Sports update — Thursday
March 25, 2010
By Bob Taylor
NEW — 11:26 a.m. March 25, 2010
Liberty belts Bellevue
Troy Colyer had three hits and drove in three runs, and John McLeod belted a home run as the Liberty High School baseball team pounded Bellevue 11-5 March 24 in a 3A/2A KingCo Conference game at Liberty.
The Patriots, who scored seven times in the second inning, held a commanding 10-0 lead after three innings.
Liberty raised its league-leading record to 4-0.
Patriots earn first win
Pitchers Taylor Couty and Denise Blohowiak combined on a three-hitter March 24 as the Liberty High School fastpitch softball team defeated visiting Kennedy Catholic 3-2 in a nonleague contest.
The victory was the first of the season for Liberty after four defeats. The Patriots also handed Kennedy Catholic its first loss of the season and snapped a four-game winning streak for the Lancers.
Couty, the starting pitcher, helped her cause with two hits. Blohowiak closed out the game to earn a save. Lindsey Linden drove in a run for the Patriots.
In other action, Skyline lost to Juanita 4-1 in a nonleague game. Mickey Dunn-Blad and Anya Kamber each had two hits for Skyline.