Westview softball team escapes with improbable 8-6 win in Class 6A quarterfinals versus Beaverton

TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview junior Reece Martin celebrates her score in the bottom of the sixth inning against Beaverton in the Class 6A quarterfinals.

What if you knew that in the bottom of the sixth inning, Westview would be trailing Beaverton 6-0 in the Class 6A semifinals?

What if you were told the Wildcats had just two hits and hadn't put a runner past second base all game? That the Wildcats were on their third pitcher by the fourth inning? That the Beavers looked like a potential state title winner and played like a team on the brink of something big?

How much money would you have bet that No. 5 Westview would go on to beat No. 13 Beaverton?

If any bets were placed on the Beavers at that point, then Westview senior Emma Williams and her battalion of lionhearted teammates broke the bank.

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