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Selah wins 2A baseball state championship, University Prep nabs 1A title: Washington high school baseball roundup

The 2019 Washington high school baseball season wrapped up Saturday with six state championship games across the state. Here’s a roundup of every state title game, plus photos.

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Almira/Coulee-Hartline celebrates its 1B baseball state championship. (WIAA photo)

1B: Almira/Coulee-Hartline 10, Odessa 0

Dalton Kentner pitched a two-hit shutout to lead Almira/Coulee-Hartline to a 10-0 win over Odessa in the 1B baseball state championship game at Parker Faller Field in Yakima on Saturday.

It was the second consecutive state title for Almira/Coulee-Hartline (23-1).

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Asotin celebrates its 2B baseball state championship. (WIAA photo)

2B: Asotin 2, Kalama 0

Devin Fry drove in the go-ahead run in the second inning and Asotin went on to beat Kalama 2-0 in a rain-delayed 2B baseball state championship game Sunday in Yakima.

It was the first baseball state championship for Asotin since 1985.

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University Prep celebrates its 1A baseball state championship. (WIAA photo)

1A: University Prep 8, Seattle Christian 7

University Prep scored eight runs in the third inning then held on to beat Seattle Christian 8-7 in the 1A baseball state championship game Saturday in Yakima.

Nathan Crawford drove in two runs, including a go-ahead two-RBI single and Yoshi Malady drove in one for University Prep (16-7), which won its first state title.

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Selah celebrates its 2A baseball state championship. (WIAA photo)

2A: Selah 7, Fife 1

Payton Andreas pitched a complete-game five-hitter and drove in two runs to lead Selah to a 7-1 win over Fife in the 2A baseball state championship game Saturday in Yakima.

It was Selah’s second state title in the last four years.

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Lake Washington celebrates its 3A baseball state championship. (Photo by Andy Buhler)

3A: Lake Washington 3, O’Dea 2

Lake Washington secured a double-play in the bottom of the seventh inning, capped by a pick-off at third base, to defeat O’Dea 3-2 in the 3A state championship on Saturday at Gesa Stadium.

It was the Kangs’ second state title in four years.

Full game recap by Andy Buhler

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Moses Lake celebrates its 4A baseball state championship. (Photo by Andy Buhler)

4A: Moses Lake 5, Olympia 3

Moses Lake staved off a streaking Olympia 5-3 to win the 4A Washington state baseball championship Saturday night at Gesa Stadium thanks to stable pitching, and defensive playmaking.

It was Moses Lakes’ first state title since 1981.

Full game recap by Andy Buhler

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