David Juergens singled to score Brady Heid from third base, giving the Hanford Jr. Flames the lead for good in the fifth inning to defeat Bellingham 3-2 in a Junior American Legion state tournament game Monday in Arlington.
Heid finished with two hits for Hanford, while starter Nate Mitchell scattered four hits in the complete-game victory.
Hanford will play Burlington at 6 p.m. today.
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Nate Mitchell and Aaron Enderlin; Brice Longanecker and Forrest Longanecker. Highlights—Brady Heid (H) 2x3, Enderlin (H) 2B, Mitchell (H) 4-hitter.
Walla Walla 2, Ferndale 0: Bruins starter Zack Zehner scatterd four hits in a complete-game shutout of Ferndale, as Walla Walla improved to 3-0 at the Junior American Legion State tournament in Anacortes.
Zane Henderson went 2-for-3 with an RBI double in the fifth inning to lead the Bruins, who will face Montesano at 7 p.m. today.
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Zack Zehner and Matt Daniel, Keltan Fulmer (5); Littrell, Weston (6) and Shearer. Highlights—Zane Henderson (WW) 2x3, 2B, RBI; Julian Zamora (WW) 2B; Zehner (WW) CG, 1BB.Other scores: Anacortes 6, Kennewick Phantoms 0.