High School Sports

Meridian baseball falls in 9 innings to Overlake

The Meridian baseball team scored four runs in the top of the seventh, both teams scored two runs in the eighth, the Trojans left the bases loaded in the top of the ninth and Overlake scored in the bottom of the ninth to hand Meridian a 7-6 loss Thursday, March 24, at Marymoor Park in Redmond.

“I was proud of the kids to keep battling,” Meridian coach Steve Slesk said in a phone interview. “We didn’t execute very well defensively but it was a good experience.”

Starting pitcher Simon Burkett went five innings, giving up four runs and Brady Moore took the loss after pitching three innings.

Quinn Swanson was 3 for 3, Moore was 2 for 5, Lukas Hemenway was 1 for 3 and Baker Otter was 1 for 2.

Other results

Lynden 7, Blaine 4: Anthony Garcia (2-0) gave up four hits and struck out five in a complete game victory and also was 2 for 4 with an RBI in the Lions’ Northwest Conference victory. Trevin Hope was 3 for 4 with two RBI for Lynden. Chase Abshere had a double and an RBI and Josh Fakkema had an RBI for the Borderites.

Scoreboard

NWC STANDINGS

All

NWC

School (Class)

W-L

W-L

Lynden (2A)

4-1

1-0

Anacortes (2A)

5-1

0-0

Bellingham (2A)

2-3

0-0

Burlington-Edison (2A)

4-1

0-0

Ferndale (3A)

3-0

0-0

Lynden Christian (1A)

1-3

0-0

Meridian (1A)

1-3

0-0

Mount Baker (1A)

0-5

0-0

Nooksack Valley (1A)

3-1

0-0

Sedro-Woolley (2A)

1-3

0-0

Sehome (2A)

5-2

0-0

Squalicum (2A)

5-1

0-0

Blaine (2A)

4-1

0-1

Overlake 7, Meridian 6 (9)

Meridian

000

000

420

6

10

3

Overlake

100

030

021

7

12

3

WP: Karsten. LP: Brady Moore. Highlights: Meridian: Quinn Swanson 3-3; Brady Moore 2-5; Lucas Hemenway 1-3; Baker Otter 1-2

Lynden 7, Blaine 4

Lynden

023

110

0

7

9

1

Blaine

000

202

0

4

4

3

WP: Anthony Garcia (2-0). LP: Starcher. Highlights: Blaine: Chase Abshire 1-3, 2B, RBI; Josh Fakkema 1-3, RBI. Lynden: Trevin Hope 3-4, 2RBI; Anthony Garcia 2-4, RBI.

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