Lions erupt to beat Ravens; Trojans jolted

Lomeli-Smith drives in six runs to lead Auburn Mountainview

Adrianna Lomeli-Smith went 4-for-4, blasting a home run and a triple, and drove in six runs as Auburn Mountainview defeated Auburn Riverside 16-8 in a North Puget Sound League Olympic Division softball game Tuesday.

The Lions improved to 11-1 in league, 14-3 overall, with their seventh straight victory. The Ravens are 9-4 and 12-4.

Auburn Mountainview hosts Auburn (9-4, 13-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Megan Perius went 4-for-5 and drove in three runs, and Caitlyn Rhoades also went 4-for-5 at the plate and drove in two runs. Emily Bartholomew drove in a pair of runs, and Alashae Bell hit two doubles and drove in a run for the Lions. Lily Hope had two hits and an RBI.

In all, the Lions collected 23 hits.

Rhoades went the distance, scattering nine hits, striking out eight and walking five to get the win.

Autumn Lee, Brooke Dye and Karly Tiedman homered for Auburn Riverside. Lee and Dye each drove in three runs. Tiedman had two RBIs.

Katie Severson took the loss for Auburn Riverside. Lee started the game, allowing 12 hits and 11 runs while striking out three and walking one in four innings of work.

Madison Muxen and Jordan Judge had multiple hits for Auburn Riverside.

Elsewhere

At Todd Beamer 5, Auburn 1: Haley Tyree launched a three-run home run in the fifth inning as the Titans (4-9, 6-11) upset the Trojans in Federal Way on Tuesday.

Tyree allowed nine hits, struck out four and walked three in going the distance for the Titans.

Lynneti Aumua, Carly Ross and Charity Sevaaetasi doubled for Auburn. Lynneti Aumua had three hits.

Kiana Adams took the loss. She surrendered five runs on four hits over six innings, striking out 12 and walking none.

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