Meridian softball trounced Bellingham 17-0 Tuesday, April 9, at Bellingham in a Northwest Conference league game.
The Red Raiders were able to prevent Meridian from scoring in the first, but the Trojans answered with seven runs in the second, three in the third, five in the fifth and two in the second.
"Meridian took advantage of a lot of mistakes by us," Bellingham coach Rick Ellis said in a phone interview.
Juliana Magliano picked up the win in the circle, and Angela Roderick and Ashley Veenstra both had two hits.
Bellingham (0-9, NWC 0-4) host Blaine on Thursday, April 11, while Meridian (3-7, NWC 1-3) travel to Squalicum on Friday, April 12.
MERIDIAN 17, BELLINGHAM 0 (5)
Meridian 073 52 - 17 10 1
Bellingham 000 00 - 0 1 9
WP: Juliana Magliano (NA). LP: Katie Hinkley (0-7). Highlights: Meridian: Angela Roderick 2-4, Ashley Veenstra 2-4. Bellingham: Julia Latimer 1-3.