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Hoquiam beats Monte in extra innings for district softball title

CENTRALIA — For the second time in seven days, it was Hoquiam hoisting a district trophy. After the Grizzly baseball team won the district championship on May 16, it was the softball team’s turn on Saturday. The Grizzlies defeated Montesano 4-3 in the District IV 1A tournament championship game at Fort Borst Park in Centralia.

Bloomquist helps Mariners beat Blue Jays

TORONTO — The game appeared to be spiraling out of control in the first inning. James Paxton had given up a leadoff double to Josh Donaldson and then issued a walk to Jose Bautista, which included a wild pitch on ball four that moved Donaldson to third base.

Mariners waste opportunities, fall to Padres

SEATTLE — All those home runs became nothing but a happy fading memory by the time the fifth runner was stranded in scoring position. A day after scoring 11 runs while belting six homers in their array of 15 hits, the Seattle Mariners showed that offensive outburst, particularly from their bats, can be fleeting.