The West Branch softball team beat Highland 7-3 in a Class 2A regional quarterfinal in West Branch.
Jen Pohlman hit 2-for-3 with three stolen bases, two runs and an RBI for the Bears. Leah Hott hit 2-for-3 with a run, Jori Robertson hit 2-for-3 with a run and two RBIs, and Devin Bain and Mary Baldwin each had two RBIs.
Paige Wieland hit 1-for-4 with an RBI for the Huskies, Bridget Murphy hit 2-for-4, Morgan Craig hit 1-for-3 with a double, Alison Sojka had two RBIs, and Courtney Hahn hit 1-for-3.
West Branch (26-14) will play in a regional semifinal at 7 p.m. today at second-ranked Durant.
Highland finished 19-15.
* LONE TREE 6, LISBON 4: The Lions took advantage of several Lisbon miscues in a five-run fifth inning and held on to beat the fifth-ranked Lions in a regional quarterfinal in Lisbon.
Madelyn Flemr had a two-run double for Lone Tree, Jenny Jones doubled, Makenzie Reynolds hit 2-for-3 with a double, Avery Edwards singled and pitched a complete game for the win, Carson Gibson had a single and two runs, and Dezi Martinez also singled.
Lone Tree (15-18) will play Bellevue Marquette in a regional semifinal at 7 p.m. today in Lisbon.