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Saturday, August 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Prep slowpitch roundup: University tops Mt. Spokane for GSL tournament title

From staff reports

University 3, Mt. Spokane 2: Alyssa Benthagen homered and hit a walk-off single in the eighth inning and the top-seeded Titans (22-0) edged the second-seeded Wildcats (17-5) in the GSL slowpitch championship.

Both teams qualified for the state tournament on Saturday in Richland.

Kassidy Hammell pitched a complete game and also scored the winning run for University, which will enter Saturday’s State 4A tournament in Richland as the GSL’s top seed.

Sydney Wiyrick went 3 for 4 and drove in both runs for Mt. Spokane.

Central Valley 11, Lewis and Clark 2: Grace Stumbough went 3 for 4 with a home run, scored three runs and drove in four and the visiting sixth-seeded Bears (12-9) eliminated the fifth-seeded Tigers (11-10) in the GSL slowpitch third-place game.

Central Valley claimed the GSL’s third seed to the state tournament. Jordan Williams and Amaryce Hernandez added homers for the Bears.

Darby Rickel led Lewis and Clark with three hits.

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