PORT ANGELES — West Coast League North Division skipper Darren Westergard of Port Angeles, and South head coach Brooke Knight of Corvallis, announced their probable starting pitchers for Tuesday’s WCL All-Star Game.
Westergard tabbed Wenatchee AppleSox’s Curtis Bafus to start for his squad. Bafus is 3-3 with a 2.72 ERA over seven appearances and six starts this summer.
The right-hander from Woodinville, Wash., has struck out 43 over 43 innings pitched, and only walked nine batters.
Knight is giving the ball to Corvallis Knights right-hander Landen Bourassa, who is 4-1 with a 2.55 ERA. He’s made five starts and logged 31 2/3 innings pitched this summer.
All-Star festivities begin today, with the Saltwater Splashdown home run derby at 6:35.
The Splashdown will have batters hitting into the waters of Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles, at a rope anchored 300 feet offshore in the harbor.
The Walla Walla Sweets have Zack Penrod taking part in the Saltwater Splashdown.
The WCL All-Star Game is set for Tuesday at Civic Field in Port Angeles. First pitch is 6:35 p.m.
The Walla Walla Sweets have infielder Nick Nyquist, outfielder Cesar Lopez, and pitchers Darius Vines and Penrod on the South roster.
The 2018 WCL All-Star Game rosters are below:
C — Cory Meyer of Boise State (Wenatchee AppleSox)
C — Matt James of Notre Dame (Bellingham Bells)
1B — Kyle Schimpf of Southeastern Louisiana (Port Angeles Lefties)
1B — Ron Brown of Houston (Port Angeles Lefties)
2B — Jason Dicochea of Santa Clara (Port Angeles Lefties)
SS — Ernie Yake of Gonzaga (Bellingham Bells)
INF — Mason Marenco of Gonzaga (Wenatchee AppleSox)
3B — *Jake Moberg of UCLA (Yakima Valley Pippins)
OF — Dalton Harum of Virginia Tech (Port Angeles Lefties)
OF — Trent Tinglestad of Louisiana at Monroe (Kelowna Falcons)
OF — Cole Pofek of UC Riverside (Yakima Valley Pippins)
OF — Jeddediah Fagg of Georgia Southern (Victoria HarbourCats)
OF — Dan Pruitt of Seminole State (Kelowna Falcons)
P — Justin Armbruester of Pacific Lutheran (Bellingham Bells)
P — Taylor Davis of Gonzaga (Bellingham Bells)
P — Cal Hehnke of Nebraska—Omaha (Kelowna Falcons)
P — Tristan Busse of Western Texas (Port Angeles Lefties)
P — Garrett Goodall of Embry—Riddle (Victoria HarbourCats)
P — Tyler Yoshihara of Pomona—Pitzer (Victoria HarbourCats)
P — Curtis Bafus of VCU (Wenatchee AppleSox)
P — Jeremy Yelland of Hawaii (Wenatchee AppleSox)
P — Chase Farrell of UCLA (Yakima Valley Pippins)
C — Dutton Elske of Portland (Cowlitz Black Bears)
C — Cole Hamilton of Linn—Benton CC (Corvallis Knights)
INF — Nick Nyquist of Gonzaga (Walla Walla Sweets)
INF — Chad Stevens of Portland (Corvallis Knights)
INF — Gio Diaz of St. Mary’s (Portland Pickles)
INF — Collin Runge of Portland (Bend Elks)
INF — Tristen Alvarez of Fresno Pacific (Bend Elks)
OF — Joey Cooper of Cal State Northridge (Portland Pickles)
OF — *Zander Clarke of UC San Diego (Portland Pickles)
OF — Chandler Anderson of Utah (Corvallis Knights)
OF — Cesar Loper of Cal Poly Pomona (Walla Walla Sweets)
OF — Ryan Kim of Portland (Cowlitz Black Bears)
OF — Cody Hawken of Portland (Corvallis Knights)
P — Landen Bourassa of San Francisco (Corvallis Knights)
P — Daniel Slominski of San Francisco (Corvallis Knights)
P — Zach Heaton of Dallas Baptist (Cowlitz Black Bears)
P — Darius Vines of Arizona State (Walla Walla Sweets)
P — Zack Penrod of Northwest Nazarene (Walla Walla Sweets)
P — Brad McVay of Portland (Portland Pickles)
P — Connor Pellerin of Tulane (Portland Pickles)
P — Michael Newstrom of Washington State (Portland Pickles)
P — Bradley Gonzales of Dallas Baptist (Bend Elks)
Note: Universities and colleges noted are where players will be enrolled this upcoming school year.