GameChanger story recap:
A 14-run explosion in the fourth inning led the Wolverines to a 20-1 win in five innings over Interlake at Interlake HS on Wednesday.
The Wolverines scored in the fourth on an RBI single by Dejah Rogers, a two-run double by Kristie Bennett, an RBI single by Hailey Wright, a two-run single by Stuart Buxton, an RBI single by Amelia Beardsley, a two-run single by Madi George, a two-run double by Bennett, and an RBI single by Nishi Jain.
Bennett racked up five RBIs on two hits for Bellevue Wolverines Varsity.
Rogers kept contact to a minimum, striking out nine Interlake batters, allowing one earned run on two hits and one walk over five innings.
The Wolverines easily handled Interlake pitching as seven hitters combined for 18 hits, 13 RBIs and 16 runs scored.
The top of the first saw the Wolverines take an early lead, 1-0. Beardsley singled to ignite Bellevue Wolverines Varsity’s offense. A stolen base then moved Beardsley from first to second.
Wolverines went up for good in the second, scoring one run on, then increased its lead with three runs in the third. Rogers singled, scoring Buxton to start the inning.
GameChanger story recap:
Bellevue Wolverines jumped out to an early lead on Interlake and captured a 14-1 victory on Monday at Interlake HS.
A walk by Lauren Ishizuka, an RBI single by Hailey Wright, and another RBI single by Stuart Buxton during the second inning fueled Bellevue Wolverines Varsity’s offense early.
Buxton got a hit in each of her two at bats. Buxton, Madi George, Wright and Ishizuka combined for five hits and four RBIs.
Bellevue Wolverines got the win thanks in large part to pitcher Dejah Rogers’s dominant, 14-strikeout performance. Rogers allowed no earned runs on two hits and four walks over five innings.
GameChanger story recap:
Bellevue HS Fastpitch lost 6-0 to Inglemoor at Inglemoor HS on Wednesday as Bella Montoya allowed one hit over six innings.
Dejah Rogers took the loss for Bellevue HS Fastpitch. She allowed six runs in six innings, walked seven and struck out six.
The game was never in doubt after the second, as Inglemoor scored on a solo home run by Ashley Gregory.
Inglemoor piled on four more runs in the bottom of the third.
The first home game went fast the first 5 innings but got furious in the 6th as Eastlake racked up their total 8 runs of the game against Bellevue.
Here is the game report from GameChanger:
Bellevue HS Fastpitch fell 8-0 to Eastlake at Bellevue HS on Monday.
Julie G got the win for Eastlake. She pitched five shutout innings. Julie struck out seven, walked three and gave up one hit.
Eastlake was sparked by Georgia R and Naomi R, who teamed up for four hits and two RBIs.
Dejah Rogers ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. She allowed eight runs in seven innings, walked two and struck out eight.
The game was never in doubt after the sixth, as Eastlake scored eight runs on four singles.
Bellevue starts the 2015 season with two wins during Saturday’s jamboree at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey, WA defeating Montesano, 6-3, and Olympia 10-0!
Here are the game reports from GameChanger:
Montesano outdone by Dejah Rogers and Bellevue HS Fastpitch, 6-3
Dejah Rogers went 1-1 as Bellevue HS Fastpitch took home a 6-3 victory over Montesano in three innings at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey, WA on Saturday.
Rogers got it done on the rubber on the way to a win, singling in the third inning. She allowed three runs over three innings, struck out three, walked three and gave up two hits.
The bottom of the first saw Montesano take an early lead, 1-0. A triple started the inning off.
The game’s last lead went to Bellevue thanks to a third inning rally that saw five runs cross the plate on a two-run double by Madi George, a sacrifice fly by Kristie Bennett, and two singles.
No-hitter leads Bellevue HS Fastpitch past Capital 10-0
Saturday was a day Dejah Rogers will set aside for the scrapbook as Rogers threw a no-hitter in Bellevue HS Fastpitch’s 10-0 victory over Capital.
No Capital batter was able to locate Rogers’ pitches during the game. Rogers threw a no-hitter, striking out eight batters and walking one while recording her momentous feat.
Ten runs in the first three innings helped Bellevue blow out Capital. A two-run double by Madi George, an error in the first inning, and an error and an RBI double by Rogers during the second inning supplied the early offense for Bellevue.
