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.
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“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.