Peabody tracks local college baseball players

Peabody: Life, Friends, Baseball

It’s a reader blog on our site, written by North ender Terry Benish.

He recently put together a list of locals athletes playing college baseball.

Check it out.

Is he missing anybody?

One reader already pointed that that Tanner Romo, a South Kitsap grad, is at Everett CC.

Peabody’s got a good baseball mind and he’s got a lot of opinions, particularly about the Mariners. Check out his blog.

Meanwhile, here’s an update on some of the college baseball players that he listed. This was in Wednesday’s paper and online in our Kitsap Briefs package:


BASEBALL: Western Oregon first baseman Bo Folkinga (sr., Twin Falls, Idaho, Olympic College) was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Week. Folkinga had nine hits in 15 at bats and drove in 11 runs as the Wolves won three of four games with Central Washington. Among Folkinga’s hits were four doubles and two home runs. Folkinga now leads the GNAC in doubles (11) and RBI (31). … Andy Smith (jr., North Kitsap/Washington/Bellevue CC) is hitting .313 for Liberty (23-4) with three home runs, 17 RBI and six stolen bases. … Outfielder Caleb Brown (sr., Central Kitsap) is hitting .286 with two homers and six RBI for Washington (15-7). He’s started eight games and played in 16. … Designated hitter/catcher Nick Benish (fr., North Kitsap) is hitting .334 for George Fox (12-12) with two homers and seven RBI. … Pacific Lutheran catcher Curtis Wildung (fr., North Kitsap) is hitting .286 with a home run and seven RBI. … Outfielder Daniel Jewett (so., North Kitsap) is hitting .323 for NCAA DII Truman State (3-17) of Missouri. … Outfielder Brad Fairweather (jr., South Kitsap/Olympic College) is hitting .300 for Hawaii-Hilo (6-23, 3-17 PacWest). … Casey Bohlman (jr., Central Kitsap/Bellevue CC) is 2-0 with two saves and a 4.97 ERA for Hawaii-Hilo. The left-hander has appeared in seven games and pitched 25.1 innings. …. Brett Bielec (sr., North Mason/Tacoma CC) is hitting .378 with eight RBI for Central Washington (9-11, 5-3). Brother Kasey Bielec (fr., North Mason) is hitting .269. Randy Button (jr., North Mason/Big Bend CC) is 1-1 with a 6.85 ERA. He’s pitched 23.2 innings for CWU. Ryan Hastings (sr., Lynden/Olympic College) is 1-1 with a 9.53 ERA for Central. He’s pitched 11.1 innings.


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