A group of Aberdeen all-star softball players battled back from the brink of elimination to win the Cascade League’s 12 and under district championship on Sunday, June 26 at the Bishop Sports Complex in Aberdeen.
The Little League all-stars opened district play on Saturday, June 25 with a pair of close losses, falling 15-10 to Hoquiam and 17-16 to Willapa Harbor.
But Aberdeen responded on Sunday, defeating Willapa Harbor 19-9 followed by a 22-10 win over Hoquiam in the title game.
Little League District 3 10-12 Majors Tournament
Stan Hedwall Park, Chehalis
Saturday, July 2
Montesano 10, Willapa Harbor 0
Chehalis 11, South Beach 1
Yelm 5, Aberdeen 1
Elma 9, Capitol 4
Sunday, July 3
Montesano 9, Chehalis 2
Yelm 13, Elma 4
South Beach 19, Willapa Harbor 11 (Willapa Harbor eliminated)
Capitol 10, Aberdeen 8 (Aberdeen eliminated)
Tuesday, July 5
Elma vs. South Beach, 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 6
Montesano vs. Yelm, 7:30 p.m.
District 3 Juniors Tournament
Vessey Field, Montesano
Tuesday, July 5
Elma vs. Montesano, 8:30 p.m.
All-tournament team for 1A State Tournament
Here is the all-tournament team for the 1A State Tournament that took place in late May in Centralia.
Hoquiam pitcher Carron Blood was named to the team as the only Harbor athlete to make the list.
Hailey Rath, Eatonville (MVP), Jordyn Relethford, Nooksack Valley; Katie Strum, Lakeside; Jayden Loreen, Nooksack Valley; Jade Christianson, Lakeside; Brooke Blocker, Eatonville; Ashlynn Cloninger, Mount Baker; Carron Blood, Hoquiam; Kaitlyn Rosenburg, Mount Baker; Payton Kessler, Castle Rock; Gracie Zender, Mount Baker; America Oettel, Nooksack Valley; Kaydee Wuesthoff, Lakeside.