...The Spartan Way...



Honoring our Past, getting it done on the field and in the classroom in the present.  We call it “TCBin”. 

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Program Information (click on link) – SHS Baseball Program Info

Team Photographs – dpcphotography+

SHS vs Auburn Mt. View photos are ready to view at:  https://goo.gl/IB1cvC

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Sumner takes the win against  Auburn Mt.View 6-0 behind Vanhout’s arm, Sherrod triple and great defense, Wilson’s strong defense, Rainwater’s strength at the plate and solid defense, Gehri’s wall behind the plate as well as his bat, solid offense by Filleau and Grondahl,  Fraser’s speed and a team effort by all sparts!  SHS moves on to State! 

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Sumner falls to Kentlake 5-0

Rainwater set up to hit a double (top left), Gehri (top right) was strong behind the plate, Sherrod (bottom left) making a play at second, Smith (bottom right) pitched 6 innings for the Sparts.  Sumner plays Auburn Mt. View 5-10-17, 7P @ Heritage Park in Puyallup.  TCB

Sumner takes back to back wins

Tuesday against  Bellarmine 4-1 & Wednesday against Rogers 10-4

2017 Senior Class and their families  

Jason Hollar

Mikey Thompson









Gabe Smith

Tanner George

Tyson Rainwater


                                               Tyson, Mikey, Gabe, Tanner and Jason

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Sumner bounced back against Olympia and won 15-6 behind the arm of Kyle VanHout and closer Ben Wilson.  Sumner’s bats came alive with Connor Filleau going 3 for 3 and Jake Gehri hitting a grandslam slam and 5 RBI’s.  Pictured below from left to right Kyle VanHout, Connor Filleau, Jake Gehri, Nate Baespflug, Alex Fraser, Ben Wilson, and Mikey Thompson.

Sumner puts up another W in the win column behind the arm of Gabe Smith (top left), Collin Hoover (center top) played strong at short stop, Alex Fraser (top right) had solid at bats.  Connor Filleau (bottom left) had a strong showing at the plate, Tyson Rainwater (bottom center) was safe at second and Grant Sherrod (bottom right) was strong both on offense and defense as Sumner wins 8-4.

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Sumner won their home opener against South Kitsap 10-3 behind back to back home runs from Kyle VanHout and Jake Gehri, as well as solid pitching by Gabe Smith.    The Sparts went against Curtis and beat them 4-1 on March 23.  VanHout had a strong start on the mound and Tanner George came in to finish giving the Sparts the win.




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The Spartan Baseball Program offers multiple awards to players each season:

“V” Award (any player):

The “V” Award is given to players who attend at least 75% of our winter training workouts.  The “V” stands for “Valley” and the “V” is worn on their batting helmets all season.  We average over 30 players at every Winter Workout.  In 2015, 22 players earned the “V” award.  In 2016, 34 players won the award.

“C3” Award (any player):

The “C3” Award is given to players who complete a packet of challenges prior to the season. Sumner Baseball values well rounded athletes, who want to make a difference on the field and in life. The three “C’s” stand for Character, Commitment and Community.  The challenge consists of 10 character challenges, 10 hours of community service, and meeting a list of baseball preparation items.  Players earn a T Shirt to commemorate their completion, and a helmet sticker to wear throughout the season.  This year’s challenge packet is below:

C3 Award Character Challenge 2016

Quality At Bat Award (top statistical player per team):

The Q award is Spartan Baseball’s way to recognize players who excel at our most valued offensive statistic; Quality At Bats.  Quality At Bat percentage is tracked all season and “Q’s” are given to players for at bats that are focused on a more accurate formula of valuing an offensive player than the traditional method of tracking batting average.

Quality At Bat Champions 2015

Quality At Bat Champions 2015 (from left: Cameron Waterman, Nathan Harrell, Ben Wilson)

Spartan of the Year (one player in program per year):

The Spartan of the Year award recognizes the most well rounded Spartan in the program.  Criteria considered are leadership, performance, attitude, perserverance.  The Spartan of the Year award was formed in 2003.  There have been 10 winners, as no winner was crowned from 2006-2008.

Chase Torgison becomes the 10th "Spartan of the Year" award winner

Chase Torgison becomes the 10th “Spartan of the Year” award winner

DIAMOND SPORTS TRAINING CENTER (Our indoor practice home)

Address: 13712 24th St E, Sumner, WA 98390

Spartan Baseball Pictures

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2015 – 18-7 overall record, 11-3 league (2nd place SPSL 3A).  District tournament

2014 – 23-2 overall record, 13-1 league (1st place SPSL 2A).  League champion, District champion, 5th place State

2013 – 18-9 overall record.  State Regionals

2012 – State Regional Champs. State Semifinals 2A – 4th Place State

2011 – State Quarterfinals 2A – 5th Place State

Above: Sparts after beating Anacortes in Round 1 of 2011 WIAA 2A State tourney

2010 – State Regionals 3A


Tyson Rainwater 3-3 2b, 2 rbi / Hogan leffel 3-3 / Jake Gehri 2-3, 2b 2 rbi