Seaside snapped a 2-2 tie after three innings with four runs in the top of the fourth, and the Gulls added three in the fifth to pull away for a 10-5 Cowapa League softball win Thursday at Valley Catholic.

The Valiants had nine hits to Seaside’s seven, but Valley Catholic also committed four errors.

Banks 9, Astoria 2

In other Cowapa League softball action, Banks defeated Astoria, 9-2. The Braves held a slim 3-2 lead through five innings, before erupting for five runs in the top of the sixth.

Emma Biederman had two of Astoria’s five hits, while Banks pitcher Brooke Vandehey tossed a complete game, striking out 11.

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or