Lauren Maley struck out 11 batters as the Ferndale girls’ softball team defeated Mountlake Terrace 18-7 on Friday, March 20, at Mountlake Terrace High School.
Maley also batted 2 for 3 with two RBI. Abigail Bauthues went 4 for 4 with a home run and two RBI for the Golden Eagles.
“We worked well in our at-bats. Saw a lot of pitches and that went really well for us,” Ferndale coach Holly Hilton said in a phone interview. “We had some solid defense in the outfield.”
The Golden Eagles jumped out to an early 6-1 lead after the first inning and ended the game with a seven-run seventh inning.
Ferndale will take on Blaine next at 4 p.m. Monday, March 23, at home.
Ferndale 18, Mountlake Terrace 7
WP: Lauren Maley (3-0). LP: Gabby Calhoun (n/a). Highlights: Mountlake Terrace: Gabby Calhoun 2-2, 2B; Hannah Wilcox 2-3, HR; Jazz Zenk 1-3, HR. Ferndale: Kadence Kane 2-3, 2 RBI, 2B; Drew Westford 3-4, 3 RBI, 2B; Abigail Bauthues 4-4, HR, 2 RBI.