Tuesday’s Prep Softball: Tigers Maul Chinooks for District Spot
By The Chronicle
KALAMA — Napavine collected 19 hits to cruise to a 24-1 win in five innings against Kalama in a Central 2B League softball game here on Tuesday.
Ada Williams pitched all five innings and struck out nine batters. She helped her own cause at the plate, going 5-for-5 with a triple, three runs and seven RBI.
Rae Sisson and Cailyn Milton were each 3-for-5 with a double.
The Tigers scored four runs in the first and third innings and scored seven runs in the fourth and nine runs in the fifth to to end the game in five innings.
The win clinches a spot for the Tigers in the District 4 2B softball tournament.
“One of our goals at beginning of season was continuing to play into the postseason,” Napavine coach Chad Williams said. “For this group of kids to win eight games is pretty special.”
Napavine (8-10, 6-8) hosts Hoquiam on Thursday in a non-league game.
Winlock Dominates Rainier
WINLOCK — The Cardinals scored at least one run in each inning to run away with a 14-1 win in five innings over Rainier in a Central 2B League softball game here on Tuesday.
Jenna Jones pitched all five innings for Winlock, allowing five hits and no earned runs while striking out 10 batters. She helped her own cause at the plate, going 2-for-3 with two RBI.
At the plate, Raychel Squibb was 2-for-3 with a home run, a triple, two runs and a RBI and Cheleena Squibb was 2-for-2 with a double, triple and two runs. Sabrena Barragan was 2-for-2 with a run and a RBI.
Karlie Jones added a triple, two runs and two RBI and Makayla Allbritton hit one over the fence and had three RBI for the Cardinals.
“We’re trying to look forward to districts. We talked to the girls at practice yesterday and talked about things, one of which was not to be so selective at the plate,” Winlock coach Chantel Nelson said. “We worked yesterday on not letting pitches go by and let it sink in and it showed some success for us.”
After scoring one run in the first, Winlock opened the game up with six runs in the second inning and four runs in the third inning. The Cardinals ended the game with three runs in the fourth inning.
Nelson noted the performance of Raychel Squibb, playing while sick and competing to help the Cardinals earn the win.
Winlock (13-5, 9-5) has punched their ticket to the district tournament and will wrap up the regular season on Thursday, hosting Naselle in a non-league contest.
W.F. West Cruises Past Aberdeen on Senior Night
W.F. West sent off their four seniors in style at Recreation Park in Chehalis on Tuesday, defeating Aberdeen 10-0 in six innings in an Evergreen 2A Conference softball game.
Kamy Dacus threw a complete game in the circle, allowing just three hits. She added three RBI at the plate.
Paytton Crawford was 3-for-4 and Ashlyn Whalen was 2-for-4 with a two run home run and Paetynn Lopez also hit a two run home run. Ellie Bunker and Annika Waring were each 2-for-4 for the Bearcats.
W.F. West scored two runs in the first and four runs in the second for a 6-0 lead. The Bearcats added one run in the fifth and three runs in the sixth to wrap up the game early.
“We came out and swung the bats well. Kamy got a lot of ground balls and the defense did what they needed to do,” W.F. West coach Caty Lieseke said. “They took charge from the start of the game and they played really well.”
It was senior day for W.F. West’s Taylor Barker, Noelle Roberts, Trinatie Snider and Kenna Brinson.
“The senior class, we’re very proud of them,” Lieseke said. “It was great to be able to honor them and the legacy they’re leaving behind for Bearcat fastpitch.”
W.F. West (17-2, 12-2) needs a win against Centralia at Borst Park on Thursday to capture the league title in the regular season finale.
Toutle Lake Edges Onalaska
TOUTLE — The Ducks scored five runs in the seventh inning to come from behind and earn an 11-10 win over Onalaska in a Central 2B League softball game here on Tuesday.
Amy Henderson threw a complete game in the circle, striking out five batters.
Hannah James was 2-for-4 with a two run home run in the fifth inning and Alex Cleveland Barrera was 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the fifth inning. Olivia Mitten was also 2-for-4 for the Loggers.
