Bailey Haugen went 5 for 5 with five RBI to lead Meridian’s softball team to an 18-8 win against Squalicum on Friday, May 1, at Meridian High School.
The Trojans scored 10 runs in the third inning en route to their victory. Madeline Gray went 2 for 3 with two RBI and Bailey Carpenter and Emma Weg both went 1 for 2 with an RBI at the plate.
“Squalicum had seven walks and we took advantage,” Meridian coach Megan Monaghan said in a phone interview. “Our bats came alive today.”
Meridian will play Anacortes next at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, on the road. Squalicum will take on Ferndale next at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at home.
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Meridian 18, Squalicum 8 (5)
WP: N/A. LP: N/A. Highlights: Meridian: Madeline Gray 2-3, 2 RBI; Bailey Haugen 5-5, 5 RBI; Bailey Carpenter 1-2, RBI; Emma Weg 1-2, RBI. Squalicum: Kaeli Andersen 1-2; Amanda Chandler 1-3, RBI.