Lynden Christian’s softball team fell to an early 5-0 deficit after the first inning and couldn’t get find its rhythm in a 13-3 loss on Saturday, March 21, at Mountain Goat Fields.
“We’re still a young and inexperienced team,” Lynden Christian coach Mitch Moorlag said in a phone interview. “We’re learning and making strides in the positive direction.”
The Lyncs’ Ellie Vander Veen batted 2 for 3 with a triple and Sam Van Loo went 2 for 3.
“Ellie has been in the lead off spot for us the first couple games. She gets on base and puts the ball in play hard,” Moorlag said.
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Lynden Christian plays Squalicum next at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, at home.
Kittitas 13, Lynden Christian 3
WP: Shipley (n/a). LP: Allison Smit (0-2). Highlights: Lynden Christian: Ellie Vander Veen 2-3, 3B; Sam Van Loo 2-3. Kittitas: Baker 3-3; Shipley 3-4, HR, 4 RBI.