Legion A seals league title

Oak Harbor’s Junior Legion A baseball team sealed the North Division of the Skagit Valley League, defeating Sedro-Woolley 9-3 on Monday night.

The Wildcats, who finished 10-2 in league, were led at the plate by Jordan Young and Chris Reilly.

Young was 2-for-4 with a single and a double, three RBI and two runs scored. Reilly was 3-for-4 with three singles, two RBI and a run scored.

Oak Harbor also used five pitchers in Andrew Bighouse, Bryan Hornbaker, Daniel Lura, Jordan Young and Gary Ellis, who scattered three runs on just four hits.

The Wildcats will begin the district tournament at approximately 5 p.m., Saturday, July 16 at Stanwood High School against the number four seed from the South Division of the Skagit Valley League.

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Oak Harbor’s Junior Legion AA team had struggled with seven straight league losses, but recovered over the weekend, with two league wins over Squalicum, 12-0 and 7-1.

The Wildcats followed up on Monday with a 9-6, non-league victory over Mount Vernon, moving the team to 4-9 in the North Division of the Skagit Valley League and 12-15 overall.

Oak Harbor coach Jim Waller was most pleased with his team’s performance over the weekend.

“We were two of the best all-around games we have had this summer,” he said. “We made just one error in the two games, our pitchers didn’t walk many and we had 22 hits.”

Oak Harbor hitter Marshall Lobbestael finished the doubleheader an impressive 6-for-7 at the plate with four runs, three RBI, a double, triple and two stolen bases.

Ernie Martinez led Oak Harbor on Monday, going 2-for-4, with three RBI and a run scored.

Oak Harbor closes out its season at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 14 at home against Sehome.

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