The regular softball season is winding down (and over for some teams). Here are the highlights from the Tuesday games reported to The Times:
Woodinville 5, Ballard 3
Alex Boyd hit a towering blast that cleared the centerfield fence at Lower Woodland at the 247 mark and Woodinville coach Mark Leander said it was the longest ball he had ever seen it, easily sailing 260 to 270 feet. The top-ranked Falcons also got a triple and double from Emily Jackson, who scored twice, and another triple from Keelyn Davis to remain unbeaten. For Ballard, which played Woodinville tough for the second time this season, Audrey Rausch went 2-for-3 and Kaila Lafferty doubled.
Newport 10, Garfield 0
Sarah Stochel and Annette Edlund each accounted for three hits, one RBI and two runs scored. Lauren Turner singled twice for Garfield.
Kentlake 5, Tahoma 4
The Falcons claimed sole possession of the SPSL 4A North title after sharing it with Tahoma the past two seasons. The Bears led 3-1 going into the bottom of the sixth, when Kentlake erupted for four runs. Pitcher Hanna Sauget drilled a bases-loaded double to tie it, then Madie Brown picked up a sacrafice fly and Alexis Engman singled home a much-needed insurance run. Engman finished 3-for-4 with a double. Tahoma’s Hayley Beckstrom was 3-for-4 with a home run and double.
Jefferson 6, Kentwood 5 (9 innings)
This game actually started last Friday and originally went into the books as a 6-5 No. 7 Jefferson win in nine innings. But there was an illegal substitution by TJ in the ninth. The Kentwood protest was upheld and the ninth inning was replayed at 5-5. Kentwood had a runner at third with one out, but couldn’t get her home. In the bottom of the ninth, Annalise Campbell delivered a single to drive in the winning run.
Emerald Ridge 20, Federal Way 0
Taylor Buie went 4-for-5 with a double and five RBI and the Jags got three hits apiece from Chelsey Hayes and Racheal Smith, both with doubles.
Wilson 9, Puyallup 4
The Rams, ranked No. 5 in 3A, got a home run and single from Kaysha Fox, who drove in three.
Jefferson 10, Auburn Mountainview 2
Reno Whitcomb crushed a home run and triple, finishing 4-for-5 with three RBI, and Lexi Goranson also homered and tripled, adding a single. Bailey Rundle singled twice. For Mountainview, Delene Colburn had two hits and Quierra Bradford homered.
Granite Falls 9-17, Cedarcrest 3-7
No details reported from either game.
Sultan 13, Coupeville 6
Again, no details available.
White River 4, Sumner 2
The Hornets won despite being out-hit 11-1.
Eatonville 7, Steilacoom 2
Morgan Maida struck out 13 in tossing a one-hitter and got offensive support from Sam Cox (3-for-3, double) and Stacy West (3-for-4, two RBI).
Bellevue Christian 7, Forest Ridge 4
Emma Hancock had three hits, three stolen bases and scored three times, while Ali King went 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI. Amy Wray had a triple and single for Forest Ridge.
Arlington 9, Edmonds-Woodway 1
Hayley Fields tossed a two-hitter, striking out eight with one walk, and ripped a two-run homer for the No. 4 Eagles. Katelyn McDonald was 3-for-4 with a triple and double, driving in two, and Lindsay Amundson went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI.
Monroe 7, Lake Stevens 2
Alyssa Egan and Michaela Johnson had three hits apiece to power the Bearcats. Eagan also earned the victory.
Cascade 12, Mariner 0 (5 innings)
Makinlee Sellevod homered and singled, driving in two and scoring three runs, while Paige Miller and Courtnie Gallardo both went 3-for-3 with three RBI. Mackenzie Melby allowed just one hit, fanning eight.
Peninsula 4, Enumclaw 1
Alaina Morgan paced the No. 10 Seahawks, going 3-for-4 with a triple and two RBI. Kailyn McKinney and Kayla Stelle both finished 2-for-4 and winning pitcher Aspen Ison struck out 13, allowing just two hits.
Everett 9, Glacier Peak 3
Few details reported, but the No. 2 Seagulls got a pair of doubles from Keilanna Harper.
Meadowdale 12, Lynnwood 2 (6 innings)
Shannon Haukup was huge, going 5-for-5 with a solo home run, and Ashley Brooke added a two-run blast.
Shorecrest 10, Marysville Getchell 0 (5 innings)
Amanda Eshelman was key in the circle, allowing just one hit, and at the plate, going 3-for-3.