Mavs sports roundup: Baseball, softball earn victories Tuesday

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The Meadowdale Mavericks baseball and softball teams grabbed dramatic wins on Tuesday in Wesco League action.

The Mavs’ Mason Vaughn hit a game-winning sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Meadowdale a 7-6 victory over the visiting Shorecrest Scots at Meadowdale High School. Vaughn’s heroics came after the Mavs had tied the game and sent it to extra innings with a run in the bottom of the seventh.

The Lady Mavs’ softball squad handed the Everett Seagulls their first league loss of the season with a 5-1 win at Lincoln Field in Everett.

Kate Houghton yielded just one earned run on two hits and struck out 17 to pick up the mound victory for Meadowdale.

In other Meadowdale sports on Tuesday, the Mavs’ girls tennis team suffered just their second setback of the year with a 6-1 loss to the Shorewood Thunderbirds.

Prep Baseball: Shorecrest at Meadowdale, April 9

Shorecrest   3 0   0 0  0 3 0   0 — 6    11 4

Meadowdale   2 2   0 1  0 0 1   1 — 7      7 0

Winning pitcher: Parker Cumberland (Meadowdale)

Losing pitcher: Alex Culver (Shorecrest)

Records: Meadowdale 3-1 in 2A/3A Wesco League South Conference, 5-5 overall; Shorecrest 1-5 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 3-9 overall

Meadowdale next game: versus Cedarcrest; Wednesday, April 10; 4 p.m. at Meadowdale High School

Prep Softball: Meadowdale at Everett, April 9

Meadowdale   0 5   0 0  0 0 0     — 5 6 0

Everett   0 0   0 0  0 0 1     — 1 2 3

Winning pitcher: Kate Houghton (Meadowdale)

Losing pitcher: Andrea Hedington (Everett)

Records: Meadowdale 4-0 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 6-4 overall; Everett 4-1 in 2A/3A Wesco League, 8-3 overall

Meadowdale next game: versus Arlington; Wednesday, April 10; 4  p.m. at Meadowdale High School

Prep Girls Tennis: Meadowdale at Shorewood, April 9

Shorewood 6 – Meadowdale 1

Singles: Maddie Bong (Shorewood) defeated Sidney Wright (Meadowdale) 4-6, 6-4, 6-2; Bretta Peterson (Shorewood) defeated Nomin Ulziisaikhan (Meadowdale) 6-0, 6-2; Jamie Christiansen (Meadowdale) defeated Jill Anneberg (Shorewood) 6-4, 6-3; Hannah Alexander (Shorewood) defeated Sofie Tang (Meadowdale) 6-2, 5-7, 7-5

Doubles: Emily McDowell/Brynn Morrison (Shorewood) defeated Isabel Reonal/Kelsey Cummings (Meadowdale) 6-4, 6-3; Tess Nelson/Nicole Nelson (Shorewood) defeated Hana Berisha/Jeanelle De Los Reyes (Meadowdale) 7-5, 6-2; Shay Ryder/Samantha Rand (Shorewood) defeated Kaitlyn Robinson/Amy Ly (Meadowdale) 6-4, 6-3

Records: Meadowdale 1-1 in 2A/3A Wesco League South Conference, 6-2 overall; Shorewood 1-1 in 2A/3A Wesco League South Conference, 5-1 overall

Meadowdale next match: versus Archbishop Murphy; Wednesday, April 17; 3:30 p.m. at Meadowdale High School

— By Doug Petrowski

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