Blaine's softball team ran into a hot pitcher and took a 7-1 Northwest Conference loss to Burlington-Edison on Friday, April 18, at Pipeline Fields.
Riley VanderVeen took the win for the Tigers, giving up just two hits and one run. She also launched a solo home run.
"Their pitcher did a great job," Blaine coach Alisa Burk said in a phone interview. "Lexie Greguski was our only run, she scored on a passed ball."
With the loss, Blaine drops to 5-4 overall with a 2-2 record in the NWC. Burlington-Edison improves to 4-7 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
"We didn't come out fighting as tough as we needed to today," Burk said.
Blaine plays at noon, Saturday, April 19, at Bellingham.
BULINGTON-EDISON 7, BLAINE 1
Burlington n/a - 7 n/a n/a
Blaine n/a - 1 2 n/a
WP: VanderVeen (n/a). LP: McElwain (n/a). Highlights: Blaine: Lexi Greguski 1 R.