CASHMERE – The Tonasket High School baseball team lost three games on the road last week.
On Tuesday, April 19, the Tigers lost in Chelan 11-1 in five innings.
Senior Justin Dellinger pitched for four and one-third innings with four strike-outs and senior Corbin Mirick pitched for two-thirds of one inning.
Mirick hit 1-2, Dellinger hit 1-2 with a double and one run and sophomore Ian Young hit 1-2 with one RBI.
“We couldn’t seem to get going offensively and they hit the ball really well,” Head Coach Stephen Williams said. “We were missing part of our starting lineup because of illness and it hurt us offensively so that we just couldn’t stay with them.”
On Saturday, April 23, the Tigers lost both games of a doubleheader in Cashmere. The team first lost 27-0 and then 24-0 in two five-inning, shut-out no-hitter games.
“They completely overwhelmed us as I would imagine they can do to a lot of teams,” Williams said. “They won the state championship last year and I think they may actually be better this year. I hope they go on to represent the CTL well.”
Williams said the team is ready to play some home games now after having had to travel a lot recently.
“I know that a couple of the guys were actually hitting in the cage after the two losses to Cashmere so they are by no means throwing in the towel on the season,” he added. “We want to play Cascade well this week and finish the season strong.”
As of press time, the Tigers (0-9, 4-10) had not yet played against Omak at home on Tuesday, April 26. They will next play at home in a doubleheader against Cascade on Saturday, April 30 beginning at 11 a.m.