Little League tournament updates; WS 11-12 in semi finals, WS 9-10 face Riverview
By Tim Clinton
West Seattle was red hot in its second day of state Major Little League baseball action Sunday, scorching Gig Harbor National by a 13-1 score.
The win advanced the age 11-12 team into the winner's bracket semifinals for Tuesday, when they play Federal Way in a 4:30 p.m. game at the Luke Jensen complex in Vancouver.
Federal Way was a 14-4 winner over Ridgefield in its second game Sunday.
West Seattle had opened the tournament with a 5-4 victory over Camas on Saturday.
West Seattle waited until the second day of the age 9-10 baseball tournament in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island with a bye past the first round, but took a 14-4 loss to Northwest when it did take the field Sunday.
Now they must advance through the loser-out loser's bracket to win state, starting with a
3 p.m. game against Riverview at Windjammer Park on Monday.
Riverview opened loser's bracket action Sunday with a 5-2 win over Ridgefield.
The District 7 age 9-10 softball team fell out of the state tournament with a 6-0 loss to District 4 on Sunday.
It was the second 6-0 loss in as many days in the state action at LaCenter.
District 7 representative PacWest was eliminated from the age 10-11 state softball tournament with a 14-3 loss to Mill Creek on Sunday. The game took place at Everest Park in Kirkland.
PacWest was coming off a 22-0 loss to Gig Harbor American/National on Saturday.
District 7 does not have a team in the state Junior age 13-14 tournament, but is hosting the action at the Valley Ridge fields next to Tyee High School.
Championship play is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday with the if-necessary final at the same time Friday.