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Ariana Arnone will have a chance to win a trip to the MLB All-Star game when she competes at Safeco Field.  - Courtesy Photo
Ariana Arnone will have a chance to win a trip to the MLB All-Star game when she competes at Safeco Field.
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Ariana Arnone, a student at St. Madeleine Sophie Catholic School and Bellevue resident, will be one of a handful of students competing to win a trip to MLB All-Star weekend in Kansas City, Mo. on Sunday, June 17 when she takes the field for the Mariners Team Championship Competition.

Arnone, who plays softball, soccer and basketball, qualified by virtue of her finish at a local compeition measuring throwing accuracy, speed and hitting ability hosted by the Bellevue Blast softball club. The competition at Safeco Field is the semi-final phase of the Aquafina MLB Pitch, Hit and Run program and only the top three will have a shot at winning the national competition.

Bellevue Christian grad to join college golf squad

MacKenzie Findlay, a sophomore at Washington University in St. Louis and a Bellevue Christian School graduate, will join the women's golf team after earning all-league honors three times during her prep career.

Findlay attended Washington University this year but was not a member of the golf team.

Contact and submissions: jsuman@bellevuereporter.com

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