South Whidbey blasts Concrete / Softball

A strong all-around game carried the South Whidbey High School softball team to a 13-0 win in five innings over Concrete Thursday, March 14, in Langley.

Chanel Sterba threw a three-hitter with eight strikeouts and one walk. She was backed by an errorless defense, led by catcher Ari Marshall, who gunned down two would-be base stealers.

On offense, the Falcons buried the Lions with a six-run first inning.

South Whidbey registered 14 hits in the game. Natalie Wilmoth was 3-for-3 with two doubles, Melody Wilkie added a double and triple, Sterba slugged two doubles, Arianna Briggs smacked two singles, Kayla Knauer had two hits and two stolen bases and Julia Maher singled.

South Whidbey (1-1) plays at La Conner (0-0) at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 19.