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May 10, 2011 at 12:52 PM

Some high-school softball highlights from Monday

Before I jump to the softball highlights from Monday’s action, I wanted to fill you in on three key games in South Puget Sound League 4A today (Tuesday).

There are two tiebreakers necessary in the North Division. Sixth-ranked Tahoma faces No. 7 Kentlake at 5 p.m. at Kentwood. The two shared the division title for the second straight year and split their regular-season games. The winner gets seeded No. 1 into the semifinals of the SPSL 4A tournament. The loser is North No. 2 and must win twice to get to the semis, where No. 10 Spanaway Lake (SPSL South champ) awaits.

Auburn Riverside plays Jefferson at 4 p.m. at Beamer to determine the North Nos. 3-4 into the tourney, which begins Thursday at the Kent Service Fields.

In the South Division, No. 8 Puyallup takes on Rogers at 7 p.m. at Heritage Park (Rogers’ home field) in the final regular-season game. Rogers won 9-4 the first time around. They currently are tied for second place, so the winner will be No. 2 and the loser No. 3.

On to those Monday highlights:

Emerald Ridge 7, Rogers 5

Mikayla Dwyer went 2-fof-4, driving in a run, while Rogers’ Lana Van Dyken was 2-for-4 with two doubles.

Tahoma 9, Mount Rainier 0

Sammii Jimenez allowed one hit in five innings and went 3-for-4 at the plate with a triple and three RBI. Lisa Maulden added a triple and single, scoring twice and driving in one.

Woodinville 9, Bothell 0

Laren Burchak and Keelin Davis both homered for the top-ranked Falcons. Madi Schreyer struck out 10, scattering four hits — two by Bothell’s Camille Weisenbach.

Eastlake 6, Redmond 5

The fifth-ranked Wolves scored two in the bottom of the seventh to avoid the upset. They got three hits from Sami Stavic (including a 2B), and two each from Kathryne Staudinger (2 2B), Kelsey Dempsey (2B) and Maddie Napier. Redmond’s Ashley Mitchell mashed her fifth home run of the season, finishing 2-for-2 with three RBI and two walks. Louise Chouinard was 3-for-4.

Ballard 15, Garfield 3

The Beavers bashed 16 hits, led by Eiko Sullivan (3-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI), Bernie Cardon (3-for-4, 2 3B, 2 runs, 1 RBI), Brittney Blokker (2-for-3, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 runs) and Jamie Thelen (2-for-4, HR, 3B, 4 RBI, 3 runs). For Garfield, Emma Giles was 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI.

Marysville-Pilchuck 8, Snohomish 3

The No. 8 Tomahawks were led by Sascha Clow (2-for-4, 2B, 4 RBI, 2 runs) and Katie Buck (2-for-3, RBI, 2 runs). Snohomish’s Bailey Seek and Lindsey West both went 3-for-4. West had a double and three RBI.

Arlington 7, Lake Stevens 0

Kalie Basher and Veronica Ladines both homered for the No. 9 Eagles and Hailey Fields tossed the shutout.

Jackson 7, Kamiak 3

Lindsay Robinson went 2-for-3 with a double and also pitched all seven innings. Kamiak’s Jarryn Vannatta was 2-for-3, driving in one.

Edmonds-Woodway 18, Mariner 5

Katelynn Lafferty had five of E-W’s 24 hits, including three doubles, driving in two. Brooklyn Bailey had a home run and triple with five RBI, while Sydney Daniel was 4-for-5 with three runs scored and Kristin Hayes went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI. Mariner’s Monique Aguilar doubled and drove in two.

Enumclaw 12, Decatur 4

Sarah Morrow went 4-for-5 with four stolen bases and three RBI, while Courtney Cox was 2-for-2 with a triple and double (one RBI) and Anna Litvinenko finished 2-for-4 with a double (three RBI).

Everett 18, Lynnwood 6

Kiki Harper was 4-for-4 with two runs and two stolen bases and the No. 6 Seagulls got home runs from Chloe Kesterson (2-for-3, 5 RBI) and C.J. Shaver (2-for-3, 3 RBI). Lynnwood’s Jasmin Edwards went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI.

Scorecrest 7, Glacier Peak 3

Anisa Gomez homered and doubled, driving in three, while Christina Jarvis was 3-for-3 with a triple and Amanda Hartley went 2-for-4 with a double. For GP, Callie Bircher tripled and Annie Reynolds doubled.

Shorewood 11, Oak Harbor 1

Kelsey Jang set the pace with a 4-for-4 day that included a double. Kendra Holley-Lair was 3-for-4 with a double, driving in four, while Melissa Eik was 2-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI and two runs.

Hazen 5, Fife 3

Lauren Goss doubled and drove in two for the Highlanders. Kristina Holm struck out nine.

Archbishop Murphy 15, Lakewood 2

The Wildcats’ 13-hit attack was keyed by Chelsea Newguard (3-for-3, HR, 2B, 5 RBI, 4 runs), Amber Manual (2-for-3, 2B, 4 RBI, run) and Marea Homes (2-for-3, 2B, 3 runs). For Lakewood, Adrianna Barrio doubled twice, driving in one, while Mikayla Holmes had a pair of singles.

Granite Falls 7, Cedarcrest 1

Logan Thomas (3-for-4, 3 runs, 2 SB) and Peyton Spencer (3-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI) led the way. Cedarcrest’s Stephanie Hall went 2-for-4 with a double.

Orting 15, Eatonville 11

Morgan Maida homered and singled, driving in two and scoring twice, while Alicia White ws 3-for-6 with a double and three RBI. Orting’s Courtney Henson was also 3-for-6, including a doubel and three RBI.

Seattle Christian 14, Cascade Christian 2

Kelli Kumasaka led the Warriors, going 4-for-5 with a triple. Molli Ronish was 3-for-5, scoring four times, while Mikayla Wrolstad had two hits and two runs scored. Cascade Christian’s Jess Ray tripled and scored.

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