BEAVER — Forks got a two-run triple from Carter Windle in the bottom of the 10th inning to pull out a come-from-behind 6-5 win over a solid Chimacum club coming off a win over a Class 2A opponent.
Windle’s triple capped off a back-and-forth affair between the two teams.
Forks got up 2-0 early, but Chimacum took a 4-2 lead with a four-run seventh inning. Cody Clark had the big blow for the Cowboys in the seventh with a two-run double. Carson McDonnell also had an RBI double in the inning, while Cole Dotson had an RBI single.
The Spartans responded with a two run bottom of the seventh to force extra innings. Dalton Kilmer drove in both runs with a single.
The score remained 4-4 into the 10th inning when the Cowboys broke through for a run with a Clayton Smith RBI single to take a 5-4 lead into the bottom of the inning.
The Spartans rallied again in the bottom of the 10th. Kilmer started the rally with a single and Trey Baysinger followed with a base hit. After a fielder’s choice by Josh Salazar, Windle, who entered the inning 0-4, crushed a one-out triple to center field, scoring Baysinger with the tying run and Salazar with the winning run.
Kilmer finished the game 2 for 3, getting on base two other times after being hit by pitches. He drove in two and scored a run.
Catcher Logan Olson had a great game for Forks. He went 2 for 5 with a double and a run scored at the plate. Behind the plate, he threw out three Cowboys baserunners trying to steal. Salazar started the game on the mound for the Spartans, going six scoreless innings.
For Chimacum, Cody Clark was 2 for 6 with a double, a stolen base and two RBIs. Jonah Diehl was 2 for 4, while Carson McConnell was 2 for 4 with a double, a walk and an RBI.
Forks (1-1) and Chimacum (1-1) play each other again, this time in Chimacum, at 4 p.m. today.
Forks 6, Chimacum 5, 10 inn.
Chim. 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 — 5 17 2
Forks 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 — 6 9 2
Chimacum — Diehl 2-4; Clark 2-6, 2B, SB, 2RBI; McConnell 2-4, 2B, BB, RBI; Smith 1-3, RBI; Brebberman 1-4, BB.
Forks — Kilmer 2-3, 2HBP, 2RBI, R; Windle 1-5, 3B, 2RBI; Olson 2-5, 2B, R; Wood 1-4, 2B; Baysinger 1-5, R.
Boys Golf Port Angeles 185, Port Townsend 221
PORT ANGELES — The Roughriders had three golfers shoot under 50 in winning their first match of the year 185-221 over the Redhawks.
Port Angeles’ Derek Sparks led the way with a 43, his career-best nine-hole round.
“He set some high goals for himself and is well on his way with a start like this,” said coach Gilbert Stockton.
Meanwhile, Skyler Cobb and Cameron Fouts each shot 46. Port Townsend’s Jacob Madison had the second-lowest score with a 45.
Rounding out the scores for the Riders were Ryan Wolfgang with a 50, Nate Drake with a 51 and Dalton Ross with a 59.
For Port Townsend, Zach Maynard shot a 55, Wilder Lewis a 59, Aidan Petta a 62 and Travis McConaghy a 64. The top four scores for each team count toward the team total.
“The team has a solid core of returning plays as well as a number of guys new to the game. This is a good, strong team that’s going to have a lot of fun this year,” Stockton said.
The Port Angeles boys next play at Kingston today, while the Port Townsend boys host Olympic today.
Girls Golf Port Angeles 266, Port Townsend 269
PORT ANGELES — The Redhawks’ McKenzie Lake had to the top score of the day with a 53, nearly single-handedly beating Port Angeles.
Neither squad had a full team, so a double par max score was used for the empty slots to account for the top four scores for each team. Lake, Port Townsend’s lone girls golfer, had her score added to a trio fo 72s for a 269.
Port Angeles was led by Kat McMahan with a 56. Makayla Peabody shot a 68 and Katie Marchant a 70. A 72 was added for the fourth slot for a team score of 266.
The Port Angeles girls next play at Kingston today, while the Port Townsend girls host Olympic today.
Compiled from team reports. Email scores to [email protected] or phone 360-417-3525.