Shoreline CC softball sweeps Edmonds to stay in playoff race

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Alia Kelly led SCC on Friday with her bat (2 homeruns) and pitching.
Photo by Wilson Tsoi

The Shoreline Community College Softball Team swept Edmonds CC in dramatic fashion on Friday afternoon at EDCC to stay in the NWAACC Championship race. SCC won the first game 8-5, and scored three runs in the top of the 7th inning to comeback from a 6-4 deficient to win the nightcap.

Game 1 - The SCC offense pounded out 15 hits, to include 4 doubles and a triple to beat Edmonds 8-5. Vallen Brewer had three hits along with winning pitcher Kelsie Mason who had the triple and scored twice. Alexis Salcedo and Alexandra Ekonomakis had 2 hits each.

Game 2 - Edmonds led 6-4 after three innings and made that score stand-up until the top of the 7th when SCC scored three times to take the lead the Alia Kelly shut the door in the 7th from the mound. Kelly also 2-3 from the plate, with two homeruns and 4 RBIs. Alexis Salcedo, Valley Brewer and Kelsie Mason had two hits as well in the game and Brewer added a homerun and scored 3 runs.

Shoreline is now 13-21 overall and 7-11 in the NWAACC Northern Region. Edmonds falls to 0-27 and 0-18. 

The Dolphins are in 5th place in the region, trailing Everett CC by 2 games in the loss column for the last NWAACC Championship spot in the region. If EVCC defeats Edmonds CC today in a doubleheader then SCC will trail EVCC by 2 games with 6 games to go in the season next week for both teams. if Edmonds can upset EVCC today, then SCC can be only behind by one game or tied depending on the results.

Everett and Shoreline play next Friday at Shoreview Park at 1:00pm. SCC has Skagit Valley on Tuesday at Shoreview Park at 1:00pm as well and then finish the season next Saturday at Bellevue College.


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