Tanna Benson took a no-hitter into the bottom of the fifth inning and allowed only one hit to lead Lynden’s softball team to its 13-0 win against Bellingham on Thursday, April 16, at Bellingham High School.
Red Raiders Paige Jacobsen got the one hit to break up the no-hitter. Lions Benson went 3 for 4 with a home run and a double, Catyler Alex went 3 for 3.
“We didn’t strike out much. We put the ball in play and they (Lynden) made plays,” Bellingham coach Rick Ellis said in a phone interview.
Eliza Rossman struck out eight batters for Bellingham inside the circle.
Lynden will take on Meridian next at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at home. Bellingham takes on Blaine next at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at Pipeline Fields.
Lynden 13, Bellingham 0 (5)
WP: Tanna Benson. LP: Eliza Rossman (4-6). Highlights: Bellingham: Paige Jacobsen 1-2. Lynden: Tanna Benson 3-4, HR, 2B; Catyler Alex 3-3.