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Bears off to early NPSL lead

The league undefeated Tahoma Bears softball team hosted Kentlake Tuesday.

The Bears improved to 2-0 in league play after winning Tuesday’s game 10-4.

Overall Tahoma is 3-3 this season after starting the season with three loses to non-league opponents — Auburn Mountainview, Woodinville and Montesano.

Senior Danika Dennis recorded the win for Tahoma Tuesday after pitching three innings. She gave up four runs on one hit while striking out six and walking nine.

Junior Mareena Ramirez pitched four innings Tuesday, not allowing any runs. While on the mound for Tahoma, Ramirez struck out seven and walked none.

Dennis also led the Bears in RBIs, recording two.

Both Dennis and Ramirez hit triples during Tuesdays game.

Ramirez is currently leading the team with a .667 batting average.

During Tahoma’s last three games, the Bears have outscored its opponents 41-9.

The Bears continue league play Thursday with an away game against Kennedy Catholic.

Kentlake

The Falcons are seven games into the 2017-2018 season and the loss to Tahoma Tuesday was its first North Puget Sound League 4A Cascade division game.

The girls entered Tuesday 2-4 overall after beating Wilson 11-1 March 21.

Senior Tiffany Pardey recorded a team high three RBIs for Kentlake during last week’s win. She hit one home run in four plate appearances.

Kentlake’s head coach Melissa Stanley said Pardey was named player of the game.

Recording the win March 21 for Kentlake was senior Allyson Overall.

The Falcons are scheduled to travel to Renton Thursday for a league match up against Hazen.

Kentwood

The Conks are 1-1 on the season.

Kentwood won its latest game March 20 against Auburn Mountainview 7-6.

Kentwood played Mount Rainier Tuesday at home. The final score was not posted online before the press deadline.

The girls are scheduled to play two games this week — the first against Kennedy Catholic today, Wednesday, and the second against Kentridge Thursday.

The Conks return to action next week with an away game against Kentlake Tuesday, April 3. The first pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m.


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