Issaquah all-stars valiant run through District 9 tourney ends
July 12, 2011
The Issaquah 10-11 Little League all-star baseball team made a valiant run in its District 9 Tournament, but just barely missed qualifying for the title game.
Bellevue West knocked Issaquah out of the tournament July 10 with a 5-4 victory at Bellevue’s Hidden Valley Park.
Issaquah was attempting to reach the title round after losing its opener to Redmond North, 7-5, July 3. After the loss, Issaquah bounced back to defeat Kirkland National, 5-0, July 4.
Winning pitcher Jack Westover had three hits and drove in two runs. Torin Crockett and Justin Buckner each had two hits.
On July 6, Issaquah defeated Kirkland American, 11-3. Winning pitcher Brandon Peterson had three hits and Crockett had two hits.
Issaquah beat Redmond West, 8-2, July 7 behind the pitching of Mack Mahovlich. Zach Van Dyke had two hits for Issaquah.
On July 9, Issaquah avenged its loss to Redmond North by winning the rematch, 3-1. Buckner was the winning pitcher and Van Dyke hit a home run.