Dylan Grogan (Stanfield) had another strong outing Saturday, scattering three hits and striking out six as Blue Mountain beat Columbia Basin 2-0 in the opener of their NWAC East Region doubleheader in Pasco.

Grogan (4-0) leads the NWAC with a sterling 0.38 earned run average. He also is 13th with 33 strikeouts over 24 innings of work.

Alex Salsman and Micah O’Donnell drove in runs for BMCC, while Gage Young hit a double.

In the second game, the Timberwolves scored two runs in the top of the ninth inning to extend to their lead, then held the Hawks scoreless in the bottom half to hold on for a 9-5 victory and the sweep.

BMCC scored its first run in the ninth on a wild pitch, then Andrew Edmunds stole home for the second.

Brady White hit a solo home run for BMCC, while Aaron Goss drove in two runs and White and Hunter Hughes hit doubles.

The Timberwolves (14-7, 3-1 East) will play at Yakima Valley on Wednesday.

NWAC Softball

NORTH IDAHO 25-14, BMCC 3-0 — The Timberwolves dropped a pair of East Region games to the visiting Cardinals.

In the opener, NIC had 19 hits, including home runs by Ashlyn Winn, Madi Mott, Brianna Hecker, Bailey Cavanagh and Taylor Anderson.

BMCC managed two hits — a double by Shelby Tolman and a single by Kayleigh Hibbard.

Hecker, Cavanagh and Jori Kerr all hit home runs for NIC in the second game off Hibbard, who pitched five innings, allowing 11 hits and walking nine.

The Timberwolves hit singles, one each by Tolman and Jesslyn Kriebs.

BMCC (2-16, 2-8 East) will play at Columbia Basin on Saturday.

Track and field

Mac-Hi’s Victoria Garcia set a personal record in the women’s shot put Saturday, placing 10th at the Holder Relays at Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima with a mark of 31-04.

Jacky Hernandez placed 10th in the javelin with a personal record of 96-5, while Sydney Dibble was ninth and set a PR in the triple jump with a leap of 30-¾. Dibble also was 12th in the long jump (13-10).

For the Mac-Hi boys, Angel Ibarra finished sixth in the 110 hurdles (20.63), while Alex Doherty was 12th in the shot put (38-2 1/2) and the discus (112-2).

Softball

JUNCTION CITY 4, MAC-HI 0 — Mac-Hi couldn’t manage a run and posted just three hits as visiting Junction City shut them out at the McLoughlin Tournament on Saturday.

Mariah Ohman and Lindsey Stripling scored one run each, and Syndey Collins scored two for Junction City.

MAC-HI 11, YAMHILL-CARLTON 3 — The Pioneers closed their home tournament with a resounding victory over the visiting Tigers on Saturday.

Mac-Hi scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth, and five more in the bottom of the sixth to stay ahead for good.

Rikki Mark hit 3-for-4 with three runs and three RBIs.

Ally Marly went 2-for-4 with two runs and four RBIs, and Sydney Earls hit 3-for-4 with two runs.

Graci Bullock struck out 12 batters and walked just four.

Mac-Hi (7-2) travels to Pendleton (5-3) on Thursday for a 4 p.m. game.

PILOT ROCK/NIXYAAWII DROPS TWO — The Rockets dropped two games to end Union’s Spring Bash tournament.

Pilot Rock opened the day with a 3-2 loss to Bonanza, and then managed just one run against North Douglas to take home a 7-1 loss.

The Rockets (1-7) host Irrigon in a nonleague contest at 4 p.m. Friday.

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