Meridian's baseball team fought back to a tie, but couldn't hold off Anacortes in a 9-4 loss on Wednesday, April 23, at Anacortes.
Davis Phillips took the loss for the Trojans, but only gave up one earned run as his team had five errors.
David Anderson was 2 for 3 for Meridian, and Dakota Jones went 2 for 3 with a double.
"Anderson has been hot lately. He's swinging the bat well," Meridian coach Steve Slesk said in a phone interview. "He had a very good approach and has been helping us out a lot."
Meridian looks to bounce back at 4 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Ferndale.
ANACORTES 9, MERIDIAN 4
Meridian 000 040 0 - 4 7 5
Anacortes 002 250 x - 9 10 1
WP: Neville (n/a). LP: Davis Phillips (2-2). Highlights: Meridian: David Anderson 2-3; Dakota Jones 2-3, 1 2b; Jamison Hodge 1-1; Brent Halderman 1-1.