The red-hot Mountlake Terrace Hawks softball team, winners of five of their last six games, got cooled down Friday as the visiting Glacier Peak Grizzlies upended the Hawks 13-5 at Mountlake Terrace High School.
The Grizzlies pounded out 17 hits on their way to the victory. Bella MacMillan led GP Friday by going 5-for-5 at the plate; teammate Corall Hjert added three hits in five at-bats in the win.
Terrace’s Ashley Fitzgerald went 3-for-4 to lead the Hawk offense, but it wasn’t enough to keep up with the Grizzlies.
With the loss, Terrace fell to 11-5 in the Wesco League South Conference, tied with the Edmonds-Woodway Warriors for third place. The Hawks and the Warriors meet in a crucial match-up on Monday, May 9, at Edmonds-Woodway High School; first pitch is slated for 4 p.m.
Prep Softball: Glacier Peak at Mountlake Terrace, May 6
Glacier Peak 0 2 4 1 0 4 2 — 13 17 1
Terrace 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 — 5 10 2
Winning pitcher: Kendall Curtis (Glacier Peak)
Losing pitcher: Gabby Calhoun (Mountlake Terrace)
Records: Mountlake Terrace 11-5 in Wesco League South Conference, 13-5 overall; Glacier Peak 12-4 in Wesco League South Conference, 12-6 overall
Mountlake Terrace next game: versus Edmonds-Woodway, Monday, May 9, 4 p.m. at Edmonds-Woodway High School
— By Doug Petrowski