Greg Slader
West Seattle Wildcats Team 2014. WS tied Kentwood in three innings at 3-3 and Jumped on Liberty for a 4-1 edge. Offense had plenty of Big hits as top of the order scored seven runs in Six innings. Five pitchers have stepped up this season and seem ready for the challenge ahead. Defense was shaky but they should return to last year’s form as they work together more.

West Seattle Wildcats win, tie in baseball

By Tim Clinton

West Seattle opened its baseball season with a win and a tie over this past weekend.
The Wildcats tied Kentwood through three innings a 3-3 and jumped on Liberty for a 4-1 victory in Saturday jamboree action at Liberty High School in Issaquah.

West Seattle scored seven runs over six innings of action for the day, and five pitchers have stepped up so far this season.

The Wildcats have plenty of action on tap for this week, including a special game against Issaquah at Safeco Field on Saturday.

The action on the Seattle Mariners' home diamond will start at 4 p.m.

Meanwhile, the Wildcats will host Garfield for a 3:30 p.m. Tuesday game at Hiawatha and entertain Ballard for 3:30 p.m. action on Thursday.

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Luck of the Irish not with Sealth on St. Patrick’s Day

By Greg McCorkle

The Seahawks jumped on Garfield early and led the game 3-1 until the top of the sixth inning when the Bulldogs put together three runs on a combination of timely hitting and Seahawk errors to go ahead 4-3. Chief Sealth tied the game in the bottom of the sixth and the score remained tied 4-4 until the top of the ninth inning when once again timely hitting and Seahawk mistakes led to six Bulldog runs.

The Seahawks scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth but it wasn’t enough to overcome the hole they were in and Chief Sealth went down 10-6.

The bright spot for the Seahawks was starting pitcher Blaine Steele who pitched a hearty 7 innings and kept Sealth in the game.

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Sports Roundup 3-14-14

Wednesday, March 12

Girls lacrosse
Bainbridge 19, Kennedy 3
The local spring sports season opened Wednesday with Kennedy Catholic taking a 19-3 loss at Bainbridge.
Ashley Cusack scored two goals for the Lancers and Ryli McLaughlin racked up the other one.

Thursday, March 13
Girls lacrosse
Seattle Prep 15, Southwest Seattle 3
The new Southwest Seattle team that includes West Seattle, the Highline School District area, Des Moines and Federal Way opened its first season on a losing note Thursday.
Southwest Seattle took a 15-3 defeat in a road game at the Montlake Playground.
Scoring for Southwest Seattle were Gabriela Rojas-Luna of Federal Way, Tajinique Ruffin of Highline and Martha Girma of West Seattle.
Taryn Gural of Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines recorded 10 saves.

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