Mike Wilson drove in three runs to lead Richland past Kelso 10-5 in the final round of pool play at the Babe Ruth 14s Southern Washington state tournament in Elma.
Chandler Symons and Jason Webb each added two RBIs for Richand, while Chase Becker pitched a complete game.
Richland won the National Pool with a 3-0 record and will begin bracket play today at 3 p.m.
In Aberdeen, Hazel Del Metro bumped off Kennewick 12-8 in a loser-out contest. Brandon Searls and Joe Spencer had two hits apiece for Kennewick to help close an 11-1 gap.
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Richland 120 202 3 — 10 13 2
Kelso 000 320 0 — 5 5 4
Chase Becker and Riley Mahoney; home battery unavailable. Highlights—Mike Wilson 2x4, 3 RBIs; Chandler Symons 2x3, 2 RBIs; Jason Webb 1x4, 2 RBIs.
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WALLA WALLA -- Richland National lost 10-0 to Mercer Island in a loser-out contest at the state tournament in Walla Walla.
Richland fell to the elimination bracket after an 8-6 loss to Mill Creek on Sunday, despite home runs from Cade Jensen and Christian Berry and hits from Trey Davis and Gaven Brasker.