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Saturday, August 27, 2016 This Week's Paper
Lions, Rams prep for district softball tourney

Bellarmine Prep and Wilson are ready to hit the field for the start of the 4A and 3A Bi-District softball tournaments, which begin on Friday morning at Sprinker Recreation Center in Parkland.

Bellarmine earned the Narrows 4A number-two seed to districts, and will face Kentlake – the seventh seed from the SPSL – at 10 a.m. in the opening round. Should they win, they would play the winner between Emerald Ridge and Battle Ground at 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon. If they lose they would play the loser between those two teams at 4 p.m. in a loser-out game. For updates on the 4A bracket go here:

Wilson, meanwhile, earned the Narrows 3A top seed to districts after beating North Thurston last Friday in the league championship game. That earned the Rams an important bye into the second round of the district tournament, where they need just one win to be assured of a spot at the state tournament. They will face the winner between Peninsula and Mountain View on Friday at 6 p.m. If they win they would play in the semifinals on Saturday at 1 p.m. against either Bonney Lake, Kelso or Shelton. Should they lose they would also play on Saturday at 1 p.m. in a loser-out game. For updates on the 3A bracket go here:

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