EHS sweeps WW, Salem for County baseball title PDF Print E-mail
The Eastern Musketeers won the county title in a big way.
They defeated Salem 12-1 and then turned back West Washington 9-0.
Against Salem, it didn’t take long for the Musketeers to grab momentum as they scored 10 runs over the first three innings.
A sacrifice fly by Dustyn Miller during the first inning supplied the early offense for Musketeers.
Scot Ames put himself in scoring position with two extra-base hits. He doubled in the third and fifth innings.
Salem’s lineup had no answer for EHS pitcher Cody Shepherd.
The Lions managed just one hit off of the Musketeer hurler, Shepherd also allowed just  one earned run, while walking three and striking out 10 during his five innings of work.
Brayton Brading, Jordan Eberle and Miller also combined for seven hits and seven RBIs.
Against West Washington.
In the first game Miller helped with his bat, but against the Senators it was his arm that helped propel Eastern to the win.
He didn’t allow a run while striking out 17 batters.
The Musketeer bats came to life in the fourth inning when they scored six runs. The runs came on an RBI single by Tyler Churchman, a groundout by Cody Shepherd, an RBI single by Miller, a sacrifice fly by Scot Ames, and a two-run single by Austin Roberts.
Brading did his best to jumpstart the offense for Musketeers, reaching base three times. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the third inning.
Musketeers went up for good in the first, scoring three runs on an RBI double by Ames and two ground outs.