The National Softball Association Girls Fastpitch State Tournament for age divisions 10-18U begins today at various locations in the Tri-Cities.
The Menace NW Fastpitch, a team loaded with area talent, will face the Washington Hurricanes in an 18U division first-round game at 2 p.m. today at TRAC in Pasco.
Other sites for the double-elimination tournament are Horn Rapids, Kennewick Civic Center, Lawrence Scott Park and the Southridge Sports and Events Complex.
Menace NW roster: OF Kiana Clark (Richland), P/2B Mazie Gilliam (Richland), OF Jessica Rush (Hanford), OF Ciara Careaga (Hanford), P/SS Kayla De La Paz (Hanford), 3B/OF Miranda Foraker (Hanford), OF/C Makenna Hall (Hanford), C Whitney Nash (Hanford), Util. Sienna Skeels (Kamiakin), P/SS Gabby Meza (Prosser), 1B Molly Bishop (Hanford). Head Coach: D. J. Guereca. Assistant Coaches: Kelsey Harris & Jessica Albertson.