College baseball roundup

Athlete of the Week on deck along with a few other items, but we have a Sunday college baseball roundup for you first on this Monday.

Kansas State falls in final regular season game: Kansas beat the Wildcats 9-6 to close out the regular season yesterday in Lawrence, KS. Senior Max Brown was 0-4 with a walk for KSU; he is from North Bend and a MSHS grad. KSU advances into the Big 12 tournament starting Wednesday.

Valleyites Brown, Proudfoot in postseason tourney: As noted, Brown and his KSU team will play in the Big 12 tournament, but Texas Tech will also be there as well, meaning fellow senior Tim Proudfoot, also from North Bend, will get a chance to play in the competition. Tech is the fourth seed, while Kansas State is seeded sixth. Play starts on Wednesday and continues through this upcoming weekend, with all games available on Fox College Sports, Fox Sports Southwest Plus or Fox Sports Midwest Plus; if you are a cable or satellite subscriber, check your listings. Wednesday’s schedule has Tech playing Texas at 7:00 our time in the morning, then at 2:00 in the afternoon, Kansas State will play Oklahoma. Games this year are in Tulsa, OK.

NWAC playoffs: The seasons for Columbia Basin, Shoreline and Green River Community Colleges, all with Valley players on their rosters, came to an end yesterday with losses in the NWAC regionals. CBC fell in extras 10-9 to Douglas (BC) despite a 2-7 effort, with a run scored and four RBI’s from Fall City’s Gunnar Buhner, and seven strong innings of pitching from North Bend’s Tanner Simpson. Shoreline shut out Green River 6-0 to end their season; GRCC features pitcher Chase Kairis from North Bend, and Walla Walla ended Shoreline’s season with a 4-1 result; Duvall’s Sam Ballweg drove in the lone run for ShCC as part of a 1-3 effort.

Gonzaga season over: Pepperdine finished off the season for Gonzaga with a 4-3 win over the Bulldogs; GU’s final record is 24-28, 13-14 in conference play. Junior shortstop Dustin Breshears, from North Bend, was 1-4 for the ‘Zags.

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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