Lady Hawks down West Valley to advance in district playoffs
Loss at Colville sets up another elimination game at East Valley
The Cheney High softball team returned to its early and mid-season form just in time for the first round of District 7 playoffs, getting good pitching, hitting and defense in a crucial 5-1 win Thursday over visiting West Valley in a round-one, elimination game.
After starting pitcher Julia Boyd got three straight outs to escape a two-on, no-out jam in the top of the first, the Lady Hawks responded with all they would need for the win in the bottom of the frame. Bailey Towey led off with a single to right centerfield, followed by Cheyenne Wright reaching base via an error by the Eagles third...