U of Spokane Valley (9-4), the 18U Velocity of Spokane Valley (12-0) and the AP USA Explosion of Spokane (6-5).

The North 16U will return to action June 15-16 at the 2024 Wheatfield Classic in Pullman, Wash. The 14U will travel to Ephrata, Wash., on June 15-16 for the BJP Memorial Tournament.

THE NORTH 16U

GAME ONE

The North 014 031 0 — 9 7 2

PNW Chaos 012 010 0 — 4 6 5

W — Fitchett: 7 IP, 6H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7K. L — De La Cruz: 3IP, 4H, 4ER, 1BB, 1K.

HITS: N — Dungan 2, Fitchett 2, Lancaster 1, Koskela 1, A. Frederickson 1. PNW — De La Cruz 2, Savage 1, Walker 1, Mourin 1, Mejie 1.

No extra-base hits.

RBI: N — Fitchett 2, Koskela 1, Lancaster 1, Falk 1. PNW — Walker 1, Mourin 1, Meije 1.

GAME TWO

PNW Scream 101 011 3 — 7 11 0

The North 300 011 0 — 5 11 4

W — Kincaid: 7IP, 11H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 9K. L — Koskela: 7 IP, 11H, 5 ER, 0 BB, 3 K.

HITS: N — Lancaster 2, Koskela 2, Miller 2, A. Frederickson 2, S. Frederickson 1, Hindle 1, Gravier 1. PNW — Fox 2, Schuerman 2, Drake 2, Westermann 2, Morris 1, Bridge 1, Zimmerman 1.

2B — Zimmerman, Hindle, Koskela. HR — Koskela.

RBI: N — Lancaster 2, Koskela 2, A. Frederickson 1. PNW — Zimmerman 2, Bridge 1, Fox 1, Schuerman 1.

GAME THREE

The North 183 0XX X — 12 5 0

18U Velocity 000 0XX X — 0 2 1

W — Fitchett: 4 IP, 2H, 0ER, 2BB, 4K.  L — N/A.

HITS: N — Lancaster 2, Gravier 2, Falk 1, VEL — N/A.

No extra-base hits.

RBI: N — Lancaster 3, A. Frederickson 2, Gravier 1, Ficthett 1, Falk 1. VEL — None.

GAME FOUR

AP Explosion 000 021 2 — 5 5 2

The North 105 000 X — 6 9 3

W — Fitchett: 7IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 4K. L — Sturm: 6 IP, 9H, 6 ER, 1 BB, 5K.

HITS: N — Koskela 3, A. Frederickson 2, Gravier 1, Fitchett 1, Lancaster 1, Falk 1. EXP — Olsen 2, Hernandez 1, Wallette 1, Stewart 1.

2B — A. Fredrickson, Koskela. 3B — Stewart.

RBI: N — Fitchett 2, Koskela 2. EXP — Stewart 1, Olsen 1, Graham 1.

GAME FIVE

Liberty Lake 200 80X X — 10 11 1

The North 000 01X X — 1 2 3

W — Barry: 3IP, 0H, 0ER, 3BB, 5K. L — Koskela: 3.2 IP, 8H, 3 ER, 1BB, 2K.

HITS: N — Hindle 1, Miller 1. LL — Knutson 2, Barry 2, Coder 2, Schnell 1, Linder 1, Weger 1, Henderson 1, Jensen 1.

2B — Coder 2, Knutson. 3B — Barry. HR — Weger.

RBI: N — A. Frederickson 1. LL — Barry 3, Linder 2, Weger 2, Knutson 1, Jensen 1.

THE NORTH 14U

GAME ONE

The North 533 20X X — 13 11 1

Swarm Sports 010 20XX — 3 7 6

W — Wilson: 5 IP, 3H, 2ER, 3BB, 8K. L — N/A.

HITS: N — Pierson 3, Frago 2, Olsen 2, Wilson 1, Inge 1, Petersen 1, Fisher 1. SW — N/A.

2B — Fisher, Inge, Olsen. HR — Wilson.

RBI: N — Wilson 3, Petersen 2, Fisher 2, Inge 1.

GAME TWO

The North 359 2XX X — 19 11 2

Elevate 310 1XX X — 5 10 3

W — Petersen: 4IP, 10H, 3ER, 0BB, 2K. L — N/A.

HITS: N —Frago 2, Bannick 2, Newsom 2, Olsen 2, Wilson 1, Petersen 1, Johnson 1. ELE — N/A.

2B — Bannick. 3B — Newsom.

RBI: N — Newsom 4, Inge 4, Olsen 2, Petersen 2, Wilson 1, Bannick 1. ELE — N/A.

GAME THREE

Villains 14U 20X XXX X — 2 2 3

The North 5[12]X XXX X — 17 8 1

W — Wilson: 2IP, 2H, 2ER, 1BB, 5K. L — Dvorak.

HITS: N — Olsen 2, Inge 2, Wilson 1, Frago 1, Bannick 1, Johnson 1. VL — Costanzo 1, Kucirka 1.

2B — Inge. 3B — Inge. HR — Wilson.

RBI: N — Inge 4, Wilson 4, Olsen 1, Frago 1, Bannick 1, Johnson 1. VL — None.

GAME FOUR

The North 223 2XX X — 9 5 3

406 Playmakers 123 2XX X — 8 10 3

W — Frago: 2.2IP, 7H, 2ER, 1BB, 4K. L — Ricketts. SV — Wilson: 1.1 IP, 3H, 1ER, 2K.

HITS: N — Olsen 1, Inge 1, Bannick 1, Johnson 1, Stumm 1. 406 — Rogers 2, Lamping 1, Ridgeway 1, Smith 1, Burgoyne 1, Hendrix 1, Brisbin 1, Carella 1, Rogers 1.

2B — Lamping.

RBI: N — Bannick 2, Inge 1, Stumm 1. 406 — Lamping 3, Hendrix 2, Carella 1, Smith 1.

GAME FIVE

Okanagan 736 XXX X — 16 13 0

The North 000 XXX X — 0 2 4

W — Keillor: 3IP, 2H, 0ER, 1BB, 4K.  L — Petersen.

HITS: N — Olsen 1, Frago 1. OK — Ward 3, Hogg 2, Anderson 2, Bobye-Johnson 1, Hawrys 1, Stuart 1, Rands 1, Paddock 1, Rohatensky 1.

2B — Hogg 2, Ward 2, Paddock.

RBI: N — None. OK — Keillor 2, Anderson 2, Ward 2, Hogg 2, Stuart 1, Rands 1, Paddock 1.