Kirkland’s majors softball all-star team won its third consecutive District 9 title last Saturday, defeating Redmond, 10-0. Kya Aldrich pitched five shutout innings and gave up just one hit and struck out 11. Ashlyn Cook went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Kirkland. Kirkland outscored its opponents 54-3 in this year’s district tournament with solid pitching by Aldrich and Christina Minor. Kirkland’s team batting average was .545, led by Bella Ely, Cook, Hailey Story and Aldrich. The team begins the state tournament June 30 in Vancouver. The team is, from left to right: Hailey Story, Christina Minor, Bella Ely, Emily Nielsen, Mary Madaline Roe, Zoe Tarrach, Kya Aldrich, Emma Pascal, Kaidence Caiola, Ashlyn Cook and Erin McKeag. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s majors softball all-star team won its third consecutive District 9 title last Saturday, defeating Redmond, 10-0. Kya Aldrich pitched five shutout innings and gave up just one hit and struck out 11. Ashlyn Cook went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Kirkland. Kirkland outscored its opponents 54-3 in this year’s district tournament with solid pitching by Aldrich and Christina Minor. Kirkland’s team batting average was .545, led by Bella Ely, Cook, Hailey Story and Aldrich. The team begins the state tournament June 30 in Vancouver. The team is, from left to right: Hailey Story, Christina Minor, Bella Ely, Emily Nielsen, Mary Madaline Roe, Zoe Tarrach, Kya Aldrich, Emma Pascal, Kaidence Caiola, Ashlyn Cook and Erin McKeag. Courtesy photo

Three-peat: Kirkland softball squad snags another district title

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Kirkland’s majors softball all-star team won its third consecutive District 9 title last Saturday, defeating Redmond, 10-0. Kya Aldrich pitched five shutout innings and gave up just one hit and struck out 11. Ashlyn Cook went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Kirkland. Kirkland outscored its opponents 54-3 in this year’s district tournament with solid pitching by Aldrich and Christina Minor. Kirkland’s team batting average was .545, led by Bella Ely, Cook, Hailey Story and Aldrich. The team begins the state tournament June 30 in Vancouver. The team is, from left to right: Hailey Story, Christina Minor, Bella Ely, Emily Nielsen, Mary Madaline Roe, Zoe Tarrach, Kya Aldrich, Emma Pascal, Kaidence Caiola, Ashlyn Cook and Erin McKeag. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s Kya Aldrich fires away in the championship game. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s Kya Aldrich fires away in the championship game. Courtesy photo

Kirkland’s Kya Aldrich fires away in the championship game. Courtesy photo

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