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Wild week for Peninsula women

Forfeits, blowouts and rainouts.

Last week seemed to have it all for Peninsula College’s softball squad, who ended the week with a pair of forfeit wins against Edmonds April 5, snapping a seven-game losing streak.

After an April 2 doubleheader against Olympic was rained out, Peninsula saw plenty of runs raining down in a pair of losses to Skagit Valley April 4.

Sequim High grad Ashley Pearson smacked a home run as the visiting Cardinals dropped Peninsula 10-0 in six innings.

The Pirates out-hit Skagit 5-4 but committed seven errors in the loss.

Peninsula’s Bethany Holt was 2-for-3 and teammates Kelly Henderson and Damaris Craig were each 1-for-3 with a double.

Sierra McCoy, who recorded five strikeouts and three walks, took the loss on the mound to go to 2-7 on the year.

In the second game, Skagit rocked starter Sindi Morrison for 12 runs in the first inning on the way to a 19-0, five-inning whitewashing.

Peninsula didn’t manage a hit and committed four errors.

Morrison gave up eight walks and dropped to 1-5 on the season. McCoy struck out one and walked two in relief.

The Pirates got a bit of a break when Edmonds had to forfeit an April 5 doubleheader because of a lack of eligible players.

The wins gave Peninsula (3-7 in NWAACC play, 5-12 overall) their first wins since March 21 when they beat Edmonds.

Peninsula was scheduled to play at Everett April 8 — results were unavailable at press time. The Pirates host Shoreline April 11 and travel to Olympic (Bremerton) April 12.



NWAACC North division standings

(as of April 7)

Team Conf. Over.

Bellevue 8-0 12-2

Everett 7-3 9-8

Shoreline 4-2 4-12

Olympic 5-5 5-5

Peninsula 3-7 5-12

Skagit Vly. 2-6 7-9

Edmonds 1-7 1-7

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