Lauren Maley struck out 12 batters and went 1 for 2 with two walks and two RBI to lead Ferndale’s softball team to an 11-0 victory against Blaine on Wednesday, May 13, at Pipeline Fields.
Hanna Kiele received the loss for Blaine in the game. Lexi Greguski went 2 for 3, Lyric Berry went 1 for 3 and Brittaney Carrington went 1 for 2 for the Borderites at the plate.
The Golden Eagles’ Dana Ebe went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBI and Drew Westford went 2 for 4 with a double to lead the team in batting.
Ferndale scored eight of its 11 runs in the second inning of the game to secure the win.
“We just decided to wait and see some pitches. We were able to jump out, rack up some hits and string them together,” Ferndale assistant coach Katie Young said in a phone interview.
Ferndale will play next in the Class 3A District 1 Tournament on Tuesday, May 19.
Ferndale 11, Blaine 0 (6)
WP: Lauren Maley. LP: Hanna Kiele. Highlights: Blaine: Lexi Greguski 2-3; Lyric Berry 1-3; Brittaney Carrington 1-2. Ferndale: Dana Ebe 2-4 2B, 3 RBI; Drew Westford 2-4, 2B; Lauren Maley 1-2, 2 BB, 2 RBI.