Colville AA Legion off to solid start

The Colville Junior Legion AA season is underway and Colville has gotten off to a fast start, going 5-2 in the first three weeks of the season.Last weekend was a busy one for Colville. On Friday, the Indians hosted Medical Lake and jumped out to an early 5-2 lead, holding on to record a 7-6 win. Skyler Lindquist picked up the win, while Colton Vining got the save. On Sunday, Colville traveled to Cheney and was swept in the doubleheader, 7-6 and 16-0. In game one, Colville played well, jumping out to a 6-1 lead after the top of the fourth, but starting pitcher Ben Knight, a senior-to-be at Colville High School, couldn’t hold Cheney down. Cheney nicked Knight for six runs in the second half of the game, with the game winner coming in the bottom of the seventh inning for Cheney. Knight took the complete game loss, while Audie Rains had a pair of hits and incoming CHS senior Journy Young doubled to lead Colville at the plate. In game two, Cheney jumped all over pitchers Justin Dragovich and Colton Vining, piling on 16 runs on 15 hits, while Colville was held to a lone single by Young. THIS WEEKA busy weekend awaits Colville. On Friday, the Indians travel to Medical Lake for a single game at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, Colville will host Central Valley. On Sunday, Colville will play host to East Valley for back-to-back double headers scheduled to start at noon and 2 p.m. both days. COLVILLE ROSTERAudie RainsColton ViningBen KnightJustin DragovichJacob MorrisTyler WardSkyler LindquistTannar SandaineJourny YoungBrandon StinsonBrayden FlugelTristen LewisHead Coach: Willie WardSchedule/ResultsMay 27--Lakeside (DH) W 12-2, W 6-4May 31--Whitman Co. (DH) W 12-6, W 10-0June 13--Medical Lake W 7-6June 15--at Cheney (DH) L 6-7, L 0-16June 20--at Medical Lake 6:30June 2-- Central Valley (DH) 12:00/2:00June 22--East Valley (DH) 12:00/2:00June 26--at NWC (DH) 3:00/5:00June 28--Trail, B.C. (DH) 2:00/4:00July 10--at Freeman (DH) 3:00/5:00July 12--at Lakeside (DH) 11:00/1:00