Curtis pulled out a 7-5 victory over Auburn Mountainview on Wednesday at Kent Memorial Park, eliminating the Lions from the district playoffs.
Bret Shellgren’s RBI groundout in the fifth inning broke a 5-5 tie.
While the Vikings (14-8) stayed alive in the playoffs, the season ended for the Lions (11-12).
Conner Kilcup took the loss in relief for Auburn Mountainview. Nick Dublinski started for the Lions and allowed five runs on five hits over four innings, striking out one.
Dublinski and Grant Harris each had two hits. Dublinski drove in two runs. Harris, Kamana Nahaku and Vicente Feliciano each had an RBI.
Tough loss on the road
On Tuesday night, Camas jumped out to an early lead then held off Auburn Mountainview 3-1 in a district playoff game at Propstra Stadium in Vancouver.
Camas established a 3-0 lead before the Lions came up with a run in the third inning. Feliciano, who walked earlier in the inning, scored later on a throwing error.
Pitching was strong on both sides. Camas’ Riley Sinclair allowed one run on four hits over 6⅔ innings, striking out six. Luke Brewer threw one-third of an inning to earn the save for Camas.
For Auburn Mountainview, Nate Weeldreyer went six innings, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out eight and walking none.
Dublinski went 2-for-3, with a double, for the Lions.