NAMPA - Breana Burke pitched a three-hit shutout as the Coeur d'Alene Crush '97 beat the Idaho Sliders '98 of Boise 8-0 in their first game at the Idaho state ASA 14-and-under tournament Friday at Skyview High.
Hannah Nelson went 4 for 4, and Analisa Raynor and Abby Howard had three hits each for the Crush, which plays the Idaho Heat today at 9 a.m. PDT in the 15-team tournament.
The Crush '98 beat the Caldwell Chargers 8-5, and will play the Northwest Wildfire this morning. The winners of those two games will play in the semifinals at 3 p.m. The Wildfire opened with a victory over the Idaho Sliders (Sabados).