CONNELL -- Connell pitcher Ashley Thompson tamed the bats of Naches Valley on Thursday, striking out 10 and walking no one en route to five innings of hitless domination, and the Eagles won at home 18-0 in an SCAC district tournament first-round contest.
Thompson also doubled twice, homered and drove in six runs. Her 19 home runs unofficially are tops in the state, all classes.
Naches Valley 000 00 -- 0 0 1
Connell 910 8x -- 18 18 0
Kristin Stanley and Cassi Lucas; Ashley Thompson and Shanika Sawyer. Highlights--C: Hope Sawyer 2x4, 2B; Thompson 3x4, 2 2B, HR, 6 RBI, 10K-0BB; S. Sawyer 2x4; Grayson Corrales 3x4, 2 2B; Michelle Schultz 4x4, 2B; Paxton Carlisle 3x4, 2B.
River View 8, Goldendale 1: Haley Hess scattered six hits and struck out 15 as host River View achieved an SCAC district first-round victory against Goldendale.
Ashley Dickinson had three RBIs for River View, and Sadie Vasquez and Shelby Salter drove in two runs apiece.
Goldendale 001 000 0 -- 1 6 0
River View 105 110 x -- 8 12 0
Hailey Hoffman and Johna Kartes; Haley Hess and Shelby Salter. Highlights--G: Sara Henderson 2x3, 2B. RV: Hess 3x3, 3B, RBI, 15K-2BB; Ashley Dickinson 2x3, 2B, 3 RBI; Salter 2 RBI; Sadie Vasquez 2x3, 2B, 2 RBI.
Cle Elum 10, Columbia-Burbank 2: Brittany Cotsford went the distance for Burbank in the circle, but the Coyotes couldn't overcome Laura Potts' two-run homer and six shutout innings in an SCAC 1A district game.
Columbia-Burbank 000 002 0 -- 2 5 3
Cle Elum 302 005 x -- 10 8 1
Cotsford and Roberts; Potts and Morehouse. Highlights--CE: Laura Potts 13K, 2R HR; Danie Sweigard 2H, RBI; Lindsey Vertefeuille 2 RBI; Ashley Morehouse 2B, RBI.
Zillah 10, Royal 0: Alexis Salcedo hit a three-run homer en route to a strong five-RBI performance for host Zillah in an SCAC 1A district tournament contest.
Royal 000 00 -- 0 2 0
Zillah 302 23 -- 10 15 3
Jenks and Ledezma; Robillard and Ruggles. Highlights--Z: Samantha Robillard 3x4, 3R, 7K; Kassidy Ruggles 3x4, 2 RBI, 3R; Alexis Salcedo 3x3, 3R HR, 5 RBI; Allison Torres 2x3; Jaclyn Olivas 3x3.