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Campbell's homer sparks Lakeland to sweep of Moscow

| April 18, 2010 9:00 PM

RATHDRUM - Senior Chelsea Campbell hit a walk-off home run in the first game, and the Lakeland Hawks went on to sweep the Moscow Bears 1-0 and 7-0 in 4A Inland Empire League play Saturday.

Campbell, who hits third in the Hawks' lineup, led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a shot over the left field fence.

"She's been hitting very well for us, so it was nice to see all her hard work pay off," Lakeland coach Colleen Bevacqua said.

Jamie Klopatek allowed just a fourth-inning single for Lakeland (9-5, 4-0 4A IEL). She struck out 10 and walked two.

In the second game, sophomore Ashley Metcalf pitched her first varsity shutout, striking out seven and scattering six hits. She also hit a two-run single in the fourth inning. Cortney Schelin's two-run single highlighted a five-run fifth.

Moscow dropped to 1-9, 0-2.

Lakeland plays a makeup game at Lake City on Monday.

FIRST GAME

Moscow 000 000 0 - 0 1 3

Lakeland 000 000 1 - 1 2 0

Gosse and Westberg; Jamie Klopatek and Alia Cox. W - Klopatek. L - Gosse.

HITS: Mos - Papineau. LL - Watson, Campbell. HR - Campbell (1).

SECOND GAME

Moscow 000 000 0 - 0 6 2

Lakeland 000 250 x - 7 11 1

Gosse and Westberg; Ashley Metcalf and Alia Cox. W - Metcalf. L - Gosse.

HITS: Mos - Westberg 2, Papineau, Wallace, Layen, Baker. LL - Thomas 2, Campbell 2, Cox 2, Grubham, Schelin, Metcalf, Jacobson 2. 2B - Westberg, Campbell. 3B - Thomas.

Post Falls 5-5

Lewiston 2-13

POST FALLS - Richelle Ashburn struck out 12 and hit a two-run double in the first inning of the opener for the host Trojans, who split a 5A Inland Empire League doubleheader with the Bengals.

Ashburn went 3 for 3 and scored two runs for Post Falls (8-5, 3-3).

Lewiston (13-7, 3-5) broke the second game open with eight runs in the fourth inning.

Post Falls plays host to Moscow on Wednesday in a doubleheader.

FIRST GAME

Lewiston 000 011 0 - 2 8 0

Post Falls 300 020 x - 5 10 3

Thomason and Garrett; Richelle Ashburn and Haley Walker. W - Ashburn (7-2). L - Thomason.

HITS: Lew - Redd 2, Parson, Garrett 2, Hawthorne, Roth 2. PF - King 2, Ashburn 3, Mueller 2, Walker 2, Booth. 2B - Parson, Redd, Ashburn.

SECOND GAME

Lewiston 300 820 0 - 13 13 1

Post Falls 011 300 0 - 5 7 3

Young and Garrett; Rachel Collins and Haley Walker, Tori Schuler (2). W - Young. L - Collins (1-3).

HITS: Lew - Redd 2, Garrett 3, Johnson 2, Hawthorne 2, Kramer 3, Young. PF - Joseph, King 2, Ashburn, Schuler, Booth 2. 2B - Johnson 2, Kramer. HR - Young.

St. Maries 10-14

Bonners Ferry 4-4

ST. MARIES - Jaylee Sines hit a two-run triple in the bottom of the fourth inning for the Lumberjacks in the first game of an Intermountain League sweep of the Badgers.

"It was kind of nice to get a couple wins after losing (Friday) at Timberlake," St. Maries coach Todd Bitterman said. "Bonners Ferry kept things close in the first game, but we finally got our bats going. Overall, I was pretty pleased."

Tia Asbury had 10 strikeouts in the second game and Dusti Huddleston was 1 for 2 with three RBIs for St. Maries (6-4, 4-2 IML), which travels to Kellogg on Tuesday.

FIRST GAME

Bonners Ferry 000 002 2 - 4 3 3

St. Maries 101 611 x - 10 14 1

Taggart and Alexander; Bree Arrhenius, Jaylee Sines (7), Tia Asbury (7) and Jade Wemhoff. W - Arrhenius (2-2). L - Taggart.

HITS: BF - Bertling, Dirks, Alexander. SM - Asbury 4, Reid, Mo. Cummings 3, Ma. Cummings, Huddleston 2, Sines 2, Masterson. 2B - Dirks. 3B - Asbury, Sines.

SECOND GAME

Bonners Ferry 000 121 - 4 6 3

St. Maries 440 131 - 14 15 3

Game called in 6th inning due to 10-run rule.

Taggart and Alexander; Asbury and Wemhoff. W - Asbury (4-2). L - Taggart.

HITS: BF - Robertson, Bertling, Orr, Maas 2, Alexander. SM - Asbury 2, Reid, Mo. Cummings 4, Ma. Cummings 2, Sines 2, Huddleston, Masterson 2, Arrhenius. 2B - Orr, Asbury, Masterson. 3B - Asbury, Mo. Cummings.

Timberlake 17-20

Priest River 5-10

PRIEST RIVER - Sophomore Nicole Cameron won both games and went 6 for 9 at the plate for the visiting Tigers in an Intermountain League sweep of the Spartans.

"We've played six games in the past three days, so I was very happy to see how we responded today," Timberlake coach Mike Menti said. "To come out here and work our tails off like we did really showed a lot."

The Tigers went 6-0 over the three-day span, defeating Bonners Ferry, St. Maries and Priest River to start league perfect (6-0) and move to 8-7 overall.

Sophomore Kodi Kuykendall went 8 for 9 on the day for Timberlake, which hosts Bonners Ferry on Tuesday.

Spartan senior catcher Dani Hawes went 6 for 9 with a double and triple. Priest River plays at Bonners Ferry next Saturday.

FIRST GAME

Timberlake 060 001 (10) - 17 12 0

Priest River 000 041 0 - 5 8 3

Nicole Cameron and Ashlei Jerome; Kelsie Bradbury and Dani Hawes. W - Cameron (4-5). L - Bradbury (0-1).

HITS: TL - Hill, Hoffman, Cameron 2, Jerome, Bitner, Driggs, Muhlhauser 2, Kuykendall 3. PR - Hawes 2, Linton 2, Hirst, DeMers, Barber, Reed. 2B - Hawes. 3B - Hawes, Muhlhauser.

SECOND GAME

Timberlake 140 11(13) x - 20 21 1

Priest River 400 132 x - 10 14 2

Nicole Cameron, Sidney Malloy (6) and Ashlei Jerome; Tara Bowden, Holly Hirst (6) and Dani Hawes. W - Cameron (5-5). L - Bowden (0-1).

HITS: TL - Malloy 3, Neal 2, Hill, Cameron 4, Jerome, Muhlhauser 2, Driggs 3, Kuykendall 5. PR - Hawes 4, Linton 2, Hirst, Deal 2, Reed, Lentz, Addison 3. 2B - Malloy, Cameron. 3B - Hirst.

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