Diamond briefs: D-backs unbeaten

The West Kootenay AA Diamondbacks continue to roll in Washington State AA Little League action.

The West Kootenay AA Diamondbacks continue to roll in Washington State AA Little League action taking both ends of a doubleheader against Pullman on Friday.

The Diamondbacks won a close 6-4 match to open the twin bill with Tanner Johnson picking up the win for the Dbacks.  Joe Ferraro was on the mound for the second game and dispatched Pullman in a convincing 18-6 victory. WKD won its fourth in a row to start the season and sit atop the Federal League standings.

In Single-A action Spokane’s East Valley won a pair from the West Kootenay Phillies by scores of 15-0 and 9-3 on Saturday at Butler Park. The Phillies actually out-hit East Valley in the second match 11-6 but couldn’t capitalize on the board.

The D-backs return to Pullman for two games Monday, while the Phillies are at East Valley High School in Spokane for a rematch on Saturday.