Bellingham starter Kyle Rossman threw six innings of shutout ball to lead the Bells to an 8-0 West Coast League win over Klamath Falls on Friday, June 12, in Klamath Falls.
Walker Olis sparked a three-run second inning with an RBI double, Andrew Reichenbach followed with an RBI single and Bellingham (5-2) added two runs in the third to take a 5-0 lead.
Reichenbach went 3 for 4 with two RBI, and Ben Welch also collected three hits with an RBI.
Channing Nesbitt relieved Rossman in the seventh and threw two shutout innings before Brian Way finished Klamath Falls off with a scoreless ninth.
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Bellingham plays the second game of the three-game set at 6:35 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at Klamath Falls.
Bellingham 8, Klamath Falls 0
WP: Kyle Rossman. LP: Michael McCall. Highlights: Bellingham: Ben Welch 3-4, RBI, BB; Andrew Reichenbach 3-4, 2 RBI, BB, R; Walker Olis 2-4, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB.