Wilder Junior baserunner Elijah Flodstrom cruises into third base safely as the Kitsap third baseman waits for the ball at Volunteer Field on Saturday. Kitsap won a pair of games against Wilder Jr. this weekend, but the Olympic Peninsula team won three out of five games played at Volunteer. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

Wilder Junior baserunner Elijah Flodstrom cruises into third base safely as the Kitsap third baseman waits for the ball at Volunteer Field on Saturday. Kitsap won a pair of games against Wilder Jr. this weekend, but the Olympic Peninsula team won three out of five games played at Volunteer. (Dave Logan/For Peninsula Daily News)

WILDER JUNIOR: Team wins three out of five at Volunteer Field

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — The Wilder Jr. baseball club had a successful weekend, winning three out of five games at Volunteer Field.

Wilder Jr. got off to a good start in a doubleheader Friday, beating Anacortes AA 7-4 and the Riverdogs Junior 13-9. Wilder Jr. lost to Kitsap AA 10-3 on Saturday.

Kitsap AA is sponsored by Angeles Furniture of Port Angeles and has some Olympic Peninsula ballplayers such as Jaxson Gray of Sequim.

Wilder Jr. bounced back and beat the Riverdogs Junior a second time 12-2 on Sunday, then completed their weekend, losing a rematch with Kitsap AA 9-4.

“Colton Romero, Ezra Townsend and Gunner Rogers had a fantastic weekend at the plate,” said coach Dayne Brown.

“Cole Johnson, James Burkhardt and Romero threw well and kept their batters off-balance,” Brown said.

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