Lakeside Senior Legion wins state title | Prep sports news
August 2, 2012 · 12:41 PM
Lakeside Baseball Club went 5-0 and defeated the Kennewick Bandits twice during that stretch to capture the championship at the Washington State Senior Legion baseball tournament in Selah.
The 18U squad from Lakeside (32-12) opened its run with a 7-5 win over the Spokane Bandits before taking the first of two games with Kennewick 17-5. Wins over a squad from Centralia and the Twin City Titans put Lakeside into the title game for a rematch with Kennewick. Another victory, this time 8-5, gave Lakeside the trophy and ensured its spot in the regional tournament in Billings, Mont. on August 9.
Coach Rob Reese's team will meet the champions of Wyoming in the first round with a spot in the American Legion World Series the ultimate prize of the tournament.
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