Ferndale dominated on the mound, holding Squalicum to just one run in a 5-1 win on Saturday, March 23, in a non-conference game.
"(Brady Bauthues) pitched really well, and he had a good breaking ball," Squalicum coach John Inge said in a phone interview. "We had our share of base runners, and we couldn't do anything clutch."
Austyn Sprague and Kyler Brudwick combined for four hits and three RBI for Ferndale.
Matthew Forhan went 2 for 3 for the Storm.
Both Squalicum (1-5) and Ferndale (2-3) play on Monday, March 25, with the Storm playing Bellingham and the Golden Eagles hosting Burlington-Edison.
FERNDALE 5, SQUALICUM 1
Squalicum 000 100 0 - 1 7 0
Ferndale 001 013 0 - 5 6 1
WP: Brady Bauthues (NA). LP: Staley Gilmore (0-1). Highlights: Squalicum: Matthew Forhan 2-3. Ferndale: Austyn Sprague 2-3 2R RBI 2B, Kyler Brudwick 2-3 2RBI