Top performer: Kylie Kozykowski, Eatonville, soph.
6-for-8, 2 2B, 3 HR, 6 R, 8 RBI combined in Eatonville’s two five-inning victories over Forks
Fife 3, Orting 2 (9 innings): Kaitlynn Gain hit the game-tying two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and Tyrah Lucero followed shortly after with a walk-off triple as the Trojans survived extra-innings against the Cardinals.
Fife (6-0; 3-0 2A SPSL) is now in a two-way tie with White River atop the 2A SPSL standings.
Orting (5-1, 2-1 2A SPSL) finally scored on Fife senior pitcher Anna Kasner thanks to Morgan Hand’s two-RBI double in the top of the ninth inning to take a 2-0 lead.
But Fife answered right back, getting Gain’s homer and Lucero’’s triple against Mckenzie Behnke, who pitched 8 ⅔ innings, allowing just five hits.
Kasner struck out 16 batters for Fife, allowing just six hits.
Eatonville 16, Forks 5; Eatonville 16, Forks 6: Kylie Kozykowski hit two home runs in the first game of the double header and another in the second game as the Cruisers won both in five innings each.
Kozykowski finished the day 6 for 8 with two doubles, three home runs, six runs scored and eight RBIs in 10 innings.
Curtis 15, Spanaway Lake 4 (5 innings): Karissa Stancato hit for the cycle in five innings.
Her double, triple, home run and five RBIs helped Curtis cruise to the five-inning victory over Spanaway Lake. Stancato finished 4 for 4 and also scored three runs.
Jaedyn Shaughnessy struck out 11 batters and was 2 for 3 at the plate with a double and four runs scored.
Rogers 8, Emerald Ridge 0: Jessica O’Toole was two outs away from a no-hitter, but allowed a hit with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning in the Rams’ win over the Jaguars.
Mackenzie Hansen recorded Emerald Ridge’s lone hit off O’Toole, who struck out eight batters and walked two in the shutout.
Kelsey Breer was 2 for 4 with a double for Rogers and Anna Culver added a triple.
Bonney Lake 4, Auburn Riverside 1: Brooke Nelson allowed more hits this game than the past three combined -- six.
But Nelson was still dominant, striking out 10 batters in seven innings and she hit a three-run home run at the plate as the freshmen led the Panthers to the win over the Ravens. Ele Quintanar was 1 for 2 with a double.
Nelson has thrown two no-hitters this season and has struck out 67 batters in 42 innings.
Puyallup 10, Graham-Kapowsin 0 (5 innings): The Vikings brought their big bats as Emily Ensrud and Sophia Bjerk both homered in Puyallup’s win.
Kentlake 17, Mount Rainier 4 (5 innings): Ashley Hendrickson was 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs and Jordan Engman was 2 for 2 with two doubles and four runs scored in the Falcons’ win.
Mariah Peterson was 2 for 3 with a double and a two-run home run for the Rams.
Top performer: Michael Toglia, Gig Harbor, sr.
7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 9 K, 0 BB; 1-4, R, RBI in 11-0 win against Yelm
Kentwood 2, Kentlake 0: Ben Wadowski drove in the game’s first run with a double in the bottom of the fourth inning and that was all Jordan Jones needed, pitching a shutout to lift the the Conquerors to their fifth consecutive win.
Jones, a University of Washington signee, allowed just three hits and walked none, while striking out 12.
Wadowski came around to score on Daniel Tanaka’s single.
Mount Rainier 9, Decatur 6: Nathan Vasquez and Jake Gibbs combined to drive home eight of the Rams’ nine runs in their win over the Gators.
Each had two hits and four RBIs as Mount Rainier (3-6) rallied from a 4-2 deficit to take a 9-5 lead after the bottom of the sixth.
Decatur (2-8) lost its fifth consecutive game.
Puyallup 10, Curtis 0: Still not much slowing Puyallup.
It jumped to a 3-0 lead after the top of the first inning and got five shutout innings from Austin Stump as the purple Vikings of Puyallup cruised past the blue Vikings of Curtis.
Ryan Peterson and Gavin Grant each had two hits for Puyallup (8-3; 3-0 4A SPSL South), which has outscored its eight in-state opponents 71-3.
George Thompson was 2 for 2 with a double for Curtis (5-4; 0-2).
Rogers 3, Bethel 1: Kolby Force hit an RBI-triple as the Rams rallied from a one-run deficit to beat the Braves.
Jorge Lopez was 2 for 3 for Rogers and Blake Denning added and RBI-double.
Gig Harbor 11, Yelm 0: One hit kept Michael Toglia from a perfect game as the Tides stayed unbeaten in 4A Narrows play thanks to his shutout on the mound.
Toglia tossed all seven innings, allowing one hit and no walks while striking out nine. He faced the minimum of 21 batters.
Yelm’s Indigo Keeslar broke up his perfect game with a single in the fifth inning. But Gig Harbor soon after ended the inning with a double play.
Toglia, a UCLA signee, was also 1 for 4 at the plate with a run scored and an RBI. Neal Hassan and R.J. Green each added two hits.
Olympia 5, Bellarmine Prep 2: Christian Valdez hit a double and drove in a run as the Bears won their second game against the Lions in as many days.
Olympia improved to 6-2 overall and trails only Gig Harbor in the 4A Narrows standings at 4-1.
Brock Gagliardi was 2 for 3 with an RBI for Bellarmine and Joe Scarsella was 2 for 4, but the Lions (2-6; 0-5 4A Narrows) recorded just five hits total.
South Kitsap 9, Stadium 2: Austin Hackman hit a home run and the Wolves cruised past the Tigers.
South Kitsap (6-4; 3-2 4A Narrows) had 14 hits and has won each of its past three 4A Narrows game after starting the season 0-2 in league play.
Braden Schmunk and Ryan Sweeney each hit RBI-doubles for Stadium (3-5, 0-4).
Fife 7, River Ridge 4 (9 innings): The Hawks gave the unbeaten Trojans quite a scare.
But Fife scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning and held one from there to improve to 8-0.
The Trojans trailed River Ridge (2-8; 2-4 2A SPSL) 4-2 before Fife tied it in the top of the sixth inning. Jaden Hassell had two hits, scored two runs and stole two bases.
Blake Anderson and Ben Maratita each had two hits for the Hawks.
Top performer: Jacob Baker, Graham-Kapowsin, jr.
2 goals, 1 assist in 5-3 win over Bethel
Graham-Kapowsin 5, Bethel 3: Jacob Baker scored twice and assisted on another as the Eagles rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the 4A SPSL South match.
Baker put G-K ahead 1-0 in the fifth minute on Justin Hamilton’s assist -- one of Hamilton’s three assists in the match.
But Bethel then scored the next three goals before Cole Baker, Jacob’s brother, stopped the bleeding in the 36th minute and Jacob Baker added his second goal in the 48th minute to tie it.
Cole Baker scored the go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute to make it 4-3.
Rogers 1, Spanaway Lake 0: Nick Mejia scored the game-winning goal on a left-footed volley in the 74th minute for the Rams.
Rogers goalkeeper Parker Elliott earned the shutout with three saves.
Mount Tahoma 2, Lincoln 1: Danny Sanchez scored the go-ahead goal in the 55th minute to lift the Thunderbirds over the Abes for the 3A Narrows League victory.
Raul Ramirez put Mount Tahoma ahead 1-0 with his goal in the 25th minute before Lincoln responded in the 53rd.