The Bellingham Post 7 split a double-header against the Northwest Sting on Tuesday, June 17, at Joe Martin Field, losing the first game 5-3 and winning the second game 10-1.
Despite the opening-game loss, coach Steve Slesk liked the way his boys played the entire night.
“We played solid all night against a really solid baseball club,” Slesk said in a phone interview. “We pretty much dominated them all night.”
The Sting scored five in the top of the seventh in the first game to top Bellingham late. Post 7 came back to gets its 11th win of the season in convincing fashion in the second game, scoring seven runs over the first four innings. Davis Hampton went 2 for 3, and Jordan Wittenberg picked up his first win of the season.
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NORTHWEST STING 5, POST 7 3Northwest 000 000 5 - 5 6 1Bellingham 110 010 0 - 3 7 1WP – Carmichael; L- Jake Manson; Bellingham: Austin Sprague 2-4; Noah Rawls 2-3; Owen Wright 1-2.
POST 7 10, NORTHWEST STING 1Bellingham 032 203 X - 10 6 1Northwest 010 000 X - 1 2 3WP – Jordan Wittenberg (1-0); L- Hollis; Bellingham: Ernie Yake 1-2, Drew Lomsdalen 1-2, Josh Zavisubin 1-2, Davis Hampton 2-3.