Skip to main content

Originally published Friday, August 16, 2013 at 10:28 PM

  • Share:
  • Comments (0)
  • Print

Kirkland, Tampa to play for Junior Softball title

Host Kirkland beat Iloilo Province, Philippines, 12-3 to advance to Saturday’s championship game of the Junior Softball World Series.

Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
No comments have been posted to this article.
Start the conversation >


Tori Bivens went 4 for 5 to back the pitching of Lisa Nelson as the host Kirkland team beat Iloilo Province, Philippines, 12-3 on Friday to advance to Saturday’s championship game of the Junior Softball World Series at Everest Park.

Kirkland faces Tampa, Fla., in the final at 2 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

Kirkland’s victory was its second in the tournament over the Asia-Pacific representative. Kirkland won 10-0 in pool play.

Nelson had lots of offensive support. Brynn Radke went 3 for 4 with a double and Hannah Walker had a double and triple.

In Friday’s other semifinal, Tampa edged Canfield, Ohio, 6-5 behind homers from Haley Morrell and Gianna Carideo.

Saturday’s schedule begins at 8:30 a.m. In the third-place game at 11 a.m., Ohio plays the Philippines.


Charlie Hughes, a recent University of Washington graduate from Maple Ridge, B.C., lost 2 and 1 to Australian Brady Watt in the round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur in Brookline, Mass. Watt, a co-medalist in stroke-play qualifying, is in Saturday’s semifinals.

• Medalist Frank Garber of Kirkland outlasted defending champ Kevin Vigna 1-up to win the 59th Pacific Northwest Junior Boys’ Amateur at Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort & Spa in Victoria, B.C.


Tickets for the first NCAA Division I women’s Final Four in Seattle go on sale on Saturday t through Ticketmaster. The Dec. 19 semifinals and Dec. 21 final are at KeyArena.

From sports-information reports.

News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Career Center Blog

Career Center Blog

Looking for joy on the job

The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►