Baseball Grinds Out Victory at Battle Ground

Sam Christopher pitched six quality innings for the Papermakers Friday, at Battle Ground High. The Camas team beat the Tigers 8-6.

The Camas baseball team scored six runs in the first four innings of Friday’s game at Battle Ground, but this showcase of fiery competitors was just getting started. The Tigers scratched out three runs in the bottom of the fourth to cut the deficit to two. The Papermakers countered with two more runs in the top of the fifth to extend their lead to four. Battle Ground kept chipping away with a run in the sixth and seventh, but couldn’t get any closer. Read more at the CW Post Record

Seventh inning rally defeats Union 2-1

Back on the diamond for the first time after spring break Monday, the Papermakers struck for two runs in the top of the seventh inning to beat their rivals.

Taylor Adams hadn’t seen a baseball for eight days while helping build parks for kids in Guatemala, but the Camas High School junior led off the inning with a hit and made his way around the base paths to score the tying run. Ryan Kempf advanced to third base and scored the leading run on a pass ball.

“Once we got down 1-0, it finally kicked in how much we wanted to beat these guys,” Kempf said. “Paying attention to detail and doing all the little things paid off.” Read more at the CW Post Record