Sports From Friday, July 27th

Thurston gets makes first start for GCL Blue Jays Shane and Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison tops in Tri City

Ryan Thurston made his first start of the season for the GCL Blue Jays in the first game of a doubleheader on Friday. Thurston took the tough luck loss in a game the Jays lost 5-0. Thurston worked 3 innings, gave up 3 hits, no walks, 1 Run and struck out 5 in the outing. 


(H1 Unlimited) During qualifying for the 53rd annual HAPO Columbia Cup hydroplane race on Friday, Jimmy Shane (Maple Valley, Wash.), driver of the U-1 Miss HomeStreet, took the top honors with a 2-1/2 mile lap speed of 163.431 mph. Shane’s speed was 0.148 mph slower than the 2010 course record set by Dave Villwock in the U-96 Spirit of Qatar at 163.579 mph. Andrew Tate (Walled Lake, Mich.), driver of the U-9 Les Schwab Tires, was second fastest at 160.525 mph.

Qualifying speeds for the 2018 HAPO Columbia Cup
1) Jimmy Shane, U-1 Miss HomeStreet, 163.431 mph
2) Andrew Tate, U-9 Les Schwab Tires, 160.525 mph
3) J. Michael Kelly, U-12 Graham Trucking, 156.260 mph
4) Cal Phipps, U-1918 Oberto Beef Jerky, 154.876 mph
5) Tom Thompson, U-11 Reliable Diamond Tool presents J&D’s 153.680 mph
6) Brian Perkins, U-21 Darrell Strong presents PayneWest Insurance 153.680 mph.
7) Dustin Echols, U-440 Bucket List Racing, 139.556 mph

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