Coupeville claimed the first game of its weeklong series with South Whidbey, 7-6.
The Wolves (1-2 Cascade Conference; 3-2 overall) won on the arms of its pitchers. Reliever Aaron Trumbull pitched three innings, allowing only one earned run before Ben Etzell got the save in the seventh inning.
South Whidbey’s Jake Sladky jacked a two-run home run and finished 2-for-4 at the plate. South Whidbey is 2-2 against Cascade Conference teams and overall.