ARLINGTON — Hailey Malakowski recorded two wins on the mound and hit a two-run home run in each game of a doubleheader for Lakewood. The Cougars swept Coupeville for a pair of Cascade Conference victories.
In game one, Kiana Smith led Lakewood’s offense hitting 3-for-3 with two runs, a double, four RBI and a home run to end the game in the fifth inning. Paige Cook added a double and a triple, and Malakowski contributed to the Courgars’ eight-run third inning with the first of her two-run home runs.
Malakowski’s second two-run shot came in the sixth inning of game two and tied it at 5-5. Then Mikayla Holmes came up with two outs in the bottom of the seventh and drove in Paige Cook with a walk-off single to avoid extra innings.
Madeline Strasburg led Coupeville, going 5-for-6 over the two games.
At Lakewood H.S.
McKayla Bailey, Maria Rockwell (3) and Bree Messner, Bessie Walstad (3). Hailey Malakowski and Mikayla Holmes. WP—Malakowski (7-1). LP—Bailey. 2B—Kiana Smith (L), Paige Cook (L). 3B—Paige Cook (L). HR—Kiana Smith (L), Hailey Malakowski (L). Records—Coupeville 3-4 league, 3-4 overall. Lakewood 6-1, 7-2.
McKayla Bailey and Bessie Walstad. Jennaka Larson, Hailey Malakowski (4) and Mikayla Holmes. WP—Malakowski (7-1). LP—Bailey. 2B—Kiana Smith (L), Terah Barrio (L). HR— Hailey Hammer (C), Hailey Malakowski (L). Records—Coupeville 3-4 league, 3-4 overall. Lakewood 6-1, 7-2.