NACHES -- West Valley defeated Richland National 7-1 in the battle of the unbeatens at the District 12 tournament in Naches.
West Valley advances to the championship, set for Thursday.
Richland National will play Greater Richland -- which eliminated Pasco National 8-2 in a loser-out contest -- at 6 p.m. today in another loser-out game.
The winner earns the right to play West Valley in the championship.
Cal Ripken 12s
The Southern Washington Cal Ripken state tournament for 12-year-olds has two different tournaments going on beginning Thursday.
The 70-foot basepaths tournament is at the Kennewick American complex on Olympia, and will feature six teams. The first game is set for 8:30 a.m. Thursday between Black Hills and Hazel Dell.
The 60-foot basepaths tournament will be played at Kennewick National's complex on 4th Avenue and features 12 teams. The opening game is set for noon Thursday.
Championships for both tournaments will be Saturday.