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(Sports blog) Baseball Week 3 power rankings

Here are some updated Northwest Conference baseball power rankings through Week 3 of the spring season:

1. Anacortes (8):

Seahawks are riding a five-game win streak.

2. Sehome (4):

Great pitching coupled with strong defense has helped the Mariners win five in a row.

3. Meridian (7):

Trojans suffered first two losses of the season against state-tournament caliber Eastern Washington clubs.

4. Squalicum (9):

The Storm has scored 12 or more runs in four of its five wins and owns a run differential of plus-34.

5. Sedro-Wolley (1):

The Cubs have looked strong during their small sample size of three games.

6. Bellingham (6):

The Red Raiders are in the midst of a three-game skid.

7. Ferndale (3):

The Golden Eagles are struggling at the plate, scoring only two runs during their past three losses.

8. Lynden (2):

Christian Mouat’s strong outing aginst Burlington-Edison helped Lions snap three-game skid.

9. Nooksack Valley (12):

The Pioneers have won three straight after starting the year 0-2.

10. Burlington-Edison (5):

The Tigers have lost five of last six and are averaging just 2.3 runs per game.

11. Blaine (13):

The Borderites picked up a pair of feel-good blowout wins over La Conner to improve to .500.

12. Lynden Christian (10):

The Lyncs have only scored five runs during their past four losses.

13. Mount Baker (11):

The Mountianeers added their first win of the year with a victory over nonconference opponent Cascade.