Purple Takes Series Lead On One-Hitter, 5-1

Oct. 5, 2003

Two true freshman pitchers combined for a one-hitter as the Purple team won the thirdgame of the annual UW baseball Fall World Series, 5-1, Saturday at Husky Ballpark. Thewin gave the Purple a 2-1 advantage over the Gold squad in the best-of-seven intrasquadseries, the traditional ending to the Huskies' fall practice season.

Kyle Parker (Yakima/West Valley HS) and Tim Lincecum (Renton/Liberty), the twopitchers named to the 3A All-State first team last spring, combined to allow only one hit inthe seven-inning game. Parker started an allowed the one hit (a double from freshmanMatt Lane), one run and one walk while fanning three in four innings.

Lincecum, the state's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2003, threw three no-hit innings ofrelief for the save, walking one and striking out two.

The Purple got all the runs it would need in the first inning as Greg Isaacson walked andeventually scored on a two-out home run from Nick Batkoski. The Purple scored threemore in the fifth when Nick Jiles singled eventually scored on a wild pitch. Isaacsonsingled and scored on an Aaron Hathaway double and Batkoski drove in Hathaway with asingle to cap the Purple team's scoring.

The Gold team scored its lone run in the second when Lane doubled and eventually camearound on a Tyler Mach groundout. Gold starter Hunter Hughes allowed two runs overfour innings to suffer the loss.

The series continues with game four Sunday evening at Husky Ballpark.

UW Fall World Series, Game ThreeOctober 4, 2003, Husky Ballpark

Purple AB H R BIIsaacson, 2b 3 2 1 0Burnham, rf 3 0 0 0Hathaway, c 4 1 2 1Batkoski, 3b 3 1 2 3Clem, lf 3 0 1 0Rindal, 1b 3 0 1 0Bauer, ss 3 0 0 0Showers, dh 3 0 0 0Jiles, cf 2 1 1 0 Lentz, cf 1 0 0 0Totals 28 5 8 4

Gold AB R H BIT. Johnson, cf 2 0 0 0B. Johnson, lf 3 0 0 0Lillibridge, ss 3 0 0 0Larsen, 1b 3 0 0 0Lane, c 3 1 1 0Mach, 3b 3 0 0 1Tucker, 2b 3 0 0 0Allan, dh 2 0 0 0Kilborn, rf 2 0 0 0Totals 24 1 1 1

Purple 200 030 0 -- 5 8 1Gold 010 000 0 -- 1 1 0

2B - Lane, Hathaway. HR - Batkoski.

Purple IP H R ER BB SOHughes (L) 4.0 3 2 2 1 1Baysinger 3.0 5 3 3 1 0

Gold IP H R ER BB SOParker (W) 4.0 1 1 1 1 3Lincecum (S) 3.0 0 0 0 1 2

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