Little League softball team in hunt for state

The combined Central and South Whidbey Blue Fire softball team entered last night’s 11/12-year-old district game at Oak Harbor’s Volunteer Park against South Skagit with a state berth on the line.

Results were not available at press time.

The Blue Fire opened the tournament with a 6-4 win over South Skagit Monday. Central/South’s pitching dominated North Whidbey 13-5.

South Skagit defeated North Whidbey Wednesday and got another shot at the Blue Fire Thursday. Skagit won 18-5.

In the win over North Whidbey, the Blue Fire overcame a 4-1 deficit behind strong pitching from Taylor Wimberly and Ballarae Northup.



The defense was led by catcher Mikayla Elfrank who gunned down two runners trying to steal third. She also contributed at the plate, rapping two doubles.


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