Wenatchee 7, Kitsap 6 yesterday.
Wenatchee at Corvallis 6:40 tonight.
Wenatchee vs. Corvallis
Started in 2000 (from 2000 to ‘06 they were known as Aloha).
leads 36-31 overall – 28-27 league, 5-3 playoff, 3-1 nonleague
trails in at Corvallis 12-14 took two of three at Paul Thomas to open the season.
has a 2-game win streak at Goss Stadium (final league game and playoff wins last summer).
is in second place (14-13) in the South.
has lost four of their last six games.
Thanks to Wenatchee’s victory yesterday and Klamath Falls 4-3 win over Walla Walla, the local squad has sole position of first in the North, one game ahead of the Sweets.
The Sox now have a 6-game win streak, their longest since a 6-game run at the end of July and the beginning of August last season.
Wenatchee has won three series in a row and four of five. During that run they are 12-3.
Yesterday was the midpoint of the season...27 league games down, 27 to go...29 overall games down, 29 to go.
The AppleSox have now defeated Kitsap 17 consecutive times.
Yesterday’s 7-6 triumph was Wenatchee’s 11th game this season decided by one run. The Sox are 7-4 and have won the last three.
July 8 Games
After starting 3-4 in July 8 contests, the Sox have improved considerably, going 6-1 since 2006. They are 9-5 overall, 7-5 in league games, 5-4 on the road and have a 2-game win streak.
Both Kitsap and Kelowna each lost their 20th game Sunday. Kitsap is 10-20, Kelowna 7-20.
Three teams have yet to reach double figure runs in a game – Kitsap (30 games), Bend (29) and Corvallis (27).
North: WENATCHEE 17-10, Walla Walla 16-11, Bellingham 15-11, Victoria 13-10, Kelowna 7-20
South: Bend 19-11, Corvallis 14-13, Cowlitz 12-12, Klamath Falls 13-15, Medford 11-14, Kitsap 10-20