The Bellingham Bells defeated the Corvallis Knights 3-2 on Thursday, July 4, in Corvallis, Ore.
The Bells wasted no time taking a lead, scoring two runs in the top half of the first inning off back-to-back doubles by Eric Angerer and Michael Annunziata.
Andrew Olson handled his business on the mound, going 6 2/3 innings while allowing just the two runs and striking out five. Chase Radan and Marc Huberman came in and closed the game out over the final 2 1/3 innings.
The Bells host Cowlitz on Friday, July 5, at Joe Martin Field.
BELLS 3, KNIGHTS 2
Bells 210 000 000 - 3 7 1
Knights 000 001 100 - 2 4 2
WP: Andrew Olson (1-1). LP: Andrew Naderer (2-1). Highlights: Bellingham: Johnny Farrington 2-4 R RBI, Eric Angerer 1-3 2B RBI, Michael Annunziata 1-4 2B RBI.