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University of Oregon-bound April Utecht drove in four runs Tuesday as Richland rallied from a 7-2 deficit to defeat visiting Mead 8-7 in a 4A regional softball loser-out game at Columbia Playfield. The Bombers (19-3) scored five unearned runs to tie the Panthers at 7 in the fourth and pushed across the go-ahead run in the fifth.
Central Valley coach Joe Stanton called it three games in one, but for Macie Reynolds it was just one big game. Reynolds, a sophomore catcher, homered twice and totaled six runs batted in, including a crucial two-run double in the top of the 11th inning, as CV outlasted Mead 16-15 on Wednesday at Whitworth University to clinch a berth in the District 8 4A softball title game.
After two years of Gonzaga Prep dominating the Greater Spokane League with consecutive 17-1 records, the Bullpups all of a sudden look tame as five teams remain within a game of the conference lead at the halfway point. Mt. Spokane leads the league at 6-2 and the Wildcats are followed by Gonzaga Prep, University, Mead and Rogers, who all have 5-3 league records as the teams resume play today after spring break.
At first, the University Titans’ effort Thursday was a shadow of what one typically expects from them. Then there were the Titans who rattled off four pins, a technical fall and decision in the night’s last six matches.
Not a lot was riding on the outcome Monday afternoon when Mead hosted district rival Mt. Spokane in what was originally scheduled as the last regular-season softball contest for both. No playoff berths, as both had already qualified for the postseason that begins later this week, Mead as either the first or second seed in the 4A districts, Mt. Spokane as the second or third in the 3A.
When Mike Volz watches his son play football or wrestle, he can’t help but marvel at the hurdles he’s overcome in life and the fine young man he’s become.
An apparent broken play broke Mead’s heart in the Ferris Saxons’ 28-10 Greater Spokane League football win over the Panthers, Thursday night at Albi Stadium. The Saxons (2-1) struggled on offense just to lead 7-3 at half and were facing third-and-1 when the Panthers’ defense blew up what appeared to be an option dive play.