Just when the state high-school softball rankings come out, upsets happen. There were two noteworthy ones in Class 4A Monday, so I’ll start the highlights with those:
Monroe 7, Marysville-Pilchuck 5
The Bearcats led 6-0 after four innings and held on, handing the No. 5 Tomahawks their first loss of the season. Alyssa Eagan picked up the victory and went 3-for-4 at the plate with a pair of doubles. For M-P, Haley Fritz was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.
Newport 11, Eastlake 1 (5 innings)
Indiana Coxey rapped a double and two singles to lead the Knights past No. 10 Eastlake. Kat Wood allowed just two hits.
Wilson 12, Tahoma 5
The Rams, ranked No. 6 in Class 3A, pounded 14 hits and scored all 12 of their runs in the first three innings against the Bears, who are No. 8 in Class 4A. Tahoma’s Jordan Walley continued with a hot bat, smacking two doubles and driving in two runs.
Woodinville 8, South Kitsap 0
Nol upset here as the Falcons, ranked No. 2 in 4A, remained unbeaten. Madi Schreyer fanned 16 in tossing the two-hit shutout, Kayla O’Farrell keyed the offense, going 3-for-3.
Arlington 7, Snohomish 1
A good win for the No. 5 Eagles, who got a 13-strikeout performance from Ronnie Landies. Rachel Dacklund was 2-for-2 with an RBI and three runs scored.
Kamiak 1, Shorewood 0
The Knights were out-hit 5-2, but got the shutout from starter Michelle Montgomery and reliever Angie McFall. Emily Ginestra scored the only run. It was a tough loss for Shorewood pitcher Monica Elk, who struck out 11. Dani Norsby was 2-for-3.
Jackson 15, Mariner 1 (5 innings)
Carissa Reimer pitched a one-hitter and got loads of offensive support from Megan Cooley (4-for-4, double, three runs, two stolen bases), Juliana Faulconer (3-for-4, three RBI), Jessica Roy (2-for-4, two doubles, three RBI) and Erin Buesser (2-for-4, double, triple, three RBI).
Cascade 11, Edmonds-Woodway 1 (5 innings)
Aubrey Peterson allowed just two hits and the Bruins got two RBIs apiece from Sage Anderson, Courtnie Gallardo and Paige Miller, who homered. Galgardo was 3-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.
Juanita 13, Sammamish 0 (5 innings)
Few details listed, just a double by Aliah Swere for the top-ranked Rebels and a triple by Sammamish’s Kasey Hormel.
Mount Si 10, Interlake 5
The Wildcats, ranked No. 10 in 3A, got three hits from Celine Fowler and two apiece from Jenny Carroll and Britney Stevens, who also stole two bases and scored twice.
Liberty 7, Bellevue 6
Down 6-1, the Pats scored three runs in the sixth and three more in the seventh to net the victory. Joshlynn Wolff ripped a home run, driving in three, while Taylor Welk was 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored. For Bellevue, Anjani Briggs finished 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI, while Emily Flieschman had two hits and scored twice.
Lake Washington 14, Mercer Island 3 (5 innings)
Cori Meyers went 3-for-4 with a double and Aubrey Sundene tossed a two-hitter.
Bainbridge 20, Ingraham 0 (5 innings)
Alison Reichert struck out 13 in five innings, allowing just one hit and no walks, and the No. 4 Spartans got key offensive performances from Taylor Greenfield (2-for-2, double, four RBI) and Erin Kinney (2-for-3, triple, four RBI).
Holy Names 11, Chief Sealth 0
The unbeaten Cougars broke the game open with nine runs in the top of the seventh. Claire McCarthy was 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored, while Shelby McCannel went 2-for-3 with a double, scoring once.
West Seattle 10, Lakeside 0 (5 innings)
Rosie Patnode pitched the abreviated no-hitter, fanning six and walking one. Annalisa Ursino was the offensive spark, going 3-for-4 with a solo home run.
Nathan Hale 1, Bishop Blanchet 0
Jackie Wenala drove in the only run with a double in the seventh. Natalie Smith scattered three hits, strikeing out seven, and also went 2-for-3 at the plate. Samantha Shanahan was the tough-luck loser, allowing just four hits and fanning nine.
Everett 11, Shorecrest 1
Lexi Levin struck out seven and gave up just two hits and was also 3-for-4 with a home run and triple, driving in two for the No. 2 Seagulls. Anisa Gomez homered for Shorecrest.
Lynnwood 4, Meadowdale 3
Erica Gott went 3-for-3 with a double, triple and two RBI, while Katie Eno was 2-for-2.
Glacier Peak 4, Marysville Getchell 0
Callie Bircher twirled a no-hitter and belted a triple.
Mountlake Terrace 10, Oak Harbor 7
The Hawks got big plate performances from Maddy Kristjanson (3-for-3, home run, double, four RBI, three runs) and Hannah Baisch (4-for-4, home run, two doubles, three RBI, two runs).
Foster 25, Foster 0 (4 innings)
Angela Leingang drilled four hits for the Trojans, while Julia Templeton had three, including a home run. Ali Roselli also homered.
Eatonville 9, Orting 7
Maddie Smith doubled twice and pitched the victory for the Cruisers, who also got two hits from Morgan Maida. For Orting, Madison Budnick and Larissa Swift each had a double and single.