Prep Baseball & Softball

Rothwell and Vis both hit home runs in Lynden’s 11-1 win

Hannah Rothwell and Kaylee Vis each hit a home run in Lynden’s softball team’s 11-1 victory against Mount Vernon on Tuesday, March 24, at Lynden High School.

The Lions’ Tanna Benson earned the win, striking nine batters out in five innings. Mandy Warner went 2 for 4 with two runs scored.

After the first inning, Lynden outscored Mount Vernon 10-0 to secure the win.

“Tanna threw a first pitch strike to every hitter and had a good day,” Lynden coach Steve Petersen said in a phone interview.

Lynden takes on Seattle Prep next at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at Bobby Morr Field.

Lynden 11, Mount Vernon 1 (5)

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WP: Tanna Benson (2-1). LP: Cyr (n/a). Highlights: Lynden: Mandy Warner 2-4, 2 R; Tanna Benson 2-4, RBI; Hannah Rothwell 2-3, HR; Kaylee Vis 1-2, HR. Mount Vernon: Moshier 1-2; Kendrick 2-3.