W L Pct. GB
Tacoma ...... 10 4 .714 --
Wenatchee .... 9 6 .600 1½
Vancouver .... 8 7 .533 2½
Bremerton .... 7 7 .500 3
Yakima ....... 8 8 .500 3
Salem ........ 6 8 .429 4
Spokane ...... 8 11 .421 4½
Victoria ......6 10 .375 5
SPOKANE, May 4—Spokane Indians climbed out of the Western International League basement tonight with a 2-1 victory over the Victoria Athletics.
The loss dropped the A's to the last rung of the ladder.
Spokane opened its scoring the the fourth when Edo Vanni beat the throw on an infield hit and came home on Jim Wright's long double to right.
Victoria evened it in the top of the sixth. Paul Jones doubled to right centre and was sacrificed to third by pitcher Len Kasparovitch. Mike Dalton rapped out another double scoring Jones.
The Indians sewed it up in the eight when Vanni beat out a bunt and went to second on an overthrow into centre field by Kasparovitch. Tommy Nelson sacrificed him to third and Jim Herrera's single brought in the run.
Victoria ............... 000 001 000—1 7 2
Spokane .............. 000 100 01x—2 7 0
Kasparovitch and Recca; F. Nelson and Sheely.
WENATCHEE, May 4—The surprising Wenatchee Chiefs moved up into second place in the Western International League by plastering a 6-1 defeat on the Tacoma Tigers here tonight.
Everett Stenman registered his first victory of the season by holding the hard-hitting Tigers to three hits and getting a third strike on 10 batters. He also provided much of the Wenatchee attack, hitting a home run the first time up, driving in another run with a single and hitting safely again in the seventh.
Tacoma .......... 000 001 000—1 3 1
Wenatchee ..... 001 301 01x—6 13 1
Chapple, Clary (4) and Rossi; Stenman and Siok, Dalrymple (4).
YAKIMA, May 4 —The Vancouver Capilanos, who made 16 hits count for only nine runs, dropped an 11-inning, 10-9 decision to the Yakima Packers, who came up with a five-run blast in the ninth to send the game into extra innings.
Carl Gunnarson was touched for a triple by Gene Thompson and a single by Neil Bryant in the 11th which gave Yakima the win.
Larry Orteig's three-run homer in the ninth was the payoff punch in the five-run ninth that made the game 9-9.
Sammy Samhammer was three for six for Vancouver, with a triple.
Vancouver ........... 021 400 110 00—9 16 2
Yakima ................ 020 020 005 01—10 10 1
Manier, Gunnarson (9) and Brenner; Drilling, Pirack (10) and Eastwood.
Bremerton at Salem, postponed, rain