Thursday Scores: Cougars Pull a Pair of Upsets to Qualify for State
High school softball
2A District IV Tournament – first round
|Tumwater 11, Washougal 0|
|T-Birds (16-3 overall)|
The T-Birds picked up an easy first round win over Washougal to move into the semifinals of the District 4 tournament at Fort Borst Park in Centralia.
|Capital 3, RA Long 2|
|Cougars (9-11 overall)|
Rachel Erickson hit a two run home run to lead Capital to a huge upset over the top team from the Greater Saint Helen’s League and set up a semifinals date with Tumwater.
2A District 4 Tournament – Semifinals
|Capital 4, Tumwater 2|
|Cougars (10-11 overall), T-Birds (16-4 overall)|
Capital made a statement by putting a run on the board in each of the first four innings to take a 4-0 lead over Tumwater. Alyssa Ubrun led off the sixth inning with a solo home run and the T-Birds loaded the bases with no outs following Ubrun’s homer but couldn’t push any more runs across in the inning. The Cougars allowed one more run in the seventh but held on for the 4-2 win and a spot in the state tournament.
The Cougs will face WF West on Friday at 6:00 PM for the district title while Tumwater will fight for their season with a loser-out game against Centralia at 4:00.