Softball gets first conference win, 12–7 against Squalicum

By Oliver Lazenby

Blaine softball got its first conference win of the season on April 12, in an exciting 12–7 victory over Squalicum (2–6 overall) at Pipeline Fields.

The Borderite offense started early, scoring three runs in the first inning and five in the second. Mikayla Johnson led Blaine at bat, driving in five runs on two hits: a single in the first inning and a triple in the second. Maeva Thompson pitched all seven innings for the Borderites and struck out three.

Blaine followed that up with a 15–4 loss to league-leading Lakewood (12–1) on April 16. Blaine’s record is now 3–8 overall (1–4 in conference games).

Next, the Borderites travel to Sehome (4–2) to play at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19. Blaine’s next home game is at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, against Mount Baker (9–4).


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