The Boulder City softball team made quick work in the league championship game on Saturday on their way to their fourth-straight title and state playoff berth.
Senior pitcher Karlee Koopman scattered seven hits and struck out six to lead the Lady Eagles past Virgin Valley, 15-2.
Koopman also started the scoring off with a three-run home run in the first inning. She added an RBI in the second.
Junior Alex Frye smacked a two-run double, had three hits and scored three times.
Koopman’s performance in the championship followed a no-hitter in the league semifinals on Friday. She also had a solo home run Friday.
Boulder City returns to state looking to win its ninth state championship, the last coming in 2010. The Lady Eagles finished third in the state tournament last year.
Boulder City will play the No. 2 team from Northern Nevada on Thursday at 5 p.m. in Reno. The double-elimination tournament runs through Saturday.
The Lady Eagles enter the state tournament 29-3, having won 27 games in a row.
During the past four seasons, Boulder City went 45-0 in southern league play, outscoring opponents 581-54 including 23 shutouts. The closest game was a 9-8 home game against Virgin Valley on May 7, 2010.