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Tag: Softball


Softball: Bi-district brackets available

With the completion of the softball league tournaments, the bi-district brackets should be complete. The West Central/Southwest bi-district tournaments for 4A, 3A and 2A begin Friday at Sprinker Recreation Center.

You can view the tournament brackets here.

The 1A Tri-District tournament will play all of its games on Saturday at Sedro-Woolley. Here is the bracket.


Softball: Narrows League tournament postponed to Friday

Because some regular-season games were rained out yesterday and will be made up today, the Narrows League 4A and 3A softball tournaments have been pushed back to Friday.

Here is the new schedule:


Game 1: South Kitsap vs. Mount Tahoma, 3:30 p.m.
Game 2: Central Kitsap vs. Olympia, 3:30 p.m.
Game 3: Bellarmine Prep vs. Gig Harbor, 3:30 p.m.
Game 4: Stadium vs. Shelton, 3:30 p.m. Read more »


Softball: SPSL 4A tournament schedule

Thanks to Mark Torgerson, athletics director at Spanaway Lake, for passing along the schedule for the SPSL 4A softball tournament.

Here it is:

At Kent Service Fields
First Round

Game 1: Auburn Riverside vs. Rogers, 4 p.m.
Game 2: Beamer vs. Tahoma, 4 p.m.
Game 3: Emerald Ridge v. Jefferson, 4 p.m.
Game 4: Kentwood vs. Puyallup, 4 p.m.
Quarterfinals Read more »


Softball: Wilson HS sisters toss back-to-back no-hitters

Sisters Janessa and Alex Flynn threw back-to-back no-hitters this week for Wilson’s softball team.

On Tuesday, Alex Flynn allowed no hits or walks to Capital in a 10-0 win for the Rams. It would have been a perfect game, if not for a pair of errors.

Janessa Flynn fired a no-hitter against Yelm on Wednesday, leading the Rams to a 7-0 win.

Here’s a link to the box scores. Wilson sits atop the Narrows League 3A standings with a one game lead over Capital and Yelm.


4A, 3A state softball tournaments moved from SERA

Well, Pierce County, you win some and you lose some.

A week after the WIAA awarded small-school state golf tournaments to various Pierce County golf courses, it took away the 4A and 3A state softball tournaments.

The 4A tournament will be played at Merkel Sports Complex in Spokane and 3A has been moved to Lacey’s Regional Athletic Complex. The tournaments had been played at SERA in Tacoma.

You can read more about the WIAA’s decision and information on possible changes to the state volleyball tournament here.


Three local standouts commit to D-I schools

I’ve got a few recruiting notes to pass along:

Bellarmine Prep basketball standout Sarah Hartwell has given an oral commitment to play at Xavier University, according to Buck Buchanan, who coaches the Baden Elite team Hartwell plays for.

Auburn Riverside girls basketball coach Terry Johnson announced today that forward Kat Cooper gave an oral commitment to play at Boston College.
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All-SPSL 3A softball team

All-SPSL 3A softball honors

Player of the year: Taylor Watkins, Bonney Lake High School

Pitcher of the year: Kelli Crawford, Franklin Pierce High School

Coach of the Year: Mike Hawkins, Lakes High School

First Team

Kim Courneya – Bonney Lake High School
Rielly Byrd – Franklin Pierce High School
Kristin Herren – Auburn Mt. View High School
Anne Binschus – Peninsula High School
Second Team
Kandie Kujawa – White River High School
Kali Patterson – Bonney Lake High School
Courtney Harter – Lakes High School Read more »


Softball: SPSL, Narrows League playoff schedules

First Round at SERA

Game 1: Bellarmine Prep vs. Gig Harbor, 3:30 p.m.
Game 2: Olympia vs. Foss, 3:30 p.m.
Game 3: Shelton vs. Mount Tahoma, 3:30 p.m.

Second Round at SERA

Game 4: Lincoln vs. G1 loser, 3:30 p.m. (loser out)
Game 5: G2 winner vs. G3 winner, 3:30 p.m. (loser out)
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