Kane's big home run lifts Ferndale to win

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDApril 25, 2014 

FERNDALE 7, NOOKSACK VALLEY 0 The Ferndale softball team showed its offensive potency, putting together 16 hits in a 7-0 win over Nooksack Valley on Friday, April 25, at Nooksack Valley in a Northwest Conference matchup.

After scoring three runs over the first three innings, the Golden Eagles broke loose to the tune of six consecutive hits in the fourth inning, capped by a three-run home run by Kadence Kane. Ferndale would manage four runs total in the fourth, which proved to be too big a mountain to climb for the Pioneers.

“They hit the ball well, and especially in that fourth inning,” Nooksack Valley coach Tom Harmon said in a phone interview. “They strung together some hits, and we didn’t.”

Lauren Maley picked up the shutout in the circle while also going 2 for 4 with a double at the plate. Savanna Shawler was 4 for 5, and Scarlett Nyenhuis added a 3-for-5 day at the plate, as well.

Nooksack Valley (4-8, NWC 1-5) looks to get on track against Squalicum on Monday, April 28, while the Golden Eagles don’t play next until Wednesday, April 30, against Oak Harbor in a non-conference game.

FERNDALE 7, NOOKSACK VALLEY 0 Ferndale 012 400 0 — 7 16 0 Nooksack 000 000 0 — 0 4 2 WP: Lauren Maley (NA). LP: Kayla Struiksma (3-7). Highlights: Ferndale: Savanna Shawler 4-5, Scarlett Nyenhuis 3-5, Abigail Bauthues 2-5 2B, Lauren Maley 2-4 2B, Drew Westford 3-4, Kadence Kane 1-4 3R HR; Nooksack Valley: Arlissa Oettel 1-3, Lindsay Hayes 1-3, Kayla Struiksma 1-3.

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