Montesano edges out Larch Mountain, 6-5, for district 9-10 title


MONTESANO — Montesano secured the District III 9-10 Little League tournament victory undefeated by edging out Larch Mountain, 6-5, in the championship game on Friday.

Ben Willis earned the pitching win for Montesano, with Tracy Ridgeway earning the save. Jacob Douglas slugged a triple and Caleb Reninger a double for Monte.

Larch Mountain had advanced to the title round by eliminating Aberdeen, 8-3, in the losers bracket final. No Aberdeen player had more than one hit.