The Medical Lake softball team kept their state playoff hopes alive by using a little lumber.
The fifth-seeded Lady Cards pounded out 10 hits, and overcame three errors to upset third seeded West Valley 7-4 in the loser out round of the Great Northern League playoffs last Saturday.
Nine of the 10 hits were singles as Medical Lake broke open a 4-4 tie with three runs in the top of the seventh.
With two outs, the Lady Cards got a walk, followed by a Liz Walker single, and two-run double by Jessica Johnson.
Richelle Daily then added an RBI single to give her teammate...