Wainwright's home run helps Lynden bounce back

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 8, 2014 

LYNDEN 12, RIVER RIDGE 6

Lynden's baseball team used a five-run first inning to help itselft earn a 12-6 win over River Ridge from Lacey on Tuesday, April 8, at Lynden.

Cameron Wainwright hit a three-run home run in the first to cap off the five-run rally. He finished the game 1 for 3 with four RBI.

"We responded well after a tough loss to Squalicum yesterday," Lynden coach Cory White said in a phone interview. "We were a little sloppy on defense, but that home run was a big highlight."

Caden Lair got the win for the Lions after being called up from the junior varsity squad. Christian Mouat was 1 for 2 with a double and two RBI and Kody Ames was 1 for 3 with an RBI.

Lynden's next game is at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Meridian.

LYNDEN 12, RIVER RIDGE 6

River Ridge 210 021 0 - 6 10 5

Lynden 500 070 x - 12 7 7

WP: Caden Lair (1-0). LP: Camacho (n/a). Highlights: Lynden: Cameron Wainwright 1-3, 1 HR, 4 RBI; Christian Mouat 1-2, 1 2b, 2 RBI; Kody Ames 1-3, 1 RBI.

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