May 17, 1997 in Sports

Springdale Captures Another Panorama Title

 

Springdale repeated as Panorama League tournament softball champion by defeating Northport 5-3 in the title game at Kettle Falls on Friday.

Hillary Dixon (19-0) pitched a six-hitter for the Chargers (20-2), who posted a four-run third inning.

Springdale opens District 7-B tournament play at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Kettle Falls against Monday’s Odessa-Northwest Christian winner. Northport (13-5), the No. 2 seed, also opens at 9:30, against Bi-County League No. 3 Almira/Coulee-Hartline.

Springdale 5, Northport 3

Springdale 014 000 0 - 5 10 3

Northport 000 000 3 - 3 6 3

Dixon and Axtell; Lenhard and Brunette. W-Dixon (19-0). L-Lenard. HITS: Springdale-K.Bade, Hendricks, Lebret 2, Stricker, Peone 2, Wood, A.Bade 2. Northport-Sell 2, Regis, Young, Day, Hart. 2B-Lebret.

Inchelium 9, Republic 3

Bonnie Boyd went 4 for 5 and scored twice as the Hornets (11-8) defeated the Tigers (13-6).

No. 3-seed Inchelium opens district against Bi-County No. 2 Davenport. No. 4 Republic draws Bi-County No. 1 Reardan.

Inchelium 410 400 0 - 9 17 7

Republic 010 020 0 - 3 10 4

Seymour and Brunner; Young and Johnson. W-Seymour. L-Young.

HITS: Inchelium-Boyd 4, Skieger 2, G.Finley, Mollenberg 2, T.Finley, Bradshaw 2, S.Finley 2, Brunner, Seymour 2. Republic-S.Kidwell, Young, Davis 2, Swank, Johnson 2, Wilson, Anderson. HR- Davis.

NWC 21, Curlew 20

Damiah Casimir’s triple capped a six-run seventh and the Crusaders (9-10) rallied to eliminate the Cougars (9-10).

Northwest Christian, No. 5, will meet Bi-County League No. 4 Odessa at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Davenport for seeding into district. The winner opens against Springdale.

NWC 005 613 6 - 21 15 5

Curlew 453 035 0 - 20 30 1

Blackorby and Hanning, Abbott, Hanning (7); Peterson and Zereck. W-Blackorby. L-Peterson.

HITS: Northwest Christian-Davis, Hanning, Cofer 4, Casimir 3, Blackorby, Grudvel 2, Nicolei, Baker. Curlew-Barkley 2, Beck 4, Thiele 4, Zereck 4, Bonwell 5, Peterson 4, McLeod, D.Frichina 2, Kocol 4. 2B-Casimir, Nicilei, Zereck, Bonwell 2, Peterson. 3B-Hanning, Casimir, Zereck, Kocol. HR- Cofer, Grudvel, Barkley, Beck, Theile.

Springdale 9, Inchelium 2

Dixon went 2 for 2 and scored twice, and Wendi Stricker’s double started a three-run fifth as the Chargers made the title game by defeating the Hornets.

Inchelium 200 000 0 - 2 12 2

Springdale 030 132 x - 9 15 6

S.Finley and Brunner; Dixon and Axtell. W-Dixon (18-0). L-S.Finley.

HITS: Inchelium-Boyd 2, Stensger, G.Finley, Moldenberg, T.Finley 2, Bradshaw, S.Finley 2, Brunner, Seymour. Springdale-K.Bade 2, Cates 2, Hendricks, Lebret 2, Stricker, Dixon 2, Wood 2, Antell, A.Bade 2. 2B-Stricker.

Northport 19, Republic 4

Jessica Sell went 5 for 5, including a homer, and Kendra Sauvola had five RBIs as the Mustangs defeated the Tigers to make the title game.

Republic 003 100 - 4 9 5

Northport 534 610 - 19 22 2

Young and Johnson; Lenhard and Brunette. W-Lenhard. L-Young.

HITS: Republic-Kidwell, Bryan, Davis, J.Anderson, Hill, Johnson, Whitney 2, Wilson. Northport- Sell 5, Lenhard 2, Ke.Sauvola 2, Regis 4, Ka.Sauvola 3, Welep, Day 3, Hart 2, Brunette 2. 2B-Ka.Sauvola. 3B-Welep. HR-Sell.

Republic 20, NWC 1

Melissa Young checked the Crusaders on seven singles to lead the Tigers’ win.

NWC 0 00 10 - 1 7 1

Republic 19(10) 0x - 20 15 3

NWC no battery available; Young and Johnson. W-Young.

HITS: Northwest Christian-Cofer 2, Blockobel, Nickoli, Banker, Abbot 2. Republic-Kidwell 2, Young 2, Davis 2, J.Anderson 3, Hill, Johnson, Whitney, Shawak 2, C.Anderson. 2B-Johnson.

Inchelium 7, Curlew 0

Audrey Seymour pitched a four-hitter and Gloria Finley had two RBIs as the Hornets defeated the Cougars.

