• Sport: Softball
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Ten Redmond residents, ranging from ages 31-62, completed the 112th running of the Boston Marathon on Monday.
Kimi Pohlman, who attends The Bear Creek School in Redmond but plays softball for Eastlake High because Bear Creek doesn’t field a softball team, went 2-for-3 with two stolen bases and a run scored in the Wolves’ 2-0 win against Redmond on Tuesday.
At 5-foot-9-inches and 150 pounds, Scott Herman is the smallest player on the Redmond baseball team. He is a middle relief pitcher who doesn’t get many starts or many saves. At the plate, he hits toward the bottom of the lineup and few — if any — pitchers will ever pitch around him.
Redmond junior Sarah Lord successfully defended her 3,200-meter championship at Saturday’s Pasco Invitational track and field meet at Edgar Brown Stadium, confirming her standing as one of the favorites for a Class 4A state title.
The Lake Washington baseball team may still be able to reach many of its preseason goals, but the Kangs are not making it easy on themselves.
The Redmond softball team won three 4A Kingco games last week, highlighted by a come-from-behind, 3-2 win against Eastlake on Thursday.
• Head coaches: David Miller (third season) and Scott Wright (fifth season)
It would have been easy to dismiss Mike De Aguiar’s preseason optimism as unjustified coach rhetoric after his Lake Washington Kangaroos went 8-12 last spring and returned just one senior.
• Sport: Baseball
Redmond would end up loading the bases in the seventh, but could not get the clutch hit, thanks in part to Spangler throwing out a would-be base stealer for the second out of the inning.
Jim Verdier and his WAVE Aquatics swimmers are on the fast track to success.
The Redmond High baseball team won its fourth straight game, including a pair this week against Bothell and Ballard, after suffering its first loss of the season last week.
The Redmond baseball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with impressive back-to-back wins last week.
• Head Coach: Mike Davidson, seventh season
T he Overlake baseball team may play in Class 1A, but don’t think the small school is short on talent.