Lakeside baseball tops Titans

July 9, 2010

By Bob Taylor

NEW — 11:10 a.m. July 9, 2010

Shane Yarnell and Spencer Rogers, who were standouts for Issaquah High School’s baseball team this spring, came through for Lakeside Recovery on Thursday, when they led the Senior American Legion squad to a 7-5 victory against the Twin City Titans in the Brandy Pugh Memorial Tournament at Bellevue’s Bannerwood Park.

Yarnell recovered from a tough first inning when he surrendered four runs to pitch a complete game. He struck out four batters.

Rogers drove in two runs for Lakeside Recovery. Kyle Goemmer, of Newport, also had two hits for Lakeside Recovery.

After falling behind 4-0 in the top of the first inning, Lakeside Recovery bounced back with four runs in the bottom half of the inning to tie the score. The Titans broke the tie with a run in the top of the second, but Lakeside Recovery scored twice in the bottom of the second to take the lead for good.

Lakeside Recovery, 2-0 in the tournament, plays the Vancouver Cardinals at 8 p.m. Friday at Bannerwood. Saturday, Lakeside Recovery plays the Kennewick Bandits at 8 p.m. Sunday, Lakeside Recovery tangles with Pacific Tech Construction at 2 p.m. at Bellevue College.

In other Thursday games, it was the Spokane Dodgers 10, Bankers 4; Pacific Tech Construction 10, Vancouver Cardinals 6; Kennewick Bandits 7, Honda of Bellevue 1; and Chaffey 11, Taylor Baseball 10.

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