Coupeville clobbers Cannons | Legion
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
June 28, 2012 · 10:51 AM
With its pitching limiting Stanwood to five hits in two games and its offense running up 25 runs, the Coupeville Legion A baseball team swept the host Cannons 14-0 and 11-1 Monday, June 25.
The wins evened the Merchants' season record at 7-7 and upped its league mark to 5-3.
Coupeville closes out the summer season with home games against Bellingham North at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 1, and Snohomish in a double header beginning at 4:30 Monday.
Aaron Curtin pitched a one-hit, five-inning shutout with eight strikeouts in the 14-0 win over Stanwood.
Morgan Payne finished 4-for-4 with a double, Kurtis Smith went 3-for-4 and Jake Tumblin was 2-or-3 with a triple.
In the second game, Cole Morgan and Josh Bayne combined for a four hitter.
Morgan Payne and Smith, again, led the offense, with three and two hits, respectively, in four at bats. Brian Norris was 2-for-3.Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.