Storm scores narrow win over Ferndale

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDDecember 6, 2013 

SQUALICUM 43, FERNDALE 40

The Squalicum boy's basketball team squeaked out a win over Ferndale 43-40 on Friday, Dec. 6, at Ferndale High School. The Storm was led by Blake Youtsey's 18 points.

"I think Youtsey was the key for Squalicum," Ferndale coach Monte Walton said in a phone interview. "He's a very solid fundamental player and a good shooter."

Ferndale was led by Brady Shearer, who had 11 points. Daniel Riley and Austin Honeycutt each had 10 for the Golden Eagles.

"We improved over our game-one performance," Walton said. "Our defense played well tonight, they were the bright spot for us."

Ferndale's next game is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at home against Lynden Christian. Squalicum plays next at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at Sehome.

SQUALICUM 43, FERNDALE 40

Squalicum 11 6 18 8 - 43

Ferndale 16 7 10 7 - 40

Squalicum: Clark Hazlett 2, Harper Moore xx, Noah Westerhoff xx, Remington Wilcox 0, Josh Vail 0, Luke Weber 12, Alijah Garcia 7, Damek Mitchell xx, Benjamin Garcia 0, Blake Youtsey 18, Creighton Kaui 4, Ben Tripp xx. Team totals: 16-52 8-10 43.

Ferndale: Christian Cameron xx, Daniel Riley 10, Brady Shearer 11, John Weg 4, Carson Genger 0, Kier Munzanreder 0, Malik Ivory 3, Austin Honeycutt 10, Winterhawk Leighton xx, Dante Kelly 2. Team totals: 16-45 2-4 40.

3-ptg: Squalicum 3 (Youtsey 2), Ferndale 6 (Shearer 3). Rebounds: Squalicum 25 (n/a), Ferndale 28 (Weg 9). Assists: Squalicum n/a (n/a), Ferndale 9 (Riley 3). Fouls: Squalicum 9 (Fouled out: none), Ferndale 11 (Fouled out: none). Turnovers: Squalicum 11, Ferndale 16.

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