KingCo softball tournaments set | Prep sports news

Softball tournaments set

The 3A KingCo softball tournament begin today, with Bellevue facing a loser-out game against fifth-seeded Mercer Island at 4 p.m.

The winner earns another game at Redmond's Hartman Park, against regular season champion Mount Si, for a spot in the tournament title game.

Interlake, which finished the regular season as the sixth seed, meets Liberty, also at 4 p.m. for the right to play Juanita.

The semifinals begin at 2 p.m. Friday.

The top four teams from the league tournament advance to the Sea-King District tournament May 21-22 at Lower Woodland in Seattle. The top five teams from districts advance to the 3A state softball tournament.

Newport at top of Crown

The 4A KingCo tournament begins May 17 at Inglemoor High School, and Crown leader Newport is two wins away from a 4A state tourney spot.

The Knights beat Issaquah 7-2 May 12, and beat Ballard 5-2 in the regular season finale May 14.

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