Scorebook Live’s 2B Washington softball Top 10: Adna No. 1 in preseason rankings

Here are Scorebook Live’s preseason Top 10 rankings for Class 2B Washington high school softball. Our class-by-class Washington softball rankings are typically released every Monday throughout the season. With spring sports on hold due to coronavirus concerns, it’s possible these will be our only softball rankings of the 2020 season.

The rankings are compiled by SB Live Washington senior reporter Todd Milles.

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CLASS 2B SOFTBALL PRESEASON TOP 10

1. Adna

Pirates have the gold ball, and the reigning 2B player of the year in fireballer SP Haley Rainey (as well as all-state catcher Emma Eko)

2. Pe Ell/Willapa Valley

Reigning state runner-up graduated entire battery, but SP Olivia Matlock ready to emerge. And 2B’s top power hitter (Britney Patrick) is back



3. Northwest Christian of Colbert

A definite state contender, the Crusaders rely heavily on all-state SP Alison Shaler, who can also mash the ball with the best of them

4. Ocosta

Losing all-state SS Kaylee Barnum will hurt, but the Wildcats return CF Evalyn Marsh as a building block in a solid lineup

5. Onalaska

The Loggers will have to reload in a tough Southwest District in a hurry, but OF Hannah James showed promise and power as a ninth grader

6. Toutle Lake

SS Keeley Studebaker-Smith is one of the toughest outs in 2B, and is a senior, and SP Jasmine Smith was team’s ace last year as an eighth grader

7. Colfax

The Bulldogs were primarily ninth graders and sophomores, and SP Jorja Koerner is ready to take that next step in the circle

8. Kittitas/Thorp

The returning 2B EWAC champions scored often, and have one of their power hitters back in 3B Tory Coates, now a senior

9. Friday Harbor

All-state performers Thea Seltz (CF) and Grace Pauls (SP) graduated, but SS Bristol Halvorson is a star in the making



10. Kettle Falls

If you want beat this team, you better take care of 1B Jocelyn Glover, who also teams up with Olivia Miller as a pitching duo

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