Makayla Marshall hit a three-run home run and finished with four RBIs as top-seeded University (20-0) handled sixth-seeded Central Valley (11-9) 15-7 in five innings in a Greater Spokane League tournament semifinal on Monday.
University hosts Mt. Spokane in the tournament championship on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. Both teams advance to the state tournament on Oct. 27.
Madison Thompson went 4 for 4 and scored three runs for UHi. Jordan Williams had a three-run home run for the Bears.
Mt. Spokane 7, Lewis and Clark 6 (8): Kaleigh Bussiere reached on an error that scored the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the second-seeded Wildcats (17-4) downed the fifth-seeded Tigers (11-10) in extra innings in a GSL tourney semifinal.
Lewis and Clark hosts Central Valley in the league third-place game on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The winner advances to the state tournament on Oct. 27.
Mt. Spokane’s Madilyn Odiorne hit a one-out sacrifice fly in the seventh, sending the game into extras.
Chloe Olson gave Lewis and Clark a 6-5 lead in the top of the eighth with an RBI single. Mt. Spokane opened the bottom of the inning with three straight hits before Payton Dressler tied it with with an RBI single.