Photo courtesy Laurie Rasmussen
The team congratulating Reece McAllister after hitting his double allowing Spencer Burgess to score from second for the win

West Seattle Little League teams to play for titles

By Tim Clinton

Both West Seattle teams are riding high after winning their first two games in their respective Little League baseball all-star tournaments.

After opening with a 13-12 win over Renton the West Seattle Majors team shut down PacWest, 17-0, in Wednesday's winner's bracket final.

The Westsiders will now play Friday's PacWest vs. Renton winner for the championship starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at West Seattle's Bar-S Fields. West Seattle needs to be defeated twice not to advance into upcoming state action and any second game will be played at 1 p.m. Saturday.

West Seattle's age 9-10 all-stars will also play at 10 a.m. Saturday needing to be defeated twice, with any second game also starting at 1 p.m. at Bar-S.

West Seattle opened the tournament by clobbering Renton, 19-6, before edging South Highline National, 9-8, in the 9-10 winner's bracket final.

That squad is awaiting the winner of a 6 p.m. Friday game between PacWest and South Highline National.
Two more tournaments open at PacWest Saturday with West Seattle teams playing in both opening games.
West Seattle meets South Highline National at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Juniors age 13-14 tournament, with the winner going to the 10 a.m. Sunday winner's bracket final.

Renton and host PacWest play at 1 p.m. Saturday with the victor also going to Sunday's winner's bracket final.

In the age 10-11 tournament, also to be played at the PacWest complex in Burien, West Seattle opens against PacWest at 10 a.m. Saturday. The winner goes on to face South Highline National at 1 p.m. Sunday with the winner of that game going to Tuesday's 6 p.m. winner's bracket final.
In the other half bracket, Renton meets Rainier District at 10 a.m. Saturday with the winner playing Seattle Central at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The Juniors first championship is at 6 p.m. Tuesday with the second at the same time Wednesday.
The age 10-11 first final is at 6 p.m. Thursday with any second game at the same time Friday.
Only four teams are playing in the Juniors tournament, while the age 10-11 tournament includes six.

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