Liberty goes 1-2 in state tourney | Softball
By ADAM MCFADDEN
Renton Reporter Staff Writer
May 31, 2012 · Updated 1:17 PM
The Liberty girls softball team capped off a weekend of action at the 3A state softball tournament with a 9-5 loss to Camas Friday.
The Patriots (12-16) overcame a rigorous schedule to make state after a three-year absence. Liberty lost to Everett 5-1 in the first round. Miranda Bukantz went 3-3 with a run and two doubles in the game.
The Patriots bounced back to beat Shadle Park 7-4 later in the day. Liberty led 2-0 before Shadle Park tied the game with two runs in the bottom of the third. The Patriots answered right back, scoring twice in the fourth. Liberty held off a late run as Shadle Park scored twice more in the bottom of the seventh.
Denise Blohowiak went 1-4 with a two-RBI triple. Liza Van Kamp went 2-3 with a run and a double.
Liberty's state run ended with the 9-5 loss to Camas.
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