Wilder Baseball Club

AMERICAN LEGION: Wilder Senior wins two against Hanford

SELAH — The Wilder Senior Baseball Club came back from three runs down late against Hanford to pull out a 6-3 victory Sunday, the second of two tough wins this weekend at a Selah American Legion tournament.

Wilder Sr. also won its first game of the year Saturday, getting a two-hitter from Rylan Politika and Brayden White in a 3-1 victory over Hanford in the Selah Tournament.

Colton Romero went the distance in Sunday’s victory, giving up six hits and two earned runs while striking out seven and walking just two. He didn’t allow Hanford to score a run over the final four innings as Wilder Senior dug out of a 3-0 hole.

Jordan Shumway had a big day, going 3-for-3 with a double that started a three-run rally in the fifth inning. Tate Alton was 2-for-4 with an RBI double in the seventh inning.

Brayden White had a double and a run scored and Ezra Townsend had a stolen base and an RBI on a sacrifice fly. Bryant Laboy scored a run and drove in a run.

In Wilder Senior’s Saturday victory, Politika went six innings and gave up one hit and one earned run while striking out three. White pitched the final finning, giving up one hit and striking out one.

Alex Angevine had a triple in the first inning and scored. He also had an RBI. Alton and Landen Olson had a hit and a run scored, while White had a hit and Josiah Gooding and Kaleb Mullen had RBIs.

In Wilder Sr.’s Saturday night game, they lost 4-1 to Yakima Valley Pepsi Pak.

White was 2-for-2 with a run scored, while Gooding was 2-for-3 with a double. On the mound, Ethan Staples went the entire way, going six innings, allowing eight hits and three earned runs while striking out three.

Late Sunday, Wilder Senior got another good pitching performance from Landen Olson and Brayden Martin, who allowed just six hits against Yakima Pepsi Pak, but Wilder only managed five hits in a 5-1 loss. White was 2-for-3 and Angevine had a hit and an RBI.

Wilder Sr. 6, Hanford 3

WSr. 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 — 6 6 4

Han. 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 — 3 6 2


Wilder Sr. — Romero 7 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 7 K, 2 BB.


Wilder Sr. — Shumway 3-3, 2B, R, RBI; Alton 2-4, 2B, RBI; White 1-4, 2B, R, Townsend 0-2, RBI, SB, SF; Laboy 0-2, R, RBI.

Yakima Valley 4, Wilder Sr. 1

WSr. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 — 1 5 1

YVPP 0 1 0 0 0 3 x — 4 8 0


Wilder Sr. — Staples 6 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 3 K.


Wilder Sr. — Gooding 2-3, 2B; White 2-2, R.

Wilder Sr. 3, Hanford 1

Han. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 — 1 2 1

WSr. 1 1 0 0 0 1 x — 3 5 1


Wilder Sr. — Politika 6 IP, H, ER, 3 K; White IP, H, K.


Wilder Sr. — Angevine 1-2, 3B, R, RBI; Alton 1-1, R; Olson 1-3, R; White 1-3; Gooding 01, RBI; Mullen 0-1, RBI.

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