George racked up three RBIs on two hits for Bellevue.
Freshman Madi George was selected as the All KingCo 3A/2A second-team catcher, the only Bellevue player to make first or second team.
Pitcher Dejah Rogers, a junior, and center fielder Stuart Buxton, a freshman, were named Honorable Mention.
George has been a shortstop for most of her softball years but this year stepped in and excelled at catcher for the Wolverines. She batted .365 (second on the team to Rogers’ .446) with 10 RBI and a home run.
Rogers added five home runs to her lofty batting average, and started all 26 games at pitcher. She finished with a 4.54 ERA.
Buxton batted leadoff and was fourth on the team with a .310 average.
Mount Si’s Nikki Carroll was named All-KingCo 3A/2A MVP. Mount Si coach Larry White was named Coach of the Year.
(Temporarily unable to link directly to article because of technical reasons, but here is the Seattle Times article: http://bit.ly/1krGcBc )
Bellevue fell just short of a state tournament berth, losing 4-0 to West Seattle in district play on Thursday.
The Wolverines managed just six hits in the loss, including two by Dejah Rogers. West Seattle scored their runs on only seven hits off of Rogers.
The loss did not dampen the enthusiasm over a turnaround season. The Wolverines finished 12-14 and took third place in KingCo.
Here is the game report from Gamechanger:
Dejah Rogers’s effort not enough in Bellevue Wolverines Varsity’s 4-0 loss
Dejah Rogers both hit and pitched well for Bellevue Wolverines Varsity, but it wasn’t enough as Bellevue Wolverines Varsity fell to West Seattle 4-0 at Lower Woodland Park on Thursday.
Dejah had a hot bat for Bellevue Wolverines Varsity. Dejah went 2-4. She singled in the first inning and doubled in the third inning.
Dejah handled West Seattle’s lineup with ease, racking up eight strikeouts. Dejah allowed three earned runs, seven hits and one walk over seven innings.
Gabby Wenn got it done on the rubber on the way to a win. She pitched seven shutout innings. She struck out 11, walked two and surrendered six hits.
Dejah couldn’t get it done in the circle for Bellevue Wolverines Varsity, taking a loss.
The lead stayed with West Seattle after the first, when it scored one run on an RBI single by Gabby.
In case you haven’t found it here on our site, check out our 2014 season photo gallery, which can be found here. Lots of great photos by Dale Garvey. Click on each photo to expand it.
Freshman Stuart Buxton went 3-for-3 with a home run Wednesday to lead Bellevue to a 9-5 victory over Seattle Prep in the 3A district tournament, keeping alive the team’s hopes for a state playoff berth.
Following the win, Bellevue fell 5-4 to top seed Holy Names, but the Wolverines are still alive in the tournament. Two wins on Thursday will qualify them for the state tournament. Bellevue faces West Seattle at 2 p.m. at Lower Woodland Park. If the Wolverines win that, they face the winner of Liberty vs. Eastside Catholic at 4 p.m. for a state title berth.
In the win over Seattle Prep, Sammie Trulson was 3-for-4 and Priya White was 2-for-3 with two doubles. Bellevue scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth to break a tie, and pitcher Dejah Rogers finished off Prep in the top of the seventh. The game recap on Gamechanger can be found here.
In the second game, Holy Names, undefeated this year in Metro play, scored three times in the bottom of the fifth to take its final lead. Amelia Beardsley was Bellevue’s hitting star in the game, going 3-for-4. The game recap on Gamechanger can be found here.
Here is the link to the tournament bracket.
Bellevue rallied from a 6-0 deficit to defeat Liberty 9-8 in eight innings to take third place in the 3A KingCo tournament.
The Wolverines scored seven runs in the sixth inning to take the lead, then got a home run from Amelia Beardsley in the eighth.
With the win, Bellevue grabs the No. 3 seed out of KingCo and will face Seattle Prep in the SeaKing tournament on Wednesday at Lower Woodland Park. Game time is 2 p.m.
The district tournament bracket can be found here.
Earlier in the day, Bellevue lost 9-4 to No. 1 seed Mount Si, who later beat Juanita for the KingCo title.