Tough to beat undefeated Spartans | Sumner Baseball

Nine games under its belt and the Sumner Spartans baseball team sits in first place ahead of White River in the South Puget Sound League, 2A.

Nine games under its belt and the Sumner Spartans baseball team sits in first place ahead of White River in the South Puget Sound League, 2A.

The Spartans had a busy week playing a game every day from Monday, March 31 to Friday, April 4.

Sumner ended the five games 5-0, outscoring its opponents 51-16.

The Spartans started the week with a 20-3 win over Washington. Junior Chase Torgison went 4-4 Monday with a double and four RBIs.

The next day during the 10-1 win over Orting, senior Bryan Adkins also batted in four runs and went 2-2 Tuesday with a double.

Torgison was at it again on Thursday for the Spartans when they beat Steilacoom 12-2. He had a two-run home run, and junior Chris Uhler went 2-2 with a double.

At the time of press, the Spartans had 6-0 conference record and an 9-0 overall record.

The Spartans got a three day break from games but were back at it Tuesday at home against Fife.

The game was played after the press deadline but scores can be found at the Courier-Herald’s website, blscourierherald.com.

The Spartans face the Trojans again today as they travel to Fife for the 4 p.m. game.

Sumner will get a five day break before its next game on Tuesday, April 15 at home against Franklin Pierce.

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