Cardinals battle back for state softball berth
Cardinals' must-win over Riverside earns first state softball berth since 2006
Faced with the choice of packing up the gear for the year after last Saturday's 3-2 Bi-District 1A softball loss to Cashmere, or figuring out a way to beat Riverside and pack for a trip this weekend to the Tri-Cities, the Medical Lake Cardinals chose the latter.
They shored up the defense that cost them in the opener, took advantage of some shoddy fielding by their opponents and scored a 5-2 win in the loser-out game.
That sent the Cardinals into a Friday contest with Seattle Christian at Columbia Playfield in Richland at noon. It's Medical Lake's first trip to the state finals since 2006...