Shawn Sadler went 3 for 5 with three RBI as the Columbia River baseball team beat Black Hills 14-8 Monday to place third in the 2A District 4 tournament in Lacey.
Columbia River had already clinched a spot in the regional round of the state tournament. The Chieftains will face Highline of Burien on Saturday in Centralia.
The winner advances to a quarterfinal game against Eatonville or W.F. West, also on Saturday.
Trailing 3-1, Columbia River scored five runs in the top of the second. Royce Cone and Darren Manheimer each had RBI singles, Paul Meister had a bases-loaded walk and Sadler had a two-RBI single.
The Chieftains added two runs on both the third and fourth innings, extending the lead to 10-3.
Bonney Lake 7, Mountain View 3 — Andrew Gulliford went 3 for 4 with two RBI, but the Thunder fell short in a 3A bi-district seeding game in Tacoma.
Mountain View is the No. 4 seed to the regional round of the state tournament. The Thunder will face Edmonds-Woodway on Saturday in Mount Vernon.
The winner will face either Arlington or Eastside Catholic in a state quarterfinal game, also on Saturday.
Lucas Gregory and Garrett Moen each had two hits for Mountain View.
Thunder pitchers only allowed five hits, but were done in by three Mountain View errors and five walks.
La Center’s Taylor Entenman is two shots off the lead after the first day of the Class 1A district tournament in Olympia.
Entenman shot an 89. She is in second place, two shots behind Ilwaco’s Ashlyn Fisher.
The top nine golfers after today’s final round qualify for the state tournament.