Mercer Island rallies for state title

Islanders head to regional tournament

MEDICAL LAKE -The near 100-degree temperatures in Eastern Washington just might have grown old on the Mercer Island District 9 Little League champions?

So, they decided an extra day here for the Washington Little League Juniors state championships in Medical Lake was not a place they wanted to be, rallying to defeat Everett 9-6 Saturday at Holliday Field.

Mercer Island, which just needed one victory to finish the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record, erased a 5-0 Everett first-inning lead scoring twice in both the first, third and sixth, but took the lead 7-5 with a three-run fourth.

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