Struiksma, Larson power Pioneers past Alumni

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 28, 2013 

In a matchup of old vs. new, the Nooksack Valley softball team defeated the alumni 13-6 on Saturday, April 27, at Nooksack Valley.

"It's a really fun, competitive atmosphere," Nooksack Valley coach Tom Harmon said in a phone interview.

Kayla Struiksma picked up her seventh win of the year in the circle while also hitting a double and driving in three RBI. McKinna Larson also had a strong day at the plate, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a double and two RBI.

"We managed to hit the ball a little bit," Harmon said. "It's fun because our alumni hit the ball really well, too."

Amanda Tevelde and Amber Oliver both went 2 for 3 with a double for the alumni.

Nooksack Valley (9-6, NWC 4-4) travels to Anacortes on Tuesday, April 30.

NOOKSACK VALLEY 13, ALUMNI 6

Alumni 201 12 - 6 7 5

NV 430 06 - 13 8 2

-WP: Kayla Struiksma (7-6). LP: Chelsea Pike (NA). Highlights: Alumni: Amanda Tevelde 2-3 2B, Amber Oliver 2-3 2B. Nooksack Valley: McKinna Larson 2-4 2RBI HR 2B, Kayla Struiksma 2-3 2B 3RBI.

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