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Walla Walla advances to state Junior Legion title game

Forced to play a second game in the semifinals, the Walla Walla Bruins beat Ferndale 2-1 in Anacortes, earning a spot in today’s Junior Legion state title game.

The Bruins will play Burlington at 1 p.m. at Alton R. Daniels Field.

Burlington ended Hanford’s season by beating the Flames 13-4. Hanford’s Jamie Hopp had two hits.

After dropping their first game of the tournament to Ferndale, the Bruins came back in the nightcap with two runs in the bottom of the first and held on for the win.

Burlington 014 211 4 -- 13 17 2

Hanford 001 200 1 -- 4 5 3

Drew Lomsdalen, Drew Larson (3), Alexander Fredrickson (3) and Ryan Wade; Ryan Coulson, Brady Heid (4), David Juergens (6) and Aaron Enderlin. Highlights--Heid (H) 1x4, 2B, RBI; Juergens (H) 2B; Jamie Hopp (H) 2x2, RBI.

Walla Walla 100 001 30 -- 5 9 5

Ferndale 011 000 31 -- 6 8 2Two outs when winning run scored. Henderson, Zamora (6), Reardon (7), Zamora (8) and Daniel, Fulmer (6); Baker, Akers (6), Sprague (8) and Shearer. Highlights—Zane Henderson (WW) 3x5, HR, RBI; Julian Zamora (WW) 2x2, RBI.

Ferndale 100 000 0 -- 1 6 1

Walla Walla 200 000 x -- 2 3 0

Pennylegion and Shearer; Luke Reardon and Daniel, Fulmer (5). Highlights—Daniel Lake (WW) 1x3, R; Daniel Camacho (WW) 1x2, R; Zamora (WW) 1x2, RBI.

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