Blaine softball stumbles against Anacortes


Blaine's softball team couldn't get its offense going and took at 6-1 loss to Anacortes on Monday, April 14, at Pipeline Fields.

Mikayla Deming scored the only run for the Borderites on a sacrifice fly by Baylee Foster.

Alexis McElwain took the loss for Blaine, but was 1 for 2 with a double on offense.

"We were hitless until the fourth. They had agood pitcher who threw the heat and we didn't adjust," Blaine coach Alisa Burk said in a phone interview. "Lexie threw the first part of the game and was able to fight off a couple tough innings, but in the third they just started hitting us."

Blaine will look for a win at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Bellingham.


Anacortes 004 001 1 - 6 11 0

Blaine 000 100 0 - 1 3 3

WP: Brooke Writer (n/a). LP: Alexis McElwain (3-2). Highlights: Blaine: Mikayla Deming 1-2, 1 R; Alexis McElwain 1-2, 1 2B; Selena Pai 1-2; Baylee Foster 1RBI.

Reach DAVID RASBACH at or call 715-2271.

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