LA CONNER — The Concrete softball team is winless no more.

The Lions notched their first win of the season and coach Bob Hickman’s inaugural win as coach Tuesday by beating La Conner 14-11 in a Northwest 2B League game.

“They (La Conner) started coming back in the seventh,” Hickman said. “We got the nerves. But we got over the hump. ... Everyone contributed in this game.”

Pitcher Kylie Clark went the distance for the Lions and picked up the win.

Jaidyn Swanson tripled for Concrete, as did Sadie Peif.

“We hit a lot of doubles,” Hickman said. “But Sadie’s triple, it was legit.”

Concrete is 1-3 in league play and 1-9 overall. The Braves are 0-1 and 3-4.

Lake Stevens Vikings 16, Mount Vernon Bulldogs 7

LAKE STEVENS — The Vikings proved to be a bit too much for the Bulldogs to handle in the Western 4A Conference game.


Anacortes Seahawks 2, Meridian Trojans 0

BELLINGHAM — Ty Saunders struck out 14 as the Seahawks got their fourth Northwest Conference win.

“The Meridian kids, year in and year out, they compete well at the plate. Today was no exception, which makes the 14 strikeouts more impressive,” Seahawks coach Pat Swapp said.

Jack Collins went 2-for-4 with a double and Pierson Nordmark was 2-for-3 with a double for the Seahawks (4-1 conference, 6-6 overall).

Sedro-Woolley Cubs 8, Lakewood Cougars 1

LAKEWOOD — The Cubs remained undefeated in Northwest Conference play.

Carter Trammell and Alex Hulst combined for a no-hitter, with Hulst coming into the game in the seventh inning to close it out.

“Carter was on fire,” Sedro-Woolley coach Rob Davie said. “He was getting stronger as the game went on.”

Trammell struck out nine Cougars and was 1-for-2 with a double and three runs scored.

Sedro-Woolley’s Michael Hall was 1-for-2 with two runs scored, while Cody Buchanan was 1-for-3.

“Overall, it was a good game,” Davie said. “We are looking pretty good right now. We just want to continue to get better.”

Sedro-Woolley is 5-0 in conference and 10-1 overall.

Burlington-Edison Tigers 25, Nooksack Valley Pioneers 2

Five innings

NOOKSACK VALLEY — The Tigers mauled the Pioneers in the Northwest Conference game, racking up 19 hits in the blowout.

Burlington-Edison’s Axel Wilhonen was 2-for-3 with a home run, double and four RBI.

Garner Christensen went 3-for-3 with three RBI.

“We swung the bats well,” Burlington-Edison coach John Thurmond said. “We haven’t been scoring a lot of runs, but today we put things together.”

The Tigers are 4-1 in conference and 7-2 overall.

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