Bulldogs open season, crush Broncos
March 24, 2022
RITZVILLE - The 2022 girls fastpitch season got underway Saturday, March 19, with the Colfax Bulldogs quickly establishing bats sweeping the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos in a doubleheader.
Colfax (2-0) topped the Broncos (0-2), 19-1 in the matinee and 18-2 in the nightcap.
Harper Booth went 3-for-4 with a homerun and and three RBIs for the Bulldogs in Game 1.
Teammates Devan Becker and Taylor Parkins each added 4 RBIs in the victory.
In the nightcap, Booth remained tall at the plate, going 2-for-3 and adding another homerun with 2 RBIs.
Teammate junior firstbaseman Delaney Impler had three RBIs and scored three runs herself.
While both teams play in the Northeast 2B league, the was a nonleague event.
The Colton Wildcat girls also took the field Saturday, traveling to Sunnyside Christian to face the Knights in a doubleheader in mid-50s temperatures.
The Knights (1-1) were ready for Colton (1-1) in the matinee, taking a 3-1 victory.
But Colton pitcher Maggie Meyer excelled on the mound, pitching a one-hitter and striking out 10 batters in the nonleague event.
The nightcap was a different story, as the Wildcats girls rattled off several hits.
Colton dominated Sunnyside Christian and came home with a 20-3 win over the Knights.
Colton's Rachel Becker went 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the win.
Both teams are in District 9, but the doubleheaders was a nonleague affair.
Tekoa-Rosalia's schedule game Saturday was canceled.
The Timberwolves were scheduled to play Liberty (Spangle) in a nonleague game Tuesday night.
The Gazette went to press before the results were available.