Redmond baseball team back on winning track

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.

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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 first seven Mustang hitters that came to the plate all scored as No. 4 Redmond defeated Bothell 15-7 in a 4A Kingco baseball game on Monday to sweep the season series.

Bryce Bell went 2-for-4 with two doubles, including a bases-clearing double in the sixth.

Catcher Evan Braicks went 2-for-4, including a double that platted two runs in the first.

Mac Acker got the win, pitching two scoreless innings before the game was delayed due to rain.

On Wednesday, Justin Kopak went 2-for-2 at the plate and Trase Pickering went 1-for-1 with two runs-batted-in as Redmond defeated Ballard 4-3.

Marcus Flynn picked up his fourth save of the season.

The Mustangs improved to 11-1 with the pair of wins and plays Lake Washington on Monday at Hartman Park.

LW’s Viltz ties school home run record

Junior right fielder Chris Viltz continued his torrid hitting, blasting two home runs, going 4-for-4 and driving in six runs as Lake Washington crushed Roosevelt 16-6 in six innings in a 4A Kingco match on Monday.

Viltz hit bombs in the first and third innings, tying a school record with five home runs this year.

Viltz, Alex Potts and David Rosser combined to go 12-for-13, as Potts went 4-for-5 with three runs scored and Rosser went 4-for-4 with four runs scored.

Lake Washington improved to 7-4 with the win while Roosevelt fell to 2-9.

Redmond tennis edges Eastlake

Moe Tsubioke came from behind to win both her singles and doubles matches in three sets, as Redmond won three of the five three-set matches and beat a strong Eastlake team, 5-4, in a 4A Kingco girls tennis match on Tuesday.

Tsubioke came back after dropping the first set of No. 4 singles against Meghan Bodenstab, pulling out the 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 win. She then paired up with fellow captain Megan Brown in a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory in No. 2 doubles.

Hearther Lee also won two matches for Redmond, first in No. 3 singles 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) and then combined with top singles player Narumi Watanabe to win No. 1 doubles 7-5, 3-6, 6-4. Kristina Owen won the fifth Redmond match, 6-1, 6-2 in No. 5 singles.

LW tennis blanks Juanita

Ashley Russell won No. 1 singles and teamed with Amanda Juarez to win No. 1 doubles as Lake Washington swept rival Juanita 9-0 in a 4A Kingco girls tennis match on Tuesday.

Russell beat Kendra Francis, who attends the International Community School, 6-4, 6-3 in No. 1 singles. Russell and Juarez combined to beat Francis and Claire Anderson in two closely contested doubles sets 6-4, 7-6. Juarez beat Anderson in No. 2 singles 6-1, 7-5.

Both No. 5 and 6 singles matches went to three sets, as Kang Tess Roche defeated Courtney Barnett 6-3. 4-6, 6-2 in the fifth singles match. Justine Lin also won her No. 6 singles match in three sets against Ashley Manzoni.

Laura Renfoe won No. 3 singles 7-6 (5), 6-4 against Hana Nelson, and Erin Coghlan defeated her Rebel counterpart, Blair Howisey, 6-4, 6-0 in No. 4 singles.

Evelyne Kolker and Lauren Cairns won No. 3 doubles 6-1, 6-2 against Emily Kerr and Lucille Jan.


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