The Shelton softball team held off North Thurston’s sixth inning rally to advance to the Narrows League Championship game as the Highclimbers beat the Rams 7 to 6. Shelton was led by Loretta LaClair who went 3 for 4 at the plate and batted in a run. And Aurora Gouley was 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored. The Lady-‘Climbers now face Central Kitsap for the League Championship tomorrow Friday, May 13th at 3 PM.
The Cougars from Silverdale slipped by Capital 1 to 0 to advance to the Championship game which will also determine the number 1 and number 2 seeds into the West Central / Southwest District Tournament next week.
This will be the third meeting of the season between Shelton and CK. Central Kitsap took the first two meetings: 10 to 0 on April 4th and 7 to 1 on April 25th.
Meanwhile, Capital plays North Thurston for the 3rd and 4th seeds. And Wilson faces Foss for the 5th and final spot in District. All games are being played at RAC in Lacey. First pitch is 3 PM.