Spartans get past EHS in opener of two-game set

The Sumner Spartans baseball team hosted Enumclaw High April 22 in the opening game of a two-game series.

The Spartans won the first match up 8-0.

The final game of the series was played Monday at Osborne Field after the press deadline.

From the first inning of the April 22 contest, things went Sumner’s way.

The Spartans led early 1-0 after the first inning.

Sumner added four in third inning, two in the fifth and finished the game scoring its final run in the sixth inning.

Senior pitcher Johnny Staley threw a complete game and held the Hornets to three hits.

He struck out five and walked just one batter.

Staley also went 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run, double and six runs batted in.

Sumner sits in third place in the South Puget Sound League 3A behind Auburn Mountainview and Bonney Lake.

The Spartans are 7-2 against league opponents and 11-4 overall.

Enumclaw sits next to last in the SPSL 3A with a 2-7 league record and 3-9 overall.

After the final game of the series Monday, the Spartans look to travel to Peninsula today, Wednesday, to face the Seahawks in the first game of the two-game series.

The game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m.

The Hornets look to start a two-game series against the Lakes Lancers.

Enumclaw hosts the first game today with the first pitch scheduled for 7 p.m.

Results from Monday’s final game of the Spartans and the Hornets can be found online at courierherald.com.