Everett Rallies, Tops Spokane

SPOKANE - Everett rallied for two runs in the eighth inning and one in the ninth, and pitcher Lenny Ayres retired the last 15 batters he faced as the Giants beat Spokane 4-3 in a Northwest League game last night.

Ayres (8-4), the league leader in victories, allowed six hits in eight innings.

Dax Jones scored the tie-breaking run in the ninth on a wild pitch. Tim Florez had two triples for the Giants (35-35).