Scarlett Nyenhuis went 4 for 4 and pitched three scoreless innings to propel the Ferndale softball team to a 15-0 win in five innings over Bellingham on Wednesday, May 8.
"We were just patient at the plate and putting the bat on the ball," Ferndale coach Holly Hilton said in a phone interview. "We were able to get people on and go through the lineup. It was a fun game."
Corrie Wilson went 2 for 2 with thre RBI and a home run and Collette Brown went 1 for 3 with two RBI and a home run for the Golden Eagles (9-3 NWC, 13-7).
Bellingham (0-12 NWC, 0-17) was led by Katie Hinkley, who went 1 for 2 and Luisa Manatu, who went 1 for 2 with a double.
Ferndale will play in the first round of the Class 3A Northwest District Tournament on Tuesday, May 14, in Everett against a team to be determined.
Bellingham will host Concrete in a non-conference game Thursday, May 9.
FERNDALE 15, BELLINGHAM 0 (5)
Bellingham 000 00 - 0 2 3
Ferndale 650 4x - 15 11 0
WP: Scarlett Nyenhuis (5-3). LP: Katie Hinkley. Highlights: Bellingham: Katie Hinkley 1-2; Luisa Manatu 1-2, 2B. Ferndale: Scarlett Nyenhuis 4-4; Corrie Wilson 2-2, 3 RBI, HR; Collette Brown 1-3, 2 RBI, HR