The NWAACC Softball Championship game has been rescheduled because of weather. The game is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Portland’s Delta Park East.

Clackamas will face Lower Columbia College for the title.

LCC reached the championship game with a 21-16 win over Mt. Hood Community College Sunday, in which both teams had 20 hits. It was the highest-scoring game in the tournament’s history.

On Saturday, Lower Columbia defeated Douglas 3-1.

LCC finished in third place in the regular season standings, and entered the NWAACC softball championships as an 11-seed with four more losses than wins.

Lower Columbia (21-21 overall) now has two chances to win its 11th conference softball title in school history. Clackamas (36-11) must beat the Devils twice to win the title.

Lower Columbia scored two victories Friday, 7-3 over Southwestern Oregon and 8-1 over Highline.

Ilwaco graduate Alexa Wirkkala, batting eighth and starting in right field for Lower Columbia, belted a two-run home run in the second inning in the win over Southwestern, and had another two-run homer in the sixth inning in the victory over Highline.

In 25 games with Lower Columbia this season, Wirkkala is batting .255 (13-for-51), with three home runs and 10 RBIs.


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