"Papermaker Baseball News"

4/18/18 - Skyview 4-3 L

The Varsity Baseball team battled Skyview into extra innings on Wednesday with the Storm coming out on top 4-3. Skyview ace, and Gonzaga commit, Daniel Copeland held the Papermakers in check through 5 innings with the Storm holding a 2-1 lead. In the bottom of the 6th, Shane Jamison and Gideon Malychewski each delivered clutch RBI singles to put Camas ahead 3-2. Skyview was able to tie the game up on the top of the 7th sending the game into extra innings where they eventually won 4-3. In his first career varsity start, Michael Quintana was fantastic delivering 5 1/3 innings without allowing an earned run.

4/16/18 - Skyview 6-0 L

The Varsity Baseball team dropped a league contest at Skyview on Monday, 6-0. Riley Sinclair and Josh Mansur were strong in relief combining to throw 2 1/3 hitless innings. On offense, Grant Heiser collected two of the Papermakers five hits on the evening. The Papermakers move to 8-4 on the season and 3-2 in GSHL play. The team will look to bounce back this Wednesday at home as they take on Skyview for the final time in regular season play. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 pm.

4/10/18 - Clark County TODAY.com (HS baseball: Notes and top players from Clark County teams)

“We have a lot of first-year varsity players in the lineup and our learning curve has been pretty steep, but we are continuing to improve as guys are gaining experience,” Camas coach Stephen Short said. “It’s clear that pitching and defense will be the key to our success this season.”

Top Hitters:

  • Luke Bruno: .414 BAwith 14 RBI
  • Taylor Adam: .406 BAwith 14 runs
  • Trevor Bentley: .389 BA with 8 RBI, 10 runs

Top Pitchers:

  • Ryan Potter: 2-0 with 1.47 ERA, 13 strikeouts in 14.1 IP
  • Luke Bruno: 2-0 with 1.91 ERA, 15 strikeouts in 11 IP
  • Sam Malychewski: 1-0, 2 saves, with 0.91 ERA

4/9/18 - Heritage 9-2 W

The Varsity Baseball team defeated Heritage 9-2 on Monday. Luke Bruno moved to 3-0 on the mound needing just 69 pitches over 5 inning of work to put away the Timberwolves. Bruno finished the game with 6 strikeouts and did not allow an earned run. A team effort on offense saw six different Papermakers driving in runs highlighted by Sam Malychewski who finished 2 for 4 including a solo shot over the Heritage scoreboard in right field. The Varsity team squares off with Skyview next week on Monday and Wednesday in a battle for the top spot in the 4A GSHL standings.

Spring Break Week

The Varsity Baseball team finished their spring break trip to Chico, CA and Grants Pass, OR with a record of 2-1. The Papermakers fell to Pleasant Valley (Chico, CA) 9-0 before defeating Chico HS 20-14 and Grants Pass HS (OR) 7-5. Standout players during the trip included Trevor Bentley who finished 6 for 11 with a double, homerun, and 4 RBI; Luke Bruno who hit .500 over the three games including a perfect 5 for 5 against Chico HS and also pitched 3 scoreless innings collecting 6 strikeouts in his start versus Pleasant Valley HS; Taylor Adams also collected 6 hits in 11 at bats including 2 doubles and scored 6 runs; Jason Neve led the way in the win over Grants Pass HS slugging 2 doubles and driving in 2 runs; Ryan Potter delivered five strong innings on the mound picking up the win against Grants Pass with Sam Malychewski collecting the save striking out four over his two innings of work. The Papermakers sit at 7-3 (2-1 in league play) at the halfway point of the regular season and face Heritage HS on Monday in the first of a three game set with the T-Wolves.

3/30/18 - Skyview 6-2 L

The Varsity Baseball team dropped the first game of their 3 game series with Skyview 6-2. Ryan Behnke drew the start and delivered 5 2/3 innings, collecting 5 K's without allowing an earned run. Luke Bruno and Grant Heiser highlighted the offense with each slugging RBI doubles.

The Papermakers will head south to Chico, CA next week to play Pleasant Valley HS (Thursday 4/5 - 4:00 pm) and Chico HS (Friday 4/6 - 4:00 pm), before ending their road trip with a game at Grants Pass HS (OR) on Saturday (4/7) at 11:00 am.

3/29/18 - Battle Ground 8-7 W

The Varsity Baseball team defeated Battle Ground yesterday 8-7 in dramatic fashion moving their record to 2-0 in league play. Trailing three different times in the game, including both the 7th and 8th innings, the Papermakers finally finished off the Tigers in walk-off style with Josh Mansur scoring the winning run on a Taylor Adams groundball. Shane Jamison and Adams each collected 2 hits while Grant Heiser stayed hot at the plate driving in three Papermakers. Riley Sinclair and Sam Malychewski combined for 5 innings of solid relief on the mound allowing just 1 earned run with Malychewski picking up the victory. The Varsity Baseball team will square off with Skyview tomorrow night under the lights at Propstra Stadium with first pitch scheduled for 7:00 pm.

3/28/18 - Union 11-2 W

The Varsity baseball team opened league play with an 11-2 victory over rival Union. Luke Bruno collected his second win of the season on the mound delivering 5 innings and 4 strikeouts, limiting the Titans to just 2 runs. Bruno also chipped in at the plate with a 2 run double in the 4th inning extending the Papermakers lead to 7-2. The offense was rolling for Camas as 7 different players collected hits led by Trevor Bentley, Grant Heiser, and Gideon Malychewski each finishing the game 2 for 3 with an RBI.

The Papermakers will be at home again today as they square off against the Battle Ground Tigers with the first pitch scheduled for 4:00 pm.

3/21/18 - Hockinson 7-3 W

The Varsity Baseball team defeated Hockinson 7-3 led by Ryan Behnke on the mound. Behnke pitched 4 innings collecting the win with 7 strikeouts and zero earned runs.

The JV team won 7-1 against Hockinson. Clint French threw four strong innings allowing only one unearned run, while Christian Geigenmiller finished the last three innings giving up no runs and striking out 6. At the plate Gavin Holley went 3 for 4 with 4 stolen bases and 3 runs scored, Cameron Smith went 2 for 3 with an RBI, and Jackson Preston was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI.