LAKE STEVENS — Behind a six-run fourth inning and the clutch hitting of Joey Rees, Alex Hull and Jorgen Arnesen, Edmonds-Woodway defeated Lake Stevens 10-3 in a Wesco 4A game played on Tuesday afternoon.
The fourth inning rally began with three walks for the Warriors’ hitters. The walks were followed by a single and by a pair of doubles by Hull and Arnesen, giving Edmonds-Woodway an early 9-1 lead.
“They have a bunch of left-handed hitters that can flat out hit. We played them last year in the district championship and they haven’t missed a beat,” Vikings head coach Rodger Anderson said of the Warriors.
Rees batted 2-for-3 with two doubles. Hull and Arnesen both hit 2-for-4 with two RBI a piece.
Sophomore shortstop Justin Brown led Lake Stevens, batting 2-for-3 with an RBI in the loss.
At Lake Stevens H.S.
Bryce Mezich, Chantz Justice (5) and Tate Budnick, Brady Edwards (4). Nick Hopkins, Corey Bullens (4), Jeff Sevey (4), Skyler Swords (6) and Matt DelFante, Jimmy Billings (5). WP—Mezich. LP—Hopkins (0-1). 2B—Joey Rees (EW) 2, Jorgen Arnesen (EW), Alex Hull (EW). Records—Edmonds-Woodway 1-0 league, 3-2 overall. Lake Stevens 1-1, 2-4.