Redmond Juniors snag state championship

The Redmond Juniors softball team recently won the state championship. Pictured are: Tatum Wood, Abigail Lew, Karli Kostoff, Hannah Robarge, Krista Kostoff, Kimora Johnson, Anne Crystal, Malia Parra and Ella Claus. Not pictured: Natalia Farago and Annika Dayberry. In the title game, Karli Kostoff pitched a shutout against Shoreline (17-0) and Claus went 3-for-3 and drove in six runs, including a grand slam. Every player on the team had at least one hit. Redmond beat Shoreline, 11-1, to set up the second championship game. The team will begin play in the Little League Softball West Region Championship on July 18 with seven other states in Tucson, Arizona, for the chance to return to the World Series in Kirkland. Courtesy photo