Onalaska led 4-2 after three innings and built the lead to to 10-6 after six innings. The Ducks scored five runs to come from behind and earn the win.
“They played well, very well. A minor error in the top of the seventh just kind of rolled from there,” Onalaska coach Rich Teitzel said.
Onalaska ends the regular season 13-7 overall and 11-3 in C2BL games. The Loggers finished third in the league and will compete in the district tournament on Monday at Borst Park in Centralia.
Tumwater Drops Rochester
ROCHESTER — The Warriors and Thunderbirds each had 13 hits but Tumwater was able to prevail 11-5 in an Evergreen 2A Conference softball game here on Tuesday.
Delaney Glazer started in the circle and struck out seven batters. She was also 2-for-4 at the plate.
Callie Crawford was 3-for-4 and Sadie Knutson was 2-for-4 for the Warriors.
Rochester took the lead in the third inning with four runs. Tumwater started their comeback with one run in the fourth before taking the lead with five runs in the fifth. The Thunderbirds tacked on three runs in the sixth and two more runs in the seventh to insure the win.
“We definitely were hitting the ball much better in this one. Tumwater was able to get their hits in bunches, helped score a bunch of runs,” Rochester coach Dave Montgomery said. “We had a good third inning there, capitalized on some mistakes. We hit the ball really hard but we weren’t able to string those hits together and get some runs across the plate. The kids played hard, especially Delaney, she gave it everything she had today.”
Rochester (8-10, 5-9) travels to Aberdeen on Thursday.
Centralia Wallops Black Hills
TUMWATER — Centralia had 16 hits to roll to an 18-3 win in four innings against Black Hills in an Evergreen 2A Conference softball game here on Tuesday.
Sophie Duffy started in the circle for the Tigers and allowed one hit, no earned runs with three strikeouts.
Centralia’s Ella Orr was 2-for-4 with two runs and three RBI and Duffy was 2-for-4 with three runs and a RBI. Kylie Sharp was 4-for-4 with three runs and four RBI and Courtney Spriggs was 2-for-4 with a double, a run and a RBI.
Hannah Porter was 2-for-3 with a double, two runs and three RBI and Liza Hubbard was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI.
The Tigers scored four runs in the first, two runs in the second and three runs in the third for a 9-0 lead. Centralia put the game away with nine runs in the fourth inning.
Centralia (10-8, 7-7) hosts W.F. West on Thursday in the regular season finale.
CARDINALS 14, MOUNTAINEERS 1 (5 inn.)
Rainier 001 00 — 1 5 6
Winlock 164 3X — 14 12 0
Batteries: Rainier — Kassie Simpson, Bailey Elwell (3) and Watts; Winlock — Jenna Jones and Raychel Squibb
TIGERS 24, CHINOOKS 1 (5 inn.)
Napavine 404 79 — 24 19 2
Kalama 100 00 — 1 2 4
Batteries: Napavine — Williams and Wilson; Kalama — Collins and O’Neil
BEARCATS 10, BOBCATS 0 (6 inn.)
Aberdeen 000 000 — 0 3 4
W.F. West 240 013 — 10 12 0
Batteries: Aberdeen — McDaniel and Hammond, Boyle (5); W.F. West — Kamy Dacus and Paetynn Lopez
DUCKS 11, LOGGERS 10
Onalaska 004 132 0 — 10 12 4
Toutle Lake 002 112 5 — 11 12 4
Batteries: Onalaska — Amy Henderson and Callie Lawrence; Toutle Lake — Smith, Florek (5) and Redmill
T-BIRDS 11, WARRIORS 5
Tumwater 000 153 2 — 11 13 2
Rochester 004 001 0 — 5 13 2
Batteries: Tumwater — Owen and May; Rochester — Delaney Glazer, Kiyah Kennedy (5), Sadie Knutson (5), Glazer (6) and Lexie Trombley
TIGERS 18, WOLVES 3 (4 inn.)
Centralia 423 9 — 18 16 2
Black Hills 000 3 — 3 1 4
Batteries: Centralia — Sophie Duffy, Aspen Lilly (3) and Hannah Porter; Black Hills — Theophilus and N/A