Prep softball tourney: Hawks lose to Tomahawks, beat Oak Harbor

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Sammy Ruiz (Photos by Karl Swenson)
Sammy Ruiz (Photos by Karl Swenson)
The first day of the District 1 girls 3A softball tournament featured a little bit of everything: Shutouts, blowouts and, in the last game of the day, an Edmonds-Woodway finish for the ages. At the end of the day, all three Edmonds School District teams advanced to Thursday. Meadowdale, which won both its games, has earned a berth in next week’s state tournament and will be playing for the District 1 title. Meanwhile, Mountlake Terrace and Edmonds-Woodway, after dropping their first games, both won their second to advance to Thursday, needing two wins to move forward.

Sarah davis at bat.
Sarah Davis at bat.
Mountlake Terrace’s game against No. 4 seed Marysville Pilchuck was by far the longest of the afternoon. The Hawks took the lead for the first time 6-4 after batting in the third, but in the home half, the Tomahawks responded with seven runs to go up 11-6. Terrace scored four of its own in the top of the fourth, but the Hawks’ offense couldn’t keep up with M-P, which went on to score seven more runs to take the game 18-11.

Gabby Calhoun on the mound for the Hawks.
Gabby Calhoun on the mound for the Hawks.
Mountlake Terrace staved off elimination in its second game of the day, beating Oak Harbor 2-0. The Hawks got one run in the second on back-to-back, two-out doubles; the first by Jazz Zenk, who was then doubled in by Ashley Fitzgerald. In the fifth, this time Fitzgerald would double, scoring the second and final run on a single by Sammy Ruiz.

Gabby Calhoun went the distance on the hill for the Hawks, striking out 10 along the way.

Next up for Mountlake Terrace is a game against Glacier Peak, Thursday at 4 p.m.

Prep Softball: Mountlake Terrace at District 1 3A Girls Softball Tournament, May 17 (first round and first loser-out consolation round)

First round
Mountlake Terrace  3   1   2     4   0   1     0     —     11   13   3
Marysville-Pilchuck  4   0   7     4   3   0     x     —     18   16   1

Winning pitcher: McKenzie Justice (Marysville-Pilchuck)
Losing pitcher: Kira Doan (Mountlake Terrace)

First loser-out consolation round
Oak Harbor   0   0   0     0   0   0     0     —     0   4   1
Terrace          0   0   1     0   1   0     x     —     2   6   0

Winning pitcher: Gabby Calhoun (Mountlake Terrace)
Losing pitcher: Trisha Sarns (Oak Harbor)

MTHS next game: versus Glacier Peak, Thursday, May 19, 4:00 p.m. at Phil Johnson Fields in Everett (Second loser-out consolation round of District 1 3A Girls Softball Tournament)

— By Jeff Smarr

2 COMMENTS

  1. Good job covering the Hawks! We appreciate it. One correction, the picture with the caption for Lauren Miller is actually Sarah Davis. I am sure both would like their pics in the news. 🙂

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