2B Softball District Roundup: Toledo, Rainier Punch State Tickets

By The Chronicle staff
Posted 5/21/22

Taking the long route through the 2B District 4 tournament, the Toledo softball team advanced to the state playoffs next week in Yakima after rebounding from a 10 a.m. loss, upsetting Onalaska in the …

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2B Softball District Roundup: Toledo, Rainier Punch State Tickets

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Taking the long route through the 2B District 4 tournament, the Toledo softball team advanced to the state playoffs next week in Yakima after rebounding from a 10 a.m. loss, upsetting Onalaska in the fifth-place game at 2 p.m., and finally defeating District 1 champ Coupeville at 6 p.m. to punch its second straight trip to state. 

The Riverhawks bounced back from an early morning defeat to Forks in the consolation semifinals, an 11-1 loss, to beat run-rule Ony, 16-5 in six innings to capture fifth-place in the District playoffs. 

Greenlee Clark went 4 for 5 with 5 RBIs and mashed a huge home run to blow the game open and take command against the Central 2B League runner ups, eliminating the Loggers and advancing to a crossover play-in game against Coupeville later that night. 

The Riverhawks left little doubt in that game too, plating all 15 of their runs in the last five innings to run away with a 15-4 win. Abbie Marcil knocked in a home run and Clark again went 4 for 5 with three runs scored in the win. 

Elsewhere, Rainier defeated Onalaska in the consolation semifinals, coming back in dramatic fashion to punch its ticket to state and the district third-place game against Forks. Though the Mountaineers fell to the Spartans, 16-4, Bailey Elwell mashed a home run and had four RBIs in the loss. 

Against the Loggers, the Mountaineers trailed 10-6 heading into the bottom of the sixth, but picked up six huge runs to come away with the win. Alyssa Lofgren had 2 RBIs, Madison Mounts added a 2 for 4 line with 2 RBIs, and Raychel Hansen added two more RBIs on 3 for 4 hitting. 

The Mountaineers and the Riverhawks will await their seeding in the state softball playoffs next weekend in Yakima when the seeding committees decide their fate Sunday afternoon.

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