Photo by Roger Harnack
A Quilcene runner slides safely into third base before Sunnyside Christian sophomore Sophia Halma can grab an errant throw.
As of Thursday, May 31, 2018
YAKIMA The two area fast pitch teams making it into their respective state tournaments both fell in two games last Friday.
In 1B opening game action, Sunnyside Christian fell, 9-2, to eventual state runner-up Quilcene. The Knights were then toppled, 6-2, by fourth-place finisher Pomeroy at the Gateway Sports Complex.
Sunnyside had a 2-0 lead after six innings, but the Pirates rallied in the sixth inning, to take a 4-2 lead. In the seventh, Pomeroy added two more runs for the final margin.
At the Columbia Playfields in Richland, in 1A fast pitch, Kiona-Benton was edged by Mount Baker, 3-0, in it’s tournament-opening game. Then in Game 2, the Bears lost, 13-1, to Montesano.
Montesano went on to take third place in the 1A tournament.
Individual stats were not reported by either team.