Naselle pounded out 16 hits as the Comets rolled to a 17-0 five-inning victory over Quilcene in a Tri-District 1/2/4 baseball semifinal game on Thursday in Naselle.
The Comets advance to the Tri-District championship game to face Evergreen Lutheran at 2 p.m. Saturday at Knights Field in Bremerton.
Evergreen Lutheran moved into the title game after getting past Lake Quinault 4-3, also on Thursday.
â€śIt was a real bash-fest,â€ť Naselle coach Randy Lindstrom said. â€śBaseballâ€™s a funny game.â€ť
Donny Edwards went 3 for 4 with four runs scored and an RBI, and Warren Wirkkala was 2-2 with three RBIs. Ethan Lindstrom was 2-3 with three runs and four RBIs, Jimmy Strange was 2-3 with three RBIs, and Joe Strange and Cole Dorman were both 2-3 with two RBIs apiece. Lindstrom scattered three hits and struck out five in the complete-game win.
Toledo/Winlock United 1, White Salmon 0: Andreas Malunat converted a feed from Isaac Cruz in the 60th minute as United won its semifinal game in the Southwest 1A District semifinal match on Thursday in Vancouver.
United (11-4-2) advances to its third straight district title match, and faces league rival La Center at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kingâ€™s Way Christian in Vancouver. La Center beat Hoquiam 3-0 in the other district semifinal, also on Thursday.
â€śWeâ€™ve played White Salmon twice this season,â€ť United coach Horst Malunat said. â€śThe first time was a 4-1 loss, and the next time we tied 1-1. Tonight, we moved the ball really well and played really well.â€ť
Goalkeeper Alan Contreras had four saves, and notched his eighth shutout in the last nine matches.
R.A. Long 5, Ridgefield 3: Manny Cabrera notched a Hat Trick as the Lumberjacks eliminated the league rival Spudders in a loser-out game in the Southwest District 2A playoffs on Thursday in Ridgefield.
RAL (11-7-1) plays Black Hills in a winner to state, loser out match at 6 p.m. Saturday at Black Hills.
Cabrera converted two assists from Gerardo Hernandez in the first half as the Lumberjacks battled to a 2-2 draw at intermission. In the second half, Cabrera tied the match at 3-3 off an assist from Eric Martinez, and Zach Chesley netted a penalty kick moments later. Damian Perez added an insurance score in the final 10 minutes off a feed from Cabrera.
RAL goalie Juan Reyes had three saves.
Kelso 3, Prairie 2: The Lassies wrapped-up their second straight undefeated Greater St. Helens 3A League campaign with a victory on Thursday at Prairie.
Kelso (18-2, 10-0 league) plays the No. 6 seed from the Pierce County League in the first round of the West-Central/Southwest 3A Bi-District Tournament at the Regional Athletic Complex at noon May 17 in Lacey.
Kelso tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth inning with a solo homer from Jayda Speed. In the seventh, Jordyn Ragan scored when Kinzey Williams reached on an error, and Williams later scored on a base hit by Kennedy Williams.
Kelso had six hits, with Megan Holt, Saydie Harris, Kinzey Williams and Ragan adding hits.
Megan Holt allowed three hits and struck out five through five innings, and Ragan gave up three hits and struck out one in two relief innings. Kelso coach Dean Sorensen praised the defensive play of catcher Hailey Parsons, who called her own pitches.
Raymond 16, Naselle 5 (5 inn.): The Comets had 11 hits in a nonleague setback on Thursday in Raymond. Hollie Haataia, Kylee Tarabochia and Hailey Weston all had two hits for Naselle.
Southwest 3A District Championships: Carlee Sams, Tayla Beavers and Colten Jorgenson each won an event during the final day of the meet held at McKenzie Stadium on Thursday in Vancouver.
The top four placers in each event advance to the West-Central/Southwest 3A Bi-District Championships during May 17 and 19 at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner.
Kelso edged Prairie 141.5-134.5 to win the girlsâ€™ district team title. Sams won the 200-meters in 26.04 seconds, and Beavers (11 feet 6) and Tally Connors (7-6) were 1-2 in the pole vault. Grabbing third place were Beavers (long jump, 15-11), Kahler Kirk (3200, 12:18.46), Sarra Soladey (300 hurdles, 48.59), and the 4×400 relay of Ciyree Sams, Alexis Richard, Lanae Garcia-Simon and Kyla Shoddy in 4:30.43. Placing fourth were Hailey Graham (300 hurdles, 50.61), and Ally Harman (shot put, 32- Â˝; discus, 88-10).
In the boysâ€™ meet, Prairie won the team title with 176 points, followed by Kelso with 116. Jorgenson won the 600 in 2:03.29, and placing second were Todd Johanson in the discus (134-0), and Sam Chhim in the long jump (21-4). Finishing third were Gage Bloomfeldt (long jump, 21-3), Chhim (200, 24.23), Ryan Ransom (3200, 10:32.69), Jimmy Peabody (3200, 10:35.43), and Dylon Ward (300 hurdles, 42.28).
Woodland 187, Mark Morris 211: Vanessa Franke carded a medal round of 39 to lead the Beavers to a Greater St. Helens 2A League victory on Thursday at Lewis River.
Also for Woodland were Abby Bozarth and Dana Glovick with rounds of 49, and Maddy Saucedo with 50.
For MM, Clarissa Escudero carded 50, Brooke Deering had 53, and Rian Forr and Cassie Catlin had rounds of 54.
Tenino 4, Three Rivers Christian 1: Bailee Williams-Wallace won her first singles match 6-1, 6-1 in a Southwest 1A/2B/1B League setback on Thursday at John Null Park. TRC is now 0-10, 0-9 in league.