Meridian scored all of its runs with two outs and took an 8-4 Northwest Conference win over Nooksack Valley on Monday, March 30, at home.
Erick Price was 2 for 3 with three RBI and a double, and Brenton Fox was 1 for 3 with a double for the Trojans. They got the two-out, seven-run rally started in the fourth, Meridian coach Steve Slesk said in a phone interview.
“The difference in the game was we had a lot of clutch hits and we’ve been looking for that this year,” Slesk said.
Noah Rawls led the Pioneers, going 3 for 4 with an RBI.
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Derek Campfield earned the win for Meridian with two walks and eight strikeouts in five innings.
Meridian plays again at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at Burlington-Edison. Nooksack Valley takes on Blaine at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at home.
Meridian 8, Nooksack Valley 4
WP: Derek Campfield (2-1). LP: Ryan Gelwicks (n/a). Highlights: Meridian: Devyn Holmes 2-4; Erick Price 2-3, 3 RBI, 2b; Brady Moore 1-4; Brenton Fox 1-3, 2b; Dakota Jones 1-3. Nooksack Valley: Noah Rawls 3-4, RBI; Curtis Handy 1-3, 2 RBI; Tanner Myhre 1-3; Brady Wood 1-3.
Corrected Meridian's opponent on March 31, 2015.