HILLSBORO, Ore. -- Melanie Oord had two hits, including a double, and reliever Lindsey Roach struck out six over five innings as the Tri-City Ringors defeated the Bellevue Blast 9-6 in 14U pool play at the NSA Western World Series in Hillsboro, Ore.
The Ringors also lost to the Hillsboro Thunder 9-2, as Monica Hebky had two hits for the Ringors.
Tri-City plays the Washington Speed of Whidbey Island in pool play at 11 a.m. today.
Tri-City Ringors 032 310 -- 9 10 0
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Bellevue Blast 301 020 -- 6 5 0
Brittany Cotsford, Lindsey Roach (2) and Sam Booth; Highlights-- Roach 6 K's, Melanie Oord (TC) 2x4, 2B; Monica Hebky (TC) 2x3; Kaitlin Simpkins (TC) 2x3, 2B; Sara Gilliam (TC) 2x3.
Hillsboro Thunder 240 003 -- 9 8 0
Tri-City Ringors 200 000 -- 2 6 0
Cozette Palmer; Gilliam, Cotsford (1) and Oord. Highlights--Hebky (TC) 2x3.