Wednesday news and notes…

Wednesday news and notes:

Baseball: “Kimbo” earns win on mound for Princeton in victory
Mount Si High School grad Josh Kimborowicz saw action on the mound last night for the Princeton Rays in their Appalachian League contest at home in Princeton, VA, last night, and he helped get the job done for the Rays in their win.

Princeton beat Danville 3-2 and “Kimbo” earned the winning decision, his second as a pro (his first came August 6 while we were on vacation). He pitched 1 2/3 innings, walking one and striking out four. Kimborowicz is now 2-4 with a 4.96 earned run average.

For those who may have missed it, back in June, the former Wildcat, who had been pitching with Everett Community College, was drafted by Princeton’s parent Major League Baseball team, the Tampa Bay Rays, and was assigned to the rookie minor league team.

Golf: Boeing Classic week well underway
The pre-tournament festivities leading up to the first round of pro golf’s Boeing Classic at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge in Snoqualmie Friday continue today.

Today’s big event is the Korean Air Pro-Am, which continues into tomorrow; this is the last of the major pre-tourney activities leading up to the Champions Tour senior men’s tournament, which starts Friday morning and continues all weekend, with live television coverage on the Golf Channel for those who can’t make it up there to see it in person.

On Monday, the “Rumble at the Ridge” charity golf tournament kicked off the week’s action, with a number of former Seahawks joining local businesspeople and members of the Seattle Sounders soccer team in a team tournament format. Yesterday, local kids were treated to instruction from a tour pro at the tournament’s youth clinic.

Also yesterday, a qualifying playoff for the Classic was held at Druids Glen Golf Course in Kent, and four golfers, led by Tom Byrum, earned spots in the main tournament.

Soccer: History made for pro soccer team, and Fall City native key to making it
The Dayton Dutch Lions men’s professional soccer team from Ohio earned their first trip to the United Soccer League playoffs in club history last Saturday night, and a Valleyite played a huge role.

Dayton beat Harrisburg 3-1 to earn the berth, and also the club’s first winning season ever; the game was the last of the regular season for the Dutch Lions, and they finished the year with 10 wins, nine losses and seven ties.

Fall City’s Gibson Bardsley scored a goal in the contest for the Dutch Lions, and he also assisted on the two others. Bardsley is in his second season with Dayton, and is a Mount Si High School and Western Washington University graduate. He is leading the team in scoring with nine goals and seven assists on the season, and is among the league leaders in points.

Dayton is playing Richmond in the playoffs this weekend.

Rhett Workman

About Rhett Workman

Rhett Workman is the editor of the Snoqualmie Valley Sports Journal. Workman is a veteran sports journalist, having covered Snoqualmie Valley sports for nearly a decade with the Snoqualmie Valley Record newspaper before starting up the SVSJ. Workman's coverage has earned the support and respect of Valley coaches, players, parents and fans, and the SVSJ continues the standard of coverage that Workman brought to the Valley Record.
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