Meridian baseball topped Anacortes 5-4 on Wednesday, April 17, at Meridian in a Northwest Conference league game.
The Trojans rallied in the bottom of the fifth with two outs and no one on to score two key runs. Chad Richter, who also picked up the win on the mound, recorded an RBI double while the other run scored on a passed ball.
"We really showed a lot of character today," Meridian coach Steve Slesk said in a phone interview. "We could have packed it in, and Anacortes is a quality, quality team."
Tucker Bronkema and Jeremy Brockmann each had an RBI.
Meridian (9-4, NWC 3-4) host Ferndale on Friday, April 19, in an NWC league game.
MERIDIAN 5, ANACORTES 4
Anacortes 102 001 0 - 4 10 0
Meridian 003 020 x - 5 7 0
WP: Chad Richter (2-2). LP: Brennan (NA). Highlights: Meridian: Tucker Bronkema 1-2 RBI, Jeremy Brockmann 1-2 RBI, Chad Richter 2-3 2RB 2B.