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By Andrew Christiansen

Wolves suffer first losses of season then bounce back with sweep over Leopards


Andrew Christiansen

TRUNKEY TROT: Michael Trunkey rounds the bases after a home run against Zillah. The senior slugger belted out home runs in three of the four games last week.

Goldendale took a pair of games from Zillah, on an improbable first game in Goldendale, Saturday. With the Timberwolves averaging 13 runs per game, who would have guessed it would be a scoreless game through 5 ½ innings and even more surprising, that Goldendale would win a game where Zillah starter, Landon Messmore would pitch a two-hitter? But that is how the game went as Lucas Denney singled in the only run of the game in the bottom of the seventh inning for a 1-0 Timberwolf win. Denney pitched five scoreless innings with Nolin Bare polishing off the final two innings.

The Wolves didn’t waste time getting the edge in game two as Michael Trunkey doubled in two runs and would score on...

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