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Bells earn first West Coast League championship

Bells earn first West Coast League championship

The Bellingham Bells celebrate a West Coast League Championship at Joe Martin Field after downing the Corvallis Knights 3-to-2. August 18th, 2014. Photo: KPUG/Photo Credit: Doug Lange

The Bellingham Bells scored three runs in the bottom of the third and held on to defeat the Corvallis Knights, 3-2, to earn the West Coast League championship in Game 3 of the West Coast League Championship Series at Joe Martin Field.

Moises Ceja pitched 1 1/3 innings of relief to earn the win for the Bells. Starter Gabe Cramer threw 3 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on three hits, walking three and striking out four.

gabe cramer bellingham bellsBellingham Bells starting pitcher Gabe Cramer vs. Corvallis.
Photo Credit: Doug Lange

Dallas Carroll had the lone RBI for Bellingham, driving in Dustin Breshears with a single in the bottom of third. Chris Baker and Lou Della Fera scored on an error and a wild pitch to help give the Bells a 2-0 lead before Carroll’s RBI single.

imageThe 2014 WCL Champion Bellingham Bells. Photo Credit: Doug Lange

It is the first West Coast League championship for Bellingham. Corvallis, the 2013 champions, falls to 3-4 in WCLCS appearances.

jeff james trophyBellingham Bells Skipper Jeff James hoists the WCL Championship trophy. Photo Credit: Doug Lange

To hear a podcast of the game click HERE for pregame show thru 4th inning and HERE for 5th through the postgame show.

(KPUG Newsroom – Tysen Allumbaughn & Clay Willison)

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