Growls baseball qualifies for state

Overlake/Bear Creek baseball qualified for the 1A state tournament with a 15-2 victory over Meridian on Monday.

The Growls (20-2) will play Cedar Park Christian (20-2) for the bi-district title at 3 p.m. Saturday at Joe Martin Stadium in Bellingham.

For the locals, Ryan Long had three hits, Peter Dudunakis had two hits and four RBIs, Neal Sivadas had three hits and three RBIs, Bryce DeLay had two hits and Ryan Eldridge had two hits.