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March 23, 2012 at 12:22 PM

Thursday’s high-school softball highlights

Just a heads up that I’ll be posting the first Class 4A and 3A state softball rankings on Monday (and they’ll run in Tuesday’s paper). I’ve been making rounds of calls and sending out e-mails to get a sense of which teams are going to be strongest this season.

The weather hasn’t helped.

If you have input on the teams you think are top-10 worthy, feel free to let me know.

In the meantime, there were a few area games played Thursday, and here are the highlights:

Kentlake 12, Jefferson 4

Madie Brown was 3-for-4 with a double and two stolen bases and Kellie Nielsen had a pair of hits for the Falcons, who got a six-strikeout performance from Hanna Sauget. Jefferson, which committed seven errors, led 4-0 through three innings. Alyssa Keyes laced two hits for the Raiders.

Tahoma 11, Kent-Meridian 1 (5 innings)

Lauren Maulden went 2-for-2, driving in two runs, and Hayley Beckstrom blasted a solo home run to lead the Bears.

Kentwood 4, Kentridge 1

We didn’t get any Kentwood highlights, but I received some Kentridge stats that showed Hannah Overall with three hits and Jessica Torlai with two.

Puyallup 8, Beamer 3

Makenzie Pletcher provided a home run and single, driving in four runs.

Arlington 18, Jackson 7 (5 innings)

The Eagles’ 16-hit attack was keyed by Hayden Fields (3-for-4, two doubles, two RBI), Katelyn Botten (2-for-3, home run, double, four RBI), Haley Fields (2-for-4, double) and Rachel Dacklund (2-for-3). For Jackson, Dewey Davis and Jessica Roy both finished 2-for-3.

Stanwood 8, Marysville Getchell 6

Stanwood got a pair of hits from both Emily Jackson (including a double) and Kara Shelley. MG had three players with three hits each — Jailian Wright (including a triple), Ashlynne Hood and Kymber Devlin.

Juanita 10, Bellevue 0 (5 innings)

Allison Rhodes struck out eight in five innings, scattering three hits, and the Rebels got a pair of hits each from Dani Faist (including a double and four RBI), Keana Miller and Molly Steck.

Mount Si 6, Lake Washington 3

Mickey Blad and Britney Stevens both went 2-for-4 for the Wildcats, while LW’s Cori Meyers had three hits.

Liberty 20, Mercer Island 10 (5 innings)

Ana Faoro and Liza Van Kamp each stroked three hits for the Patriots. No MI highlights reported.

Interlake 15, Sammamish 1 (5 innings)

Megan Foy went 2-for-2 with three RBI and two runs scored for Interlake, while Sammamish got a pair of hits from Andi Hormel.

Curtis 6, Lakes 5

The Vikings scored five times in the bottom of the seventh to pull out the victory. Morgan Arrington went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI, while Janay Hull was 2-for-3. Meityani Moi accounted for two of Lakes’ five hits.

Kennedy Catholic 18, Hazen 3 (5 innings)

Sierra Baines struck out eight in five innings and got plenty of offensive support, led by Halle Davis (3-for-3, triple, three RBI), Tasha Beal (2-for-4, 2 triples, three runs, two RBI) and Angie Isernio (2-for-3, double, RBI). Jaonna Penner had two hits and two RBI for Hazen.

Glacier Peak 6, Lake Sevens 2

Annie Reynolds homered, while Alexis Michael and Nina Kim each doubled for the Grizzlies. Kaylee Lawson fanned seven in picking up the victory.

Nathan Hale 12, University Prep 2 (6 innings)

Emily Rimar homered twice and singled, driving in four, and Mariah Jameyson added a solo homer for the Raiders. Alex Wilson accounted for both U-Prep hits.

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