Western Australia took care of Queensland Development on Tuesday to stay on course for a second-straight gold medal game appearance in the Australian Women’s Baseball Championship.
After back-to-back walk-off wins, WA avoided another tense finish, recording a 23-7 win on diamond two. They jumped out to a 7-0 first-inning lead and added eight second-inning runs.
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WA did not let up, continuing to add runs throughout to secure a fourth-straight win after falling to Victoria in their opening game of the tournament.
Meahgan Haggert, Joneen Houghton, and Faith Neretlis each drove in three runs for Western Australia.
Houghton went 4-for-4 with two doubles and three runs scored.
Kaila Borgomastro collected three hits and a pair of RBIs at the top of the order.
WA closes out its opening round slate against New South Wales, with the winner moving on to the gold medal game.
The game will be broadcast at baseball.com.au from 2:30pm AWST.
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