Both Marysville softball teams just miss state

  • Friday, May 17, 2019 11:12am
  • Sports

EVERETT — Both of Marysville’s high school softball teams would have qualified for state if they would have won Thursday.

Neither did, so both of their seasons ended.

An experienced Marysville Getchell squad lost to Everett 3-1, and a young Marysville-Pilchuck team that was supposed to be go through a rebuilding year lost to Edmonds-Woodway 9-6.

The Charger-Seagull matchup ended up being a pitching duel between MG’s Brionna Palm and Everett’s Jackie Rookaird.

Everett scored in the bottom of the third inning after an infield single, a single to left, an error and a wild pitch. MG catcher Shannon Patton made a diving catch of a little pop up right in front of home plate to keep the damage to a minimum.

MG threatened after Palm singled and stole second with no out. After a walk, and a pop-up, Hannah Kranz tore the cover off the ball with a line drive to left-center. But it was caught and Palm was doubled off second base to end the inning.

Everett scored two more in the fifth after two straight singles to start the inning. After MG’s defense came up with two outs, Kendall Tebatebai hit a double to drive in both runners.

The Chargers did make it interesting in the seventh. Rookaird walked two batters and a single by Skyleigh Morrison brought in a run. But the game ended with the potential winning run at the plate.

Everett’s going to state for the fourth time in five years.

Rookaird, an Alabama A&M University signee, struck out nine, walked four and gave up three hits.

Meanwhile, E-W jumped out to a 9-0 lead and held on to beat M-P. Reese Riggins hit a solo home run in the second and Sofia Chamorro blasted a two-run homer in the fourth.

The Tomahawks scored three runs in the fifth, two in the sixth and another in the seventh, but two strikeouts ended the game with the tying run at the plate.

More in Sports

Lakewood beats Arlington at Jamboree; home schedules to save

It seems like local high school fall sports just ended but there… Continue reading

Arianna Bilby, left, and Emily Mekelburg of Arlington made the all-league first team as hitters, but they also are versatile enough to play the backcourt, too. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Locals dominated All-Wesco North teams

Local fall sport athletes and coaches dominated All-Wesco 3A North honors announced… Continue reading

Arlington runner becomes a rower

ARLINGTON – When Jensyn Smith got burned out running she took to… Continue reading

Jared Taylor of Lakewood gets set to pass in a recent game. Taylor had some highs and lows against Hockinson. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)
Lakewood loses heart-breaker to Hockinson

BATTLE GROUND — Sports fans sometimes wonder how much difference playoff experience… Continue reading

Jordan Justice runs for a score in a recent game. Justice had an interception and two TDs in the loss to Lincoln. (Steve Powell/File Photo)
M-P’s historic football season comes to an end

TACOMA — Marysville-Pilchuck’s historic football season came to an end Saturday, losing… Continue reading

Arlington Eagles show a range of emotions in a recent volleyball game. From left, Arianna Bilby, Teagan Sutherland, Emily Mekelburg and Taylor Pederson.
Arlington girls 6th at state

YAKIMA – Ferndale’s got Arlington’s number this year. After beating the Eagles… Continue reading

Dylan Carson of M-P scores the winning touchdown against Prairie. (Kevin Clark/The Herald)
After winning a thriller, M-P faces another high-powered offense at Lincoln

MARYSVILLE – Edgar Martinez’s field goal sent the game into overtime then… Continue reading

Carson Chrisman goes in for one of his three scores against Sequim. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald)
After win over Sequim, Lakewood takes on 2-time defending champs

LAKEWOOD — Jared Taylor connected with Carson Chrisman for three scores as… Continue reading

Arlington wins 2, plays Peninsula at state in Yakima (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – After losing its first match of the season, Arlington had… Continue reading

Despite state loss, rookie MG girls soccer coach proud of season (slide show)

MARYSVILLE – After riding a high since winning the Northwest 3A District… Continue reading

Undefeated Arlington volleyballers need a win Thursday at M-P to make state

ARLINGTON – The Eagles girls volleyball team continued its amazing season beating… Continue reading

4 locals sign to play ball in college

Arlington’s success in baseball the past few years is now showing up… Continue reading