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High school softball: 6A/5A/4A state tournament roundup from Thursday’s games

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6A second round

Riverton 13, Taylorsville 0

Kaysen Korth had two RBIs and a double and took the win pitching as Riverton beat Taylorsville in the 6A second round.

Bingham 5, Hunter 0

Bingham scored five runs on eight hits to shut down Hunter. Shelbee Jones had three RBIs. Averi Hanny pitched all seven innings with 15 strikeouts.

Herriman 8, Lone Peak 0

Abby Grundy went 3 for 3 with three triples and three RBIs, and Ashlyn Bailey went 2 for 3 with a pair of RBIs as Herriman blanked Lone Peak for the 6A win in the 6A second round. Alexa Wade dominated on the mound for Herriman by strikng out 10 in the win.

Clearfield 14, Pleasant Grove 4

Jayci Finch went 3 for 4 with a triple, home run and five RBIs and then also recorded the complete-game victory by striking out three as Clearfield beat Pleasant Grove in five innings in Game 1 of their second-round series.

Weber 4, Copper Hills 3

Weber edged out a one-run victory in a close game with the Grizzlies. Warrior Brooke Merrill picked up the win pitching, as well as brought in two RBIs as a three-run fourth inning proved to be the difference-maker.

Fremont 9, Syracuse 1

Fremont took down Syracuse behind monster performances at the plate. Whitney Weston had a double and home run while Stalee Hadley smashed two homers as both finished the game with three RBIs.

Layton 19, Cyprus 8

The Lancers put on a hitting clinic as they defeated Cyprus in their 6A second-round series. Layton finished with 22 hits and scored 14 combined runs in the second and third innings. Joslyn Purcell was the winning pitcher in the circle for Layton, but she also displayed strong hitting ability as she recorded five RBIs.

Skyridge 12, Westlake 8

Taya Tahbo doubled and drove in three runs as Skyridge used a five-run fifth inning to pull away from region foe Westlake for the Game 1 win in the 6A second-round series.

5A third round

Spanish Fork 15, Box Elder 0

Spanish Fork scored 15 runs on 13 hits to shutout Box Elder. Avery Sapp had four RBIs. Four players hit doubles.

Mountain Ridge 13, Bonneville 2

Mylee Milne had a home run while Tessa Hokanson and Mychaela McClanahan each had a double as Mountain Ridge defeated Bonneville in the 5A third round.

Wasatch 14, Maple Mountain 4

Wasatch’s offense exploded for 10 runs in the first two innings, leading them to a big Game 1 victory over the Golden Eagles. Lexi Beveridge, Charly Cluff, Makaylin Sulser, and Andrea Sweat each finished with multiple RBIs in the win.

Springville 16, Salem Hills 1

Springville scored 16 runs on 16 hits and only committing one error. Emma Liddiard and Brooklyn Zajac each hit home runs and doubles in the game. Morgan Dustin also added a double.

Bountiful, 9, Orem 2

Livi Arona had four RBIs and a home run, while Shiloh Johnson had two RBIs and a home run in the win for Bountiful over Orem.

Farmington 8, Payson 3

Delaney Baker, Emily Barton and Hadley Eichmeier each hit a home run in the win for Farmington over Payson.

Lehi 12, Timpanogos 2

Lehi scored 12 runs to defeat Timpanogos in six innings. Lehi also had 10 RBIs as a team. Maci Wall and Jamisyn Heaton each knocked one out of the park.

Murray 12, East 2

Ellie Christensen and Alyssa McDonald each hit a triple while Anika Salvesen earned the win pitching as Murray defeated East in the 5A third round.

4A championship rounds

Canyon View 15, Ridgeline 5

Payton Lister had two RBIs, a home run and earned the win on the mound as Canyon View defeated Ridgeline in the 4A one-loss bracket.

Snow Canyon 12, Crimson Cliffs 2

Snow Canyon scored five runs in the fifth and five runs in the sixth to eliminate Crimson Cliffs from the 4A state tournament and advance to the next round.

Tooele 11, Canyon View 3

Attlyn Johnston and Kate Hogan both homered, and then Johnston also recorded a complete-game victory on the mound as Tooele advanced to the 4A state championship game.

Bear River 12, Snow Canyon 7

Trailing 7-1 after three innings, Bear River rallied with three runs in the fifth and then eight in the sixth to punch its ticket into the 4A state championship series.