Federal Way's Beamer battles to baseball state tournament

The Todd Beamer Titans were the only Federal Way team to survive the 4A district tournament last week, eventually taking third place and securing themselves a spot in the state tournament.

Beamer outlived Union on May 13 with an 11-9 win before running into the buzz saw that is the Puyallup Vikings. The Vikings, 16-0 in league play on and 24-0 overall, easily handled the Titans 15-2 on May 17. The Titans bounced back that same day, securing third place in the district tournament with a 10-2 win over Battle Ground.

Beamer will face off with Woodinville at 10 a.m. on May 24 in the first round of the state tournament at Gesa Stadium in Pasco. According to the Washington Interscholastic Athletics Association (WIAA), Woodinville backed into the state tournament with an 8-6 record, having lost their previous game before coming into the state tournament.

Federal Way High School and Thomas Jefferson both bowed out of the district tournament on May 13. Federal Way High School fell 6-4 to Central Kitsap, while Thomas Jefferson lost 6-5 to Skyview.


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