Chargers upset in soccer, win in softball and tennis (slide show)

MARYSVILLE - The Marysville Getchell Chargers upset Arlington 2-1 April 28, improving their record 3-10 and making the Eagles fall to 7-4-2.

Marysville Getchell's Roger Devora

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Getchell Chargers upset Arlington 2-1 April 28, improving their record 3-10 and making the Eagles fall to 7-4-2.

“We’re playing with a lot of confidence now,” MG coach Geoff Kittle said. “I think the guys are starting to believe that they can win now.”

It turned out to be MG’s highest-scoring game of the year, as well as the finishing touch of a two-game win streak as MG defeated Stanwood 1-0 April 24.

MG’s Berna Salcedo and Roger Devora-Ledezma scored a goal apiece, but goalkeeper Riley Kalaman kept MG alive with 14 saves.

“He has to make some great saves to keep us in the game,” Kittle said. “That builds our confidence to know that he can make that save when he needs to.”

MG scored its first goal in the first half, but Arlington’s Larry Norris responded with one to tie 1-1. MG completed its second goal of the night in the final half, with Kalaman coming up with some close saves to give MG the win.

“They’re [Arlington] a feisty team,” Kittle said. “They have five league wins on their record so we just had to respect them and be ready to fight.”

The Chargers are not sure if they’ll make it to the post season, but Kittle is confident that MG will win its six remaining games.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Getchell tennis team defeated Marysville-Pilchuck 5-2 April 28.

MG’s winners in singles were: Marina Cifferri 3-6, 0-6; and Cortni Huffman, 3-6, 1-6.

MG’s winners in doubles were: Lilly Lee and Danielle Santos 3-6, 3-6; Tina Mendoza and Francesca Tuazon 1-6, 1-6; and Gabby Grandbois and Mady Jo Larsen 2-6, 2-6.

M-P’s only winners were singles: Claire Esser 6-3, 6-1; and Megan Gross 6-4, 6-1.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Getchell softball team shut out Shorecrest 12-0 in five innings. Kimber Devlin pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts. MG improved its record to 4-10.

-Other local games-

ARLINGTON — The Arlington baseball team lost to Oak Harbor 14-9 April 28. Arlington’s record is 7-9.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Getchell baseball team fell to Stanwood 2-1 April 28. MG’s record is 8-8.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck baseball team defeated Everett 11-1 in six innings April 28. M-P improved its record to 11-5.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck boys soccer team was blanked 1-0 by Everett April 28. M-P fell to 5-7-2.

MARYSVILLE — The Marysville-Pilchuck softball team trounced Mountlake Terrace 13-6 April 28. M-P’s record is 8-6.

EDMONDS — The Arlington softball team lost to Edmonds-Woodway 7-2 April 28. Arlington’s record is 7-8.

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