Granite Falls had a surprisingly easy time in its 8-0 win over the visiting Coupeville baseball team Monday, April 15.
The Tigers (3-8, 3-10) entered the game with only two wins but scored in five of six innings to steadily pull away.
Coupeville coach Willie Smith said his team "came out flat" and Granite Falls took advantage.
The Wolves mustered only five hits off pitchers Riley Larson and Xavier Denke.
Smith said, "We just had poor approaches at the plate – too passive."
Kurtis Smith recorded two the Coupeville hits, one a double.
Josh Bayne got the start for the Wolves and "didn't pitch poorly, just no support offensively," coach Smith said.
The Wolves (4-8, 5-8) host Archbishop Murphy (12-0, 13-1) at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in a makeup game for last Friday's rainout.
Wednesday Granite Falls comes to Coupeville at 4 p.m., then the two teams meet again in Granite Falls Friday.