PASCO -- Hope Klicker had three RBIs on the day as the Washington Explosion earned wins of 5-0 over Lake Breeze and 8-4 over the Vancouver Patriots at the ASA 16A state softball tournament Friday at TRAC in Pasco.
Ten 16A teams are battling in the double-elimination tournament for a berth to the 16A national tournament, scheduled Aug. 1-8 at College Station, Texas.
Wash. Explosion 200 102 0 -- 5 6 1
Lake Breeze 000 000 0 -- 0 7 1
Lindsey Kamphuis and Jessica Miracle; Ladines and Havkop. Highlights--Libbie Jimenez (W) 2x4, 2B, RBI; Hope Klicker (W) 1x3, RBI; Miracle (W) 2x3, 2 RBI; Kamphuis (W) 5K.
Vancouver Patriots 000 001 3 -- 4 5 0
Wash. Explosion 103 030 1 -- 8 15 1
Nidick, Alfonso (4) and Searight; Klicker and Miracle. Highlights--Remy Bradley (W) 3x3, RBI; Klicker (W) 4x4, solo HR in 3rd, 2 RBI; Kendsey Hill (W) 2x4, 2B, RBI; Mae Larimer (W) 2x2, RBI; Trae Payne (W) RBI 2B.
Washington 18A wins twice
SELAH -- Paige Goulet pitched seven innings on the day, scattered a total of three hits, walked two and struck out six as the Washington Explosion defeated the Moses Lake Heat 9-2 and the Olympia Bulldogs 5-4 at the ASA 18 state tournament in Selah.
The Explosion faces Purple Haze of Woodinville at 11:30 a.m. today.
Wash. Explosion 130 000 5 -- 9 12 3
Moses Lake Heat 020 000 0 -- 2 6 4
Lindsey Walchli, Paige Goulet (W,3) and Courtney Howard; ML battery not reported. Highlights--Goulet (W) 5IP-5K-3H-0W; Bailey Walterhs (W) 3x3, R, 2 SB; Maddie Chambers (W) 1x3; Ryley Dennis (W) 1x3, RBI, 3B; Walchli (W) 2x2, 2R, 2B; Amanda Hall (W) 1x2, 2B, R, 2 RBI; Howard (W) 2x3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2R; Garcia (W) 1x3, RBI; Emily Mills (W) 1x3, RBI.
Wash. Explosion 100 021 1 -- 5 10 2
Olympia Bulldogs 010 300 0 -- 4 6 2
Lindzey Ramos, Goulet (W, 6) and Mills, Bethany Burch; Olympia battery not reported. Highlights--Ramos (W) 5IP-1K-6H-2W; Goulet (W) 2IP-1K-0H-1W; Walthers (W) 2x3, SB, 2R; C.J. Elgin (W) 1x3, SB; Jamaika Walker (W) 1x3, RBI; Mills (W) 1x3, RBI; Walchli (W) 2x3; Chambers (W) 1x3, HR, RBI; Howard (W) 2x3; Burch (W) 1x3; Nina Garcia (W) 1x2, 2B, RBI.