Prep softball: Royals edge Mountlake Terrace 7-4

lynnwood-royals-logo1By TK Johnson/For Lynnwood Today

Lynnwood beat Mountlake Terrace Hawks 7-5 in a non-conference softball game Tuesday at Mountlake Terrace High School.

Desiree Graham led the Royals offense, going 2-5 with a double and a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored. Erica Gott went 3-3 at the plate with an RBI, while Madison Morgan went 3-4 for Lynnwood (1-0).

Hawk Hannah Wilcox picked up two of the Terrace six hits with a double and an RBI.

With the Royals leading 3-1 in the 3rd, Hawks sophomore Ashley Fitzgerald hit a pop fly to right center, scoring Wilcox to make it 4-2. Wilcox then hit a pop fly double, putting senior Maddy Kristjanson on third base. Kristjanson would then score the tying run, 4-4.

The Royals came back in the 4th with a ground rule double and then a double homer to make it 7-4.

The Hawks would fight back and score in the bottom of the 7th, making it 7-5, only to lose on a controversial double-play.


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