Saturday scoreboard: T-Birds advance to state championship game with 3-2 win in semis
High school baseball
2A WIAA state tournament semifinals
Tumwater 3, Archbishop Murphy 2
Archbishop Murphy had runners on second and third with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning but Garrett Terrell struck out the Wildcat batter and Tumwater held on to a 3-2 win to advance to their first state championship game. Terrell went the distance for the T-Birds to pick up his seventh victory of the season.
The T-Birds fell behind 2-1 in the fourth inning but answered right back in the fifth when Justin Graham walked and worked his way all the way home on a three wild pitches. Clayton Boze doubled and scored the eventual game winning run on a single by Riley Owen.
The T-Birds will take on either Clarkston or WF West in the title game tomorrow at Yakima County Stadium at 1:00 PM.