The Meridian softball team earned a 26-3, five inning Northwest Conference victory Wednesday, April 17, at Squalicum.
"Kendra Holmes played some outstanding defense for us today," Meridian coach Tony Johnson said in a phone interview. "I think she had the first six outs of the game."
Holmes was 3 for 5 with a run and five RBI, Ashley Veenstra was 5 for 6 with two runs and six RBI, Victoria Coe was 3 for 3 with five runs and an RBI and Bailey Haugen was 2 for 5 with three runs and three RBI.
Juliana Magliano had two strikeouts and no walks while allowing five hits to earn the victory for the Trojans, who improved to 4-7 overall and 2-3 in league.
Brianna Pride was 2 for 3 with a run, an RBI and a double, and Lindsay Pysden was 1 for 3 and a run for the Storm, who fell to 2-10 overall and 1-4 in the NWC.
MERIDIAN 26, SQUALICUM 3 (5)
Meridian 0(14)5 34 - 26 18 5
Squalicum 000 21 - 3 5 9
WP: Juliana Magliano. LP: Beth Carter. Highlights: Meridian: Ashley Veenstra 5-6, 2R, 6RBI; Kendra Holmes 3-5, R, 5RBI; Victoria Coe 3-3, 5R, RBI; Bailey Haugen 2-5, 3R, 3RBI. Squalicum: Brianna Pride 2-3, R, RBI, 2B; Lindsay Pysden 1-3, R.