Curlew 000 000 0 - 0 4 4

Inchelium 101 104 x - 7 16 3

Peterson and Zereck; Seymour and Brunner. W-Seymour. L-Peterson.

HITS: Curlew-Zereck, Bonwell, Fritchman, Somday. Inchelium-Boyd 2, Stensgar 3, G.Finley, Mollenburg 2, T.Finley 2, Bradshaw, Brunner 2, Seymour, Campbell 2. 2B-Stensgar, Mollenburg.

NWC 9, Cusick 7

Stephanie Cofer hit a two-run homer in the fourth to help the Crusaders eliminate the Panthers (5-12).

Cusick 002 230 0 - 7 14 1

NWC 241 200 x - 9 4 5

Cutshall and Johnson; NWC battery not available. W-unavailable. L-Cutshall.

HITS: Cusick-Heston 2, N.Pickerel 2, Riba 2, Ellis, Cutshall, Huted 3, S.Pickerel, Haas, K.Johnson. Northwest Christian-Davis, Cofer, Casimir, Silver. 2B-Riba, Silver. 3B-Riba, Casimir. HR- Cofer.

Curlew 15, Selkirk 2

Betsy Thiele homered during a six-run third as the Cougars eliminated the Rangers (3-14).

Selkirk 000 100 1 - 2 3 6

Curlew 066 201 x - 15 13 4

Sullivan and Link; Peterson and Zerck, Somday (4). W-Peterson. L-Sullivan.

HITS: Selkirk-Pettis, Sullivan, Beatty. Curlew- Thiele, Beck, Rowtin, Bonwell 2, Mcloud 2, Somday, M.Fritchman 3, Kocol 2. 2B-M.Fritchman. HR- Thiele, Beck.

Whitman County

Rosalia 17, SJE 16

At Oakesdale, Lisa Brown went 4 for 5 with three RBIs, and the Spartans eliminated the Eagles on a no-out, bases-loaded walk in the seventh.

Rosalia meets Tekoa-Oakesdale at 9:30 this morning in Garfield for a District 9-B berth. The winner plays league champion Garfield-Palouse in the next game.

SJE 4 71 022 0 - 16 20 10

Rosalia 11(10) 012 2 - 17 19 3

Stolmeier and Schaal; Bequette, Blank (5) and Powell. W-Blank. L-Stolmeier.

HITS: St. John-Endicott-Colyar, White 3, Kile 2, Schaal 2, Stolmeier 2, Sitton, Trunkey 2, Gossard 2, Vio.Smith 2, Val.Smith, Boone 2. Rosalia- Sucharek, Blank 2, Willey 3, Brown 4, Wittee 3, Bequette, Karalfa 2, Bruce, Peringer, Powland. 2B-Wittee, White, Gossard. 3B-Brown, Wittee, Stolmeier. HR-Sucharek, Stolmeier, Gossard.

Tekoa-Oak 19, Colton 14

Michelle Dahl had five RBIs and Mary Gumm added four as the host Nighthawks ended the Wildcats’ season.

Colton 240 240 2 - 14 20 8

T-O 451 045 x - 19 22 5

Semler and Whitcomb; Marsh and Small. W-Marsh (10-5). L-Semler.

HITS: Colton-Matson, Hewitt, Reisenauer 3, Semler 2, Olson, Davis 2, Merk 2, Reedy 3, Swain 3, Whitcomb, Crim. Tekoa-Oakesdale-Hay 2, Hodges 3, M.Dahl 4, B.Gumm 2, M.Gumm 2, Marsh 2, Lawson 2, Small 2, A.Dahl 2, Fisher 2. 2B-Hay, B.Gumm, Marsh, A.Dahl, Fisher. 3B-M.Gumm, Matson, Reisenauer, Reedy. HR-Marsh.

Frontier League

Cheney 12-11, Riverside 3-2

Kira Bliss pitched a one-hitter in the opener and Rebecca Smith went 3 for 4 with three runs scored in the second game as the Blackhawks (7-11) swept the visiting Rams (2-16) to clinch the league’s fourth and last district berth.

Becky Bogle went 2 for 3, with three runs scored from the No. 9 spot, to back Bliss in the opener.

Riverside 000 030 0 - 3 1 1

Cheney 170 112 x - 12 11 1

McMurphy and Barnes; Bliss and Rotchford. W-Bliss (5-9). L-McMurphy (2-9).

HITS: Riverside-Blake. Cheney-Ewing, Grant, Smith, Rotchford 2, Olsen, Olivaries, Birchler, Birchell, Bogle 2.

Riverside 010 010 0 - 2 5 6

Cheney 000 326 x - 11 12 2

Carter, McMurphy (6) and Barnes; Bliss and Rotchford. W-Bliss (6-9). L-Carter (0-6). HITS: Riverside-Barnes, Russel, Hattenburg 2, Moshara. Cheney-Ewing 2, Smith 3, Rotchford, Montague, Birchler 2, Burchell, Bogle. 2B-Smith. 3B-Ewing.

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