Honeycutt, Ivory lead Golden Eagles past Nooksack


Austin Honeycutt scored 18 and Malik Ivory came off the bench to score 12 points as the Ferndale boys' basketball team beat Nooksack Valley 65-50 on Friday, Jan. 24, at Ferndale.

"Malik Ivory deserves a lot of credit," coach Monte Walton said in a phone interview. "He came off the bench with a lot of energy."

The Golden Eagles stole the show with strong work on the boards. Ferndale tallied 39 rebounds compared to Nooksack's 29. Honeycutt led Ferndale with nine boards.

"The rebounding got us off to our fast break, where we executed well," Walton said.

Ferndale (6-9, NWC 4-4) plays Squalicum Monday, Jan. 27, on the road. Nooksack Valley (0-14, NWC 0-7) faces Seattle Academy Saturday, Jan. 25, on the road.


Nooksack Valley 10 11 15 14- 50

Ferndale 13 15 17 20 - 65

Nooksack Valley: Tanner Myhre 7, Connor Beard 16, Noah Rawls 5, Aaron Bosscher 15, Eben Rossmiller 3, Brady Wood 0, Josh Gimmaka 0, Seth Taron 4, Curtis Handy 0. Team totals: 20-55 8-13 50.

Ferndale: Sky Freeman 0, Daniel Riley 5, Brady Shearer 11, John Weg 6, Carson Genger 2, Kier Munzanreder 7, Malik Ivory 12, Austin Honeycutt 18, Winterhawk Leighton 0, Dane Larsen 0, Dante Kelly 4. Team totals: 21-60 17-25 65.

3-ptg: Nooksack Valley 2 (Myhre, Rawls 1), Ferndale 3 (Riley, Shearer, Munzanreder 1). Rebounds: Nooksack Valley 29 (Handy 5), Ferndale 39 (Honeycutt 9). Assists: Nooksack Valley 12 (Myhre 5), Ferndale 16 (Ivory 6). Fouls: Nooksack Valley 19 (Myhre, Beard, Rawls), Ferndale 9 (Fouled out). Turnovers: Nooksack Valley 16, Ferndale 9.

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