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Bi-County: Davenport’s softball team (2-0) opened the Bi-County season with a 13-3, 23-10 doubleheader sweep of Almira/Coulee-Hartline (2-2) last Thursday. … In baseball, Northwest Christian’s John Hauck improved to 2-0 on the season by beating St. Michael’s (0-3) 9-4 on Saturday. The Crusaders are now 2-1. … Baseball league play begins Saturday, with ACH at Wilbur-Creston (1-0), Davenport at Reardan (2-1), NWC (2-1) at Liberty (1-0) and Odessa at Lind-Ritzville (3-1).

Panorama: Amanda Grumbach led Curlew (2-0) to a doubleheader sweep of St. George’s in its league opener on Saturday. Grumbach threw a one-hitter in game one, a 17-0 win for the Cougars, and homered in game two, won by Curlew 15-4. … In baseball, Republic (1-1) opened the season with a doubleheader split against Oroville. Oroville won game one 20-17 in a wild one that saw 33 hits, 13 errors and 11 extra-base hits. In game two, Republic’s Tyler Orestad and Derek Gianukakis combined to shut down Oroville’s bats in a 13-2 Tigers win.

Whitman County: Garfield-Palouse baseball (1-1) split a doubleheader with Pomeroy Saturday to pick up one-half of last year’s win total, when the Vikings went 2-17. … Three WCL softball teams are off to undefeated starts. LaCrosse-Washtucna (3-0) has wins over Dayton, Othello’s JV and Davenport; St. John-Endicott (2-0) swept a doubleheader from Pomeroy Tuesday; and Tekoa-Oakesdale/Rosalia (2-0) has a pair of wins over Odessa. League play starts Saturday, with SJE playing L-W at Washtucna, and T-O/R and Gar-Pal playing in Garfield, both doubleheaders starting at 11 a.m. Whitman County baseball begins the same day.

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