Klingler, Flores Have RBI Doubles, Huskies Win 3-0
SEATTLE – The Washington Huskies started Regionals with a 3-0 win over the Portland State Vikings Friday night. The game turned on two big doubles by the Dawgs: Baylee Klingler and Morganne Flores each had RBI doubles in the game, taking the lead in the first inning on Flores' two-bagger.
The Huskies are now 31-0 in Regionals play in Seattle under Heather Tarr. The Huskies last lost a Regionals game at home in 2002. Washington will face Michigan tomorrow at 3:00 pm, with the winner of that game advancing to the Regionals final on Sunday.
Flores and Sis Bates each had multiple hits in the game for the Huskies, with Bates scoring on both of Klingler and Flores' doubles. Noelle Hee also had a hit in the game with a single in the fourth.
Gabbie Plain allowed only three baserunners in the complete-game shutout. Plain retired the first 14 batters she faced, with two of the three Portland State baserunners coming in the fifth inning. Only one ball left the infield all game long, a foul out to leftfield.
B5 | Klingler comes through!
— Washington Softball (@UWSoftball) May 22, 2021
With today's win, the Huskies will face Michigan tomorrow at 3:00 pm. The winner of that game will advance to the Regionals finals on Sunday at 5:00 pm.
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