Lakewood softball wins finale to punch ticket to districts

LAKEWOOD — Alexis Lampinen batted 1-for-3 with a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning that paced Lakewood to a victory over Cedarcrest in a Cascade Conference game. The win, coupled with Sultan’s sweep of Archbishop Murphy in a doubleheader, helps the Cougars earn the third, and final, district berth from the Cascade Conference.

Hailey Lacher finished 3-for-4 with a double for the Red Wolves in the loss.

At Lakewood H.S.

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Allie McCain and LuAnn Townley. Hailey Malakowski and Jenna Melton. WP—Malakowski (11-7). LP—McCain (0-3). 2B—Hailey Lacher (C), Maddie Nixon (C), Kiana Smith (LW), Terah Barrio (LW), Jynette Blanchard (LW). HR—Alexis Lampinen (LW). Records—Cedarcrest 6-11 league, 7-11 overall. Lakewood 10-8, 12-8.

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