West Seattle takes softball opener
By Tim Clinton
West Seattle opened the Metro League fastpitch softball tournament with a 4-1 victory over Eastside Catholic on Tuesday.
The home win at the Southwest Athletic Complex advances the Wildcats into a 3:30 p.m. Wednesday game at Lower Woodland Park in Seattle.
The Wildcats are assured of advancing to the final day of the tournament at Lower Woodland on Thursday.
They are also assured of going on to next week's Sea-King District tournament no matter what the results.
Gabby Wenn hit 1-for-2 for West Seattle in Tuesday's game on a home run and racked up two RBI. She also stole one base.
The Wildcats opened with two runs in the bottom of the first and tacked on insurance runs in the fifth and sixth.
Eastside Catholic scored its only run off pitcher Wenn in the fifth.
Chief Sealth 0
Chief Sealth journeyed to Bainbridge Island for its tournament opener Tuesday and took a 10-0 shutout loss.
The Seahawks are also assured of reaching next week's Sea-King District tournament, however.