High-school baseball playoffs: West Seattle HS takes 2nd in Metro

May 15, 2014 at 10:45 pm | In West Seattle news, West Seattle schools, WS & Sports | 1 Comment

(WSB photo by Patrick Sand)
The West Seattle High School Wildcats finish the Metro League baseball tournament at #2, after tonight’s loss to O’Dea at Steve Cox Memorial Park in White Center. The summary, and the next two photos, are courtesy of Greg Slader:

Pitcher Larry Jensen (above) dazzled the Irish hitters with a combination of sliders and knuckleballs to keep them off balance.

Cameron Slader‘s two-run home run (above) gave the Wildcats a brief 2-1 lead through three innings. But O’Dea’s strong bats and speedy runners kept pressing, as they would eventually top West Seattle 7-3 for the Metro League title.

It’s not over for West Seattle, as they head to Centralia for the South Regional in the state tournament on May 24th. Game time will be announced next Monday.

Here’s the state-tournament bracket (no team names yet); the finals are in Pasco.

UPDATE: WSHS will play Shelton HS this Saturday (May 24th) at 10 am in Mount Vernon.

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  1. The WSHS softball team took third in Metro last night, shutting out Nathan Hale 8-0!

    Comment by Softball Fan — 7:18 am May 16, 2014 #

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