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STATE HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS: St. Maries falls in state 2A opener to Malad

| May 20, 2022 1:12 AM

NAMPA — Brock Anderson singled to score Dylan Larson in the fifth inning to cut the deficit to 3-2 for St. Maries, which was unable to push across the tying run in a loss to the Malad Dragons in the opening round of the state 2A tournament at Nampa Christian High on Thursday.

St. Maries (7-12) faces Challis-Mackay (10-10) in a loser-out game today at 11 a.m.

Lumberjack pitcher Trace Wicks struck out six over six innings, allowing four hits.

Malad took the lead after a leadoff walk to Gaiden Combs, followed by singles by Vincent Evans, Brady Showell and Braylen Tripp to take a 3-0 lead. Evans’ single in the bottom of the second was the only other hit of the game for Malad (13-6), which faces Nampa Christian (26-2) in a semifinal game tonight at 4 p.m. Nampa Christian beat Challis-Mackay 7-0 in its opener.

St. Maries 000 002 0 — 2 3 1

Malad 000 030 x — 3 4 3

Trace Wicks and Dillon Holder; Stetson Higley, Ryan Hubard (7) and Gaiden Combs.

HITS: SM — Hunter, Anderson, Olson. Malad — Evans 2, Showell, Tripp. 2B — none. 3B — none.

Bishop Kelly 10

Sandpoint 0

BOISE — Colin Dempsey and Cooper Cammann combined for a five-inning no-hitter as the host and second-seeded Knights, the defending state 4A champions, beat the 7-seed Bulldogs in a first-round game at Bishop Kelly High.

Sandpoint (11-12) will play No. 6 Bonneville (18-10) of Idaho Falls today at noon PDT in a loser-out game.

Junior Colin Roos allowed two runs on five hits in four innings, striking out seven for teh Bulldogs. But BK scored eight runs in the fifth off two Sandpoint relievers to end the game on the 10-run rule.

Sandpoint 000 00 — 0 0 1

Bishop Kelly 101 08 — 10 12 0

Game called in 5th inning via 10-run rule.

Colin Roos, Jack Ringer (5), Zeke Roop (5), and Auggie Lehman. Colin Dempsey, Cooper Cammann (5), and Hadley Smith

HITS: Spt — none. BK — Cammann 2, Cassagrande 3, Jones 2, Vandenberg, Hatch 2, Smith, Kappes. 2B — Vandenberg, Jones. 3B — Cammann.

Marsh Valley 13

Bonners Ferry 0

NAMPA — The eighth-seeded Badgers mustered just four hits in a loss to the Eagles in the first round of the state 3A tournament at Northwest Nazarene University.

Bonners Ferry (13-12), the District 1 champion which went two-and-out last year, take on Snake River (16-9) today at 9 a.m. PDT in a consolation-round game. Snake River lost 6-5 to Sugar-Salem in its opener.

Karter Howell drove in four runs for Marsh Valley (20-3), including a two-run single in the second inning and a two-run double in the third.

The Eagles, last year’s consolation champions, face Sugar-Salem (18-9) today in a semifinal game.

Bonners Ferry 000 00 — 0 4 1

Marsh Valley 244 3x — 13 11 1

Tiegan Banning, David Hammons (3) and Trey Bateman; Payton Howe, Tuff Solomon (4) and unknown.

HITS: BF — B. Bateman, Rice, Banning, Martinez. MV — Vaughn 2, S. Howell 2, K. Howell 2, Driessen, Howe, Solomon, Belnap, Woodmancy. 2B — S. Howell 2, K. Howell.

STATE HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TOURNAMENTS

Times PDT

5A

At College of Idaho, Caldwell

Thursday’s Games

Mountain View 1, Idaho Falls 0

Owyhee 6, Lewiston 4

Rocky Mountain 7, Borah 0

Timberline 3, Highland 0

Friday’s Games

Game 5 — No. 8 seed Idaho Falls (17-12) vs. No. 4 Lewiston (21-6), 9 a.m. (loser out)

Game 6 — No. 7 Borah (16-12) vs. No. 6 Highland (19-11), noon (loser out)

Game 7 — No. 1 Mountain View (22-3) vs. No. 5 Owyhee (18-9), 3 p.m. (semifinal)

Game 8 — No. 2 Rocky Mountain (21-6) vs. No. 3 Timberline (21-4), 6 p.m. (semifinal)

Saturday’s Games

Consolation championship

Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 9 a.m.

Third-place game

Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8, noon

Championship game

Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 4 p.m.

4A

At Bishop Kelly High, Boise

Thursday’s Games

Middleton 14, Jerome 1

Twin Falls 7, Pocatello 1

Columbia 9, Bonneville 6

Bishop Kelly 10, Sandpoint 0

Friday’s Games

Game 5 — No. 8 seed Jerome (13-12) vs. No. 4 Pocatello (17-8), 9 a.m. (loser out)

Game 6 — No. 6 Bonneville (18-10) vs. No. 7 Sandpoint (11-12), noon (loser out)

Game 7 — No. 1 Middleton (25-3) vs. No. 5 Twin Falls (17-10), 3 p.m. (semifinal)

Game 8 — No. 3 Columbia (20-7) vs. No. 2 Bishop Kelly (23-4), 6 p.m. (semifinal)

Saturday’s Games

Consolation championship

Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 9 a.m.

Third-place game

Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8, noon

Championship game

Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 3 p.m.

3A

At Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa

Thursday’s Games

Marsh Valley 13, Bonners Ferry 0

Sugar-Salem 6, Snake River 5

Fruitland 8, Weiser 3

Weiser 12, Homedale 11

Friday’s Games

Game 5 — No. 8 seed Bonners Ferry (13-12) vs. No. 5 Snake River (16-9), 9 a.m. (loser out)

Game 6 — No. 2 Kimberly (20-4) vs. No. 6 Homedale (17-11), noon (loser out)

Game 7 — No. 1 Marsh Valley (20-3) vs. No. 4 Sugar-Salem (18-9), 3 p.m. (semifinal)

Game 8 — No. 7 Fruitland (15-10) vs. No. 3 Weiser (21-4), 6 p.m. (semifinal)

Saturday’s Games

Consolation championship

Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 9 a.m.

Third-place game

Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8, noon

Championship game

Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 3 p.m.

2A

At Nampa Christian High, Nampa

Thursday’s Games

Melba 9, Orofino 0

Firth 6, Wendell 5, 8 innings

Malad 3, St. Maries 2

Nampa Christian 7, Challis-Mackay 0

Friday’s Games

Game 5 — Orofino (15-6) vs. Wendell (15-4), 8:30 a.m. (loser out)

Game 6 — St. Maries (7-12) vs. Challis-Mackay (10-10), 11 a.m. (loser out)

Game 7 — Melba (16-8) vs. Firth (19-5), 1:30 p.m. (semifinal)

Game 8 — Malad (13-6) vs. Nampa Christian (26-2), 4 p.m. (semifinal)

Saturday’s Games

Consolation championship

Winner Game 5 vs. Winner Game 6, 8:30 a.m.

Third-place game

Loser Game 7 vs. Loser Game 8, 11 a.m.

Championship game

Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 8, 1:30 p.m.

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