Lakewood softball beats Lake Washington to keep season alive

LYNDEN — Kiana Smith hit a solo home run in the fifth inning and made a diving catch in foul territory down the third-base line to record the final out and Lakewood beat Lake Washington 3-2 to advance to the third-place game in the 2A District 1/2 softball tournament at Bender Fields on Friday. Hailey Malakowski limited the Kangaroos to just four hits in a complete-game victory. Lakewood faces Sedro-Woolley in the third-place game for the district’s final state berth at 6:30 p.m. Friday night. For updates of that game and the title game between Granite Falls and Lynden, follow Herald prep editor Aaron Swaney on Twitter here.

Lakewood 100 110 0—3 7 2

Lake Wash. 000 002 0—2 4 1

Malakowski and Holmes. Veldee, Brown (5) and Petitt. HR—Smith (Lakewood). Records—Lakewood 16-7. Lake Washington 15-5

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