Trojans nail down NPSL Olympic title

Auburn caps 17-1 regular season; playoffs on deck

Auburn demolished Decatur twice this past week to secure the North Puget League Olympic softball title.

The Trojans, who finished 13-1 in league and 17-1 overall, begin league tournament play this Thursday at the Kent Service Club Ballfields in Kent.

Auburn defeated visiting Decatur 16-0 in five innings on Thursday, May 2 behind Kiana Adams, who went 3-for-4, including a triple, and drove in four runs. She also tossed the complete-game shutout, striking out six and walking none.

Charity Sevaaetasi blasted a home run and drove in four runs for the Trojans. Jillian Tinsley had a double and three RBI.

At Federal Way on Wednesday, May 1, the Trojans routed the Gators 12-1 in five innings. Sevaaetasi had four hits, including a triple, and drove in four runs, and Gracie Jo Olson delivered three hits, including a double, and three RBI.

Adams allowed just two hits over five innings, striking out six and walking none.

Elsewhere

Enumclaw 11, at Auburn Mountainview 10: The Lions (5-9, 5-12) rallied for six runs in the seventh inning to tie the game, but the Hornets (6-8, 8-9) pushed across the winning run in the eighth to pull out the win in an NPSL Olympic regular-season finale on Thursday, May 2.

Alashae Bell, Azaria Johnson and Taylor Flores homered for Auburn Mountainview. Jordyn Shockman went 4-for-5. Perla Duran drove in three runs.

Emma Podliska smacked a two-run double, the big hit in the Lions’ seventh-inning rally.

At Auburn Riverside 13, Thomas Jefferson: The Ravens (10-4, 14-5) routed the Raiders (3-11, 5-11) in an NPSL Olympic regular-season finale on Thursday, May 2.

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