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Hannah Wesselman will be atttending Saint Martin’s University this fall and hopes to play for the Saints. (Dan Pelle)

Senior Hannah Wesselman powers U-Hi to state

SR Story | Every member of University’s softball team looks forward to spending this weekend in Lacey, but Hannah Wesselman has an extra reason to embrace the road trip. Wesselman, U-Hi’s senior first baseman, will be playing in the city of her future college, Saint Martin’s University. Saints …

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Morton-White Pass 8, Colfax 7
Ashley Kelly had three hits and Morton-White Pass went on …
Garfield-Palouse/Tekoa-Oakesdale 5, Northwest Christian 4
Garfield-Palouse/Tekoa-Oakesdale rallied for a 5-4 win over Northwest Christian in …
Colton 11, Almira/Coulee-Hartline 1
Zoe Moser and Winnie Schultheis gave up just one hit …
Touchet 12, Curlew 2
Touchet advanced to the 1B State Championship game with a …
Zillah 6, Medical Lake 5
Medical Lake came up a run shy during a seventh-inning …
Lake Washington 3, Deer Park 0
Deer Park fell to Lake Washington 3-0 in the 3A …
W.F. West 5, Colville 1
Colville struck first but ultimately succumbed to W.F. West 5-1 …
Colfax 11, Asotin 9
Amara Huber batted in three runs as Colfax stayed alive …
Curlew 6, Pateros 5
Alyssa Goree provided the big hit in the bottom of …
Colton 15, Oakville High School 0
Zoe Moser and Winnie Schultheis combined on a five-inning no-hitter …
Seattle Christian High School 9, Medical Lake 8
Medical Lake put up two runs in the seventh inning …
Deer Park 4, Orting High School 0
Kylie Sweeney struck out 12 while pitching a one-hit shutout …
Adna 6, Colfax 1
Colfax fell to Adna 6-1 Friday in the opening round …
Colville 7, Anacortes 2
Emily Poling had two RBI as Colville won their opening …
Garfield-Palouse/Tekoa-Oakesdale 16, Kittitas 6
Garfield-Palouse/Tekoa-Oakesdale fell behind early but rallied to top Kittitas 16-6 …
Northwest Christian 10, Darrington 0
Hannah Hustad pitched a perfect game and drove in two …
Port Angeles 8, Colville 5
Colville was eliminated from the State 3A tournament after they …
Anacortes 5, Deer Park 1
Deer Park lost to Anacortes lost to Anacortes 5-1 Friday …
Kamiakin 12, University 11
McKenzie Lowry’s one-out, bases-loaded single to center field capped a …
Garfield-Palouse/Tekoa-Oakesdale 7, Colfax 4
Garfield-Palouse/Tekoa-Oakesdale secured a spot in the State tournament with a …

June 1

Shadle Park finishes third

SR Story | LACEY, Wash. – Shadle Park’s final inning against University as a 3A softball rival was a memorable one on Saturday. Seemingly unaffected by the fast field turf at the Regional Sports Complex, the U-Hi infield played stellar defense, rarely allowing a ball to get by …

Puyallup takes championship at Merkel

SR Story | The idea hit Tony Batinovich late Saturday morning, after Puyallup blanked Woodinville in a State 4A softball tournament semifinal game. That’s the moment the Vikings coach thought his young squad just might win it all.

State softball: Colton claims sixth straight 1B championship

SR Story | Colton scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to break a 4-all tie and the Wildcats went on to beat Touchet (17-7) 9-4 to claim their sixth straight State 1B softball championship Saturday at Gateway Sports Complex in Yakima. Winnie Schultheis drove …

May 31

Shadle Park reaches State 3A softball semifinals

SR Story | LACEY, Wash. – With a host of underclassmen, including five freshmen on its roster, Shadle Park’s fastpitch team, not surprisingly, frequently turns to its seniors for leadership. “Coach is always telling us to lead by example,” said Berkley Fisher, one of four seniors on the …

Colville, Deer Park knocked out of tourney

SR Story | SELAH, Wash. – There won’t be any State 2A softball championships for the Great Northern League’s two entrants, but each had a moment to shine on the state’s biggest stage on Friday. Colville won its opener 7-2 over Anacortes, then fell 5-1 in the quarterfinals …

Tigers boys doubles team moves to semis

SR Story | Lewis and Clark’s Luke Brittan and Jordan Standness advanced to the State 4A tennis semifinals as the Tigers pair blanked an Auburn duo 6-0, 6-0 and beat a Newport team 6-4, 6-2 in Hanford on Friday. They will face a team from Gig Harbor today. …

Lakeside falls short against defending champs

SR Story | RICHLAND – The way the game started, Lakeside softball coach Chuck Moffatt thought his team was destined to play in today’s semifinals. The Eagles jumped out to a 1-0 lead over three-time defending state champion Connell, and things were looking up. But that early momentum …

May 25

May 21

Softball notes: Jordyn Soliday finds her place with Cardinals

SR Story | People tease Jordyn Soliday about having attended three high schools, but she laughs right back. “People are always like, ‘You’ve been to three high schools? What, you’re at what, and you haven’t even moved?’ But it’s me and it works, and I like where I …

May 18

Idaho State softball: Vikings come up just short

SR Story | NAMPA, Idaho – The Coeur d’Alene softball team didn’t finish on top, but the Vikings certainly got their money’s worth at the Idaho 5A State tournament. The Vikings stayed alive long enough to play seven games – the maximum possible at the two-day tournament – …

Softball: Lakeside edges Riverside for District 7 1A title

SR Story | McKensie Brittos watched the ball sailing toward right field and thought her poor start on the mound was about to get a lot worse. Instead, Lakeside right fielder Hailey Lesser tracked down the tailing-away ball, caught it over her shoulder, and held on for the …

May 17

Idaho softball: Coeur d’Alene keeps state title hopes alive

SR Story | NAMPA, Idaho – The Coeur d’Alene softball team’s high-powered offense never showed up on the first day of the 5A State tournament. Fortunately for the Vikings, sophomore pitcher Breana Burke was at the top of her game. Burke allowed just three runs and struck out …

May 16

Central Valley, Shadle Park win district softball titles

SR Story | Carli Riordan’s outstanding four-year prep pitching career is winding down just as Jaya Allen’s is taking off. Central Valley’s Riordan and Shadle Park’s Allen played huge roles Thursday as their teams captured district championships at Whitworth University’s Marks Field.