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GALLERY: Washington Little League 8/9/10U State Tournament

by IAN BIVONA
Sports Reporter | July 29, 2023 1:10 PM

OTHELLO — The week-long Washington Little League 8/9/10U State Tournament came to a close on Saturday in Othello, with the Kirkland Americans taking down the Magnolia All-Stars 7-3 in the championship game.

Kirkland didn’t lose a game throughout the tournament, defeating West Seattle 10-1, North Kitsap 10-1, Mill Creek 14-4 and Magnolia in the title game. Magnolia won three games in the consolation bracket to qualify for Saturday’s championship game.

Check out Tuesday’s edition of the Columbia Basin Herald for full coverage of the tournament.

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A player on the Magnolia All-Stars prepares to bunt against Mill Creek in the consolation bracket final on Friday in Othello

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Kirkland American pitcher Cole Kinnee pitches against the Magnolia All-Stars in Saturday’s championship game.

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A Mill Creek base runner dashes toward second base in Friday’s consolation bracket final against Magnolia.

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A player for the Kirkland Americans smiles while receiving a championship ring from Head Coach Todd Greenberg, right.