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.
At Bender Fields
Hailey Malakowski and Maddie Holmes. Veldee, Brown (5) and Petitt. WP—Malakowski. LP—Veldee. HR—Smith (Lakewood). Records—Lakewood 16-7. Lake Washington 15-5.