Pe Ell/Willapa Valley cruises by Raymond-South Bend


The Titans needed just seven total innings to dominate an 18-1, 16-1 doubleheader sweep over the Ravens on Wednesday night in Pe Ell. Moving to 8-2 overall, PWV combined for 23 hits and took advantage of seven total errors.

Eight runs in the bottom of the first and a 10-spot in the second blew the opener open and ended it in three innings. Connor Keeton drove in three runs for the Titans while Blane King, Max Jarvis and Kannyon Clements all recorded two hits and five combined RBIs.

In the nightcap, Blake Howard launched a home run in a 3-for-4 day with three RBIs and a pair of stolen bases. PWV plated five in the second, busted out an eight-run third and put the finishing touches on another run-rule win with three in the fourth.

Brayden Ruddell notched two hits, four RBIs and two stolen bases. Lucas Lusk, who snared the win on the mound in Game 2 with four innings of one-hit ball and four strikeouts, had three hits and three stolen bases.