SHS Softball Holds Off RR; Losses for NM Baseblll & Softball
River Ridge jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning but Shelton quickly answered taking advantage of errors to score three runs in their half of the first. The Lady ‘Climbers slowly added to their lead with one run in the second, one run in the fourth, one run in the fifth and four runs in the sixth to lead 10 to 2.
The Hawks then rallied for five runs in the seventh inning but their comeback came up short.
Shelton was led by Meleah Walsh who went 2 for 3 at the plate with an RBI double in the fifth inning. Taya Gouley, Taylor Rasler, and Hailee Stotts batted in a run each. Alexandra Walters pitched another complete game, allowing seven runs on eight hits while striking out 10 and walking four.
Grace Goetsch led River Ridge in the loss going 3 for 4 at the plate with a double and three RBI. Emily Clark was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI. Alexis James went 2 for 4 with an RBI. Ashley Hall also batted in a run.
The Highclimbers improved to 4-and-4 on the season. The Hawks drop to 2-and-4. Shelton is off next week for spring break and return to South Sound Conference action at Gig Harbor on April 9th.
The North Mason fast pitch softball team has trouble stopping Port Angeles Friday falling to the Roughriders 16 to 3. PA scored eight runs in the second inning and six runs in the sixth. The Lady Bulldogs’ Amber Johson, Matalie Matthews and Emma Crabtree each batted in a run. The girls from Belfair drop to 2-and-8 on the season, 0-and-3 in the Olympic League. North Mason is off next week for spring break and their next game is at Kingston on April 11th.
The North Mason baseball team lost to Port Angeles Friday 8 to 1. The Bulldogs droped to 2-and-9 on the season, 1-and-3 in the Olympic League. The boys from Belfair are off next week for spring break and their next game is at Kingston on April 11th.
No report on the North Mason/Kingston boys’ soccer match.
High School Sports Schedule for Saturday, March 31, 2018:
Girls’ Rugby: Kent vs. Shelton at Oakland Bay Junior High School 2 PM on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC
Baseball: Shelton vs. Yelm at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma 6 PM