Bonney Lake Panthers baseball in final four | State Baseball Tournament

The Bonney Lake Panthers baseball team is two wins away from winning the state title.

The Bonney Lake Panthers baseball team is two wins away from winning the state title.

The Panthers played a double header in the regional tournament Saturday and won both.

Bonney Lake first played Glacier Peak winning 6-1 and advancing itself to the second round.

Cory Burrill pitched seven innings for the Panthers and recorded nine strikeouts in the win over Glacier Peak.

Bonney Lake scored first with one run in the first inning. The Panthers added its lead with one run in the second and four more in the third inning, taking its lead to 6-0.

Glacier Peak scored its only run of the game in the bottom of the fifth inning.

The Panthers shut out Shelton beating them 7-0 in the second game of the day.

Again, Bonney Lake scored first with two runs in the first inning.

The next four innings went scoreless until Bonney Lake increased its lead to 3-0 in the sixth inning.

The Panthers added the final four runs of the game in the top of the seventh.

Senior Kash Koltermann pitched the seven scoreless innings for Bonney Lake. Koltermann threw five strikeouts.

Bonney Lake plays next in the final four against Shorewood at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 30 at Gesa Stadium in Pasco.

With a win, the Panthers would advance to the championship game scheduled for Saturday, May 31.

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