Monday, May 6, 2013
PASCO — The Northwest Xplosion ‘00 12-and-under girls fastpitch team won the 14-and-under silver bracket in the Spring Breeze Fastpitch tournament held in Pasco over the weekend.
Xplosion ‘00 opened Saturday’s play with an 11-run first inning to rout the Tri-City Threat, 16-0. They then faced the Washington Force ‘99, out of Tri-Cities, and fell by a score of 5-2.
In the third game on Saturday, Xplosion ‘00 led the Washington Explosion, the eventual gold bracket champions, by a score of 1-0 after four innings. They then gave up five runs in the fifth inning to fall to Washington by a score of 5-2.
After concluding Saturday’s play with a 1-2 record, Xplosion ‘00 was seeded in the silver bracket for Sunday’s play. On Sunday, thanks to an 11-hit attack, Xplosion ‘00 won the semifinal contest over the Tri-City Threat, 7-0.
In the championship game versus the Colville Tribe, Xplosion ‘00 was led by a no-hitter by pitcher Kamryn Coleman. Xplosion ‘00 hitters also collected 11 hits en route to a mercy-rule victory, 14-0, after four innings.
The Xplosion ‘00 overall record on the season is now 22-6 and they will be in action again on May 25-27 in the Sterling Invite in Wenatchee.
Northwest Xplosion players include Kamryn Coleman, Lauren Hoe, Faith Hoe, Teisha Payne, Maddy Thomas, Alison Skurski, Madison Hooper, Mady Bell, Ashten Wright, Haley McMasters and Tristyn Batana.
Coaches are Andy Coleman, Keala Hoe and Kate Hawk.