Inglemoor uses sixth-inning rally to beat Juanita | Prep softball

  • Tue Apr 11th, 2017 10:53am
  • Sports

The Inglemoor Vikings’ softball team picked up its fourth straight win on Monday, defeating the Juanita Rebels 7-1 at Inglemoor High School (photo courtesy of Kelli DeKay).

The Inglemoor Vikings broke open a deadlocked contest with a late six-run rally to defeat the Juanita Rebels 7-1 Monday at Inglemoor High School.

Heading into the bottom of the sixth inning with the score tied 1-1, Inglemoor’s Hannah Shimek and Mackenzie DeKay kicked off the rally, leading off the inning with back-to-back home runs.

Riley Garcia kept the rally going, swinging for an RBI single, while Sophia Fike had an RBI double and Camryn Scott batted in two runs with a double of her own.

Shimek finished the game batting 2-for-2 with an RBI for Inglemoor (8-2, 5-1 in KingCo 4A). Fike went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI, and Garcia went 2-for-3 while driving in a run.

For Juanita (5-3, 4-1 in KingCo 2A/3A), Megan Murray batted 1-for-3 while driving in a run. Teammate Jordan Schneder went 1-for-2 at the plate.

DeKay picked up the win for the Vikings, who won their fourth straight game. DeKay pitched the game’s final three innings, allowing two hits while striking out eight. Inglemoor starting pitcher Taylor Waara surrendered one run while striking out seven through four innings of work.

Next, Inglemoor will take on Redmond (7-2, 4-0 in KingCo 2A/3A) at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hartman Park in Redmond.