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.