I’m behind schedule today and there were plenty of area high-school softball games played Wednesday, for a change, so I’m going to have to keep the highlights a little brief:
Tahoma 6, Jefferson 5
Winning pitcher Jordan Walley was a triple away from hitting for the cycle and drove in three runs for the Bears in an early showdown between teams expected to contend in the SPSL 4A North Division. Hayley Beckstrom had three singles. TJ’s Michaela Patton was 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs and Annalise Campbell singled three times.
Kentlake 4, Kentridge 3 (8 innings)
Libby Riehl, Brittney Jacobsen and Melissa Alberts each had two hits for the Falcons.
Mount Rainier 15, Kent-Meridian 3 (6 innings)
Sonny Dorhoefer struck out 14 and Tristen Yong keyed the offense with two hits, two RBI, five runs scored and six stolen bases.
Emerald Ridge 4, Bethel 1
Stephanie Riley and Chelsea Harris each collected three hits for the Jags and Megan Hendrix fanned 14 in tossing a one-hitter.
Puyallup 10, Curtis 1
Makenzie Pletcher was 3-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored. Jessica Woodruff had two of Curtis’ four hits off winning pitcher Marissa Miller, incuding a double.
Cascade 5, Lake Stevens 4
Sage Anderson was 2-for-2 with two RBI and Megan Miller tripled for the Bruins. Sierra Card doubled and singled for the Vikings.
Newport 7, Roosevelt 0
Indiana Coxey and Kaitlin Sahlinger both had a pair of Newport hits. Kat Wood struck out seven and allowed just two safeties, both by Megan Campbell.
Mount Si 6, Inglemoor 5
Rachel Piccena and Britney Stevens both doubled and singled and Mikey Blad added a solo home run for the Wildcats. Inglemoor got a single, double and triple from Izzy Riddle, who also stole two bases and drove in two runs.
Woodinville 11, Monroe 4
The Falcons got big offensive outings from Alex Boyd (4-for-4, double, two RBI), Makenna Weir (3-for-3, three runs, two RBI) and Maddie Schreyer (2-for-2, double, home run, three RBI). Keelyn Davis scattered four hits and struck out nine.
Marysville-Pilchuck 8, Jackson 2
Monica Clow was 4-for-4 with a double and home run, driving in two, and also earned the victory on the mound. Jessica Christensen had a home run and single, accounting for two RBI.
Eastlake 8, Kamiak 7
Lexi Jaeger was 2-for-3 with a double and three RBI and Elizabeth Tracy went 2-for-2 with a double, four runs scored and three stolen bases. For Kamiak, Emily Ginestra and Angie McFall each doubled.
Bainbridge 7, Bishop Blanchet 1
Riley Gregoire tripled twice, while Taylor Greenfield and Cali Moore each had a double and single. Katie Raben no-hit the Braves, striking out nine.
Holy Names 15, Seattle Prep 8
Shelby McCannel had three of the Cougars’ 18 hits.
West Seattle 10, Ingraham 0 (5 innings)
Rosie Patnode fanned 11 in tossing the no-hit shutout and got offensive backing from Haley Watkins (4-for-4, three RBI), Annalisa Ursino (3-for-3) and Sophia Schwartz (2-for-3).
Nathan Hale 18, Rainier Beach 0 (5 innings)
Emily Rimar had a home run, double and four RBI, while Mariah Jameyson contributed a homer and single with three RBI. Brianna Turnbough allowed just one hit.
Kennedy Catholic 18, Evergreen 0 (3 innings)
Tasha Beal was 3-for-3, while Halle Davis and Jordan Nakatani both had a pair of hits and all three finished with two RBI.
Tyee 13, Foster 1 (6 innings)
Faith Oiph homered and singled, driving in three, and Emily Maiyo was 2-for-4 with a double. Jordan Kelley fanned nine.
Bonney Lake 24, Decatur 1 (5 innings)
Rendi Johnson struck out eight and was one of four Panther players with two hits.
Enumclaw 7, Lakes 5
Chloe Young was 3-for-3 with a double, two runs and two RBI, while Sarah Morrow tripled and singled for the Hornets. Lakes got two hits apiece from Lizzey Badger and Meityani Moi.
Lynnwood 3, Glacier Peak 1
Erica Gott was 2-for-4 with a double to lead the Royals, while GP’s Callie Bircher and Annie Reynolds both singled twice.
Everett 13, Marysville Getchell 0 (5 innings)
Lexi Levin drove in six runs with a home run and two singles. Cherise Shaver had a triple and double, while Lauren Kesterson added a triple and single. Alexis Dittoe alled just one hit in four innings.
Bothell 4, Liberty 3
Sammy Morris doubled to drive in two runs and lead the Cougars to victory. Arista Honey was 2-for-3 with a home run.