PENDLETON??The Blue Mountain Community College baseball team came up short of a ninth-inning comeback in Game 1, then stranded 11 base runners as Yakima Valley took Game 2 as well in a NWAACC-East doubleheader on Saturday.
Yakima Valley got a complete game from pitcher Kevin Garvin to win Game 1, 3-1, and then scored eight unanswered runs to win Game 2 8-2.
The BMCC?softball team didnt come out of its doubleheader against Spokane any better, falling on the road 7-0 and 7-2.
Garvin had just four strikeouts but no walks in Game 1 of the baseball twin bill. He kept the T-Wolves (3-33, 1-19 East) from scoring until there were two outs in the ninth inning.
Blue Mountain out-hit Yakima Valley (24-12, 14-6)?10-9 in Game 2, but the Yaks were more efficient and took the lead for good with three runs in the sixth inning.
Andrew Castillo hit a home run and he and Drayson Ito each had two RBIs for the Yaks.
The softball team only led once in Game 2 of its doubleheader with Spokane (21-15, 15-7 East), 1-0 after the top of the first.
The Sasquatch answered with two in the bottom of the frame and tacked on four more in the second.
BMCC?dropped to 7-30 overall and 4-18 in the NWAACC-East. Full statistics from the softball games were not available on Saturday.