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Bells Fall Short Against Kelowna

08/09/2011 11:01 PM

After taking a big lead early in the game, the Kelowna Falcons went on to beat the Bells 10-4 Tuesday.

Kelowna jumped ahead with three runs in the second inning. Brandon Lee began the scoring with an RBI single that brought in Kyle Pearson. Nick Colwell subsequently scored on a fielder’s choice and Ben Swinford crossed the plate after an error.

The Falcons added three more in the third to go ahead 6-0. Bo Folkinga and Kyle Pearson both scored before Swinford crossed home again, this time on a Brandon Lee single. Swinford, who had four hits and the game-winning RBI on Monday, went two-for-three.

Brandon Marris kept the Bells offense at bay through the first six innings; Kyle Pearson added three more runs in the bottom of the sixth with a three-run home run.

The Bells got on the board in the seventh on a run scored by Kai Hatch, who led off the inning with a double. Hatch advanced to third on an error and scored on a double play.

Bellingham continued to rally with three eighth-inning runs. With one out, Hatch brought in Ben Grubb on a fielder’s choice. Pat Gallagher then doubled, scoring Hatch and Derek Atkinson.

With the loss, the Bells are now 21-32 on the season. They will play Kelowna at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday in their final game of the season.

About the Bellingham Bells

The Bellingham Bells are a summer collegiate, wood bat baseball team and a member of the West Coast League.  During the months of June, July & August, the Bells compete in a 57-game season, playing home games at Joe Martin Field in Bellingham and traveling to compete with other WCL teams in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. The Bells strive to contribute to a strong and vibrant community through affordable, family-friendly entertainment. 

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1220 Civic Field Way 

Bellingham, WA 98229

(360) 527-1035