TUMWATER — Aberdeen’s doubles team of Rachael Schermer and Ali Morris advanced to the second day of play today at the Subdistrict 2A Tennis Tournament in Tumwater.
Schermer and Morris beat the Capital doubles team of Olivia Wittenberg and Jada Pearson, 6-3, 6-1. They went on to defeat a second Capital team of Alexis Gjurasic and Danielle Tabor, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3. They lost their third match of the day to Tumwater’s team of Madelyn Hogan and Rachel Howard, 6-3, 6-1.
The Bobcat girls are two matches away from third place. They must win at least one today in order to advance into a seeding match — two wins for third, win the first-lose the second for fourth and lose the first for fifth place.
“The girls played well,” AHS tennis coach Ashley Kohlmeier said. “They were tough matches.”
Madilyn Sayler (BH) def. Amber Rosche, 6-2, 6-1. Sydney Creel (C) forfeit from Claire Tangvald. Stevie Heitzman/Isabelle Vanderstoep (CH) forfeit mid-match due to illness of Alex Schultz/Jamie Peterson. Rachael Schermer/Ali Morris (A) def. Olivia Wittenberg/Jada Pearson (C), 6-3, 6-1. Rachael Schermer/Ali Morris (A) def. Alexis Gjurasic/Danielle Tabor, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 6-3. Madelyn Hogan/Rachel Howard (T) def. Rachael Schermer/Ali Morris, 6-3, 6-1.
Grizzlies 12, Trojans 2
Hoquiam collected 15 hits to trounce Pe Ell in non-league softball on Friday at Hoquiam.
The game lasted six innings and was called due to the 10-run mercy rule. The Trojans got their only runs in the sixth inning.
Katelynn Paladin had two RBIs and delivered a double in the first inning for the Grizzlies (14-4). Lydia LaLonde hit a double in the sixth inning.
The Grizzlies had seven players with two hits.
“We played an all-around good game offensively and defensively,” said HHS head coach Keith Reynvaan. “We jumped out to a big lead and added on.”
Reynvaan praised Paladin for good hitting during the past two weeks.
On Wednesday, Hoquiam opens District 1A play at Centralis against Kalama at noon.
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Miller, C. Brooks (4), L. Brooks (5) and Joner. Bradley, Hliboki (5) and King, K. Stewart (5).
RBI: Pe Ell — Miller 2. Hoquiam — Quercia 2, Paladin 2, Hansen, Hilliard, LaLonde, Wakefield. C. Stewart, K. Stewart. Three hits: Hoquiam — Paladin. Two hits: Pe Ell — Miller. Hoquiam — Hilliard, Bradley, Wakefield, C. Stewart, King. Doubles: Pe Ell — Capps, Miller. Hoquiam — LaLonde, Paladin.
Winning pitcher — Bradley ( walked one, struck out one). Losing pitcher — Miller (walked four, struck out none).
Eagles 12, Chinooks 2
KALAMA — Elma tuned up for district by blasting Kalama in a non-league game Friday at Kalama.
Details were unavailable at press time. The Eagles (17-2) open district play Wednesday at Centralia by facing Toledo/Winlock at 10 a.m.
Ducks 8, Bulldogs 2
TOUTLE — Montesano played its fourth game this week and fell to Toutle Lake in non-league play on Friday at Toutle to end the regular season.
Bobbi Fry got a home run for Montesano in the first inning and the Bulldogs were up 2-1 after three innings. After that, their bats went cold.
The Ducks had two triples and four doubles in the game, mostly in the final innings, and outhit the Bulldogs, 11-7.
“We played our fourth game this week to end the season,” Montesano head coach Pat Pace said. “We are ready for the post-season to begin on Wednesday.”
Pace cited Fry and Makenzi Howard for fine offensive play.
The Bulldogs (11-9) open up District IV 1A play on Wednesday in Centralia against La Center at 10 a.m.
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Didion and Swan. Deffenbaugh and Iverson.
RBI: Montesano — Swan, Fry. Toutle Lake — Woodley, Iverson 2, Deffenbaugh 2. Two hits: Montesano — Fry, Howard. Toutle Lake — Hockett, Woodley, Iverson. Home runs: Montesano — Fry. Triples: Toutle Lake — Woodley, Garden. Doubles: Montesano — Swan. Toutle Lake — B. Hockett, Hockett, Iverson, Deffenbaugh.
Winning pitcher — Deffenbaugh (walked one, struck out three). Losing pitcher — Didion (walked none, struck out one).
Wildcats 16, Elks 10
WESTPORT — Ocosta used a pair of big innings to beat Lake Quinault in a non-league game Friday at Westport.
The Wildcats had eight players with RBIs. Courtney Rutzer, Lexie Schmeling and Emily Hurlburt had two apiece for Ocosta, which scored five runs in the fourth inning and six in the sixth.
Lake Quinault left 12 players in scoring position. The Elks (0-14) outhit the Wildcats, 11-9. Alex Kelly had three hits and two RBIs. Annber Neeland added four RBI.
“Playing six games in five days really helped us,” said Elks head coach Darwin Sharrah. “We played good defense and had fewer walks and errors than usual, but we left way too many runners in scoring position.”
Sharrah praised Faith Thomas for her two hits and Kelly for her three hits. He also commended Brittany Thomas and Melissa Silva for fine defensive catches.
The Elks begin district play at Elma today at noon with Taholah. The Wildcats open district competition Wednesday at Centralia.
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Allen, Neeland (5) and Kelly. Sweeney, Fletcher (4) and Rutzer.
RBI: Lake Quinault — Neeland 4, Kelly 2, E. Silva 2, Blackburn. Ocosta — Rutzer 2, Hurlburt 2, Schmeling 2, Perry, Fletcher, Sweeney, Parker, Scott-Hepner. Three hits: Lake Quinault — Kelly. Two hits: Lake Quinault — Allen, Blackburn, Thomas. Ocosta — Sunde, Schmeling. Triples: Ocosta — Schmeling. Doubles: Lake Quinault — Blackburn, Neeland. Ocosta — Sunde, Hurlburt.
Winning pitcher — Fletcher (walked nine, struck out three). Losing pitcher — Allen (walked five, struck out one).