Class 4A Region I
School: South Kitsap
Where: Everett Memorial Stadium
Skinny: South Kitsap is coming off a win in the West Central
District tournament title game last weekend. The sixth-ranked
Wolves, the two-time state runner-up, faces the Storm (10-10),
which finished fourth in the Greater St. Helens League, at 1 p.m.
The winner faces the winner of the 10 a.m. game featuring Skyline
(10-9) and Snohomish (22-0), which finished No. 1 in the final
state rankings. USA Today ranks Snohomish No. 10 in the nation.
Class 3A Region I
Where: Dream Field, Mount Vernon
Skinny: Bainbridge (19-2) hasn’t played since a loss in the
Metro League title game May 14 which snapped its 17-game winning
streak. The Spartans moved up third in the state poll and will face
No. 8 Ferndale (19-5) in the region opener at 10 a.m. The winner
sits and awaits the winner of the 1 p.m. game featuring top-ranked
Auburn Riverside (21-2) vs. No. 10 Lynnwood (17-6)
Class 3A Region III
Who: Central Kitsap
Where: Yelm High School
Skinny: Central Kitsap (19-4) is riding high after upsetting No.
1 Auburn Mountainview in the West Central/Southwest bi-district
title game last weekend. The Cougars moved up to No. 5 in the state
rankings, but they landed in a tough regional. They play No. 2
Eastside Catholic (19-2) in the 1 p.m. game. If they win, they face
the winner of the 10 a.m. game featuring defending state champ and
Metro League champion O’Dea (14-7), which has won six straight, and
Kelso (17-5), which the Cougars beat in the district
Class 2A Region III
Who: North Kitsap
Where: Wheeler Field, Centralia
Skinny: The Vikings (19-4) fell to fifth in the state rankings
after losing in the district title game. They face No. 10
Cedarcrest (18-6) in the region opener at 10 a.m. No. 4 Tumwater
(15-6) or Liberty (10-13) awaits the winner.
Class 1A Region II
Where: Castle Rock High School
Skinny: Klahowya (19-1) remained No. 1 in the state rankings
despite losing their first game of the season to Seattle Christian
in the district title game. The Eagles draw No. 5 Hoquiam (15-5) in
the 1 p.m. game. The 10 game pits No. 3 Montesano (21-2) and
Nooksack Valley (8-15).
Note: State rankings from WashingtonBaseballPoll.com.
State brackets: here.