Payton Graham had three hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs to lead Walla Walla Valley over Federal Way National 14-2 at the State Little League tournament for 10-year-olds at Badger Mountain Complex in Richland on Sunday.
Zach Mahan and Caiden Thompsen combined on a 3-hitter over the five-inning game for Walla Walla. Mahan added two hits and two RBIs.
Walla Walla will play Bainbridge at 8 p.m. Tuesday in a winners bracket semifinal.
In winners bracket games Sunday, Bainbridge edged Hazel Dell 6-5; Mill Creek pounded North Bothell 15-7; and Thunderbird vs. West Valley was unreported.
In a loser-out contest Sunday, Montesano eliminated West Seattle 6-5.
In other games Saturday, Bainbridge beat Spokane South 13-1, Federal Way beat Montesano 11-1, Mill Creek topped North Whidbey 12-4, and Thunderbird beat Cascade 6-2.
Walla Walla 103 55 — 14 11 0
Federal Way 000 20 — 2 3 2
Zach Mahan, Caiden Thompsen (4) and Camden McCollaugh; Luke, Chase (3), Tyler (4), Jones (5) and Jaques. Highlights—Payton Graham (WW) 3x4, HR, 3 RBIs; Mahan 2x3, 2 RBIS; Thompsen 2B; Drew Coleman (WW) 2x2.
Badger Mountain Complex
Game 11, Spokane South vs. North Bothell (loser out), 5:30 p.m.; Game 12, Thunderbird-West Valley loser vs. Montesano (loser out), 5:30 p.m.; Game 13, Cascade vs. Federal Way (loser out), 8 p.m.; Game 14, North Whidbey vs. Hazel Dell (loser out), 8 p.m.
Little League 12s
RICHLAND NATIONAL ELIMINATED: Richland National was eliminated from the State Little League Tournament on Sunday in Seattle.
Richland lost a loser-out contest to Camas 13-3, one day after losing its first-round matchup to Federal Way 12-5.
On Saturday, Walla Walla Pacific lost its opener, falling to Eastlake 22-9.Walla Walla Pacific plays a loser-out game at 3 p.m. today against Gig Harbor National.
DUSTERS PLACE 7TH: The Kennewick Pepsi Cola Dusters beat the Centennial Cannons 6-3 to finish seventh out of 18 teams at the Donnelly Senior Summer Classic in Boise.
Cory Schouviller and Logan Smith each had two hits for Kennewick, while Tanner Kirk and Noah Garrard combined on an 8-hitter for the win.
On Saturday, Kennewick beat the Nampa Chiefs 3-2, as Noah Garrard had three hits and Cory Dearing tossed a complete-game victory.
Centennial 010 020 0 — 3 8 3
Kennewick 050 100 x — 6 6 1
Pape and Britt; Tanner Kirk, Noah Garrard (6) and Mikey Jones. Highlights—Metz (C) 2x4; Fletcher (C) 2x4, 2B; Christansen (C) 2x3; DeGranger (C) 2B; Cory Schouviller (K) 2x3; Logan Smith (K) 2x4, 3 RBIs.
Nampa 100 001 0 — 2 6 2
Kennewick 011 000 1 — 3 5 1
Hummadeh, Penrod (6) and Harris; Cory Dearing and Mikey Jones. Highlights—Babinau (N) 2x3; Levi (N) 2x2; Hummadeh 6 Ks, 3B; Harris (N) 2B; Noah Garrard (K) 3x4; Chase Krumm (K) 2B.