Panthers, Spartans advance in districts | Baseball

Senior Kyle Jones looks toward home after releasing a pitch during the Panthers first round game Wilson Saturday at Heidelberg Park.

The regular season ended Tuesday with a rivalry matchup against the Sumner Spartans.

Bonney Lake lost both games of the two game series to Sumner.

Monday the Spartans won 4-3 and Tuesday finished the season with a 9-2 win.

The Panthers ended the regular season in third place in the South Puget Sound League 3A behind Auburn Mountainview and Sumner.

The Panthers are 10-4 on the year in league play.

The postseason began Saturday with the first round of the 3A district tournament.

Bonney Lake faced Wilson first.

The Panthers lost 3-2.

The loss did not end Bonney Lake’s season, the Panthers moved onto face Peninsula.

The Panthers beat the Seahawks 3-2.

The win advanced the Panthers to play Kennedy Catholic at 7 p.m. today, Wednesday, at Heidelberg Park in Tacoma.


Sumner finished the regular season in second place with an 11-3 SPSL 3A league record.

The Spartans’ postseason also began Saturday with a first round matchup against Capital.

The Spartans won 4-1.

The win advanced Sumner to the next round where it faced Kelso.

Sumner lost that game 8-6.

The Spartans moved onto a loser out game against North Thurston scheduled for 7 p.m. today, Wednesday, at Auburn Mountainview High School.