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Community notebook: Area Little League teams headed to state


More area Little League all-star baseball and softball teams have clinched spots into Washington Little League state championship tournaments.

Here are the district champions through Monday:

• 8-10 baseball: Camas plays Fort Vancouver for the District 4 title, and Hazel Dell beat Salmon Creek 12-9 on Sunday for the District 6 title. State begins July 6 at Gig Harbor.

• 8-10 softball: Cascade (District 4), and Ridgefield (District 6). State begins July 7 at Cheney.

• 9-11 baseball: Ridgefield won the District 6 title on Sunday, 12-1 over Salmon Creek to advance to state at Woodinville beginning July 13. The District 4 tournament runs through Friday at Columbia Little League.

• Major baseball: Hazel Dell won the District 6 title to advance to state at Richland beginning July 20. The District 4 tournament begins Saturday, hosted by Camas Little League.

• Major softball: Cascade (District 4) eliminated Ridgefield (District 6) 4-1 at the state tournament Sunday in Poulsbo. Cascade was scheduled to play another loser-out game Monday night.

Late goal drops Washington Timbers

The Washington Timbers women’s soccer team played lost their Northwest Premier League regular-season finale, 1-0 to Washington Premier of Puyallup on Sunday at Harmony Sports Complex.

Alyssa Andrews had the goal for Washington Premier in the 88th minute.

Jessica Selby made seven saves in goal for the Timbers. Kyla Carter of Washington Premier made eight saves.

The Timbers (2-6-0) had already secured the sixth seed in the playoffs and will face Washington Premier at Puyallup this weekend.

Victory also fall 1-0

The Vancouver Victory lost to visiting Washington Premier of Puyallup 1-0 in an Evergreen Premier League match on Sunday at Harmony.

Washington Premier (6-2-0) got its goal from Kyle Rivers in the 23rd minute.

The Victory (0-7-1) next play at the Spokane Shadow on Saturday. The Victory tied the Shadow 1-1 in another matchup earlier this season.

CCRC series continues

The Clark County Running Club summer series continues Wednesday with the Grass Valley 5K in Camas.

The race begins at 7 p.m. at Grass Valley Park across the street from Lacamas Swim & Sport, 3211 N.W. 38th Ave. Overflow parking is at Lacamas Swim.

The series continues on July 10 and 17 with the Evergreen High School 5K, which is a new run to the series that begins at the high school at 7 p.m. both dates. Evergreen High School is located at 14300 N.E. 18th St., in Vancouver.

Later in July are the Round Lake 5K runs at 7 p.m. on July 24 and 31 in Camas.

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