TRI-CITIES - The Walla Walla Xplosion '98, a 14-and-under girls fastpitch softball team, opened their tournament season with a 2-1 record in the Umpire Blue Invitational last weekend.
The Xplosion '98 team opened the tournament by beating the Tri-Cities team, Force '99, 6-5. They followed up with an 1-4 loss to The Boise Sliders. They ended the day by beating the Tri-Cities Threat, 7-6.
Day two of the tournament was cancelled due to weather.
Xplosion '98 players are Selina Atkinson, BreAnna Birdwell, Karlie Broxson, Whitney Enriquez, Kate Hogan, Tara Krivoshein, Victoria Martinez, Izzy Oberg, Brandi Schoessler, Tasha Seymour, Emma Sweet and Josie Sweet. Coaches are Scott Krivoshein and Fred Sweet.
The Xplosion '98 team plays its next tournament on April 13-15 in the NSA Ice Breaker in Tri-Cities.