What a great day for softball! Hope you can get out and catch a game.
Monday wasn’t bad, either, in most neck of the woods, and here are some highlights from games reported to The Times (note that we got scores only from several games):
Woodinville 16, Newport 1
The top-ranked Falcons got two home runs each from Alex Boyd (5 RBI) and one from Katie Engelbrecht (4 RBI), plus Shelby Yasuda went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored. Madi Schreyer tossed a five-inning two-hitter.
Ballard 6, Skyline 1
Bernie Cardon and Andrea Jewett both went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Jewett had a double and also threw a one-hitter.
Jefferson 4, Kentwood 3
Analise Campbell and Lexi Goranson both enjoyed 2-for-4 days. Campbell scored twice and stole a base, while Goranson had an RBI, run scored and two stolen bases. Kentwood’s Jalynn Rohweder homered and drove in two.
Kentridge 10, Auburn 1
The Chargers’ 12-hit parade was led by Hannah Overall (4-for-4, 3 RBI), Kayla Andrus (2-for-3), Haley Crush (2B, 2 RBI) and Rihanna Bidon (2 RBI). For Auburn, McCall Wilson went 2-for-2 and Amber Morrow tripled.
Emerald Ridge 3, Puyallup 2
Kristine Massey went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI and Mikayla Dwyer also had an RBI double for the Jaguars. Puyallup’s Kelsey Robinson was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBI.
Curtis 4, Federal Way 0
The Eagles lost despite out-hitting the Vikings 4-2, including a double and two singles by Margaret Malaki.
Snohomish 3, Arlington 2
The Panthers upset the sixth-ranked Eagles behind the hot bat of Lindsey West (3-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI). Arlington’s Veronica Ladines went 2-for-3.
Lynnwood 6, Kamiak 0
Jordyn Berg and Kelsey Park had two hits apiece and Jessica Gott punched a home run. Gott also threw a two-hitter. For Kamiak, Hannah Pennock doubled.
Juanita 10, Interlake 0
The Rebels, ranked No. 2 in 3A, got home runs from Rachel O’Neill (3-for-4, 3 RBI) and Katie Kent (3-for-4, 2 RBI). Carew Giberson-Chen had two of Interlake’s three hits.
Lake Washington 12, Liberty 11
The Kangaroos had three offensive stars — Jenny Hill (3-for-4, 2B, RBI, run, SB), Savannah Brady (2-for-3, RBI, 3 runs, 3 SB) and Bethany Bacon (2-for-3, 3B, 4 RBI, 2 runs). Liberty’s Marissa Jefferson went 2-for-4 with a double, four RBI and one run scored.
Mercer Island 13-11, Sammamish 3-6
MI’s Marlo Kafarelli went 2-for-2 in the 13-3 win (no Mercer Island highlights were reported for the other game). For Sammamish, Kasey Mormell had six hits in the two games, while Nikki Kerns-Kovac went 2-for-4 in the 11-6 loss.
Bainbridge 8, Chief Sealth 2
Hailey Wilmann smacked two doubles, driving in a run, and struck out eight while throwing a one-hitter for the seventh-ranked Spartans. Taylor Greenfield was 2-for-4 with two RBI.
Lindbergh 19, Renton 3
Paula Farrell led the Eagles, going 3-for-3 at the plate with three RBI and picking up the victory (two hits in three innings).
Bonney Lake 4, Lakes 2
The ninth-ranked Panthers were sparked by Kali Patterson (2-for-3, 3B, 2 RBI) and Christian McKone (2-for-3, 2 runs).
Auburn Mountainview 7, Enumclaw 3
Rilie Decker went 3-for-4 with a double. For Enumclaw, Kanisha McClellan was 2-for-3 with a double.
Mountlake Terrace 15, Shorewood 1
The Hawks finished with 16 hits, led by Melynda Ward (4-for-6, 2 2B), Maddy Kristjanson (4-fo-6, 2B) and Mindy James (3-for-5, 2B).
Granite Falls 11, Archbishop Murphy 9
Both teams had multiple offensive stars. For Granite Falls, they were Cacia Stevens (3-for-5, 2B, 2 RBI), Haley Brennan (2-for-3, HR, 2B, 3 RBI) and Catilyn Munch (2-for-4, 2B). And for the Wildcats: Chelsea Newgard (2-for-3, 2 2B), Madeline Johnson (2-for-4, 2 2B,RBI) and Marea Homes (HR, 3 RBI).
Sumner 5, Franklin Pierce 0
Kelli Crawford took the loss despite striking out 16.
Bellevue Christian 3, University Prep 0
Ali King tripled, singled and drove in two runs.