Bend, Oregon — The Bells were limited to one run scored on one hit Friday night in a 6-1 loss to the Bend Elks.

Elks starter AJ Lattery held the Bells hitless through six innings and fired 13 strikeouts – the most from a single pitcher against the Bells this season.

Bells starter Tommy O’Rourke went four innings and notched six strikeouts and three walks.

In the top of the seventh, Ezra Samperi scored Yugo Hamakawa from second base with two outs and brought the Bells within a run 2-1.

In the home half of the seventh, the Bend Elks scored four runs off of Bells reliever Kai Francis who was in his third and final inning of work.

Elks reliever Ben Ferrer went the final three innings and fired six strikeouts while allowing the only Bells run to score. Ferrer was credited with the save, Lattery with the win and O’Rourke with the loss.

The Bells will battle the Elks in game two of the three-game weekend series on Saturday night at 6:35 p.m. Listen to all of the action at