BY THE NUMBERS
23: Runs scored by the Edmonds-Woodway baseball team in its last two games against Jackson and Mountlake Terrace last week. The Warriors defeated their Western Conference 4A South Division rival Timberwolves 9-0 on April 20 and then knocked off their district rival Hawks 14-6 on April 23. Edmonds-Woodway remained in first place in the league with a 9-2 record.
WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEK
1. Lynnwood/Meadowdale softball. The race for playoff positioning in the Western Conference 3A heats up as the Royals take on the Mavericks, their district rival, at 3:30 p.m., April 26 at Meadowdale High School. The Mavericks have moved into third place in the league, while Lynnwood is right on their heels in fourth place. The Royals are coming off a 13-5 loss to league leader Everett on April 23. Meadowdale edged Glacier Peak 1-0 on April 17. The top six teams advance to the district playoffs.
2. Edmonds-Woodway/Arlington softball. The Warriors look to stay in the hunt for a Wesco 4A South Division title. The Warriors take on the Eagles at 4 p.m., April 26 at Arlington High School. Edmonds-Woodway is led by junior pitcher Katelynn Lafferty.
3. Meadowdale/Everett baseball. The league leading Mavericks play the Seagulls at 4 p.m. April 27 at Everett Memorial Stadium. Meadowdale has won five straight games.
HOW THEY FINISHED
Hawk runner, Mavs duo win at Terrace Invite
Mountlake Terrace’s Jack Pearce took first place in the 3,200-meter boys race at the Terrace Invite April 21 at Edmonds Stadium. The sophomore standout finished the race in 9:59.19. Pearce currently has the fastest time in the league. In the girls meet, Meadowdale’s Haley Suarez won the 1,600 race in 5:14.63 and teammate Leah Bennett captured the 100 hurdles in 16.29. Bennett has the fastest time in the district.