The Daily Item
PORTLAND, Ore. — Bridgette Boling scattered four hits to lift the host Oregon District 4 team to a 2-0 win over South Williamsport in the quarterfinals of the Little League Softball World Series on Monday.
Oregon advances to tonight’s semifinals on ESPN2. South Williamsport will play in a consolation game at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
South Williamsport ace Alisabeth Shuler and Boling were locked into a pitcher’s duel until Oregon broke through in the fourth inning when Boling scored on an error.
Addilyn Gates added an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth to give Oregon a 2-0 lead.
South Williamsport had a shot to tie the game in the top of the sixth. Kendall Cardone walked with two outs for South Williamsport. Lynna Clark followed with a double but South Williamsport’s special pinch runner was thrown out at third to end the game.
LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL WORLD SERIES
at Portland, Oregon
OREGON DISTRICT FOUR 2,
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT 0
South Williamsport 000 000 — 0-4-1
Oregon District 2 000 11x — 2-5-0
Alisabeth Shuler and Lily Reidy. Bridgette Boling and Sofia Cherry.
WP: Boling; LP: Shuler.
South Williamsport: Lynna Clark 2-for-3, double.
Oregon District 4: Addilyn Gates 1-for-3, RBI; Boling 2-for-3, run.