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Elks Take Down The Bells

07/10/2017 9:44 PM

The Bellingham Bells fell to the Bend Elks 13-3 in Bend on Monday Night.

The Elks scored 10 of the final 11 runs in the game to defeat Bellingham, after the Bells cut the defecit to just one run, at 3-2. 

The Bells trailed 3-0 heading to the top of the fifth inning, when 2017 all-star Chase Illig delievered for the Bells, singling home Austin Pinorini and Dean Lawson for a two RBI base knock, and closing the Bells gap to 3-2.

Following a two run bottom half of the fifth for Bend, Bellingham answered back with a Ryan Mendoza solo homerun to close the gap to 5-3, that was as close as the Bells would get on the evening. 

Following Mendoza's second homerun of the season, the Elks scored the final 8 runs of the game to shut the door on their 15th win of the season. The Elks are now 15-19 on the season, 3-4 in the second half, while the Bells fell to 18-13 and 2-2 in the second half.

The Bells will retake the field against Bend Tuesday evening, Merle-Rowan Kennedy is expected to start for Bellingham. 

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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Joe Martin Field 

1220 Civic Field Way 

Bellingham, WA 98229

(360) 527-1035