Women's fastpitch struggles through rough patch

By Donnie Moore - Staff Reporter



The Lady T-Birds softball team started spring break with a few wins but find themselves in a six-game losing streak heading into spring quarter. 

The T-Birds had a great start to their break, winning both games in a double-header against Shoreline. They took the first game 9-2. The second game was more competitive, with Highline only winning 6-5.

Rosie Delrosario had a great game, giving up only six hits and two runs with zero walks. 

Highline then went into a double-header against Olympic, where they broke even. Highline lost the first game, falling 5-2. Then redeeming themselves with a 10-8 win in the second game.

In the second game they got off to a strong start going up 6-1 in the first two innings. Highline then allowed Olympic to get three hits, making the score 6-4 after five innings. Both teams were able to score four more in the last two innings.  

The T-Birds struggled against a strong Edmonds, who sits at 25-5 on the season. In their double-header, Highline fell 17-2 in the first game and 20-0 in the second game. The only two to get hits for Highline were Alexis Morrow and Alexis Royal.

Highline continued to struggle against Bellevue, again losing both games of the double-header but staying competitive, keeping it close losing the first game 16-9 while falling 16-10 in the second game.

The T-Birds had three runs in the first three innings, while the Bulldogs went up six in the first three. Highline came back to score four in the fourth inning making the score 7-6. In the last three innings Bellevue averaged three hits a inning scoring four in the last inning bring it to 16-7. In the bottom of the seventh Highline scored two runs to bring it to 16-9.   

April showers started strong, raining out two double-headers against Skagit Valley and Pierce.   

Highline, 4-8 in conference play and 10-13 on the season, will head into a double-header tomorrow, April 13 against Everett, 5-7 and 13-11, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in Everett.

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