Coming off an 11 inning three hitter last week against Skagit Valley, Henry McAree topped himself with a 7 inning no-hitter on Friday night against Olympic College in Bremerton, WA.
McAree was dominant in the 4-0 win, allowing no hits, only 2 walks and striking out 8 Rangers on the evening. He ran his record to 4-1 on the season and reduced his ERA to 2.83.
Luke Merkel was 1-2 at the plate, with 2 RBIs and a run scored for the Dolphin offense and Skyler Fraiser doubled for SCC as well.
In Game 2, SCC dropped a tough but sloppy 5-4 game, as both teams combined for 17 hits, 7 walks and 9 errors in the game. Layton Bush started the game for SCC, allowing 4 earned runs in the 6.1 innings, Aaron took the loss for the Dolphins in relief.
Danny Cavanaugh, Luke Merkel, Mitch Hoveke and Leonel Delmar had two hits for the Dolphins, but none were for extra bases.
The Dolphins hopes for an NWAACC playoff bid was loss as Bellevue defeated Skagit Valley College last night and the Dolphins loss put SCC out of the race.
SCC is 19-21 overall and 7-15 in the NWAACC Northern Region. The Dolphins finish the season on Mother's Day, with another doubleheader against Olympic at Meridian Park at 3:00pm. A SCC sweep on Sunday will give the Dolphins their first .500 season in over a decade. Olympic is now 13-28 overall and 3-19 in the league.