T-Birds Trounce Tigers


In its league finale, the Tumwater softball team defeated Centralia at Fort Borst Park, 11-0, in six innings. 

Ella Ferguson tossed a complete game shutout for the Thunderbirds, allowing just two hits and striking out 11 in a dominant effort. Jaylen Latchaw went a perfect 4 for 4 with two runs scored and two RBIs, and Scout Abbott went 3 for 4 with two runs scored and two RBIs; 

For the Tigers, Peyton Smith got a strikeout throwing four innings, with just two earned runs and Payton Baumel relieved her for two innings, allowing three earned runs, with all 11 runs earned. Judy Vallejo and Ella Orr were the only Tigers to pick up hits.

The Tigers season is now over, while Tumwater has clinched the top seed in the 2A Evergreen Conference and will play in districts next week at Recreation Park in Chehalis.