Panthers hold on, beat Hornets | Baseball

The Bonney Lake Panthers traveled to Enumclaw Thursday to face off against the Hornets in a South Puget Sound League 3A match up.

The Panthers are second in league with an undefeated 8-0 league record.

The Hornets are 2-6 in league after losing a close one to Bonney Lake and losing 5-0 to Peninsula Friday.

Enumclaw scored first Thursday with one run in the first inning against Bonney Lake.

However, the Panthers answered by scoring six runs in the second inning.

Bonney Lake continued to add to its lead with three more in the third.

After three, the Panthers led 9-1.

The eight run lead didn’t last for long, the Hornets answered by scoring four in the bottom of the fourth.

Enumclaw now trailed Bonney Lake 9-5.

No runs were scored in the fifth inning.

Looking to end the Panthers’ undefeated season, the Hornets took the lead in the sixth.

Enumclaw scored five runs and were leading 10-9.

As the game approached the final inning, Bonney Lake scored two more.

As Enumclaw went to the plate with the chance to tie or win the game, the Panthers led 11-10.

Bonney Lake held off the Hornets and won by one.

The Panthers scored its 11 runs on nine hits and Enumclaw scored 10 on eight hits.

Taylor Graham led the Panthers were four runs batted in.

The Panthers undefeated league streak continued Friday with a 9-5 win over the Auburn Riverside Ravens.

The Panthers travel to Peninsula today for a 4 p.m. game scheduled against the Seahawks.

The Hornets are scheduled to face the Spartans at 4 p.m. at Sumner High School.