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Highlander baseball preps for postseason with win over Tyee

Senior Drew Harka collected three hits as the Hazen Highlanders took home a 5-1 victory over Tyee in seven innings at Tyee High School on May 2.

Harka doubled in the third inning and singled in the fifth and seventh innings.

Ryan Gayte was a workhorse on the bump while collecting the win for Highlanders. Gayte pitched seven innings and allowed one earned run, seven hits and one walk while striking out two.

The Highlanders never trailed after scoring three runs in the third on two doubles and an RBI single by J. Crosby.

Hazen also brought home one run in the fourth inning and matched that run total in the sixth. In the fourth, Highlanders scored on an RBI single by DJ Anderson, bringing home Eli Azcueta.

Tyee scored its only run of the game on a solo home run by Jordan Owen in the fourth inning.

Hazen is now 12-6 overall and 11-3 in the Seamount.

The Highlanders also qualified for the Seamount League subdistrict tournament, which begins this week.

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