Redmond softball all-stars earn District 9 championship

The undefeated age 8/9/10 Redmond softball all-stars defeated Samammish, 6-5, to notch the District 9 championship on July 1 at Centennial Park in Snoqualmie. They are, back row: coach Casey Ruess, manager Chris Dill and coach Wes Barcalow; middle row: Mia Perez, Elle Dill, Julia Cady, Addy Ruess, Ainsley Barcalow and Maggie Enich; bottom row: Kylie Laizans, Simone Loving-Williams, Daisy Walker, Abby Hartman, Livy Ruess, Kati Cygan and Ella Enich. With the game knotted at 5-5 with Redmond batting in the bottom of the sixth, Addy Ruess singled to score Maggie Enich. Addy Ruess knocked four hits and Maggie Enich and Kati Cygan also had multiple hits. Pitcher Mia Perez entered the game in the top of the fifth with runners on; she struck out three batters and allowed only two hits and no runs to hold Samammish’s offense at bay. Courtesy photo