The Pirates got in 3 games this week before the rains came and canceled their last game on Saturday. The Pirates went 2-1 on the week, losing out on a district playoff berth.
On Monday, the Pirates traveled to Seattle Christian and came away with a 9-5 loss. This was a must-needed win for the Pirates, as it would have keep their hopes alive for a district playoff berth. The Pirates had nine hits for the game but had a hard time stringing together timely hits.
Levi Myer started on the mound and went 3 innings, giving up 4 earned runs on 6 hits, striking out 1 and walking 2. Levi took the loss. Alex Hitchcock relieved, going 2 innings, giving up 1 earned run on 2 hits and striking out 3 before walking 3. Aidan McCann pitched an inning, giving up 4 runs (1 earned) with 2 hits, striking out 2 and walking 5.
On the offensive side, the Pirates scored 5 runs on 9 hits. Andreas Stark and Ary Dulfer each had 2 hits. Wyatt Yates, Levi Myer, Aidan McCann, Isaac Patchen and Tyler Lowell each had a hit. Levi had 2 RBI’s and Isaac and Ary each had an RBI. Levi homered and Ary doubled for the Pirates
On Wednesday, the Pirates traveled to Cascade Christian and walked away with what would be their first Nisqually League road win, 12-9. Some late inning magic by the Pirates led them to score 9 runs in the top of the 7th inning to over come a 9-3 Cascade lead.
Starting on the mound for the Pirates was Wyatt Yates, who went 3 innings giving up 5 runs (2 earned) on 4 hits, striking out 2 and walking 2. Armando Oatman relieved and went 3 innings giving up 4 runs (1 earned) with 5 hits striking out 2 and walking 1. Armando got the win in this one. Alex Hitchcock closed out the game alowing 0 runs on no hits, striking out none and walking none.
Hitting for the Pirates with 3 hits a piece were Tyler Lowell, Aidan McCann and Levi Myer. Andreas Stark and Ary Dulfer each had 2 hits. Wyatt Yates and Isacc Patchen each had a hit. Ary had 3 RBI’s, Andreas and Levi 2 RBI’s and Wyatt, Isaac and Tyler each with an RBI. Ary tripled, Tyler had two doubles and Isaac, Levi and Wyatt each doubled.
During the 7th inning for the Pirates, it was like the team finally woke up and started playing a game. They got 8 of their 15 hits in that inning, with Ary and Andreas each getting 2 hits while scoring 9 runs.
On Friday, Cascade traveled to Vashon in what would be the final game of the year for the Pirates. Vashon took an early 3-0 lead and gave it up in the top of the 6th, going down 6-5. The Pirates came back in the bottom of the 6th to score 3 runs, going up 8-6 and holding on for the win.
Levi Myer started on the mound, going 5 innings, giving up 4 earned runs on 8 hits striking out 4 and walking one. Alex Hitchcock relieved, going 2 innings and getting the win. He gave up 2 runs (1 earned) on 1 hit, striking out 1 and walking 1.
Andrew McCamment, Aidan McCann and Levi Myer each had 2 hits for the Pirates. Andreas Stark, Wyatt Yates, Ary Dulfer, Isaac Patchen and Tyler Lowell each had a hit for the Pirates. Ary had 2 RBI’s with Andreas, Levi, Aidan and Andrew each getting an RBI. Andreas and Ary each Homered while Tyler, Levi and Wyatt each doubled.
The Pirates end the year with a record of 14-7 and 6-6 in the Nisqually League.
— Dave Myer is a father of a player.