Ferndale’s softball team held on to defeat Lynden in an offensive battle, 12-9 on Monday, March 16, at Lynden in a nonconference game. The two teams combined for six home runs in the slugfest.
Kadence Kane and Drew Westford, the middle of Ferndale’s batting lineup, combined go go 8 for 10 with three home runs.
“That’s what you want out of the meat of the order, that impressed me,” Lynden coach Steve Peterson said in a phone interview. “I was impressed with our girls coming back from down 8-0. We actually had the tying run on base in the sixth. It was a wild, sloppy affair.”
Kaylee Vis led the Lions, going 3 for 4 with a home run.
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Lynden takes on Blaine at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, at Pipeline Fields. Ferndale hosts Sedro-Woolley at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at home.
Ferndale 12, Lynden 9
WP: Lauren Maley (1-0). LP: Tanna Benson (0-1). Highlights: Lynden: Kaylee Vis 3-4, HR; Hannah Rothwell 2b, 3b; Tanna Benson 2-4; Ally Dahm 1-2, HR. Ferndale: Kadence Kane 4-5, HR; Drew Westford 4-5, 2 HR; Abigail Bauthues 2-4; Amanda Baker HR.