Ashley Thompson struck out 12 and Hope Sawyer and McKenna Mathis each drove in three runs as the Connell Eagles cruised to a 13-0 win over visiting Goldendale on Thursdya and into the SCAC district semifinals.
Connell (21-0) will play River View at noon Saturday at Hanford High School.
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Clountz and Sa.Henderson; Ashley Thompson and Alex Shuster. Highlights—Thompson (C) 12K, 1x2, RBI, 2 SB; Hope Sawyer (C) 2x3, 2B, 3 RBIs; Michelle Schultz (C) 2x3, 2 RBIs; Grayson Corrales (C) 2x3, 2B, RBI; McKenna Mathis (C) 2x3, 3 RBIs; Jessica Hawkins (C) 2B; S.Lamping (G) 1x1.
Columbia (Burbank) 8, Zillah 5: The Coyotes were on the bad end of a perfect game until breaking up in a big way with a six-run fourth inning. Christina Reisenauer and Amber Holst each had doubles in the frame as CB advanced to the SCAC semifinals.
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Brittany Cotsford and Rachel Roberts; Treece and Ruggles. Highlights—Roberts (CB) 2x4, R, RBI; Amber Holst (CB) 2x4, 2R, 2 RBI, 2 2B, SB; Christina Reisenauer (CB) 2B, 2R; Cotsford (CB) 7IP-9K.
RIVER VIEW 9, CLE ELUM 5: Shelby Salter had two hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as visiting River View defeated Cle Elum in a first-round SCAC district tournament game.
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Kaylee Lozier and Shelby Salter; Sami Sweigard and Kayla Holmes. Highlights—Karissa Sallee (RV) 3 runs, 2 sbs; Lozier 2B, 5 Ks, no walks; Ashley Dickinson (RV) 2x3; Salter 2x4, HR, 4 RBIs; Rachel Doran (RV) 2x4; Jessica Burrus (RV) 2B; Sweigard 2X4; Paris Sanders (CE) 2B; Raechelle Gumeson (CE) 2x3, 2B.
Warden 20, Naches Valley 1: Iris Rodriguez cracked a trio of two-run homers as the Cougars went deep five times in their SCAC playoff game.
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Heide, Grimm (1), Heide (4) and George; Aaliyah Enriquez and Bianca Hernandez. Highlights—Iris Rodriguez (W) 3x3, 3 HR, 6 RBIs, 4R; Hernandez (W) 4x4, HR; Brenda Deleon (W) 2x3, 3-R HR; Narcy Guerra (W) 2x3, 3B; Enriquez (W) 2x4, 2B, 5IP-8K-2H.