The Redmond Junior All-Stars softball squad: Sundis Cole, Abigail Lew, Natalia Farago, Isabella Steward, Annika Dayberry, Hannah Price, Hannah Robarge, Ella Claus, Sophie Williams, Karli Kostoff, Kimora Johnson and Grace Haegele. Courtesy photo

The Redmond Junior All-Stars softball squad: Sundis Cole, Abigail Lew, Natalia Farago, Isabella Steward, Annika Dayberry, Hannah Price, Hannah Robarge, Ella Claus, Sophie Williams, Karli Kostoff, Kimora Johnson and Grace Haegele. Courtesy photo

Redmond junior softball squad qualifies for World Series

  • Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:05pm
  • Sports

The Redmond Junior All-Star team defeated Eastlake, 6-3, in seven innings on June 23 to win the District 9 championship and qualify for the Junior Little League Softball World Series, which will be held July 29-Aug. 4 at Everest Park in Kirkland.

The local 13-14-year-olds won all three of their games in the tournament, including a 9-2 victory over Kirkland in seven innings and a 4-3 triumph over Eastlake in 10 innings earlier in the tourney.

The team is: Sundis Cole, Abigail Lew, Natalia Farago, Isabella Steward, Annika Dayberry, Hannah Price, Hannah Robarge, Ella Claus, Sophie Williams, Karli Kostoff, Kimora Johnson and Grace Haegele. The manager is Cheryl Johnson and coaches are Brent Price, Rob Harney and Todd Lund.

Redmond sported at 13-0 record during the regular season.

Redmond is the host team and will open tournament play against Asia Pacific at 5:45 p.m. on July 29. The World Series draws thousands of spectators and ESPN2 broadcasts the semifinals and final live. For more information, visit littleleaguejsws.org.

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