Prep Baseball & Softball

Class 2A Softball State Tournament preview

Woodland

Mascot: Beavers

League: Greater St. Helens (first)

District: Southwest (second)

State appearances: Four (16-3)

State titles: One (2010)

Record: 18-5

Average runs scored: 8.3

Average runs allowed: 2.6

Quick look: Beavers, who placed third at 1A state last year, rolled to the district title game before getting trounced 10-0 by Chehalis W.F. West.

Fife

Mascot: Trojans

League: 2A South Puget Sound (third)

District: 2/3 (third)

State appearances: Eight (13-16)

State titles: None

Record: 14-7

Average runs scored: 7.9

Average runs allowed: 2.6

Quick look: Trojans advanced to the district semifinals with a pair of shutout victories before losing to Fife. They got another shutout win in the third-place game.

Olympic

Mascot: Trojans

League: 2A Olympic (second

District: 2/3 (sixth)

State appearances: Two (0-4)

State titles: None

Record: 17-6

Average runs scored: 9.5

Average runs allowed: 4.2

Quick look: After losing to White River in district quarterfinals, Trojans beat Kingston and River Ridge to advance to state.

Lynden

Mascot: Lions

League: NWC (first)

District: Northwest (first)

State appearances: Six (9-11)

State titles: One (1990)

Record: 22-1

Average runs scored: 9.7

Average runs allowed: 2.2

Quick look: After falling in opener, Lions, who placed third last year, have won 22 straight, including three games in district by combined 20-5 score.

R.A. Long

Mascot: Lumberjacks

League: Greater St. Helens (second)

District: Southwest (third)

State appearances: Four (10-6)

State titles: One (1996)

Record: 18-5

Average runs scored: 9.6

Average runs allowed: 3.5

Quick look: Lumberjacks advanced to district semifinals, before losing to Chehalis W.F. West, but rebounded to beat Rochester and Tumwater to adavance.

Selah

Mascot: Vikings

League: CWAC (third)

District: 5/6/7 (second)

State appearances: Nine (14-16)

State titles: One (2013)

Record: 18-5

Average runs scored: 13.2

Average runs allowed: 3.7

Quick look: Vikings advanced to championship game, but lost to Othello 13-3. They rebounded to beat Pullman 13-3 in second-place game.

Sehome

Mascot: Mariners

League: NWC (fourth)

District: Northwest (fourth)

State appearances: Five (2-10)

State titles: None

Record: 15-9

Average runs scored: 8.9

Average runs allowed: 5.5

Quick look: After falling in the first round of district tourney, Mariners rebounded to beat Bellingham and Sedro-Woolley to earn trip to state.

White River

Mascot: Hornets

League: 2A South Puget Sound (first)

District: West Central

State appearances: Four (2-8)

State titles: None

Record: 23-1

Average runs scored: 9.6

Average runs allowed: 1.7

Quick look: Hornets enter state on a 16-game win streak and outscored four district opponents by a combined score of 34-7.

Ellensburg

Mascot: Bulldogs

League: CWAC (second)

District: 5/6/7 (third)

State appearances: Eight (9-14)

State titles: None

Record: 19-4

Average runs scored: 12.7

Average runs allowed: 2.3

Quick look: Bulldogs suffered an 8-5 loss to Othello in district semifinals, but rebounded to win two straight to advance to state.

Anacortes

Mascot: Seahawks

League: NWC (third)

District: Northwest (second)

State appearances: 10 (17-17)

State titles: One (1994)

Record: 17-6

Average runs scored: 8.2

Average runs allowed: 3.0

Quick look: Seahawks advanced to district title game, before falling 1-0 to Lynden. Anacortes placed fourth at last year’s state tourney.

Port Angeles

Mascot: Roughriders

League: 2A Olympic (first)

District: 2/3 (fifth)

State appearances: Four (5-8)

State titles: None

Record: 20-1

Average runs scored: 10.2

Average runs allowed: 1.8

Quick look: Suffered first loss in district quarterfinals against Fife, 1-0, but won three straight by combined 31-3 score to advance.

Chehalis W.F West

Mascot: Bearcats

League: 2A Evergreen (first)

District: Southwest (first)

State appearances: 16 (58-20)

State titles: Two (2012, 2000)

Record: 19-3

Average runs scored: 10.8

Average runs allowed: 3.2

Quick look: Bearcats beat three opponents in the district tournament by a combined count of 31-3.

Granite Falls

Mascot: Tigers

League: Cascade (third)

District: Northwest (third)

State appearances: Six (2-12)

State titles: None

Record: 17-7

Average runs scored: 8.1

Average runs allowed: 3.8

Quick look: Tigers rebounded from opening-round loss at district to win three straight, including a pair of one-run victories, to advance.

Orting

Mascot: Cardinals

League: South Puget Sound (second)

District: 2/3 (second)

State appearances: Seven (4-14)

State titles: None

Record: 17-6

Average runs scored: 9.3

Average runs allowed: 2.9

Quick look: Cardinals beat Kingston, Highline and Fife to advance to district title game, before getting beat 5-2 by White River.

Sequim

Mascot: Wolves

League: 2A Olympic (third)

District: 2/3 (fourth)

State appearances: Eight (14-14)

State titles: One (2011)

Record: 15-7

Average runs scored: 9.0

Average runs allowed: 5.4

Quick look: Wolves won a pair of games to advance to district semifinals, before losing 5-4 to White River.

Othello

Mascot: Huskies

League: CWAC (first)

District: 5/6/7 (first)

State appearances: 17 (41-22)

State titles: Three (2008, 2002, 1999)

Record: 19-3

Average runs scored: 13.4

Average runs allowed: 2.2

Quick look: The defending runners-up enter on an 11-game win streak, including a 13-3 win over Selah in district title game.

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