Honkers head to the NBC World Series

The Honkers are so excited to announce that we have made it to the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas for their fourth appearance in seven seasons! With that said as a non-profit we need your support to get our team there! Below is a link to donate to the Honkers trip to help cover hotels, gas, food and the tournament entry fee. Any support you can give is so appreciated! HONK HONK!!

Help the Honkers make the trip – Donate Here!

Grand Forks International Tournament Schedule

The Northwest Honkers head to the Grand Forks International Tournament that runs Wednesday, June 29th – Sunday, July 3rd.

The Honkers schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, June 29th – 8:00AM vs. Burnaby Bulldogs

Thursday, June 30th – 5:00PM vs. North Sound Emeralds

Friday, July 1st – 8:00PM vs. San Francisco Seals

To watch the games live visit the tournaments website at grandforksbaseball.com and click on live game!


Honkers Sweep Orioles in Two Game Series

The Northwest Honkers faced league opponent the Trail Orioles Sunday in a double header defeating the Orioles 12-5 and 6-0.

In game one the Honkers had blow out innings scoring five in the second and seven in the fourth. Honkers second baseman Ethan Klosterboer led the scoring run with a three run double followed by a two run double by center fielder Britten Abbott and one run double by Cameron Padron. The Honkers finished their scoring runs with a three run home run by designated hitter Vince Sablan. Honkers left handed pitcher Jason Salers went six innings for the win with Chaz Lopez in relief.

In game one the Orioles held the Honkers offense to just one run through the fifth inning but the Honkers bats came alive driving in five in the bottom of the sixth. Honkers first baseman Padron went 2 for 3 for the Honkers with a double and home run and two RBI’s. Catcher Jose Acosta also went 2 for 3 for the Honkers with a double and two RBI’s. Honkers Brandon Courville threw a complete game giving up only four hits and striking out seven.

Honkers Drop One in the Ninth

The Northwest Honkers faced the Pilchuck Pioneers this past Saturday at home. After going up 6-0 early in the game, the Pioneers chipped away at the deficit in the fourth, fifth and sixth closing the gap to within three. The Honkers were then unable to hold off the Pioneers in the top of the ninth when they made a four run inning to take the lead with no answer from the Honkers in the bottom of the ninth.

Despite the lose the Honkers offense had a strong game with 14 hits led by first baseman Cameron Padron who was 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Honkers center fielder Britten Abbott, second baseman Jordan Padilla and catcher Jesse Bechtold also each had a double for the Honkers. Right fielder Andrew Cherin had a home run in the game.

Honkers Bobby Wassmann went eight innings giving up six hits with Nick Torres in relief for the loss followed by Oliver Wange.


Honkers defeat Guns in League Match-Up

The Northwest Honkers faced the West Coast Guns this past Friday at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey, WA defeating the 4-1.

The Honkers offense was steady all game with ten hits. Scoring early the Honkers continued to add on for the win through the sixth inning. Honkers short stop Alex Colegrove went 3 for 4 in the game while three Honkers, first baseman Cameron Padron, third baseman Ethan Klosterboer and designated hitter Zach Zurbrugg, each had a double.

Honkers right handed pitcher Anthony Kast went seven innings for the win with Nick Torres and Ryan Sheeley in relief giving up no hits.

Honkers Drop Tough One to Studs in a Battled of the Pitchers

The Honkers faced league opponent the Seattle Studs for the first time this season Wednesday at home at Fall City Community Park.

In a battle of the pitchers, Honkers starting pitcher Brad Bennett went six innings for the loss giving up only five hits with a strong bullpen behind him with Spencer Trautmann going in to face the lefty and getting the first out, followed by Tyler Wilson who went 1.2 giving up no hits and striking out three and Mitch Eatmon to face the other lefty in the line up and Ryan Sheeley to close the game. The pitching staff held the Studs to only seven hits in the game.

The game was silent until the seventh when the Studs were able to drive in the a run. The Honkers had a chance to answer with bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth with only one out but a failed bunt and ground out got the Studs out of the inning. The Studs were able to solidify the game driving in one more in the top of the ninth. Honkers designated hitter Scott Morton went 2 for 3 in the game.


Honkers take one from Merchants at home

The Northwest Honkers faced league opponent the Everett Merchants at home Tuesday night at Fall City Community Park. After falling behind 3-0 in the top of the fourth, the Honkers answered back scoring one in the bottom of the fourth and tying up the game with two in the bottom of the fifth. The pitching staff held the Merchants silent the remainder of the game while the Honkers took the win in the bottom of the seventh driving in two.

Catcher Scott Morton drove in three for the Honkers with a single run home run. Short Stop Ethan Klosterboer went 2 for 3 for the Honkers with one RBI. Honkers right fielder Sam Chadick had a double in the match-up.

Honkers starting pitcher Jerome Byndloss went eight innings for the win with Ryan Sheeley for one to get the save.