Bells starting pitcher Aaron Sandefur enjoyed a strong outing, and Bellingham used a four-run second inning to gain an early lead as the Bells pocketed their third straight win with a 6-4 West Coast League series-opening victory against the Kitsap BlueJackets on Friday, June 13, in Kitsap.
Sandefur threw six innings of three-run ball, gave up six hits and struck out eight, earning his first win of the season for the Bells (5-2).
Bellingham left fielder Dylan Garcia went 2 for 3 with three RBI. He hit a three-run double in the second, which was followed by a Dustin Breshears RBI single that gave the Bells a 4-3 advantage.
Catcher Eric Webber drove in a run in the sixth, putting Bellingham in front 5-3, and the Bells added another run in the eighth.
Bellingham faces Kitsap again at 6:35 p.m. Saturday, June 14, in Kitsap.
BELLINGHAM 6, KITSAP 4
Bellingham 040 001 010 - 6 6 1
Kitsap 120 000 010 - 4 7 2
WP: Aaron Sandefur (1-0). LP: Matt Narahara. S: AJ Konopaski (1) Highlights: Bel - Dylan Garcia 2-3, 2B, 3 RBI, R; Eric Webber 0-2, BB, 2 RBI; Dustin Breshears 1-5, RBI; Walker Olis 1-3, BB 2 R.