6:18 p.m.: Chiawana scores one in the fifth, but that's it for today. Richland wins seeding game 12-2 in five innings to take No. 2 seed to regionals. The Riverhawks will go to Spokane as the No. 3 seed.
5:55 p.m.: A long third inning for Richland. The Bombers scored 10 runs in the inning to go up 11-1. April Utecht had four of those RBIs.
5:19 p.m.: No score for Chiawana entering the bottom of the second.
5:09 p.m.: Richland leads Chiawana 1-0 in regional seeding game. Dora Hernandez scored on an error in the bottom of the first inning. The No. 6 Riverhawks advanced to this game by beating No. 4 Wenatchee in an elimination game.
4:24 p.m.: Walla Walla will take CBBN's No. 1 seed into regionals with 9-2 victory over Richland. The Bombers will face Chiawana in hopes of snagging the No. 2 seed for next weekend's tournament in Spokane.
Kamiakin is the 3A champion with an 8-0 victory over Southridge.
Apologies to the Tri-City Herald IT department. I'm gonna have a fun time cleaning this iPad on which I'm typing. It's caked in dirt from the infield.
3:50 p.m.: Walla Walla entered the top of the sixth with a 9-0 lead after TraeAnn Payne's two-out solo shot, but Richland finally got on the board with a two-run blast to right by Dora Hernandez. The score is now 9-2 in the bottom of the inning.
3:37 p.m.: Walla Walla now leads 8-0 in the bottom of the fifth after a throwing error.
3:21 p.m.: Walla Walla explodes with a five-run fourth. Kendsey Hill gets things going with two-run homer, and with two outs, the Blue Devils string together three runs on a double by Jacie McDaniels, a triple by Jordie Storm and a single by Libbie Jimenez.
3:02 p.m. Richland flies out three times, and we're going into the bottom of the fourth.
2:58 p.m.: Another 1-2-3 inning for Walla Walla. Into the fourth we go.
2:51 p.m.: Monique Deffenbaugh singles for Richland with one out, but Bailey Walthers pops up and Cydney Elgin strikes out. We're going into the bottom of the third with Walla Walla leading 2-0.
2:47 p.m.: 1-2-3 bottom of the second.
2:41 p.m.: Alyson Ambler strikes out three, and we're in the bottom of the second.
2:34 p.m.: With Libbie Jimenez on after a leadoff double, Alyson Ambler hit a one-out home run over the center-field fence to put Walla Walla up 2-0.
2:29 p.m. Bailey Walthers hit leadoff double for Richland, but next three batters went down 1-2-3. We're in the bottom of the first. Paige Goulet pitching for Bombers.
2:15 p.m.: Still waiting for the game to start. So as it stands now, here's what happening now:
- Richland and Walla Walla are playing for the 4A championship.- Wenatchee and Chiawana are squaring off in a 4A elimination game.- Kamiakin and Southridge are meeting for the 3A title.- West Valley and Hanford are playing for the No. 3 and 4 seeds to 3A regionals.
The loser of the 4A title game will play the Wenatchee-Chiawana winner at 4 p.m. -- maybe later now -- for the No. 2 and 3 seeds to regionals.
2:04 p.m.: Walla Walla lineup: Libbie Jimenez (SS), Andrea Hamada (3B), Alyson Ambler (P), Kendsey Hill (C), Elli Rassbach (1B), TraeAnn Payne (CF), Mattie Smyth (LF), Janelle Hartford (RF), Jordie Storm (2B).
1:59 p.m.: Game over. Southridge wins 8-3 and will play No. 1 Kamiakin in 3A title game.
1:56 p.m.: Southridge and West Valley are playing behind me in their first game of the day. The Suns lead 8-3.
Kamiakin, Richland and Walla Walla all have advanced to the title games. Kamiakin defeated Hanford 7-0 in 3A. In 4A, Richland beat Chiawana 12-2 in five innings, and Walla Walla routed Wenatchee 9-0 to set up their title tilt. First pitch is at 2.