Mount Baker’s softball team scored seven runs in the second inning en route to an 11-1 victory against Blaine in five innings on Tuesday, April 28, at Mount Baker High School.
The Mountaineers scored three runs in the second inning before Jordan Miles hit a three-run triple to extend the lead to six runs.
“That was a big hit for us,” Mount Baker coach Ron Lepper said in a phone interview. “We did a nice job in the fourth (inning) following up with four more runs.”
Akemi Schwinden went 3 for 3 and Madie Gates went 2 for 2 at the plate for Mount Baker. Mikayla Deming and Jolee Russell went 1 for 2 for Blaine.
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Mount Baker will take on Ferndale next at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at home. Blaine will play Anacortes next at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at Pipeline Fields.
Mount Baker 11, Blaine 1 (5)
WP: Aleks Toivola (9-3). LP: Lyric Berry. Highlights: Mount Baker: Akemi Schwinden 3-3; Madie Gates 2-2; Jordan Miles 2-3, 3B, 4 RBI. Blaine: Mikayla Deming 1-2; Jolee Russell 1-2.