Flynn’s RBI single in ninth leads MP softball past Terrace

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — Marysville Pilchuck’s Sarah Flynn hit an RBI single in the top of the ninth to drive in Karly Albertson and the Tomahawks held on to beat Mountlake Terrace 3-2 in an extra-inning game on Thursday.

Tomahawks starter Jordan Willard gave up two early runs, but shut down the Hawks offense over the final seven innings to allow Marysville Pilchuck to stay in the game.

“We’re trying to preach, ‘Keep games close, play good defense … and we’ll have a chance,’” Tomahawks head coach Aaron Zachry said.

Flynn finished 2-for-4. Kaitlyn Weilgus also added two hits for Marysville Pilchuck.

The Hawks’ Maddy Kristjanson went 2-for-3 and opened the scoring in the first with a solo home run. Ashley Fitzgerald added an RBI triple in the second to give the Hawks a 2-0 lead.

But the Tommies responded with two runs in the top of the third. Kylie Lopez’s RBI single with two outs tied the game at 2-2.

From there, Willard and Hawks pitcher Gabby Calhoun stymied the opposing offenses.

“There were opportunities for each to pull ahead, but the teams on defense would make a great play to stop rallies,” Zachry said.

The Tomahawks finally broke through in the ninth when Albertson singled with one out and was sacrificed to second. Flynn then lined a first pitch fastball back up the middle to break the deadlock.

At Mountlake Terrace H.S.

Marysville Pilchuck002000001—381

Mountlake Terrace110000000—291

Jordan Willard and Kylie Lopez. Gabby Calhoun and Ashley Fitzgerald. WP—Willard. LP—Calhoun. 2B—Kayla Tocco (MP). 3B—Ashley Fitzgerald (MT). HR—Maddy Kristjanson (MT). Records—Marysville Pilchuck 1-1 overall. Mountlake Terrace 1-2.

More in Sports

Lake Stevens girls show grit in 66-58 win over Glacier Peak

The Vikings rally from 13 down at half to take over sole possession of 1st place in Wesco 4A.

Friday’s prep basketball scores, recaps

Once again, a variety of local high school basketball players turned in… Continue reading

Bearcats pull away from Jackson in 79-67 win

Monroe’s Colby Kyle scores 24 points in his return from injury and Spencer Davidson tacks on 21.

Silvertips set to host pair of East Division powerhouses

Brandon and Swift Current make rare appearances in Everett this weekend.

‘Fear’ drives UWs Carter III back to the gym every single day

The freshman PG tries to get in 500 shots a day on his quest to be a success on the floor and in life.

Friday’s prep stars of the night

George Reidy, G, Cedar Park Christian Reidy, a senior, scored 38 of… Continue reading

Everett’s Stephan Erosa, left, competes against Arlington Brantly StupeyThursday night at Arlington High School in Arlington on January 18, 2018. The Eagles won 37-25.(Kevin Clark / The Daily Herald)
Arlington wrestlers scrap to 37-25 win over Everett

Aggressive lineup moves pay off for the Eagles in a big Wesco 3A North win over the Seagulls.

Additions of Murray, Sharp give Silvertips depth

After a ‘crazy busy’ week upon being traded to Everett, the new duo is finally settling in.

Coupeville boys basketball celebrating 101st anniversary Friday

The Coupeville High School boys basketball program is celebrating its… Continue reading

Most Read