The Palouse Patriots won a pitching duel over the Spokane North Stars, 2-1 in a AAA contest in Pullman.
On the mound for the Patriots, Payton Kallaher and Reece Chadwick combined to fan five and walk four while scattering four hits and giving up one run.
The Patriots’ Carson Coulter and Nate Akesson had an RBI apiece, both in the bottom of the fifth, shortly after the visitors had taken a 1-0 lead. Akesson’s go-ahead hit came with two outs.
The win bumped Palouse to 2-0 on the year.
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Andrew Sweat and Carl Oman. Payton Kallaher, Reece Chadwick (3) and Tristan Wilson.
North Star hits — Oman, Justin Jones (2B), Khalil Tuilbury, Lucas Miracle.
Patriot hits — Carson Coulter, Konner Kinkade, Nate Akesson 2, Mitch Lavielle (2B), Wilson.
Ten Wildcats make all-league
Colton High had a total of 10 athletes — five in baseball, five in softball — named to the All-Southeast 1B League teams, which were released recently.
ALL-SOUTHEASTERN 1B LEAGUE
Baseball — Reece Chadwick, sr., Colton; Jace Gwinn, sr., Pomeroy; Blake Jones, jr., Garfield-Palouse; Danner Maves, jr., Pomeroy; Parker Druffel, sr., Colton; Luke Vining, sr., Colton; Austin Jones, soph., Garfield-Palouse; Zac Jaggar, soph., Touchet; Kian Ankerson, jr., Colton; Jon Bean, jr., Colton; Evan Bartels, jr., Pomeroy; Riley Pedersen, sr., Garfield-Palouse.
Softball — Abby Kelly, sr., Colton; Heidi Heytvelt, jr., Pomeroy; Keely Maves, fr., Pomeroy; Kenzi Pedersen, fr., Garfield-Palouse; Emma Severs, soph., Pomeroy; Emily Schultheis, sr., Colton; Jordyn Moehrle, sr., Colton; Josie Schultheis, soph., Colton; Maggi Pluid, sr., Colton; Arieli Orosco, soph., Touchet; Jaden Askins, sr., Garfield-Palouse.
Four area golfers honored
Moscow’s Makena Rauch — a Marshall golf commit — and three Lewiston girls were selected to the Inland Empire League’s first team when the all-league golf awards were announced Wednesday.
Allison MacMillan, Megan Light and Kaylee Halstead made the cut.
First team — Makena Rauch, Moscow; Kyla Currie, Lake City; Allison MacMillan, Lewiston; Martina Hicks, Coeur d’Alene; Megan Light, Lewiston; Kaylee Halstead, Lewiston; CC Deprez, Sandpoint.
Tenwick named MVP
Coleton Tenwick of Clarkston High was named boys’ Most Valuable Player by the Great Northern League, it was announced Wednesday.
Boys’ all-conference — Colton Tenwick, Clk (MVP); Andy He, Pull; Tim Watts, Pul; Colton Dudley, Clk; Jason Mai, Clk; Ravi Lin, Pul; Logan Ray, Che; Spencer Jones, WV; RJ McGee, EV.
Boys’ Coach of the Year — Ned Fadeley, WV.
Girls’ all-conference — Tiffany Phout, EV (MVP): Ava Raney, WV; Kerington Tenwick, Clk; Grace Hammermeister, Che; Victoria Ellis, WV; Heidi Hansen, Clk; Sydney Harrich, Clk; Lucy Gao, Pul; Addison Hawes, Pul.
Girls’ Coach of the Year – Jabez Harlan, WV.
Alvarez gets Pac-12 mention
Washington State senior shortstop Andres Alvarez was given honorable mention Wednesday on the Pac-12 All-Defensive baseball team.
Alvarez finished the regular season third in the league with 131 assists and was a part of 24 doubles plays.