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Wenatchee top team in North

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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.      


Familiar Territory  

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